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8:55 AM EDT on October 18, 2011

    • MTA Secures $113M in Federal Funds for New Buses, Dispatch Center Upgrades (News)
    • Transportation Alternatives Finds Midtown the City's Most Dangerous Place to Walk (Crain's, Post)
    • New Bill Would Close Leandra's Law Breathalyzer Loophole With Ankle Bracelets (Daily Politics)
    • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 40-Year-Old Pedestrian in Rochdale (NY1)
    • Bloomberg Launches Program to Coordinate Road Work Projects Through City Web Site (NYT)
    • Metro-North, Amtrak Report Ridership Surge; Amtrak Numbers at All-Time High (MTR)
    • NJ Transit Riders Want Lincoln Tunnel PM Express Bus; Port Authority Says It Would Delay Traffic (APP)
    • Advocates Make the Case for Bringing Transit Manufacturing Jobs Back to NYC (NYT)
    • Jamaica Parking Developer Says Garages Should Be Exempt From City Taxes (News)
    • Outlaw Bike Culture Celebrated by the Daily News, So Long as the Bike Has a Motor

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