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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures 88-Year-Old Man Riding Bike in South Ozone Park (WNBC)
  • Queens CB Members Oppose Even the Smallest Effort to Reduce Parking Requirements (Forum, Q Chron)
  • Queens CB 5 Chair: Woodhaven SBS Street Safety Redesign Will Kill “1,000 Kids a Week” (Q Chron)
  • FiDi Parents Want Enforcement, Crossing Guard After Sidewalk Driver Injures Pedestrian (DNA)
  • DMV Delayed Hearing for Cooper Stock’s Killer Even After Vance Declined to Press Charges (Post)
  • Advance Covers City Council’s BRT Planning Bill; 2nd Ave Sagas Is Not Impressed
  • Suit From Limo Company Claims Uber’s E-Hail System Encourages Distracted Driving (Post)
  • Business for Yellow Taxis Is Down, But Maybe Not as Much as You Might Think (Crain’s)
  • Bronx, Uptown Electeds Call on MTA to Add Fordham Road Subway Line to Capital Plan (Scribd)
  • Here’s What Happens When the Person You Ram With Your Car Is an Off-Duty Cop (Advance 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Injures Woman on FiDi Sidewalk, No Charges; Neighbors Say It’s a Regular Problem (DNA)
  • Joe Borelli Wants Right-on-Red, Fewer Car Inspections, Tax Break for Car Commuters (Advance)
  • Bayside Parking Study Shows Space Is Tight — Will BID, Electeds Price Parking or Build More? (TL)
  • Texting-While-Cycling Bill: Gothamist Goes with Facts, Post Falls Back on “Hipster” Headline
  • De Blasio’s Jamaica Plan Includes Streetscape Fixes, Redeveloped Parking Garages (Capital, Crain’s)
  • Dromm Appoints Diversity Plaza Champion Ageh Saleh to Queens CB 3 (Q Gazette)
  • Marcia Kramer Found a Bus Bulb on First Avenue That’s Been Under Construction a Long Time (WCBS)
  • Nicole Gelinas Flags Labor Rules as Another Factor in High Construction Costs (Post)
  • City Breaks Ground on Plaza and Scenic Overlook at Belden Point on City Island (News 12)
  • Gowanus Alliance Calls for Bike-Ped Bridge Across Canal at Fifth Street (DNA)
  • NJ Transit’s Coming 9 Percent Fare Hike Is Probably Just the Beginning (WSJ via 2nd Ave Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbie Who Killed Cooper Stock Gets $580 Slap on the Wrist (Post)
  • Daily News Argues for Tougher Reckless Driver Penalties, Yet Remains Against the Right-of-Way Law
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Glauber Family Sentenced to 25 to Life (News, Post, Bklyn Paper, WPIX)
  • Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway to Link Sunset Park and Red Hook Beneath Gowanus Expwy (Gothamist)
  • Cyclist Critically Injured in Crash With MTA Bus Near W’Burg Bridge in Bklyn (Post, DNA, Gothamist)
  • NYC Texting-While-Driving Tickets Rose 50 Percent Last Year (News, Post, TU, Gannett)
  • TA Launches Effort to Get DOT to Calm Traffic on Meeker Avenue Beneath BQE (Bklyn Paper)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez, Inez Barron Want CUNY to Pay for Student MetroCards (AMNY)
  • Son of Right-of-Way Law Opponent Daneek Miller Arrested in Road Rage Incident (News)
  • Citi Bike Begins Overnight Station Upgrades, Can Now Send Users Personalized Alerts (Capital)
  • Council Boosts Tech Engagement — Tweet Your Questions During Hearings (News, Gotham Gazette)

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Today’s Headlines

  • How Will de Blasio’s PlaNYC Be Different Than Bloomberg’s? (Capital)
  • 1 Pedestrian, 1 Cyclist Critically Injured in Separate Crashes in Brooklyn Yesterday (News)
  • Bronx Community Board 11 Asks DOT to Undo Traffic Calming on White Plains Road (BxTimes)
  • Off-Duty MTA Bus Driver Arrested for Drunk Driving (News)
  • Pushy Passengers and Harried Cabbies Are a Bad Combination for a Crowded City (Post)
  • New York City Traffic Violence — the Perfect War Zone Simulation (Post)
  • More on Jim Brennan’s MTA Funding Bill (Capital)
  • Straphangers Value a Faster Ride More Than a Seat on the Train (Post)
  • Check Out Where Long Island City’s First Bike-Share Stations Will Go (DNA)
  • Scenes From the 5th Tour de Staten Island (Advance)
  • The Times Likes Paris’s Plan to Double the Extent of Its Bike Network

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Today’s Headlines

  • Pols Should Take Transit More Than Just for Publicity Stunts (NYT2nd Ave SagasGothamist)
  • If He’s Going to Talk Transit Funding, Maybe de Blasio Should Read the Move NY Plan (Post)
  • On That Note, Move NY is Hosting a North Brooklyn Town Hall on Monday (DNA)
  • How Much Longer Will Community Board 7 Be a Barrier to Safe Streets? (West Side Spirit)
  • Cuomo Shuffles Top Transpo Staffers (Capital)
  • Crossing Guards Rally for Better Wages, Safer Working Conditions (Gothamist, WPIX)
  • Livery Driver Hits On-Duty Cop on Ocean Pkwy; No Arrests (Post)
  • After Injury, DOT to Study Left Turns at Cortelyou Road and Coney Island Ave (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • DOT Rejects Jamaica Center BID’s Plaza Request, But Street Redesign May Be Coming (TL)
  • Gentile Tried to Campaign Next to a Pothole, But It Was Filled the Night Before (Observer)
  • Tomorrow: Join Williamsburg Neighbors to Learn How to Improve Public Space (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Former Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll in, Joan McDonald Out at State DOT (TU, TWC, Post-Standard)
  • TLC Tests Cameras, Radars to Prevent Crashes on Six Taxis (Post)
  • MTA Action Heating Up in Albany, But de Blasio Focused on Federal Transpo Funds (AMNY)
  • MTA Inspector General Finds Cab Trips Fraudulently Paid for With Access-a-Ride Funds (Post)
  • A Look at the Design for a Permanent Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill (DNA)
  • New Facebook Group, Blog Join Pols Fuming Over 7 Train Service (TL)
  • L Train Riders Prepare for Five Weekends of Shutdowns for Repairs (DNA, Bklyn Paper)
  • Tishman Buys Flatiron Parking Garage as Likely Development Site (TRD)
  • “Market Urbanist” Stephen Smith Moves From YIMBY Reporting to Real Estate Industry (Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bed-Stuy Community Board Is Not Thrilled About Plans to Improve Safety, Bus Service (DNA)
  • DCP Official on Parking Requirements: Staten Island “Needs Some Level of Car Use” (Advance)
  • Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Driver Who Critically Injured Teenage Bronx Cyclist (News, Gothamist)
  • It’s Pothole-Filling Season (WNYC)
  • AMNY Looks at Streetscape and Greenway Projects That Will Make NYC More Livable
  • Observer Writer Gets a Drunk Uber Driver; Where Is TLC?
  • Vornado Looks at Public Plazas, Other Improvements Near Penn Station (WSJ)
  • City Planning Commission OKs Vanderbilt Avenue Tower, Plaza Next to Grand Central (CityLand)
  • NYT “Room for Debate” Looks at Private Investment in Transportation Infrastructure
  • Now You Can More Easily Tweet Complaints About NYPD Driving and Parking (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Things Aren’t Getting Any Better for Subway Riders as System Slides Into Disrepair (WSJ, News)
  • Driver Swerves, Hits UPS Worker on Hylan Blvd; Victim Will Lose Legs (Advance 1, 2, 3)
  • Newark Airport Extension? Tri-State Suggests Better Ways for PATH to Spend $1.5 Billion (MTR)
  • WPIX Finds NYPD Parking Enforcement Officers Illegally Parked in the Garment District
  • Tug-of-War in City Council Over Bill to Cap Uber’s Surge Pricing (Crain’s)
  • Two Car Occupants Die in Speed-Fueled Crash in Jamaica (TL, DNA)
  • Drunk Driver Injures Himself in Crash With Soundview School Bus (News)
  • Former Chinatown Gas Station to Be Redeveloped as Office Building (News via Bowery Boogie)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy Turns Down Black Cars, Rides the Subway Instead (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Whistleblower: Second Avenue Subway Subcontractor Is Getting Over on the MTA (Post)
  • U-Haul Driver Kills Cyclist on Grand Concourse; Cops Blame Victim (NewsPost)
  • Driver Critically Injures 13-Year-Old Cyclist in Woodlawn, Arrested for Fleeing Scene (News, Post 1, 2)
  • New York City’s Infrastructure Costs Are Insane (News)
  • The Daily News Is a Fan of Citi Bike’s New Leadership
  • The Masses Yearning to Live Car-Free Have No Choice But to Move to NYC (Cap’n Transit)
  • What Can New York Learn From Paris’s Experiment in Fare Integration? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • There Are Too Many Cars in Downtown Flushing (Queens Chron)
  • In Castleton Corners, the City Is Making a “More Driveable” Commercial Strip (Advance)
  • Council Members Defend Parking Perks at City Hall (Crain’s)

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