[preserve] Beleaguered taxi giants Uber and Lyft won a break on December 22, scoring victory in a New York state court dispute over a law that would have dramatically slashed the number of cars between jobs that the firms let clog up Manhattan streets, Reuters reported.
A train crashed into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey around 8:45AM local time today (10:45PM AEST), according to reports. There are 74 injured and three in serious condition. The train’s conductor is in critical condition. One fatality has been confirmed by officials.
Washington DC’s subway is scheduled to be shut down for an extended period of time to deal with a slew of deferred maintenance. But after today’s service problem — literal waterfalls in one station — maybe DC’s Metro needs a holiday sooner than that.