News bites: Service with a hologrammed smile

Your morning transportation speed-read:

Passengers at New York City area airports will soon be greeted by a hologram.

A former Newark Liberty International Airport employee accused of threatening President Obama was granted the ability to own guns by an appeals court.

The federal Transit Authority awarded $745 million to a proposed light rail in Portland, Ore.

Transportation taxes have become an issue in Washington state's governor's race.