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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Brad Aaron On August 23, 2011 @ 8:59 am In Today's Headlines | 13 Comments

  • U.S. DOT Will Devote $745 Million to Amtrak and New York Rail Improvements (Transpo Nation [1], MTR [2])
  • If Mayor Bloomberg Had His Way, Red Light Cams [3] Would Police Every Corner (Transpo Nation [4])
  • Andrea Bernstein [5]: Port Authority Hikes a Model of Political Choreography
  • Crain’s Columnist Greg David [6] Rips Govs, Manhattan Institute [7] for PA Posturing (Crain’s, Post)
  • Times’s Joe Nocera [8]: Tolls Benefit the Wealthy On the Backs of the Middle Class
  • NYPD Cruiser Hits Five-Year-Old Boy in Port Richmond (Post [9])
  • Pedestrian-Protecting Median Bollards Blamed for Cambria Heights Crashes (NY1 [10])
  • Unwanted BoltBus Stop Moving to Chelsea (DNAinfo [11])
  • Poll Says Most New Yorkers Don’t Care About Bike Lanes (Gothamist [12])
  • WNYC [13] Tracks Second Ave Subway Rubble to Construction Firms, City Golf Course
  • How Chris Quinn Uses Taxpayer Cash to Crush Council Dissent (NYT [14])

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill [15]

Streetsblog NYC will be on a light publishing schedule today.


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URLs in this post:

[1] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2011/08/22/after-months-of-political-wrangling-the-northeast-corridor-gets-its-450-million/

[2] MTR: http://blog.tstc.org/2011/08/22/745-million-for-northeast-corridor-rail-is-saved/

[3] Red Light Cams: http://www.streetsblog.org/2011/08/22/vacca-gives-thumbs-up-to-busy-red-light-cameras/

[4] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2011/08/22/mayor-bloomberg-we-should-have-red-light-cameras-on-every-corner/

[5] Andrea Bernstein: http://transportationnation.org/2011/08/19/toll-hike-vote-how-it-came-to-be/

[6] Greg David: http://mycrains.crainsnewyork.com/blogs/greg-david-on-ny/2011/08/the-absurd-outrage-over-those-toll-hikes/

[7] Manhattan Institute: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/why_the_pa_should_sell_off_the_wtc_GNinNmxKwCOQAis7flD73J#ixzz1VmEIQhcF

[8] Joe Nocera: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/20/opinion/nocera-911s-white-elephant.html?_r=2

[9] Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/police_cruiser_hits_soccer_boy_on_5j1RFO541ywjZGvzrk0LPM

[10] NY1: http://queens.ny1.com/content/top_stories/145583/cambria-heights-residents-concerned-over-traffic-bells

[11] DNAinfo: http://www.dnainfo.com/20110822/midtown/boltbus-booted-from-west-33rd-street

[12] Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2011/08/22/dueling_bike_lane_polls_whats_the_p.php

[13] WNYC: http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news/2011/aug/23/underground-economy-how-subway-tunnel-rubble-turned-cash/

[14] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/23/nyregion/christine-quinn-uses-council-funds-to-reward-allies.html

[15] Streetsblog Capitol Hill: http://dc.streetsblog.org/2011/08/23/todays-headlines-548/

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