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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Kills Jadann Williams, 8, on Cul-de-Sac in Flatbush (NYT, News, WCBS)
  • Constantinides, Betty Jean DiBiaso’s Family Urge Traffic Calming Around Astoria Park (Q Gazette)
  • Municipal Art Society Joins Effort to Get de Blasio to Support Times Square Plazas (Politico)
  • Disability Advocates: Wait Time for Accessible Vehicles Is Growing With Rise of Uber (West Side Spirit)
  • Meet the New App on the Block: It’s Like Uber, But for Taxis (Crain’s)
  • DOT, MTA Tour Woodhaven Blvd With Elected Officials Whose Constituents Fear SBS (TL)
  • Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested After Running Red, Crashing Into Police Car in Queens (WNBC)
  • Maria Torres-Springer, de Blasio’s New EDC Chief, Picks New Real Estate Deputy (Crain’s)
  • Anthony Weiner Makes the Case for the State to Give More Power to the City (NYT)
  • Allan Rosen Isn’t Sure Pedestrian Fatalities Are All That Important (Sheepshead Bites)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Driver Kills Carol Carboni, 52, on Mobility Scooter on Nostrand Ave; No Charges (Post, News)
  • NYPD Tickets Driver Who Cut Off Casino Bus Before Its Driver Crashed Into Building (AP, News)
  • Citizens Budget Commission: Uber’s Growth Threatens MTA Funding Source (Politico)
  • Crain’s Runs the Numbers on Street Safety in NYC, with a Special Call-Out on Bike Injuries
  • Police Seek Hudson River Greenway Cyclist Who Left After Hitting Toddler (Gothamist, WCBS)
  • Bronx Democrats Plan to Oust DA Robert Johnson, Replace Him With New Candidate (Post 1, 2)
  • Senator David Carlucci’s Plan to Keep Tappan Zee Tolls Low Relies on Toll Evaders (LoHud)
  • Borelli Announces Funding for New Road Beneath Outerbridge Crossing (Advance)
  • Citi Bike on Staten Island? Eventually, de Blasio Says (Advance, DNA)
  • 56-Unit Condo Building With 150 Parking Spaces to Replace 550-Car UES Garage (YIMBY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City’s Own Data Shows Fewer Injuries at Times Square After Plazas Installed (WSJ)
  • Six Injured When Casino Bus Crashes Into Rego Park Building (NYT, News, PostNY1, DNA, WNBC)
  • Schumer Wants $550 Million in Sandy Relief Funds to Repair East River Rail Tunnels (News, Post)
  • Cuomo in Letter to Times: “I Actually Want to Get the Tunnel Done”
  • Uber Wants You to Know It Pays Sales Taxes, But Not the 50 Cent MTA Fee (NY1)
  • As Drivers Switch to Uber, Unused Taxis Stored on Greenpoint Streets (Gothamist via WCBS)
  • Washington Post Covers the Campaign to Use “Crash” Instead of “Accident”
  • Flushing Residents Want Better Transit, More Parks With Flushing West Rezoning (YIMBY)
  • More Coverage of Fixes at Atlantic and Washington (DNA, AMNY, WCBS, AYR, Gothamist)
  • Pedestrian Island Under Construction on E. Gun Hill Road in the Bronx (Norwood News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • People Can’t Imagine Times Square Without the Plazas (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Steve Cuozzo Has a Conspiracy Theory About the Daily News Campaign Against Desnudas (Post)
  • Bratton Talks Times Square on the Radio Without Mentioning Ripping Up Plazas (News)
  • American Cities Have Trouble Managing Their Pedestrian Streets (NYT)
  • Denis Hamill: “Make Times Square Like New York” By Letting It Get Overrun By Traffic (News)
  • Truck Driver Critically Injures Delivery Cyclist in Bay Ridge (News)
  • Jenna Daniels’ Family Says Tinted Windows Contributed to Her Death on Staten Island Last Fall (Advance)
  • Mort Zuckerman’s Boston Properties Offers Free Bike Valet at Midtown Buildings (WSJ)
  • Citi Bike Installed Six New Stations in Bed-Stuy Friday (DNA)
  • Should Red Hook Ferry Be a Long Walk From Most Homes or Next to a Giant Parking Lot? (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio on Plazas: What a Boob (NYT, WSJ, Post, News, ObserverWNYCCrain’s, Politico, DNA, PIX)
  • Justin Davidson Takes de Blasio to Task (NY Mag)
  • Well, at Least the Mayor Has AAA on His Side (News)
  • NYPD: 61-Year-Old Far Rockaway Cyclist Killed After He “Slammed Into the Side” of Truck (News)
  • Woman Dies After SUV Door Opens and She Flies Out During Turn in Bay Ridge (WCBS, WNBC, News)
  • Alon Levy: We Need to Take a Careful Look at Gateway’s Obscene Cost Estimates (Ped Observations)
  • Time to Stop Delaying and Come Up With Funding Solution for MTA Capital Plan (Crain’s)
  • Sunset Park Sinkhole to Close Fifth Avenue Through Middle of November (DNA)
  • City Hall Reacts Coolly to LIC Development Featuring Roosevelt Island Bike-Ped Bridge (Politico)
  • Riders Alliance Gathers Signatures for Q44 SBS Between Flushing and Jamaica (TL)
  • NYPD’s Pointless Bike Ticket Stings Make It Hard to Trust the Police (Innovative Educator)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ryan Russo Defends DOT’s Refusal to Include Bike Lanes in Street Redesigns (Architect’s Newspaper)
  • Cuomo Continues to Say Hudson Rail Tunnel Isn’t His Problem (News, AP); the Times Disagrees
  • Dan Donovan Doesn’t Comprehend Why This Hudson Rail Tunnel Thing Is Such a Big Deal (Politico)
  • De Blasio: Prepare for a Total Reset of NYC Taxi and For-Hire Regulations (WNYC via News)
  • Hoboken’s Bike-Share System to Launch Next Month (WSJ, NJ.com, WCBS, News 12, PIX)
  • Unlicensed Speeding Driver Indicted for Manslaughter in Crash That Killed Passenger (Advance)
  • City Will No Longer Join Willets Point Developers in Appealing Court Decision (NYT, Crain’s, Politico)
  • Proposed LIC Development Includes Bike-Pedestrian Bridge to Roosevelt Island (Politico)
  • Bronx BP Diaz Is No Fan of NYCHA Infill Development (Observer, Politico)
  • Ghosts of Parking Lots Past: Old Curb Cuts Litter the Far West Side (Chelsea Now)
  • Podcast: DNA Interviews UWS Cycling Photographer and Advocate Liz Patek

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mallory Weisbrod, 24, Dies a Week After Driver Hit Her on Sidewalk; No Charges (News, Post, Gothamist)
  • Now, the Story Is That Cuomo Didn’t Attend Rail Tunnel Meeting Because He Wasn’t Invited (NYT)
  • Everybody Wants the Rail Tunnel — Nobody Wants to Pay for It (Politico, WNYC, News, Observer)
  • Jackson Heights Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Cabbie Backs Into Him in Crosswalk (News)
  • One Year On, NYPD Still Refuses to Arrest Hit-and-Run Driver That Injured Dulcie Canton (Gothamist)
  • Carjacker, Officers Smash Into Parked Cars During Harlem NYPD Chase (News, Post)
  • First Phase of de Blasio’s Ferry System to Launch in 2017 (Home Reporter)
  • Marty Golden Wants More Car-Free Days on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge (Eagle)
  • DOT Installing Long-Delayed Traffic Signals and Crosswalks on Pelham Parkway (Bx Times)
  • Road Diet and Bike Lane for Clove Road Being Installed (Advance)
  • People Are Really Excited to Use Citi Bike’s Expansion Stations (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYT Editorial Board: Cuomo’s Gateway Disavowal “Makes No Sense”
  • Helen Rosenthal CB Appointee Dan Zweig Preemptively Attacks Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane (Post)
  • Daily News: Yellow Cab Rides Fell 10 Percent in First Six Months of 2015
  • Medallion Owners Say 2013 Court Ruling Should Prevent Uber From Using Electronic Hails (Crain’s)
  • Gelinas: De Blasio Should Increase Subway Funding, Build Utica Avenue Line (Post)
  • The Times Apparently Thinks de Blasio Should Have Attended Queens Citi Bike Launch
  • Post Dings DOT for Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane Delays
  • Driver Goes Airborne on Taconic Parkway, Jumps Median, Kills 3 People (LoHud) NYT: “Accident”
  • RFK Bridge Tour Bus Crash Injures 12 (DNA); Staten Island Motorcycle Rider Kills Himself (Advance)
  • Don’t Count on the “Accident” Card Unless You’re Driving a Car (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Won’t Meet Foxx and Christie to Discuss Gateway Tunnel (Bloomberg)
  • Turning Bus Driver Seriously Injures Man in Flushing; “No Charges Were Immediately Filed” (News, Post)
  • Driver Faces Manslaughter Charges After Allegedly Killing Passenger During Police Chase (DNA)
  • Tony Avella Leaves His District to Oppose Plaza Supported by Rival Senator (Q Chron)
  • News and AMNY Slam MTA Over DiNapoli’s Report Showing Deteriorating On-Time Performance
  • Dollar Van Drivers Fear Lancman and Miller’s Reform Bill — But Uber? What’s Uber? (TL)
  • More Coverage of Levine’s Curbside Car-Share Bill from Crain’s
  • Ghost of DCP’s Fourth Avenue Urban Design Disaster Looms Over de Blasio’s Rezoning (Crain’s)
  • DOT Posts Annual Open Call for Artists to Spruce Up Drab Concrete Barriers (DNA)
  • Ask the Daily News: Will My Repeat DUI Arrests Prevent Me From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?
  • Tomorrow Is the Last Summer Streets of 2015 (Downtown Express)

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