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Today’s Headlines

  • Study: Cab-Sharing Could Drastically Cut Traffic (NYT)
  • Left-Turning Taxi Driver Kills Woman, 58, in Crosswalk at 79th and Madison (NewsWCBS, NY1)
  • Driver Kills 53-Year-Old Man on Liberty Avenue in Jamaica (NY1, TL, WABC)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man, 62, Crossing Avenue P at Ocean Pkwy in Midwood (News 12, Bklyn Paper)
  • Drivers Refuse to Use New, More Ped-Friendly Turn Pattern at Flatbush and Myrtle (Bklyn Paper)
  • Seven License Suspensions Didn’t Stop This Man From Driving a Tractor-Trailer in NYC (Advance)
  • Pedestrian Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park Remains Closed for Repairs (Gothamist)
  • After Turning Speed Cams Off, Nassau County Enforcement Returns (WABC, WCBS)
  • Busy Jersey City Block Goes Car-Free; “They’re Trying to Turn It Into New York City” (NYT)
  • That’s One Way to Deal With a Placard Abuser (Tribeca Citizen)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Who Used Car As Weapon in Bronx Hit-and-Run Faces Attempted Murder Charges (DNA)
  • Driver Injures Three Women, One Critically, Beneath FDR Downtown (GothamistDNA)
  • Driver Smashes Jeep Into Ozone Park Pizzeria (Forum)
  • State, Brookfield Point Fingers Over Downtown Greenway Closure Begun in 2007 (Downtown Express)
  • Without Work Rule Reform, LIRR Union Deal Is Nothing to Celebrate (PlaNYourCity)
  • Ticketed for Driving in the Bus Lane Multiple Times? It’s OK: City Will Cancel All But One (Bklyn Paper)
  • Citi Bike Working With Cornell Data Scientist to Improve Rebalancing (CityLab)
  • Precinct Begins Towing Illegally-Parked Big Rigs in Marine Park and Mill Basin (Bklyn Daily)
  • City Begins Work to Replace Walkway Linking Hamilton Beach With Train Station (Forum)
  • Sheepshead Bay Leaders Want TLC to Ticket Illegally-Parked Cabbies at Subway Station (Bklyn Daily)
  • “He Was Tired Of Walking, So He Stole a Car” (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Top Astorino Aide and Conservative Party Big Resigns County Job After DWI Crash (News, LoHud)
  • She Complained About His Driving, So He Mowed Her Down and Fled; Now He’s Under Arrest (News)
  • Driver Injures Man Walking at 116th and Amsterdam (Spectator)
  • City Breaks Ground on Next Phase of Fordham Plaza Construction at Transit Hub (NY1News 12)
  • Stapleton Residents Fed Up With Tractor-Trailers on Hilly Residential Streets (Advance)
  • MTA Panel Issues Safety Recommendations in Wake of MNR Crash (News, LoHud, WCBS)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas Unimpressed With $1 Billion “Nicer Waiting Room for Amtrak”
  • Effort to Subject Port Authority to Open Records Laws Stalled in NJ Legislature (MTR)
  • Advance on Capital Plan: MTA Thinks “Transit of Any Kind on Staten Island Is… A Waste of Money”
  • Van Bramer Secures Speed Humps Near School, Heaps Praise on Trottenberg (News)
  • Bicycling Is the Best Way to Get Around NYC, Says Thrillist

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Today’s Headlines

  • With Work Slowly Moving Ahead at Amtrak’s Moynihan Station, Schumer Calls for More Funds (NYT)
  • Teachout: Then-Candidate Cuomo Did Nothing to Stop Christie From Cancelling ARC Tunnel (News)
  • News Backs Christie on ARC “Monstrosity,” Says Teachout “Has No Idea What She’s Talking About”
  • $4.9 Million Expansion in Bus Service Takes Effect in Five Boros Sunday (NewsDNA)
  • Driver Critically Injures Cyclist on Ocean Pkwy – Bklyn Daily Has Info on Helmet But Not Driver
  • TLC Releases Safety Honor Roll; Top Cabbie’s Own Son Was Hit by Driver Two Years Ago (WSJ, News)
  • Squadron and Riders Alliance Push MTA to Keep Free “Walking Transfer” From G to J/M (News)
  • Who Needs Regulation of the Taxi (App) Industry When This Is How Startups Behave? (Verge)
  • Combining Transportation and Housing Costs Is Good, But Not the Whole Story (CNU)
  • Cops In Bike Lanes: Glaring Hypocrisy Edition (Village Voice, NY1)
  • NYC Press Corps Doggedly Follows Up on Injuries Caused by Parks Dept. Driver (DNA, News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio, Explaining Why He Has Taxpayers Pay for His Rides, Says He’s “A Humble Guy” (Observer)
  • The Advance Brings a Speed Gun to the Streets of Staten Island
  • Ruben Diaz Jr.: We’re “Adding Lanes” to Handle Traffic From New Bronx Malls (Bronx Times)
  • Illegal Cabbies Threaten Violence When Ticketed, Anonymous TLC Inspectors Tell the Post
  • Not-So-Fun Facts About the High Costs of Operating the PATH Train (Bloomberg)
  • Albany Says Speeding’s Only Bad During School Hours, So Nassau Cancels Cam Tix (Newsday, WCBS)
  • MTA Investigating Why A Train Went Wrong Way on Track (News, WNBC, WCBS)
  • De Blasio Defends Raises for School Bus Drivers in Face of Potential Lawsuit (Crain’s, WCBS, News)
  • GW Bridge Driver Uses His Car as a Weapon, Attacks Arresting Officer (News, WNBC)
  • Council Members: They’re Just Like Us! (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Elderly Man Bloodied By Cops During Jaywalking Stop Sues City for $5M (WSJNews)
  • Krugman: The Rent Is Too Damn High (NYT)
  • Two-Car Crash Injures Five Pedestrians on Harlem Sidewalk (NBC)
  • Five Family Members Dead in Single-Car Crash Off Southern State Parkway (Post, NYT)
  • Eric Adams: To Keep Seniors Safe on Brooklyn Streets, Add More Crossing Guards (Bklyn Paper)
  • Can You Trust the Post to Accurately Cover Citi Bike’s Repair Backlog?
  • It’s Easier for Citi Bike to Rebalance With Bike Trailers Than to Send Trucks Into Midtown Traffic (Boogie)
  • Parks Dept Driver Strikes Cyclist in Queens — We Know This Since a Puppy Was Involved (DNA, FDNY)
  • What’s a Good Way to Get the TriBoro Rx Subway Line Started? (Cap’n Transit, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • “Facelift” for GWB Bus Station Begins Today (CBS)
  • G Train Riders Bemoan Return of G Train (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Update: Through July, Almost All Precincts Have Stepped Up Dangerous Driving Tickets (WNYC)
  • Thruway’s Madison: Without TZB Loan, Clean Water Funds Would’ve Gone Unused (LoHud)
  • Meanwhile, There’s a Tappan Zee-Sized Hole in the State’s Funding for Clean Water Projects (MTR)
  • SI Hit-and-Run Driver Sentenced to 4 to 14 Years for Killing Another Motorist (Advance)
  • SI Driver Sentenced to 4 to 15 Years for DWI Crash That Killed Vehicle Passenger (Advance)
  • Maybe It’s Time to Treat Citi Bike Like the Transit System It Really Is (Observer)
  • Garodnick the Only Vote Against Unorthodox School Bus Driver Raises (WNYC, News, NY1, Crain’s)
  • De Blasio Appoints Administration’s Finance Commissioner to TLC Board (CapNY)
  • Rockaway Residents Continue to Rally for Restoration of Ferry Service Past October (WCBS)
  • Even NYPD Officers Have a Tough Time Getting a Citi Bike to Stay in Its Dock (Gothamist)
  • Damn Bike Lanes in St. George (Advance), on Amsterdam Avenue (DNA), and the QBB (News, DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Newly-Released Video Indicates NYPD Cover-Up After Officer Killed Ryo Oyamada (Gothamist)
  • Julio Acevedo, Who Killed Family in High-Speed W’Burg Crash, Will Go to Court in October (Post)
  • Livery Base Denies Connection to Car of Unlicensed Driver Who Killed East Harlem Cyclist (WCBS)
  • Kang Chun Wong to File $5 Million Suit for Injuries Sustained During UWS Jaywalking Arrest (News)
  • DOT and CB 12 Tell Board Member to Call 311 About Dangerous Riverside Drive Intersection (DNA)
  • Feds Rule That Seasonal Citi Bike Employees and Many Supervisors Can Join TWU Local 100 (WSJ)
  • SI Driver, With One DWI Case Pending Already, Arrested for Another Drunk Driving Crash (Advance)
  • State OKs de Blasio Plan to Sell More Taxi Medallions in Exchange for More Accessible Cabs (CapNY)
  • Judge Rejects Suit Questioning Willets Point Land Use Approval Process (Real Deal, City Limits)
  • Citizens Budget Commission Urges “No” Vote on de Blasio’s School Bus Driver Raises (Post, News)
  • Plumb Beach Bike Path, Eroded Since Sandy, Awaits Repairs as Cyclists Use Belt Pkwy (Bklyn Paper)
  • Jersey City Expands Ped-Only Streets and Program That Sends EMTs to Emergencies by Bike (WABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Plan to Replace Empty Yankee Parking Garages With Soccer Stadium Has Gone Quiet (CapNY)
  • Speeding Was Top S.I. Complaint on Vision Zero MapAdvance Wants to Hear More
  • First Ridgewood/Middle Village Bike Lanes Have Been Installed (Brownstoner Queens)
  • Sam Schwartz and Gerard Soffian Want More Enforcement But Saner Rules for Bikes (CityLand)
  • Rosenthal Bill Would Allow Drivers to Sign Up for Instant Email Notifications of Traffic Tickets (Post)
  • MTA Rejects Bklyn CB 10 Request for Bridge Walk to Mark 50th Anniversary of VNB (Home Reporter)
  • Proposal to Add Convention Center, Casino to Meadowlands Raises Traffic Concerns (WCBS)
  • School Bus Driver Pay Hike Questioned by Some CMs But Expected to Pass (CapNY, Post)
  • Bike-Share Kiosks Get Simpler Signage (Citi Bike Blog) …Now About Those Pesky Touch Screens
  • Police Arrest Teen Riding on Flatlands Sidewalk for Stealing Citi Bike (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bklyn CB 2 Looking for People to Serve on Transpo Committee (Bklyn Reader)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Karoll Grzegorczyk, 32, Crossing Fresh Pond Road in Maspeth (News, NY1)
  • Police Search for Driver Who Used Car as Weapon in Bruckner Blvd Hit-and-Run (WCBS, WNBC)
  • Driver Who Called Sikh Man a “Terrorist” and Ran Him Down Last Month Has Been Arrested (Post)
  • Cab Riders United Launches, Focused on Safety, Boro Taxis, Vehicle Improvements (CapNY)
  • SI Pols Call for More Transit, Then Work Against Actual Transit Improvements (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Malliotakis, Astorino Want MTA Funds for S.I.; Call Speed, Red Light Cams “Entrapment” (Advance)
  • SIEDC Relaunches Effort to Study West Shore Light Rail With Plea to Cuomo (Advance, DNA)
  • Jury Awards Brooklyn Man $150,000 for False Arrest After Cops Got Upset About Traffic (News)
  • Queens CB 9 Will Meet Thursday After Complaints About Plaza Replacing Parking (Forum, QChron)
  • TA Designates Sunnyside a Bike-Friendly Business District (Sunnyside Post)
  • Six Months Into Vision Zero, Queens Precincts Are Mixed on Traffic Safety (Make Queens Safer)

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