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Today’s Headlines

  • Citizens Budget Commission: MTA Should Prioritize Upkeep Over Expansion (NYT, SAS)
  • City Council Committee Passes Ambitious Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CapNY)
  • Amtrak Chair Says Sunnyside Yards Development May Be on the Table Next Year (CapNY)
  • Council Members Give Thumbs Down to Auto-Dependent Astoria Cove Plan (Times Ledger)
  • It’s a Start, But It Will Take More Than Stickers to Make Private Trash Haulers Safe (Crain’s)
  • Community Board 2 and Public School Parents Urge DOT to Fix Seventh Avenue (Villager)
  • Chuck Schumer and James Oddo Lobby Port Authority to Sponsor West Shore Light Rail (Advance)
  • RPA and MAS Call for Moving Madison Square Garden for Penn Station Overhaul (Crain’s)
  • Fleet Owners’ Suit Against the “Taxi of Tomorrow” Lives On (Post)
  • Unlicensed DWI Offender Hits Senior, Tries to Flee; DA Brown: No Charges for Striking Victim (News)
  • Nicole Gelinas: Subway Savior William Ronan Has a Message for Andrew Cuomo (City Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Kills Man Crossing Street in Glendale (News)
  • Cuomo and Astorino Agree: Tappan Zee Drivers Shouldn’t Pay for Their New Bridge (WXXI)
  • The Subway Set Multiple Ridership Records Last Month (NewsCrain’sRailway Age)
  • De Blasio Quietly Appoints Medallion Owners’ Lawyer to Taxi Oversight Post (News, CapNY)
  • New Top Cop at 107th Precinct in Queens Was Crash Victim, Wants to Focus on Vision Zero (News)
  • RPA and MAS Say Madison Square Garden Should Move West to Open Up Penn Station (CapNY)
  • Driver Runs Stop Sign and Hits MTA Bus, Sending It Onto Red Hook Sidewalk (News, WNBC, WPIX)
  • Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in Oakwood; “No Criminality” (Advance)
  • State DOT Tells CB 1 It’ll Get Around to Fixing Battery Park City Bikeway Detour in 2016 (Tribeca Trib)
  • Riders Say Platforms at Roosevelt Avenue Too Crowded; MTA Says CBTC Should Help (DNA)
  • A Check-In From the Visioning Session for a Permanent Diversity Plaza (Jeffrey Tastes)
  • This Is Why We Need Pedestrian Islands With Bollards (West Side Rag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Queens Council Members Back Woodhaven BRT: More Coverage From NY1AMNYTL
  • Manhattan CB 7 Members See Car-Free Central Park as a Way to Ease Bike/Ped Conflicts (DNA)
  • Meanwhile, the Only Solution in the New York Post Is to Demonize Cyclists (1, 2)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures 93-Year-Old Man; Arrested for DWI and Suspended License (NY1)
  • Police Arrest Wrong-Way Dollar Van Driver After He Injures Officers (Bklyn Daily)
  • Cy Vance: Mechanical Problem to Blame for Times Square Tour Bus That Jumped Curb (NY1, WCBS)
  • Harlem Residents Worried About Dangerous Traffic, Lack of Enforcement on 125th Street (Uptowner)
  • More Coverage of DiNapoli’s Warning About MTA Capital Program Debt (News, Post, WNYC, CapNY)
  • AT&T Competition Yields Apps for Drowsy Drivers, “Distracted” Walkers (WPIX, WCBS)
  • Broken Windows: Traffic Stop Leads to Queens Village Drug Bust (NY1, Post)
  • A Trip Down Prince Street Shows DOT “Safety Managers” Useless for Actual Street Safety (Bklyn Spoke)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DMV Commissioner Barbara Fiala Pleads “Not Guilty” After Getting Speeding Ticket (TU)
  • More Coverage of Woman Killed at Atlantic and Flatbush (DNA, WCBS, Bklyn Paper, Gothamist)
  • Nearby: Ratner’s Got an Arena in Brooklyn to Sell You (WSJ)
  • NIMBYs: Rail and Parks Are for Other People, Leave Our Section of QueensWay Alone (NY City Lens)
  • Christie’s New DOT Chief Calls for New Revenue, New Hudson River Tunnel (NJ Spotlight)
  • New Development on Queens Boulevard: Another Reason for a Safer Street Design (YIMBY)
  • City Officially Kicks Off Review Process for Rezoning, Transit Upgrades Near Grand Central (CapNY)
  • More TLC-Licensed Drivers Than Ever, But Apps and Boro Taxis Put Squeeze on Yellow Cabs (WABC)
  • Biden Heaps Praise on Cuomo’s Transpo Policies, Compares Him to Abraham Lincoln (NYTCapNY)
  • Stumble Over Your Words? It’s Okay, Joe Biden – We’ve All Done It (Post)
  • A Look Back at the Traffic Violence “Death-O-Meter” in Grand Army Plaza (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cy Vance Charges Cab Driver Who Killed Cooper Stock With Careless Driving Infraction (News)
  • Cuomo Hires Private Attorneys to Fight Feds on Tappan Zee Clean Water Loan (LoHud, CapNY Pro)
  • Uber and Lyft Protest TLC Rule to Prohibit Drivers From Operating as Free Agents (CapNYCrain’s)
  • Cuomo Is All About Improving Service for New York City Transit Users (Crain’sWSJ)
  • Times Profiles Harbor Ring Campaign for Verrazano Pedestrian and Cyclist Access
  • Brooklyn Bureau Gauges Reaction to de Blasio’s Broadway Junction Development Plans
  • Resident Group Wants Public Plaza to Block Illegal Truck Traffic on West End Avenue (DNA)
  • Housing Org Proposes High Line-Style Park and Affordable Units for West Harlem (DNA)
  • Idiot Truck Drivers Will Soon Slam Into Steel Beam Rather Than FDR Overpass (News)
  • Placing Traffic Cones Around Your Free Curbside Parking Spot Is Apparently a Step Too Far (Post, FIPS)
  • Motorists Suing Cyclists They’ve Run Over — It’s a Thing (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kids in Low-Income Neighborhoods Most at Risk of Traffic Injuries (Gotham Gazette)
  • After Neighbors Worry About Parking and Cars, Medgar Evers Scraps Plaza Plan (Bklyn Brief)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas and Gothamist Make the Case Against the QueensWay, for Rail Reactivation
  • MTA Data Shows Most Brooklyn Subway Lines Could Handle More Riders (YIMBY)
  • Most of SL Green’s Grand Central Upgrades Will Focus on Lexington Ave Subways (CapNY, Crain’s)
  • Adam Forman: City Hall Must Increase Its Contribution to MTA (Gotham Gazette)
  • More Coverage of City’s Countdown to 25 MPH from WCBS, WNYC, NY1, Advance
  • Staten Island CB 1 Asks City for Sidewalks, Traffic Lights, Greenway Study for NY Wheel (DNA)
  • M86 SBS Would Rely Mostly on Off-Board Fare Collection, Maybe Signal Priority (DNA)
  • Painting a Citi Bike Purple Is a Terrible Way to Hide The Fact That It’s Stolen (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 86th Street SBS Could Be Running By the Middle of Next Year (NY1)
  • The News Approves of Council’s Transit Benefit Bill, Urges de Blasio to Sign It
  • QueensWay Plan Would Cost $120 Million to Construct (NewsAMNYWCBS)
  • Park Would Boost Real Estate Values, But Don’t Expect High Line-Style Redevelopment (TRD)
  • Retired NYPD Officer Gets Up to 4 Years in Prison for Levittown Hit-and-Run (Newsday, WCBS)
  • As Business Dwindles, Illegal Cabs Complain About Apps, Boro Taxis, TLC Enforcement (Uptowner)
  • City Investigating Former TLC Official for Conflict of Interest After Jump to Uber (Post)
  • Construction on Myrtle Avenue Plaza in Clinton Hill Starts This Week (Brownstoner)
  • WalkNYC Wayfinding Signs Installed in Melrose and Mott Haven (Welcome2TheBronx)
  • Mark Your Calendars: Rally for Verrazano Bridge Bike-Ped Path Set for Saturday (Advance)
  • A Story of Kindness in the Wake of a Bike Crash (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • QueensWay Plan to Be Released Today as Rail Advocates Prep Rival Study (NYT, Capital, DNA)
  • 200 People Have Been Killed in New York City Traffic So Far This Year (WNYC)
  • Driver Kills Woman Crossing Canal Street in Chinatown; “I Didn’t See Her” (NewsAP)
  • Driver Critically Injures Man, 60, Crossing Ocean Avenue in Flatbush (Bklyn Paper)
  • One Man Dies, Another Injures Leg After Two ATVs Crash in Kingsbridge (NY1, News, Gothamist)
  • DNA Covers Kallos Report on Dangerous UES Intersections
  • Bergen County Planner Joins Advos Saying GWB Bike/Ped Path Expansion Not Big Enough (Record)
  • Preview of Debate to Come? PoJo Likes Toll Reform, Suggests Killing Payroll Tax at Same Time
  • “As a Motorist, I’m Jumping Up and Down” — NYC Gas Prices Lowest Since 2011 (Post)
  • Cell Service to Come to 40 More Subway Stops By End of Year, Mostly in Queens (WSJ)
  • General Contractors Eye DOT, MTA Capital Programs, Call for More Infrastructure Spending (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Should Slash MTA Construction Costs, Not the MTA’s Project List (YIMBYPost)
  • Metro-North Rail-Traffic Control Team Was Overworked During Spate of Crashes (News, Post)
  • NYT: Eliminating Traffic Deaths “Should Not Be Impossible”
  • Chuck Schumer: I Never Opposed PPW Bike Lane, But for Peace in the House, I Stayed Quiet (News)
  • If You Got the Cars Out of Central Park, Then What? (WNYC)
  • What It’s Like to Get Around NYC in a Wheelchair (AMNY)
  • Coca-Cola Truck Driver Critically Injures 86-Year-Old Man Who Had the Right of Way (News)
  • Sociopaths Use Parking Lot in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park as Personal Racetrack (DNA)
  • Next City Profiles the Excellent Work of NYC’s Own StreetsPAC
  • Staten Island Electeds Get the Traffic Mitigation Tech They Deserve (Advance)
  • NYC in 2050 Will Be as Muggy as Alabama, But at Least We’ll Still Have All This Free Parking (WNYC)

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