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Today’s Headlines

  • WABC Goes Full Windshield Mode to Gin Up Bikelash
  • George Steptoe Picks Apart the Massive Waste of Resources That Was “Operation Safe Cycle”
  • Suspended License, Reckless Driving Charges Didn’t Keep This Dollar Van Driver Off Road (DNA)
  • Eight Parking Garages in Manhattan and Brooklyn Up for Sale, Could Be Developed (TRD)
  • Pete Donohue Takes a Tour of the (Air-Conditioned) Fulton Transit Center (News)
  • There’s a Lot More Work to Do for the MTA to Fix Sandy-Damaged Tunnels (Capital)
  • Better Than a Ferry? Developer Proposes Aerial Tram to Williamsburg Waterfront (Crain’s)
  • AMNY Tallies Outer-Borough Transit Wish List, From F Express to More Metro-North for the Bronx
  • Vincent Gentile’s Crusade to Get Rid of Tolls on VNB’s 50th Anniversary Is Almost Cute (NY1)
  • “The Power Broker” Turns 40: Robert Caro Regrets Cutting Chapters From His Tome (Daily Beast)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kimmelman: NYC Needs Smarter Parking Regs to Build an Affordable City (NYT)
  • Welcome Back, Montague Street Tube and Interborough R Service (News, PostNYT, WNYC)
  • Cuomo Sees Subway Stormproofing as Hugely Ambitious of Himself (CapNY)
  • Daily News Gives Prendergast a High-Five for Coming in On Time and Under Budget
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: What Can We Learn From the Success of the R Train Fix-up?
  • Livery Driver Kills Man Changing Flat, Injures 3 Others on Van Wyck (NewsWSJ)
  • Woman in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Driver Struck Her Beneath BQE (Gothamist)
  • Four Bike Corrals Coming to Vanderbilt Ave and Washington Ave (DNA)
  • Metro-North Testing Bike Racks That Could Be Added to All Trains (AP)
  • Kaufman Studios Appropriates a Public Street in Astoria (HyperAllergic)
  • Even the Simplest Street Safety Fix Will Be Jarring to Some Motorists (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Vincent Gentile: Let’s Honor 9/11 Victims With Unfettered Free Parking (News)
  • Cydney S. Arther, Hit by Driver on West End Avenue Last Weekend, Dies From Injuries (DNA)
  • DiNapoli: Cities in NY Spending Less Than a Third of What’s Needed for Infra Upkeep (MTRCrain’s)
  • Downtown Brooklyn Tower Developer to Take Advantage of Reduced Parking Minimums (YIMBY)
  • One Dead, Two Injured in High-Speed Bronx Crash; Witness Says Drivers Were Racing (News)
  • Industry City and NYC DOT Apply for Grant to Calm Third Avenue in Sunset Park (DNA)
  • 50th Precinct Conducts Two-Week Enforcement Campaign on Broadway in Riverdale (R’dale Press)
  • Daily News: Port Authority Should Open Greenwich Street to Pedestrians
  • Unless You’re in a Car, Your Life Just Isn’t Worth That Much Ink to the Mainstream Press (NYT)
  • Next Up From the Post: A Red Hot Exclusive on Overdue Library Books

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Bus Driver Kills Pedestrian on Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst (DNA, WPIX, WNBC)
  • How Can NYC Shrink Its Cab Fleet? (Next City)
  • Uptowner Covers Effort by Upper Manhattan Residents to Secure Better Bike Infrastructure
  • Queens Teen Driver in High-Speed Crash That Killed Four Passengers Given Up to 15 Years (Patch)
  • SI Crash Where Bus Driver Seriously Injured Senior Pedestrian Remains Under Investigation (Advance)
  • Vacca Proposes Online Petition System Because “Not Everyone Can Go to a Public Hearing” (NYT)
  • Banning Horse Carriages? Espinal, Other Council Members Aren’t So Sure About That (News, Capital)
  • Another One Bites the Dust: Permits Filed for Apartments on Site of Cobble Hill Gas Station (YIMBY)
  • What Are People Complaining About to Citi Bike? BikeShareNYC Introduces the Crank-o-Meter
  • NYC Is the Best City for Bicycling in the US? Bike Snob Is Not Impressed

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Today’s Headlines

  • Teachout Snags More Than a Third of the Vote, Bruising Cuomo (NYT)
  • Corrupt Incumbent Watch: Smith Falls, Sampson Survives (NYT)
  • Espaillat Tops Jackson, Barely (Spectator); Felix Ortiz, Jo Anne Simon Win (Brooklyn Paper 1, 2)
  • DOT Snags $25 Million TIGER Grant for Bike and Ped Projects (WNYC, Gothamist)
  • De Blasio Isn’t So Sure About Bratton’s Request for 1,000 More Officers (Post)
  • David H. Koch Plaza Opens in Front of the Met on Fifth Avenue (Crain’s)
  • Before and After Photos Show SL Green’s $210 Million Grand Central Upgrades (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • PATH Fare to Increase 25 Cents to $2.75 on October 1, Up From $1.75 in 2011 (Jersey Journal)
  • Former PlaNYC Chief Tapped to Lead Prospect Park Alliance (NYT)
  • Justin Davidson: De Blasio Should Look to Neighborhoods Like Jamaica in Housing Plan (NY Mag)
  • Guess What? Owning a Private Off-Street Parking Spot at Your Soho Apartment Is a Luxury (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Primary Day! Check Out Your Voter Guide and Find Your Polling Place
  • De Blasio, Honoring Safe Cabbies, Says Traffic Deaths Down 8 Percent This Year (CapNY, NY1)
  • Gothamist Interviews Dulcie Canton About NYPD’s Refusal to Investigate Hit-and-Run
  • SL Green Unveils $210 Million in Grand Central Upgrades as Part of New Tower (CapNY, Crain’s)
  • Greg Mocker Looks at Vision Zero Map, Tries to Cross Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills (WPIX)
  • Man Arrested for Running Over Cop’s Foot as He Fled SI Traffic Stop (Advance)
  • After Rejecting Council’s Offer, Bratton Now Says He Wants 1,000 More Cops (Observer, News)
  • The Saga of the Closed Pedestrian Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues (Gothamist, News)
  • Queens CB 2 Unanimously Backs Pedestrian Safety Fixes in Long Island City (Gazette)
  • NYC May Be the Tops for Biking in the US, But Suffolk County Is the Worst (MTR)
  • Celebrities: They Tweet at Citi Bike, Just Like Us! (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Might Close More Hit-and-Run Cases If NYPD Investigated Hit-and-Runs (Post)
  • 88-Year-Old Motorist Kills Bed-Stuy Pedestrian; Post Takes Care to Report What Driver Wore
  • Driver Strikes Senior on West End Avenue; Victim Critical; “No Criminality” (Gothamist)
  • 70th Precinct Ticketing People for Walking Through Prospect Park at Night (DP Corner)
  • Sandy-Shuttered R Train East River Tunnel Might Reopen Ahead of Schedule (Bklyn Paper)
  • The Post Believes Bedbugs Are a Greater Threat to NYC Transit Than Climate Change
  • Lower East Side BID Presents Orchard Street Pedestrianization Plan to CB 3 (DNA)
  • Third High Line Section, Opening This Month, Will Give Visitors a Car-Free 22-Block Walk (DNA)
  • Taxi Service Exclusively for Women to Launch in NYC (NYT)
  • Crain’s Op-Ed Calls for Filling in and Developing the Harlem River
  • Someone Please Ask Chuck Schumer How Many People Drivers Have Killed Since December (Post) 

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Intro 238 Charge for Unlicensed Driver With NC Plates Who Ran Over Senior on UES (Post, News)
  • Related: NYPD Arrests Woman for Standing on Times Square Sidewalk (DNA)
  • Bill de Blasio Continues Tradition of Driving Dante, Now 17, to School (NYT)
  • DOT Brain Drain: Tom Maguire, Leader of SBS Program, Headed to SF (Streetsblog SF)
  • Tri-State: Woodhaven Boulevard Ideal for NYC to Implement “Full-Fledged BRT”
  • DOT Soliciting Input for Bike Routes in Bushwick
  • Upper West Siders Scrounging for Free Parking Don’t Get Why Other People Have to Drive in NYC (DNA)
  • Commuter Sues Citi Bike Over Crash, Post Runs With “Unsafe at Any Speed” Angle
  • Gothamist Films Hellish Intersections for Nine Hours, Says Four Drivers Broke the Law
  • The Post Editorial Board Has Had It With One Particular Reckless Driver
  • Ex-NFL Star Donté Stallworth, Who Got Wrist Slap for DWI Killing, Now a HuffPo Reporter (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WTC Transit Hub Overruns Have Stalled Other, More Important Investments (WSJ)
  • NYC Named America’s Best Cycling City: NewsPostAMNYWCBS Cover Announcement
  • CapNYWNYC Report on Trottenberg’s Remarks on Alta, REQX, and Delayed Citi Bike Deal
  • Woman, 82, Dies After Driver Struck Her and Two Others on South Street Last Week (Lo-Down)
  • Unlicensed Teen Who Killed Ariel Russo Busted for Dragging Cop With Car (NYT, News, Post, WCBS)
  • Op Safe Cycle: NYPD Gave Out 4,300 Summonses to Bikers and 3,200 to Drivers in Bike Lanes (NY1)
  • More Coverage of City Council’s Proposed Hit-and-Run Fines From News, WCBS
  • Off-Duty DSNY Worker Charged with Drunk Driving in Outerbridge Crossing Crash (Advance)
  • Tonight: LES BID Presents Orchard Street Plan to Manhattan CB 3 (Lo-Down)
  • Cross Bay Boulevard Gets 86 Bike Racks (Queens Courier)
  • Last Remaining East Village Gas Station Shuts Down, Will Become Apartments (EV Grieve)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of New Speed Cams From CapNY, News, WNYC, NY1, DNA, Observer
  • Livery Driver Jumps Curb, Crushes Woman’s Leg on Atlantic Ave Sidewalk (DNA, Post, Bklyn Paper)
  • MTA Bus Driver Seriously Injures Elderly Man in Maspeth; No Charges Filed (WNBC)
  • Manhattan CB 7 Backs West End Avenue Road Diet, Now With More Ped Islands (West Side Rag)
  • Council Member Mark Levine Calls for Safety Fixes on Amsterdam Avenue After Injuries (NewsDNA)
  • LES Community Groups Speak Out for Improved Ped Safety Along South Street (Lo-Down)
  • Battery Park City Board Member Concerned About Ped Safety on West Street (Broadsheet Daily)
  • NYPD Had Nothing to Say About Staten Island Crash That Sent Cruiser Into Front Yard (Advance)
  • The Real Scandal About Nassau County’s Speed Cams? They Show Speeding Is Out of Control (MTR)
  • Driver Angry at His Own Inept Parking Takes Out Rage on Another Driver (Bklyn Paper)
  • Red Light Cam Catches Brooklyn Thieves Who Attempted to Flee After Stealing ATM (Post)

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