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Today’s Headlines

  • Deputy Mayor Asks Port Authority to “Reconsider” Bus Terminal Redesign Process (Crain’sWNYCNY1)
  • Komanoff to NYPD: A Bike Bell Wouldn’t Have Saved Matthew von Ohlen (News)
  • Dan Biederman: Penn Station Overhaul Needs to Include Better Streets for Pedestrians (Crain’s)
  • Tour Bus Driver Veers Onto Fifth Ave Sidewalk By Central Park, Smashing Into Tree (News, DNA, Post)
  • The Islanders Might Leave Barclays Center and Build an Arena By Citi Field (Post)
  • Nydia Velazquez Comes Out Against F Express (DNA)
  • Brooklyn DA Has Until January 17 to Indict the Drunk Driving Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel (Post)
  • Developer Envisions Cramming 12,000 Airport Parking Stalls Into Neighborhoods Near LGA (QChron)
  • Shocker: Watering Down Woodhaven SBS Hasn’t Placated the NIMBYs (QChron)
  • Jake Dobkin’s Sensible Bike-on-Subway Etiquette Tips (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Subway Service as NYPD Standoff With “Disturbed” Man Shuts Columbus Circle (NewsAMNY, NY1)
  • Nadler and Other Pols Say Port Authority Is Rushing Bus Terminal Plan (Politico)
  • More Coverage of Advocates’ and Electeds’ Call to Fix City Buses: Politico, DNAAMNY, NY1
  • Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel Fired (DNA); Bratton: Drunk Driving “Not a Problem” at NYPD (NYT)
  • Related: How Often Does the State Liquor Authority Get Involved in DWI Investigations? (DNA)
  • As NYPD Focuses on Deadly Driving Behavior, NY1 Asks: Who’s Policing Scofflaw Cyclists?
  • Unlicensed Driver Arrested After Striking Pedestrian, Reportedly a Child, in Stapleton (Advance)
  • People Can’t Figure Out How to Get to LaGuardia Without Driving Themselves (CBS)
  • Staten Island Ferry Commuters Fighting Each Other to Charge Their Phones (NYT, Advance)
  • Citi Bike Is Expanding in Jersey City (Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • What Can Be Done to Fix New York’s Ailing Bus System? (Politico)
  • Crane Collapse Shuts Tappan Zee, Cuomo Takes Control of Scene (NYT, Journal News, AMNY)
  • NYPD Announces Next “Safe Passage” Ticket Blitz; Bratton: We All Have a Role to Play (AMNY)
  • DOT Will Begin Work on Jay Street Protected Bike Lanes This Month (DNA)
  • Plaza 33 May Not Be Back for Good (MTR)
  • Transit Advocates: Landmarking Park Ave Building Could Impede Grand Central Improvements (News)
  • Richard Brown Will Appeal Judge Gia Morris’s Right of Way Law Ruling (DNA)
  • Ozone Park Speeding Hit-and-Run Killer Arrested, Charged With Manslaughter (Post, News)
  • NYPD Disciplines Cops Whose Drinking Buddy Killed Andrew Esquivel (Post)
  • All You Need to Wreak Havoc With a Motor Vehicle Is Access to the Keys (DNA, Advance)
  • No One Minding the Store in New Jersey (NYT 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bicycling in NYC — A Piecemeal Bike Network, Overseen By a Police Force That Doesn’t Care (Slate)
  • More on the MTA’s New Trains and Stations (2AS, Politico, NYTAMNY, PostMTRDNA, NY1)
  • To Combat Fatigue, TLC Votes to Cap Daily For-Hire Driving at 12 Hours (NYT, News)
  • Survivor Recounts the Terrifying Moments Before Speeding Driver Killed His Wife (News)
  • Driver Who Killed Cyclist Sean Ryan Had BAC Twice the Legal Limit, 4 Passengers in Car (News)
  • Unreal: The Post Serves Up Excuses for the Drunk Off-Duty Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel
  • Drunk Staten Island Man Crashes Minivan Into Pole, Injuring Four Child Passengers (Advance)
  • Jessica Lappin Hopes This Summer’s Shared Streets Day Marks the Start of Something Bigger (DNA)
  • There’s a New Midblock Crossing on Clinton Street Between Grand and East Broadway (DNA)
  • Bronx CB 11 Insists on Keeping a Strip of Asphalt for Cars on the Pelham Parkway Malls (BxTimes)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Drunk Off-Duty Cop Drives Onto Williamsburg Sidewalk, Killing One, Injuring 3 (News, PostNYT, DNA)
  • Suspected Drunk Driver Kills 17-Year-Old Cyclist in Gerritsen Beach (News)
  • Speeding BMW Driver Kills Woman in South Ozone Park, Critically Injures Her 9-Year-Old Daughter (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Delivery Worker in Crown Heights (Gothamist)
  • Report: MTA Pension Costs Higher Than Peer Agencies’ in London and Paris (WSJ)
  • De Blasio Hires Toronto Streetcar Expert to Build Trust in BQX Project (NYMag)
  • TransitCenter’s Steven Higashide Tells NY1 What Riders Want
  • Keith Wright and Inez Dickens Plan to Swap Seats (Post)
  • LIRR Work Car Derails in Queens, Disrupting Today’s Commute (PostAMNYNY1)
  • City Won’t Say What’s Delaying Construction of Ramp for 81st Street Pedestrian Bridge (DNA)
  • Driver Who Killed Roxina Clayton While Chased By Police Killed Someone the Same Way in 1989 (TL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Uses Truck as Weapon to Murder Scores of People in Nice, France (NYT, NPR, NY1NBC)
  • David Samson Pleads Guilty to Felony (NYT); Former NJ DOT Commish Jamie Fox Charged (Politico)
  • Ex-MTA Chair Peter Kalikow Knocks Cuomo for Underfunding the MTA (Post)
  • WNYC Has More on the Possibility of the MTA Adopting London’s Fare Collection System
  • Tri-State Understands Why Some Might Prefer UberPOOL to NYC Transit (MTR)
  • Bratton Defends NYPD Use of Force (Politico), Hates on Pokémon Go (Gothamist)
  • Motorist Indicted for Manslaughter for Killing Victoria Nicodemus, License Suspended (NewsPost)
  • NYC EDC Signs Off on Lowline Park (NY MagCrain’s, Verge)
  • State DOT Says Construction Snafu Won’t Affect Harlem-Greenway Bridge Timetable (AN)
  • Breaking: NIMBYs Say Reclaiming Street Space for Bikes Ruins Everything (Patch)
  • Sociopath Glorified for Vandalizing LI Red Light Cams Running for State Senate (News 12)

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Today’s Headlines

  • London Might Sell Its Fare Payment System to the MTA (AMNY)
  • Ruben Diaz Jr. and John Samuelsen Have Some Ideas for MTA Capital Spending (News)
  • The Subway Was a Mess Yesterday… (Gothamist, NY Mag, DNANY1Post)
  • …But It’s Still a Better Deal for Riders and NYC Than Uber (Brokelyn)
  • We’re at the Point Where Citi Bike Ridership Records Don’t Make Lede Headline Anymore
  • Reforms Coming to Bronx DA’s Office (NYT); NY Judges Are Appointed, Not Elected (WNYC, Post)
  • City Vehicles to Be Equipped With Safe-Driving Tech, Pedestrian Detection Not Included (DNA)
  • NYPD, Daily News: Man Killed by Bronx Hit-and-Run Driver “Assisted in His Own Death”
  • Van Bramer Says Sunnyside Affordable Housing Project Too Big, Would Take Parking (Politico)
  • Justin Davidson Frets for Governors Island (NY Mag); Squibb Park Bridge Fix at Hand (NYT)
  • NYPD Worried Pokémon Go Will “Draw Strangers Together” (@danarubinstein); Meanwhile: News
  • The Perpetual Tribulations of Storing a Car on a New York City Street (DNA, NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Says Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in the Bronx Was “Lying in the Street” (Post)
  • Motorist Tries to Run You Over in a Protected Bike Lane? Don’t Bother Telling NYPD (Gothamist)
  • Tri-State Analyzes Where Transit Ridership Is Growing in the Region, and Where It Isn’t (MTR)
  • City Council Wavers on Bills to Hold NYPD Accountable for Excessive Use of Force (Gothamist, Post)
  • Bratton: BLM Has No Business Protesting in the Street; De Blasio: Let’s Hire More Cops (AMNY)
  • TLC to Require Driver Sensitivity Training, But There’s Still No NYC Road Test (AMNY)
  • Driver Who Hit Cop Gets Community Service (Post); Motorists Collide, Flip Outside Preschool (Advance)
  • DOT Looking at Greenway Conflicts Where Driver Killed Cyclist Olga Evgleska Cook in June (Trib)
  • Will the NYT’s Expanded Transportation Beat Include Traffic Violence? (@emmagf)
  • Uptowners Slam Inclusionary Housing Project, Which Includes Parking Garage (Politico, DNA)
  • Newark Wants the Port Authority to Clean Up Truck Pollution, Pay Its Rent (Voice)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Momentum for Gateway Tunnel: Someone’s in Charge, Federal Funding Expected (WSJ, Politico)
  • The Constant Stress of Walking While Black in NYC (LitHub)
  • Demonstrating in the Street That Black Lives Matter? Bratton Doesn’t Want to Hear It (Gothamist)
  • Pokémon Go, Curing America’s Obesity Epidemic One Rattata at a Time… (NYTNews)
  • …and Giving the Nation a Terrifying New Distracted Driving Threat (Jalopnik, AMNY)
  • How Bed Stuy Restoration Introduced Bed Stuy Residents to Bike-Share (AMNY)
  • Vacca Blames Bronx CB 10 for Dangerous Conditions Where Driver Killed Giovanni Nin (Bx Times)
  • UberPOOL Tries to Compete on Price With the Subway (AMNY)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: Select Bus Service Is Good, But NYC Can Do Better
  • Don’t Believe the Driverless Car Hype (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Might Throw His Weight Behind a de Blasio Challenger in 2017 (WSJ)
  • Driver Kills Man Crossing Bruckner Blvd at 149th Street (News)
  • Video Surfaces of Off-Duty Cop Shooting From His Car and Killing Delrawn Small (Post 1, 2NYT)
  • Hundreds of People Took to the Streets Saturday Night to Protest Police Brutality (Gothamist)
  • Family of Hit-and-Run Victim Doniqueca Cooke, 21, Asks for Help With Funeral Expenses (TL)
  • 2,700 Sign on to Petition Against F Express Unless Local Service Is Maintained (Bklyn Paper)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: Transit Access Can Be Improved Without Sending Rents Soaring
  • J and Z Won’t Run Express During 10-Month M Line Reconstruction (DNA)
  • Con-Ed Transformer Explodes in 2nd Ave Subway Tunnel — No Workers Injured (NY1)
  • London’s New Protected Bike Lanes Are a Cut Above NYC’s (IVM)

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