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Today’s Headlines

  • Trucker Kills Moshe Yide Weiner, 21, on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg (DNA); Post: “Freak Accident”
  • A Cyclist Died in Laurelton and Police Aren’t Sure How It Happened (Post)
  • Cuomo Wants a Special Legislative Session, in Part to Deal With Hate Crimes (NYT)
  • WNYC Has More on Trump’s Threat to Cut Funding for Sanctuary Cities
  • The Hits Keep Coming: Simcha Felder Now One of the Most Powerful Pols in New York (Politico)
  • What’s Causing Crushing Manhattan Gridlock? People Who Aren’t Driving, of Course (Post)
  • Lower Manhattan Needs Toll Reform and More Sidewalk Space, Stat (NYT)
  • Jersey Lawmakers Call on Trump to Prioritize Gateway Tunnel (NJ.com)
  • Metro-North Engineer in Fatal Bronx Crash Is Suing Metro-North (Post, News)
  • Traffic Violence Still Doesn’t Figure Into NYPD’s Definition of “Crime” (NY1)
  • If Tiny Cars Improve NYPD Public Relations, Imagine What More Cops on Bikes Would Do (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Preet Accepts Trump Invitation to Keep His Post (Bloomberg, Politico)
  • Jersey Lawmakers Say Cuomo Is the Problem With PABT Planning Process (Politico)
  • DiNapoli Says Cuomo’s Thruway Authority Isn’t Prepared to Deal With Long-Term Costs (LoHud)
  • Ruben Diaz Jr. and James Oddo Want Taxpayer-Backed Citi Bike in the Bronx and Staten Island (News)
  • Oddo and Steve Matteo Intro Bills to “Protect” Freshly-Paved Streets From Utility Contractors (DNA)
  • Operating the Staten Island Ferry Is About to Get More Expensive for NYC (Advance)
  • De Blasio Increasingly Relies on Helicopter to Bypass Dysfunctional City Streets (NYT 1, 2)
  • Bayside Residents Get a Big Helping of DDC Incompetence (QNS)
  • How NYC’s Curb Space Management Stole Christmas in Dyker Heights (NewsPost)
  • Speaking of Grinches — It’s a Non-Divisible Load, Sure, But Did This Trucker Have a Permit? (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio: MTA, Not NYC, Should Subsidize Fares for New Yorkers With Low Incomes (News, Gothamist)
  • Related: TransitCenter Explains How TfL Uses Payment Tech to Cap Fares for Cost-Conscious Riders
  • Yesterday’s Vision Zero Happy Talk Rings Hollow to the Voice; More: GothamistPost, AMNY, News
  • Hank Miller: Funding Street Redesigns Would Show de Blasio Is Committed to Vision Zero (News)
  • Thousands of Motorists Are Cheating Toll and Traffic Cameras and Getting Away With It (News)
  • 50th Precinct CO Blames Senior, Left Brain Dead, for Being Hit by Driver on Broadway in Riverdale (Press)
  • In New York, a DWI Homicide Conviction Gets You Probation and Community Service (Post)
  • Family of Clara Almazo Settles Suit With Sociopath Who Killed Her in Front of Grandson (Advance)
  • Cuomo Vetoes Bill to Restore Job Protection for City School Bus Drivers (Post)
  • Council Approves Rent-Regulated Housing Projects in Manhattan and the Bronx (Politico)
  • Damn Citi Bike (Advance, News, News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Has Been Coordinating Attacks on Port Authority Chair John Degnan (Politico)
  • NYC Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths on the Rise in 2016 as Vehicle Occupant Deaths Fall (News)
  • More Coverage of Yesterday’s Council Hearing on Bike-Share (News, Gothamist, AMNY, Post, Advance)
  • Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Orlando Savino on November 17 on Nereid Ave (BxTimes)
  • Turning Driver Seriously Injures Woman Crossing First Avenue on UES (Post)
  • Unlicensed SUV Driver Blows Stop Sign, Collides With School Bus, Injures 5 Kids (Post)
  • SoHo Sidewalks Too Narrow to Handle Retail Foot Traffic — Thanks, Sean Sweeney (Gothamist)
  • Repairing a Stairway at the 82nd Street 7 Station Now Six Months Behind Schedule (DNA)
  • Queens Borough Hall Went Two Years Without Its Old Garage and the World Didn’t End (QChron)
  • Errol Louis Doesn’t Get Just How Terrible Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Newsday to Cuomo: Don’t Stop With Cashless Tolls — Make the Price of NYC Tolls Fair
  • NYC Will Pay $1.7 Billion to Fix 1.5 Miles of the BQE, Which Drivers Pay Nothing to Use (NYT)
  • Higher Fares Are Hitting Low-Income New Yorkers Hard; MTA Board Debates What to Do (DNA)
  • Ydanis and Other Council Members Want to Expand Citi Bike With City Subsidies (Politico)
  • Yellow Cab Driver Jumps Curb on UES, Injures 61-Year-Old Man (Gothamist)
  • A Turning Driver Killed a Motorcyclist in Gravesend Two Weekends Ago (Bensonhurst Bean)
  • SUV Drivers Collide in Fordham Manor, Injuring 5 (News)
  • DOT Has Installed a Signalized Crossing at the Manhattan Bridge Exit Onto Jay Street (Bklyn Paper)
  • BQX Streetcar Gets Celeb Pitchman in Melo (AMNY); Surprise: A Parking Fight on Atlantic (Bklyn Paper)
  • Oh Woe Are the Black Friday Shoppers Who, for Some Reason, Drive Into Manhattan to Buy Stuff (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Doubts Trump Could Cut Off Federal Funding to NYC (Politico)
  • Former Cuomo Confidantes Percoco and Kaloyeros Indicted in Bribery Probe (NYT, Politico)
  • 1 Rush Hour L Train = 2,000 Cars, and Other Fun Facts From RPA
  • Tish James Recommends Ways to Improve Transit Access to NYC Airports (AMNY)
  • Motorist Arrested After Killing 88-Year-Old Savas Maounis in Astoria Crosswalk (News)
  • Cuomo’s Office Says He’ll Sign Bill to Regulate Car Window Tint (Post)
  • Schumer Backs Federal Policy to Mechanically Limit Truck Speeds (Advance)
  • Family of Peter and Lillian Sabados Still Mourning as Couple’s Killer Walks Free (Advance)
  • Mayor’s Office and Community Groups to Hold Stop-and-Frisk Forum on Saturday (DNA)
  • NYC Standing Up to Trump Is Like George Wallace Menacing Black Students, Says Post
  • Tri-State: Not Everything Is Terrible; NYers Thankful They Aren’t Driving This Weekend (NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio: New Yorkers Fear Trump’s Policies; Team Trump: No, They Fear Bike Lanes (NYT)
  • Nadler: Port Authority Chair John Degnan Acting “Tyrannically” to Build Midtown Bus Terminal (News)
  • Cuomo Expected to Assert More Control of Port Authority Through New Board Picks (Crain’s)
  • Driver Strikes and Critically Injures 11-Year-Old Boy on Willets Point Blvd; No Charges (TL)
  • Truck Driver Runs Red and T-Bones MTA Bus in Jamaica, Injuring 30 (DNA)
  • Four Injured When Police Responding to Call About a Gun Crashed Into Two Cars (Post)
  • Manhattan CB 4: Tour Buses Are Flooding Chelsea Side Streets (DNA)
  • BQX Streetcar Will Need Federal Approval for Preferred Route Through Downtown Brooklyn (Bklyn Paper)
  • A Medallion Magnate Says the Yellow Cab Industry Will Survive Uber (Crain’s)
  • The Daily News Has Fallen for Trump’s Infrastructure Scam

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Today’s Headlines

  • Family and Loved Ones Remember Victims of Traffic Violence (AMNY)
  • Schumer’s Not Trump’s Friend, But Could Become His Enabler (Politico)
  • Simcha Felder Will Caucus With Senate Republicans, Making Democratic Control Unlikely (News)
  • “Trumplock” Is Going to Happen Anytime Trump Leaves/Returns to His Hometown (News)
  • De Blasio: Fifth Ave Will Remain Open to Traffic. Okay, But How About Better Bus Lanes? (NYT, AMNY)
  • Healthy Skepticism of BQX Streetcar at Brooklyn Community Board 6 (DNA)
  • Gelinas: The MTA Has Bigger Challenges Than Opening 2nd Ave Subway Before 2017 (Post)
  • Sluggish Release of DOT Data on Woodhaven Bus Lanes Feeds the NIMBY Narrative (QChron)
  • Driver Backs Over and Injures 5-Year-Old Boy in Astoria Driveway (Post)
  • Andrea Peyser Wants You to Be Very Afraid of the Subway (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio in Closed-Door Meeting With Trump: New Yorkers Are Afraid of You (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Schumer, Other Senate Dems Eager to Help Trump (NYT); Ditto Tom Prendergast (@MarketUrbanism)
  • Transit Fare May Hit $3 in 2017 (NYT2AS); Cuomo Silent About Impact on Poor NYers (Voice)
  • PABT Replacement Process Continues to Go Smoothly (Politico)
  • Unlicensed Driver Kills Abrehet Hagos, 50, on Broadway in Washington Heights (DNA)
  • This Is What “Expected to Survive” a Motorist-on-Pedestrian Crash Looks Like (NYT)
  • Appropriately, Fifth Avenue Around Trump Tower Is a Free-for-All (NYT, Post)
  • Motorists Are Using Tribeca Sidewalks to Avoid Stopping at Traffic Signals (Citizen [Item 3])
  • Windsor Terrace Locals Say DOT Plan Won’t Slow Drivers on Seeley Street (Bklyn Paper)
  • School Cop Who Harassed and Arrested Bronx Man Over Parking Spot Faces Jail Time (NYT, News)
  • New York State DEC Gave the Yankees an Environmental Award and WNYC Called Shenanigans
  • Thanks Trump (PoliticoDNA, GothamistDNA)

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