Skip to content

SB event logo 580x200

Posts from the Today’s Headlines Category

3 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Hoboken Train Crash — 1 Dead, 108 Injured (NYTAP, NY1, News, PostWNYC, Politico)
  • Under Christie, NJ Transit Is “an Agency in Distress” (NYT)
  • Would Positive Train Control Have Prevented the Crash? (WSJ, Post)
  • NJ Transit Service Will Be Disrupted for Weeks (News)
  • New Bill From Glick and Peralta Would Suspend Licenses of Repeat School Zone Speeders (DNA)
  • The Fair Fares Campaign Finds a Receptive Audience at Hunter College (DNA)
  • Gridlock Sam Talks Driverless Cars With the Brooklyn Paper
  • MTA: W Train Service Will Return to Astoria November 7 (TL)
  • People in the 112th Precinct Want a Plan to Stop Honking and Double-Parking (QChron)
  • 9 Ideas From Around the World for Better Streets and Transit (AMNY)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

21 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Shocker: No One Knows How the MTA Will Pay for Cuomo’s Penn Station Overhaul (WNYCNY1, WSJ)
  • De Blasio Signs Bills to Expand Pedestrians’ Right of Way and Allow More Bikes in Buildings (@ydanis)
  • Just in Time for Fall, Prendergast Acknowledges Recurring Hot Car Problem on the 1 Train (NY1)
  • MTA Might Close Columbus Circle Subway Entrances at Night, Because of Shops (WSR)
  • DOT Official Says Federal Driverless Car Guidelines Not a Fit for Walkable NYC (AMNY)
  • Wheelchair User Advocate: Uber No Substitute for Access-A-Ride (Crain’s)
  • DOT Replaces Gowanus Bond Street Sharrows With Painted Bike Lane (DNA)
  • Complaints Prompt Parks Department to Rework Wheelchair Ramp for UES Waterfront Bridge (DNA)
  • Richard Brodsky Chimes In on Cuomo Scandals and Empire State Development Corp. (News)
  • Meadowlands Mall Clears Suit and Taxpayers Might End Up Subsidizing Construction (WNYC)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

33 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Pledges New Penn Station by 2020 (PoliticoNYT, Crain’s, GothamistAMNY)
  • De Blasio Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions Includes Transit, Biking, Walking, EV Charging Stations (Politico)
  • Ydanis Bill Would Require DOT to Rethink NYC’s Most Cramped Sidewalks (AMNY)
  • ATU Wants to Unionize Uber and Lyft Drivers (Crain’s, News)
  • Paul Vallone, Principals Get DOT to Install Slow Zone Where Flushing Driver Hit Kids (QNS)
  • DOT to Paint Bike Lanes in Ridgewood and Middle Village (Ridgewood Times)
  • Suffolk Prosecutors Obtain EDR Data to Help Convict Hit-and-Run Killer (AP)
  • Suspect Fleeing Cops Drives Toward Officer on Bed-Stuy Sidewalk, Is Shot (NYT, Post)
  • SUV Driver Crashes Into MTA Bus in Williamsburg, Critically Injuring 1 (DNANews, NY1)
  • Felony Charge for Staten Island DMV Employee Who Rang Motorist for a Date (Post)
  • Kabak Explains Why the Second Avenue Subway Might Not Be Ready in December (2AS)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

18 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • The Q70 Is Now LaGuardia Link SBS (NY1)
  • MTA Testing Second Avenue Subway Tracks (NY1); December Opening Looks Doubtful (DNA)
  • Garbage Truck Traffic Poisoning the Air in Poor Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens Neighborhoods (News)
  • New Taxi Tech Will Include Fingerprint Scanners to Verify Who’s Driving (Verge)
  • City Council Weighs Tour Bus Cap and Other Reforms (AMNY)
  • Schneiderman Charges Off-Duty Cop Who Shot Motorist Delrawn Small With Murder (NYT, DNA)
  • DOT Installs 31st Avenue Bike Lanes Over Objections of Queens CB 1 Concern Trolls (DNA)
  • DOT Could Still Make Improvements to Metropolitan Avenue Crossing Before Someone Dies (DNA)
  • Bronx Times Reporter Patrick Rocchio: Why Didn’t East Tremont Road Diet Prevent DWI “Accident”?
  • A Year After Installation, Cyclists Evaluate Disconnected Clove Road Bike Lane (Advance)
  • Motorist Strikes, Injures “at Least Two” People, Including a Child, in Borough Park (Post, DNA)
  • People You Share the Streets With (Post, Post, Advance)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

35 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Francis Perez, 28, in Sheepshead Bay (News); NYPD Blames Victim (DNA)
  • The Times Didn’t Ask James O’Neill About Traffic Violence, and He Didn’t Bring It Up
  • The MTA Gives No Quarter to People Maimed by Bus Drivers (News)
  • Bridgegate: Crony Details How Christie Used the Port Authority to Help Himself (NYT, Politico)
  • Uber Is Sinking the Green Cab Industry (Crain’s)
  • DDC Looking at How Bronx and Brooklyn Street Improvements Might Reduce Crime (DNA)
  • Ritchie Torres Wants DOT to Prioritize NYCHA Senior Housing Sidewalk Repairs (News)
  • Housing and Retail Could Replace Downtown Jamaica Parking Lots (Times Ledger)
  • MTA Restores Staten Island Express Bus Service, Advance Wants More Transit
  • Daily News Editorial Board Busts Judge for Placard Abuse

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

16 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD: No Charges for Driver Who Backed Into Crosswalk and Killed Lee Strong, 83 (Gothamist, DNA)
  • George Mamales, 85, Succumbs to Injuries Inflicted by Truck Driver on West End Ave (WSR)
  • Hit-and-Run Truck Driver Severely Injures Cyclist in Midtown; Victim Could Lose Leg (Gothamist)
  • Preet Nets Cuomo Insider Joe Percoco (NYTPolitico); Politico Compares Cuomo, Christie Scandals
  • Port Authority Has Five PABT Designs It Probably Won’t Use (Crain’s, AMNY, PoliticoPost)
  • Sandy Repairs Could Affect PATH Service for Eight Years (PIX)
  • Port Authority Plan for LaGuardia Gridlock Is Another Gridlocked Lane (Post)
  • DNA Reporter Leslie Albrecht’s Story on Park Slope Bike Corral Is Shameless Bikelash Clickbait
  • De Blasio Considering Canarsie Ferry Stop (Bklyn Daily)
  • TA and Gothamist Launch 14th Street Redesign Contest — Here’s What Not to Do
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Midtown TEA; ABCMetro: NYPD Unsure If Accident Was an Accident
  • Damn Citi Bike (GothamistAdvance)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

32 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • “Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes” Drops Suit to Rip Out PPW Bikeway (DNA, GothamistPost)
  • Brooklyn Paper Responds With Another Bikelash Double Feature (1, 2)
  • Voice Has the Play-by-Play on What’s Happening With the Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • The W Train Returns in November (NY1)
  • After Allegedly Drunk Off-Duty Cop Killed Andrew Esquivel, DMV Kept Him on the Road (News, Post)
  • NYPD Misconduct Cost Every New Yorker $27 in FY 16 (Gothamist)
  • Woodside Church on Roosevelt Avenue Wants to Add 100 Parking Spots (QNS)
  • DOT Refuses Tony Avella’s Request for Changes to Two Bayside Intersections (QNS)
  • Off-Duty DSNY Worker Arrested for Drunk Driving Near Union Square (DNA)
  • Crashing Your Car Through a Storefront No Big Whoop in the Vision Zero Era (Advance)
  • Daily News Op-Ed Writers Think a Subsidized Autonomous Car Experiment Would Help L Train Commuters
  • The Ferries Are Coming (AMNY)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

3 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Pressure From Electeds Forces Port Authority to Restart PABT Planning Process (WSJAMNY)
  • Developer Drops Plan to Replace Sunnyside Parking Lot With Housing; Van Bramer Pleased (TL)
  • Related: DNA Has a Six-Month Status Report on Proposed Affordable Housing Projects
  • De Blasio Wants Street Fairs to Be Less Generic (Politico)
  • More on Sky High Access-A-Ride Costs From WSJNY1
  • Did David Greenfield Trick Fellow Electeds Into Knocking Cross-Harbor Freight Tunnel? (Crain’sPolitico)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: The MTA Is Not Ready for Another Sandy
  • Mayor’s Management Report Reflects No Urgency Concerning Spike in Cyclist Deaths (Gothamist)
  • Dirt Bike, ATV Riders Attack and Injure Police in Brooklyn (News)
  • Brooklyn Hippies Will Be Down With Electric Car Race, Post Reports

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

22 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Could Save a Lot By Running Access-a-Ride More Efficiently (Crain’s)
  • Port Authority Report Keeps Alive the Idea of Bus-to-7-Train Connection in Secaucus (Politico)
  • DOT’s Ryan Russo Talks Bicycling, Street Redesign, and Vision Zero With Urban Omnibus
  • Crashes Involving City Employees — Not Including Cops — Up 11 Percent in Past Year (Post)
  • Garbage Truck Driver Strikes Woman Cycling on 3rd Ave at 14th Street (DNA)
  • Cop Faces Charges for Hit-and-Run Killing of Pedestrian, But It’s the Victim Who’s on Trial (Advance)
  • Street-Level Work on 2nd Ave Subway Wraps Up, Clearing the Way for Several Blocks of PBL (NY1)
  • Dov Hikind Agrees “That Safety Is the Top Priority” on Ocean Parkway — Just Kidding (Yeshiva World)
  • Fare Hike Four Member Hiram Monserrate Remains Selfless and Charming as Ever (Post)
  • The Brooklyn Paper Is All Over This Sinister Plot to Make a Short Block of Schermerhorn Car-Free

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

18 Comments

Today’s Headlines

  • Which NYC Do We Want: A City Where People Can Afford to Live or a City With Lots of Parking? (NYT)
  • It’s Settled: DOT and MTA Need to Claim Lots of Street Space for Buses Before the L-Pocalypse (News)
  • BMW Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian on East Tremont Ave in Schuylerville (News)
  • SUV Driver Backing Up to Park Critically Injures Woman, 83, in Upper East Side Crosswalk (Post)
  • Good Questions for Polly Trottenberg From NY1‘s Josh Robin
  • Trottenberg: DOT Considering Automated Enforcement to Keep Bike Lanes Clear (WNYC)
  • Has Mayor de Blasio Ever Ridden a Bike in NYC? (Bklyn Spoke)
  • Crain’s Asks If BIDs Have Already Done Everything They Can Do for NYC
  • Yes, There’s at Least One Member of Queens CB 9 Who Talks Sense About Woodhaven SBS (QChron)
  • LIC’s City Ferry Service Will Dock at Gantry State Park (AMNY)
  • Scenes From Park(ing) Day Around the Region (MTR)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA