News bites: Layoffs

Your morning transportation speed-read:

American Airlines is laying off 11,000 workers as it works through bankruptcy.

The auto market in the European Union has decreased 10 percent this year.

Washington, D.C.'s Metrorail will allow folding bicycles on its trains during rush hour.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) is planning his next move after the defeat of a transportation tax in his city.

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