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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbie Rear-Ends Another Taxi at Broadway and 63rd, Injuring Six (Post, News)
  • Gene Russianoff’s “CuomoCard” Points to Governor’s MTA Funding Responsibility (WCBSPost, News)
  • Post: Unruly Riders Leading to More Subway Delays
  • McDonald Touts State DOT’s Highway Bridge Replacements as Safety Initiatives (C&S)
  • De Blasio Rezoning Plan Runs Up Against Pols, Preservationists, CB Members (Villager, Crain’s)
  • Queens Courier Covers DOT’s Middle Village Bike Network Expansion
  • MTA Air Rights to Build LIC Mega-Tower (DNA, Post); Should Affordable Housing Be Required? (WNYC)
  • West Chelsea Landowner Seeks Zoning Tweak to Redevelop Parking Garage (TRD)
  • South Ferry Station Rehab Gets $343 Million in Federal Sandy Recovery Grants (Advance)
  • Census: City Grew Modestly Last Year as Upstate Continued to Shrink; Rockland Grew Fastest (AP)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kyle Kimball to Step Down From NYCEDC in June (WSJ, NYT)
  • CBC Backs VMT Tax, Move NY (NY1), Says MTA Capital Gap May Be Wider Than Expected (Capital)
  • Turning Driver Injures Boy, 13, Walking Bike in UWS Crosswalk (DNA, News); Alternate Reality From Post
  • Turning MTA Bus Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian in Crosswalk at Third and 57th (DNA, WCBS)
  • Three Injured in Marine Park Collision Between School Bus and Minivan (WCBS, WNBC, PIX)
  • Off-Duty NJ Cop Who Killed Two in Wrong-Way S.I. Crash Has Long Driving Rap Sheet (News, Advance)
  • Weisbrod Goes to Bat for Zoning Reform Proposals (News); Some Advocates Want More Time (DNA)
  • Using Value Capture to Finance Sunnyside Yards Affordable Housing and Infrastructure a Big Risk (C&S)
  • Court Cuts Taxi “Kingpin” Evgeny Freidman a Break as Bank Tries to Seize Medallions (News, Post)
  • Cuozzo Tries to Lay MTA Capital Plan at de Blasio’s Feet, Muddles Link to 7 Train Extension (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Not Your Imagination: Subway Service Really Is Getting Worse (News, Crain’s, PIX)
  • Gelinas: Transit Struggling Under Weight of a Resurgent NYC Needs New Revenue (C&S)
  • Tish James Wants “Serious Steps” to Prevent Fare Hikes But Hasn’t Endorsed Move NY (Crain’s)
  • Meanwhile, De Blasio Joins Other Mayors Calling on Washington to Come to the Rescue (WSJ, Capital)
  • 7 Train Extension Delayed (Again) Until at Least Summer (2nd Ave Sagas, NYT, Capital, Post, Crain’s)
  • WNYC Mean Streets Tracker: Traffic Deaths Down So Far This Year to 42 vs. 50 Last Year
  • Driver Charged in Hit-and-Run After Seriously Injuring Teen Cyclist in East Harlem (Post)
  • CB 6: Woodhaven Needs Car Lanes, Not Bus Lanes; Also Afraid of Queens Blvd Safety Fixes (Q Chron)
  • Rodriguez Wants 100-Acre Residential, Tech Rezoning of Inwood Railyard, Industrial Area (Post, Crain’s)
  • Manslaughter Charges After Man Punches Driver for Getting Too Close While Parking (NYT, News)
  • S.I. Mall Expansion Would Also Cut Parking By 347 Spaces, From 1,780 (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Thanks, Cuomo: Transit Fares Rise for Fifth Time in Eight Years (AMNY, PostNews)
  • Albany Feels No Urgency to Avoid Future Fare Hikes (News)
  • The NYC Transit System in 2015: Higher Fares, Worse Service, Apathetic Government (News)
  • MTA Blames Unreliable Subway Service on High Ridership (DNA)
  • Green Taxi Driver Jumps Curb, Kills Two People at Grand Concourse Bus Stop (NewsGothamist)
  • Daily News: Driving Into Someone Who Has the Right of Way Shouldn’t Be a Crime
  • Three Dead After Off-Duty NJ Cop Drives Wrong Way on Staten Island Highway (Post)
  • The C Train and Its 50-Year-Old Cars Rattle On (WNYC)
  • DNA Covers DOT’s Underwhelming Safety Plan for 21st Street in Astoria
  • How Plans to Cut Regional Freight Truck Traffic Play at Bay Ridge CB 10 (Bklyn Paper)
  • Pols Ask for Daily Ferry Service to Gov’s Island From Brooklyn (CapNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Will Cuomo and State Legislators Be Held Accountable for Stiffing NYC Transit Riders? (NYT)
  • More Coverage of Port Authority Bus Terminal Hearing: NYT, WSJ, AP
  • RPA President Thomas Wright: MTA Upkeep Spending One-Fourth What It Should Be (Crain’s)
  • Citizens Budget Commission Proposes MTA Do Away With Unlimited MetroCards (Capital)
  • NYPD: Pedestrian Spaces Should Be Fortified With Bollards to Thwart Terror Attacks (News)
  • Queens CB 5 Says Cross Harbor Freight Tunnel Would Add Too Much Truck Traffic to Streets (Q Chron)
  • Driver Hits Parked Car, Injures 75-Year-Old Crossing Guard in Jackson Heights; No Charges (DNA)
  • Families for Safe Streets on Leonardo Degianni License Suspension: “Sadly, This Is Progress” (BK Paper)
  • New Republic: It’s Perfectly Reasonable to Arrest Reckless Drivers for Killing People
  • Transport Workers Union Fetes Right of Way Law Critic Pete Donohue
  • Bioswales! (Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mark-Viverito Interested In Toll Reform, Says State Must Find Transit Funding Fix (CapTon via Capital)
  • Working Families Party Backs Right of Way Law Exemption for Bus Drivers (DocCloud via News)
  • Assembly Budget Has More Funding for Bike/Ped and BRT, Including on S.I. North Shore (DNA)
  • Advance Backs North Shore BRT Over City, State Hesitancy to Fund Busway Project
  • CB 2 Committee Votes 12-1 for Construction of Putnam Plaza But Bklyn Paper Still Finds “Controversy”
  • Post Takes a Peek at Entrants in MTA’s App Contest
  • Jamaica Residents Want Faster Traffic, Less Traffic Calming on Narrow Two-Way Streets (NY1)
  • Gentile, Donovan Both Campaign on Promise for West Shore Light Rail Funding (Advance)
  • Queens Gazette Rejects Toll Reform Without Even Mentioning the Toll Swap or MTA Funding Woes
  • Mother of Student Killed When Car Crashed Into Queens Creek to Sue DOT (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills 80-Year-Old Woman Crossing Astoria Blvd in East Elmhurst; No Charges (DNA)
  • MTA Bus Driver Strikes 12-Year-Old Boy Crossing Amsterdam and 165th (DNA, WNBC)
  • DMV: No Consequences for NYPD Officer Who Killed Ryo Oyamada in “Unavoidable” Crash (Gothamist)
  • Driver Who Critically Injured Woman in Bath Beach Charged Under Right of Way Law (News)
  • New Yorkers, Especially Low-Income Workers, Have Longest Commutes in the Nation (AP, Crain’sNews)
  • Weisbrod: Affordable Housing Requires Transit Fixes, Regional Solutions (Capital, Post, AYR)
  • Video: Increase in UWS Pedestrian Deaths Has Residents on Edge (NY City News Service)
  • Curbside Parklet to Replace Two Parking Spots Next to Essex Street Market (Bowery Boogie)
  • Pothole-Filling Season is Underway, But DOT Falling Behind on Road Repairs (DNA, News)
  • There Are Now More Uber Cars on NYC Streets Than Yellow Taxis (Post)
  • Map: Illegal Curb Cut Complaints Most Common in Southern Brooklyn, Central Queens (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Port Authority: Replacing Bus Terminal Would Take $10 Billion and 15 Years (Capital, WSJ)
  • AP Looks at Cuomo’s Transportation Projects, Offers Few Judgements of Governor’s Record
  • Meanwhile: Still No TZB Financing Plan (Bloomberg); Astorino, Assembly Dems Want Answers (LoHud)
  • Turning Driver Seriously Injures Woman Crossing B’Hurst Street (Bensonhurst Bean, News, News 12)
  • Heastie Scores Taxpayer-Funded SUV After Ascending to Speakership (News)
  • As Drivers Go to Uber, Bank Forecloses on “Taxi Kingpin” Gene Friedman’s Medallions (Post)
  • BP Oddo Wants New Roads Where State Proposed Highways Decades Ago (Advance)
  • More Coverage of Jimmy Vacca’s Endorsement of Move NY Toll Reform (Observer)
  • Trans-Hudson Tunnel Needs an Elected Who Cares About It (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Sheepshead Bites Concludes Loony Five-Part Rant Against Select Bus Service (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Riders Rip Cuomo for Atrocious Service (Post, AMNY)
  • U-Haul Driver Without a Valid License Critically Injures Teenage Boy in Longwood (News)
  • Meanwhile, the Daily News Wants to Arrest People Who Look at Their Phones While Walking
  • There’s a Total Void of Leadership on Building New Hudson River Rail Tunnels (WSJ)
  • New de Blasio Rule Allows Larger Trucks on Highways Serving JFK Freight Routes (Crain’s)
  • People Driving to the Brooklyn Expo Center Hog Greenpoint Sidewalks (BklynPaper)
  • DOT Will Be Upgrading Williamsburg’s George B. Post Plaza (DNA)
  • NYT Reviews Via, the Ride-Sharing Service Where You Actually Share Rides
  • It Could Get Easier to Rate the Performance of Cops Who Respond to Crash Scenes (Post)
  • A Vision Zero Suggestion: Automated Enforcement at Every Intersection (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo, State Senate Want to Raid Funds From Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (Capital)
  • Senate, Assembly Budget Resolutions Include Funding to Keep VNB Toll Cut Alive (Advance)
  • U.S. DOT’s Rogoff: NY, NJ Need Funding and a Plan If They Want Cross-Hudson Tunnel (WSJ)
  • 112th Precinct Plans Double-Parking Crackdown Around Rego Park Mall (DNA)
  • Meanwhile: NYPD Intelligence Unit Takes Over Battery Pk City Curbsides, Crosswalks (D’Town Express)
  • In Flatiron Road Rage Incident, Cyclist Used U-Lock as Weapon (DNA, Gothamist)
  • Bayside Village BID to Study Parking Issues, Interested in Building New Garage (TL)
  • Astoria C-Town (and Its Parking Lot) Could Be Redeveloped as Apartments (Astoria Post)
  • Appeals Court Rules the Petrosino Square Bike-Share Station Can Stay (Walk In the Park)
  • Prospect Park West Bike Lane Lawsuit (Yes, It’s Still Alive) Marks Fourth Anniversary (Bklyn Spoke)

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