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Today’s Headlines

  • The Election to Succeed Charlie Rangel Is Today! Politico Checks In on the Race
  • Queens Judge Rules Right of Way Law Unconstitutional — Prior Rulings Disagree (NY1)
  • NJ Assembly Passes Gas Tax Hike, Sales Tax Cut (NJ.com)
  • Albany Failed to Pass Legislation to Enable Cost-Saving Design-Build Construction Contracts (Crain’s)
  • Crain’s: Get Developers to Pay for Infrastructure Instead of Bonus Plazas
  • New York’s Road Gang Wants More Federal Funding for Highways (AMNY, Crain’s)
  • Daily News on Calatrava PATH Station: $4.4 Billion and There’s Nowhere to Sit?!
  • Drunk Off-Duty Officer From 70th Precinct Drives Into Parked Cars By Brooklyn College (DP Corner)
  • NYPD Suspends Sergeant Caught Drinking and Driving on Staten Island (Advance)
  • What People Told DNA About the City’s Plans for East-West Painted Bike Lanes on 31st Ave in Queens
  • Pair of Horses Too Much for Region’s Surface Transport Network to Handle (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning SUV Driver Kills Gerald Walpin, 84, Crossing East 79th Street (GothamistAP)
  • 14 People Injured When MTA Bus Driver Goes Thru Green, Hits Fire Engine With Sirens On (PostNews)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Livery Cab in East NY, Injuring 2 Kids and Their Grandparents (News)
  • Motorists Coopting Protected Bike Lanes — It’s a Problem (Gothamist, CBS2)
  • The Assembly Failed to Pass a Transparency Bill Disclosing State DOT’s Project List (MTR)
  • 20 Pedestrian Wayfinding Maps Coming to Downtown Jamaica (DNA)
  • If You Get the Plate of the Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured You, NYPD Might Still Do Nothing (Post)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Sergeant Drove Drunk Into a Pole and Onto a Staten Island Yard (News)
  • More Drunk Driving News From the Weekend (NewsPost)
  • NY Water Taxi Founder Perplexed By City Hall’s Ferry Rollout (Crain’s)
  • Ride in Peace, Bill Cunningham (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbies Push Back on TLC Rules to Cut Down on Fatigued Driving (NYT, NewsAMNY, Post)
  • Residents Tell DOT: More Space for Walking in Downtown Jamaica, Please (TL)
  • Huge New Airport Parking Garage Not Welcome in East Elmhurst (QChron)
  • Cuomo Releases Plan to Improve Pedestrian Safety Outside NYC (MTR)
  • Sounds Like Carlos Menchaca Opposes BQX Streetcar (Bklyn Paper)
  • Daily News Pats Itself on the Back for Times Square “Activity Zones”
  • Driver Who Caused 10-Car Pileup in Staten Island Sunday Has Died (AdvanceNews)
  • DOT Won’t Replace Union Street Bridge Until After EPA Cleans Up Gowanus Superfund Site (DNA)
  • Uber App Will Be More Transparent About Fares (Post)
  • What’s Taking So Long to Get a Speed Hump on 98th Street in Woodhaven? (QChron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NJ Transit Had to Divert $5 Billion Over 15 Years From Its Capital Budget to Cover Operations (WNYC)
  • Chris Christie May Finally Have to Raise the NJ Gas Tax (NYT)
  • How Andrew Lanza’s Support for Move NY Plays in the Staten Island Press (Advance)
  • Kabak: Yes to a Car-Free 14th Street So People Can Get Around During L Shutdown — and After
  • Chelsea Should Be Freaking Out About the L-Pocalypse Traffic Without a 14th Street Busway (DNA)
  • Hesitant on Systemwide Proof of Payment, Pendergast Cites Cost of Hiring More Fare Inspectors (NY1)
  • Contractors Rep Denise Richardson Blames Construction Delays on MTA Change Orders (Post)
  • Medallion Owners Team Up With Accessibility Advocates Against Uber (Crain’s)
  • Tough Crowd at the BQX Streetcar Meeting in Sunset Park (Gothamist)
  • Thought Experiment: Imagine the Bike Map If Community Boards Planned NYC’s Bicycle Lanes (DNA)
  • The York Street F Station Only Has One Entrance and It’s Getting Overwhelmed (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Clinton Ave Bike Lane Not Happening in Any Form (Bklyn Paper)
  • Maybe If Cuomo Reduced Crowding, Fewer Sex Crimes Would Be Committed on the Subway (News, Post)
  • Red Light-Running Green Cab Driver Rams Another Car Onto Rego Park Sidewalk, Injuring 2 Peds (DNA)
  • The Daily News Can Declare Victory in Its War on Elmo and Painted Breasts (NYT, Crain’s, DNA)
  • Brooklyn Heights Residents Fancy the Notion of a Streetcar But Don’t Want to Pay for It (DNA)
  • City Council Votes to Allow Retail in Water Street Arcades (Crain’s)
  • Survivor Recounts Sudden Violence of High-Speed Crash in East Village Three Years Ago (News)
  • Video: Sociopaths With Cars on the LIE (News)
  • All You Need to Do to Keep Cars Out of a Lincoln Tunnel Traffic Lane Is Move a Few Cones (Post)
  • Frequent Service Matters (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hope for Move NY Next Year? Staten Island Republican Andrew Lanza Supports Modified Version (Crain’s)
  • Fallback Traffic Reduction Plan: Bribe a Few NYPD Officers (Post)
  • Driver Killed 70-Year-Old Man Walking Across Atlantic Ave at Clinton Street Sunday Night (DNA)
  • Engineer: Finishing 2nd Ave Subway in 2016 Will Take “Unprecedented Performance” (AMNY)
  • Contractor Schiavone Construction Isn’t Staffing 2nd Ave Subway Work Sites Properly (News, Post)
  • New Select Bus Service Routes Launching This Year: M23, B46, Q70 (AMNY)
  • Daily News: Make the Q70 a Free Link to LaGuardia
  • More Victims Are Coming Forward to Report Sex Crimes on the Subway (DNA, NewsNY1, AMNY)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Hasn’t Been Confirmed to MTA Board (WNYC)
  • Recent Carnage: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash, Stolen Cab “Joyride” Ends in Bloody Wreck (News 1, 2)
  • To Catch a Bike Thief, It Helps to Have Photos of You on Your Missing Bike (Velojoy)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Albany’s Ethics Reform Package Doesn’t Tackle the Big Stuff (Politico, Post)
  • Senate Finally Confirms Mayoral Appointees Veronica Vanterpool, David Jones to MTA Board (NYT, NY1)
  • Subway Delays Still on the Rise as Crowding Gets Worse (NY1)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 21-Year-Old Noah Goldstein at Broadway and 61st (PostNews)
  • Three Others Killed, Many More Injured in Car Violence This Weekend (Post, News 12)
  • Shaun Martin on Trial for Murder in the 2013 Vehicular Killing of Mohammed Akkas Ali (Post)
  • Rivals Try to Woo Uber Drivers By Offering Humane Work Conditions (News)
  • UES Residents Get One Last Look at Second Avenue Subway Construction Before Service Starts (WSJ)
  • Queens CB 3 Votes for East-West Painted Bike Lanes on 31st Ave and 32nd Ave (DNA)
  • Gowanus Developer to Replace Street Parking With Rain-Absorbing Planted Dumpsters (Bklyn Paper)
  • Cap’n Transit Maps Car Ownership Rates in NYC By Council District

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Action Reported on Toll Reform or Speed Cams as Albany Session Winds Down (PoliticoNYT, WSJ)
  • Leroy Comrie Joins Daneek Miller’s Campaign Against Queens Transit Improvements (TL)
  • MTA Will Extend Late-Night R Service Between Manhattan and Bay Ridge (AMNY, Bklyn Paper)
  • Advocates: MTA’s Next-Gen Fare System Should Enable Proof-of-Payment on Buses (NewsAMNY)
  • Citi Bike Is Offering Free Rides This Weekend (AMNY)
  • If You Don’t Drive, You Don’t Matter to the “New York” Post; Meanwhile IRL: GothamistAMNY
  • DOT Soliciting Input on Downtown Jamaica Street Improvements (DNA)
  • Yankee Stadium Parking Garages Still a Horrendous Boondoggle (AP)
  • Paul White: NYPD Bike Ticket Blitzes Aren’t Making Streets Safer (Gothamist)
  • In-Depth NYT Feature Examines Relationship Between NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim Groups

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Today’s Headlines

  • Inspector Stephen D’Ulisse Is NYPD’s New Highway Patrol CO (DNANews)
  • Still a Lot of Unanswered Questions About de Blasio’s Ferries (NYT, 2AS)
  • Slate: Cuomo’s LaGuardia Train “One of the Worst Transit Ideas in America”
  • AMNY Talked With Local Restaurant and Shop Employees About the 14th Street “PeopleWay”
  • DNA Story on DOT’s South Bronx Protected Bike Lane Plan Is Mostly About Parking
  • Driver Critically Injures Person Walking at Broadway and W. 61st Street (DNA)
  • Motorists Strike and Kill Man on Whitestone Expressway; One Flees Scene (News)
  • The Taxi and Limousine Commission Is Now Tracking Uber Crashes (News)
  • There’s No Telling Who a TLC-Licensed Driver Might Be Working For (Post)
  • DNA Presents the Port Authority’s GWB Bus Terminal Mess, in Timeline Form
  • Ideas for Handling Canarsie Tube Traffic Enter Professor Frink Territory (DNA)
  • People You Share the Streets With (Post, Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Council Approves Budget (PoliticoNY1, WSJ); De Blasio Signs Bill Easing Quality of Life Penalties (DNA)
  • Toll Reform, Upstate Uber Expansion, Ethics Reform Not on Albany’s To-Do List (NYT)
  • Cuomo Says His LaGuardia Renovation Will Turn New York Around (DNA, Politico, Crain’sNews)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: What’s the Deal With Cuomo’s LaGuardia Train?
  • Daily News Upset With Port Authority Bus Terminal Plans; GWB Terminal Revamp Still a Disaster (DNA)
  • 14th Street “PeopleWay” Concept Gets Some Press From NY1
  • New York State Treats Taxi Drivers Like Dirt, Too (Politico)
  • Manhattan CB 4 Desperately Trying to Get DOT to Do Something About Pedestrian Deaths (DNA)
  • A Road-Raging Off-Duty Cop Pulled a Gun on a Cyclist; Guess Who Got Arrested (Gothamist, News 12)
  • Motorists Crash Into Buildings in Staten Island and the Bronx (Gothamist, Post)
  • NYC Is a Model for Traffic Safety (PBS, Metro)

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