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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA and TWU Reportedly Close to Contract Deal (NYT)
  • NYC Burbs Contend With Shift to City Living (NYT)
  • Vishaan Chakrabarti: Subsidies for Suburbia Are Holding America Back (NYT)
  • Tish James Says de Blasio Should Do “Whatever It Takes” to Keep Citi Bike Going (WNYC)
  • Bratton Directs Commands to Warn, Rather Than Ticket, When Jaywalking Poses No Safety Risk (News)
  • EDC: Bike Commuting Up Sharply From ’06 to ’12 as Cab Commuting Dropped (Post)
  • Six Children Hospitalized When SUV Driver Collides With School Bus in East Flatbush (News, News 12)
  • MTA Awards East Side Access Contracts (DNA), Releases Construction Video
  • Judge Rules TLC Can’t Deduct From Fares for Cab Driver Health Care Fund (WNYC)
  • Michael Powell: With Its Low Gas Tax, Christie’s New Jersey Is a “Transportation Pauper” (NYT)
  • Most Outlandish Aspect of This Story: Women Actually Recruited Mom to Car Sit to Keep Free Parking

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Hall Talking With Yankees About Soccer Stadium Deal on Failed Parking Garage (CapNY)
  • State DOT Sidesteps Key Funding and Policy Issues in Complete Streets Report (MTR)
  • SUV Driver Crashes Head-On Into MTA Express Bus on First Avenue in Midtown, Injuring Two (WNBC)
  • MTA to Repair Long-Closed Subway Entrance at Dyckman Street, Make Building Owner Pay (DNA)
  • Anti-Carriage Group Releases Electric Car Design; Tabloids Are Unimpressed (WNYC, Post, News)
  • NYU to Monitor Pedestrian Traffic (But Not Parking?) at Hudson Yards (Crain’s)
  • Architects Design Futuristic Development Above Woodside LIRR Station for Competition (Post, Curbed)
  • NYT Covers TLC’s Request for Information on Black Boxes and Anti-Speeding Tech
  • A Look at the Robert Moses Plan to Build a Highway Through Washington Square Park (Ephemeral NY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Witnesses: Cop Who Injured UWS Pedestrian Didn’t Have Sirens On, Despite NYPD Claim (Gothamist)
  • WNYCAtlantic Cities Cover New Bixi Owner; Alta Developing Its Own “Line of Equipment and Software”
  • Tri-State’s Wish List for de Blasio (MTR)
  • 78th Precinct Launches Crackdown on Dollar Vans (Bklyn Paper)
  • TLC Launches Request for Information on New Taxi Safety Technology (Post)
  • As Cy Vance Begins Port WTC Probe, One of Authority’s Commissioners Resigns (WSJ)
  • MTA Plans New Bus Routes: West Side Local, Staten Island Rush Hour Express (News)
  • Driver Arrested for DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Belt Parkway Crash (News, NY1, WCBS)
  • What Carmageddon? NJ Survives First Rush Hour Without NY-Bound Pulaski (WNYC, Post, News)
  • Hunts Point Kindergartners Win Ped Safety Poster Contest, Will Have Poster on Street (Bronx Times)
  • Attn NYPD: Plainclothes Houston Police Officers Ride Bikes to Ticket Dangerous Drivers (FastCo)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Still Won’t Admit That Plazas and Bike Lanes Work
  • Driver of Police Cruiser Seriously Injures Man, 69, Crossing 78th and Broadway (News, Post)
  • Surveillance Video Shows SUV Driver Running Over Crossing Guard on Atlantic Ave Last Week (WPIX)
  • NY-Bound Pulaski Closure Starts Smoothly (AP) But WCBS Still Worried About Carmageddon
  • Unlicensed Wrong-Way DUI Driver Switched Seats With Passenger After Crash, Police Say (News)
  • School Teacher Arrested for DUI on Webster Avenue (News); SI Man Arrested for DUI (Advance)
  • Hit-and-Run Minivan Driver Seriously Injures Woman Crossing Street in East Elmhurst (WABC)
  • MTA Survey Shows Bus-Only Riders Poorer, Older Than Subway Riders (MTR)
  • Maspeth Residents Protest Plan in Congress to Increase Size, Weight of Tractor-Trailer Trucks (Forum)
  • Queens CB 4 Votes to Support Bike Corral on Roosevelt Avenue in Elmhurst (DNA)
  • West Side Neighbors Oppose New Residential Development as Project Nears Finish Line (DNA)
  • NYC’s World’s Fairs Were the Last Unrestrained “Public Celebrations of Automotive Culture” (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kelly Gordon, 22, Killed by Two Taxi Drivers While Crossing York Ave at 84th Street (News, DNA)
  • City Council Confirms Meera Joshi as New TLC Chair (WNYC)
  • Brooklyn CB 1 Committee Says No to Bike Corrals Because There Are Too Many Cars (Bklyn Paper)
  • Meanwhile, Red Hook Residents Push for More Bike Corrals (DNA)
  • Bronx Residents, Jimmy Vacca Annoyed That City Plants Street Trees on Their Blocks (Bronx Times)
  • Harlem Residents Oppose Plan to Build Housing, Commercial Space Next to Subway (DNA)
  • Environmental Advocates Push de Blasio, Including on Transportation Reform (CapNY)
  • News Covers TA Volunteers Advocating for Safer Queens Boulevard
  • WNYC Needlessly Freaks Out That Pulaski Skyway Closure Will Lead to Carmageddon (Cap’n Transit)
  • Cuomo Announces Statewide “Operation Hang Up” to Ticket Drivers for Illegal Cell Phone Use (WCBS)
  • Dirt Bike Rider Arrested for Reckless Driving After Speeding, Mounting Sidewalk (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Vacca Bills Would Require Taxi “Black Boxes” and Photos of Parking Violations (News 1, 2)
  • More on Yesterday’s “Arterial Slow Zones” Announcement: MTRCapNY, Observer, EpochPost
  • Atlantic Ave. Driver Passes School Bus, Hits Crossing Guard, Misses Child; No Charges (BK Eagle)
  • Right of Way Protests Outside Shelly Silver’s Home, Calls for 2,500 Traffic Cams (News, Epoch)
  • Three Months Later, Cy Vance Decides Against Prosecuting 84-Year-Old Alleged Jaywalker (News)
  • 20th Precinct Makes the Case for More Automated Enforcement (DNA)
  • DOT to Alter Signal Timing Where Cooper Stock Was Killed; Cabbie Not Driving “By Choice” (DNA)
  • 19-Year-Old Among Gale Brewer’s CB 4 Appointees (DNA); Melinda Katz Won’t Discuss Process (TL)
  • DOT Will Look at How to Keep Drivers From Crashing Into Cuyler Gore Park (DNA)
  • Temporary Disappearance of Citi Bike Station Causes Panic (BK Heights BlogDNA)
  • Cuomo Rushes to Protect Families From MTA Funding Cuts Subway Ads (2nd Ave Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • AMNY Looks at Potential Financial Fixes for Citi Bike
  • 2nd Ave Sagas on Ruben Diaz: “Does the Bronx Borough President Know What a Regressive Tax Is?”
  • How NYC Bike-Share’s Dock Availability Stacks Up Against Paris and London (BikeShareNYC)
  • Tri-State Hopes DOT’s Vision Zero Redesigns Are “Truly Transformative” (MTR)
  • NYC DOT Will Monitor Work Zones with Cameras to Curb Reckless Drivers (WCBS, Advance)
  • B37 Bus to Be Restored on Third Avenue to Bay Ridge, But With Shorter Route (News)
  • Bloomberg Looks at Port Authority Bus Terminal’s Decay as Example of Port’s Misplaced Priorities
  • More Coverage of Proposed Upper Manhattan Bike Lanes From DNA, News
  • After Teen Crashes Into Creek During High-Speed Stunt, DOT Says It Will Review Signage (NY1)
  • Driver Dies in Canarsie After Vehicle Struck by Alleged Drunk Driver (Post, News)
  • Female Citi Bike Members More Likely to Be Younger, Ride During Day, Not in Midtown (I Quant NY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio “Hopeful” Albany Will Expand NYC’s Automated Enforcement (CapNY)
  • Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. Says It’s “Regressive” to Fund Transit With Toll Reform (News)
  • Diaz’s Transportation Plan? Funding Ferries to Soundview (Crain’s via 2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • 49th Precinct’s Vision Zero Enforcement Target: Those Pesky Cyclists (Bronx Times)
  • Gelinas: Christie’s Idea to Break Up Port Authority Doesn’t Add Up (Post)
  • SI Driver on Suspended License Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Stairs (Advance)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Charged With DUI, Hit-and-Run, Reckless Driving in East New York (WCBS)
  • “Sadly, There Are Drivers on the Road With No Respect for Human Life or Limb” (Sunnyside Post)
  • With Citi-Branded NYC Bike-Share, It’s Hard to Attract Other Naming-Rights Sponsors (FastCo)
  • Levine, Rodriguez Want to Spread Out Citi Bike Density to Bring Expansion Farther Uptown (Spectator)
  • Uber Launches Courier Service by Bike and Foot in Manhattan Below 110th Street (Businessweek)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Gelinas: NYC Must Acknowledge That Bike-Share’s Primary Goal Isn’t Operational Profitability (C&S)
  • Driver Critically Injures 12-Year-Old in Boro Park (News, Gothamist)
  • Four Die in High-Speed “Stunt Gone Wrong” in Astoria (Post, TL)
  • Red Light Camera Revenue Dropped 14 Percent Last Year as Fewer Drivers Run Reds (News)
  • Work Has Begun on Safety Fixes at 96th and Broadway, Including Turn Bans and New Crosswalk (News)
  • Driver Jumps Curb, Slams Into Midtown Building, Injuring Five (WNBC)
  • Police Looking for Help ID’ing Man Left Unconscious By Livery Driver in Morrisania (WCBS, WNBC)
  • WNYC Rides Along With Annual Ghost Bike Memorial Ride
  • Bklyn Bridge Neighbors Upset DOT Didn’t Trim Path Expansion Plan as They Requested (Bklyn Paper)
  • Thruway Board in No Rush to Take Up Tappan Zee Bridge Transit Recommendations (MTR)
  • DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Sits Down for Interview With Transportation Alternatives

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Today’s Headlines

  • TLC Nominee Meera Joshi: Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety Would Be Top Priority (CapNYWNYC)
  • Sticks and Carrots: Joshi Says TLC Considering Black Boxes, Honor Roll of Safe Drivers (News)
  • News Can’t Get Enough of Cuomo-de Blasio Speed Cam Drama
  • Citi Pleased With Bike-Share Sponsorship; Might Bring Brand to Systems in Other Cities (Ad Age)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Critically Injuring Soundview Pedestrian (WABC, WPIX, NY1)
  • MTA Bus Driver Jumps Uptown Curb After Crash With Minivan; Four Peds Injured (WPIX, DNA)
  • East Harlem NYCHA Residents Protest Parking Rate Hike, From $75 to $340 Per Year (News)
  • Cuomo’s Top Priority Post-Budget: Fixing the Port Authority (CapNY)
  • “20 Is Plenty” Signs Pop Up in Bed Stuy Neighborhood Awaiting Slow Zone (DNA)
  • CB 2 Transportation Committee Supports Four Bike Corrals for Clinton Hill, Fort Greene (DNA)
  • Where Are NYC’s Hottest Clubs? Check the Map of Late-Night Citi Bike Trips (I Quant NY)

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