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Richard Stradling covers transportation for The News & Observer. Planes, trains and automobiles, plus ferries, bicycles, scooters and just plain walking. He’s been a reporter or editor for 31 years, including the last 19 at The N&O. 919-829-4739, rstradling@newsobserver.com.