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Today’s Headlines

  • Bath Beach SUV Driver Going in Reverse Kills Galina Shibayeva, 76 (News)
  • De Blasio Visits Staten Island to Promote Increase in Street Repaving Budget (DNA, WCBS)
  • …And Gets an Earful From a Man Who Likes Speeding (NYTWSJ, News, Capital, Advance, AP)
  • WCBS Spends Time With NYPD to Learn About Laser Speed Enforcement
  • Second Avenue Subway Is More Than 80 Percent Complete; to Open December 2016 (WSJ, Post)
  • ATU’s Larry Hanley Wants Improvements to Bus Design, Not Right of Way Charges (Post)
  • Driver Injures Man in Woodhaven, Likely Suffering Broken Leg; No Charges (Forum)
  • Vacca Backs DOT Road Diet Proposal for East Tremont Ave Opposed By Merchants Group (TL)
  • City Regulator Wants to Know How Much Private Trash Haulers Drive Around NYC (Capital)
  • New Pedestrian Bridge to Connect Van Cortlandt Park Over Major Deegan Expressway (Bx Times)
  • De Blasio Hates the Cross Bronx Expressway, Loves Driving Down Tenth Avenue (Observer, News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tour Bus Driver Kills Woman, 68, on Amsterdam Ave (Post, News, DNA, West Side Rag)
  • Lancman on His Efforts to Weaken Right of Way Law: “We’re Not Weakening the Law” (AMNY)
  • Cuomo Nominates Former Aide Steve Cohen to Port Authority Board (WSJ, News)
  • Moody’s: Less Traffic on Port Authority Crossings Threatens Finances (Capital)
  • Move NY Makes Its Case to the Staten Island Advance (1, 2)
  • Bed Stuy Restoration Corporation Gets Funding to Promote Bike-Share Use (DNA)
  • Constantinides Plans Meeting to Discuss Ferry Service Slated for Astoria (DNA)
  • NYPD’s Zach Tumin Talks Social Media and Open Data (Capital)
  • NJ Transit Riders Getting Socked With Higher Fares as Gas Tax Stays Flat (MTR)
  • Avella Bill to Outlaw Passing in the Parking Lane Would Actually Legalize It (TU)
  • A History of Car-Free Streets in Bay Ridge (Hey Ridge)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rory Lancman Explains Why He Wants to Hinder NYPD Crash Investigations
  • LICH Developers Try to Appease Apoplectic Cobble Hill Locals With Parking (Bklyn Paper, DNA)
  • Cyclists Say More People Would Bike the Bronx If Streets Were Safer (City Limits)
  • WNYC Explains Why It Will Be Years Before MTA Implements Positive Train Control
  • Lancman: Toll Reform a Bad Idea Because Drivers Have Different Incomes (QChron via SB)
  • NJ Transit Moves Seating Away From Penn Station Waiting Area, Baffling Commuters (Voice)
  • Evgeny Friedman, Who Wanted City Bailout, Avoids Foreclosure on Taxi Medallions (Post)
  • Cab Drivers Collide, Overturn Taxi Near LaGuardia; Three Injured (News)
  • Amazon Is Using the Subway and Bikes for Manhattan Deliveries (Gizmodo, Consumerist)
  • Daily News Editorial Board Says What All New Yorkers Are Thinking

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Today’s Headlines

  • $1.3 Billion Bailout Keeps Thruway From Adding More Debt or Tolls (TU, Capital, LoHud, Bloomberg)
  • De Blasio’s NYCHA Plan Includes New Development, Higher Parking Fees (WSJ, NYT)
  • Driver Leaving Gas Station Injures 3-Year-Old on Sidewalk; No Charges (Post)
  • Port Authority Police Officers Crash Into SUV and Lightpole in Gramercy (WNBC)
  • De Blasio Administration Wants City Council to Rewrite Law Banning Motorized Pedicabs (Post)
  • MTA Shortens Station Announcements, Adds Staff to Crowded Platforms (WNYC, DNA)
  • Nicole Garcia Named DOT’s New Queens Borough Commissioner (TL)
  • Far West Side Residential Development Pushes Car Dealerships From 11th Avenue (Observer)
  • 10-Story Apartment Building to Replace Gas Station on Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy (YIMBY)
  • MTA Uses 8-Bit Aesthetic to Explain Train Delays (Gothamist, Curbed, Brokelyn)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Riders to Cuomo: Fix the Subways Now (News, AMNYPost)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man on Hell’s Kitchen Sidewalk; No Charges Yet (Post)
  • Cabbie Fails to Yield to Woman in Midtown Crosswalk, Critically Injuring Her (Post)
  • Driver Smashes Into Chinese Restaurant in Bed-Stuy (News)
  • What’s Behind the Drop in MTA Bus Ridership? (AMNY)
  • Schumer Rips Boehner for “Massive Ignorance” on Transit (CapNY)
  • NYC-Philly Amtrak Service Resumes Today (NYT)
  • You Can’t Justify Seatbelts on Trains (NYT)
  • Some Researchers Still Think Riding Citi Bike Without a Helmet Is a Problem (Post)
  • Pedestrians Observations Has a Plan for Rail Linking Hudson County to Midtown to the Bronx

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mark-Viverito Signals Support for Toll Reform (Observer); More on Q Poll: News, AMNY
  • Bi-Partisan State Coalition Urges Cuomo to Lead on Transit Funding (MTR)
  • Scott Stringer Is Offended by Funding Ask, Rips MTA for Dirty Subway Stations (Observer, Post)
  • DA Johnson: No Charges for Engineer Who Crashed Metro-North Train, Killing Four (NYT, Post, News)
  • Post: Calling for Adequate Amtrak Funding in Wake of Crash = Exploiting Crash Victims
  • Turning SUV Driver Kills Senior on UES, Joins NYPD in Blaming Victim (Post, News)
  • Fewer Motorists Are Speeding at Staten Island Camera Locations (Advance)
  • Study Says Low-Density Historic Housing Is a Drag on Urban Economies (WNYC)
  • MTA Spox Politely Brushes Off Proposal to Highlight PATH on Subway Map (Gothamist, Transit Maps)
  • ROW Law Opponent Ben Kallos Glad-Hands at City Hall Bike Ride

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Offers Tips to Congress for Transpo Funding, But Stays Mum on Albany’s MTA Gap (Capital)
  • Victim of Sidewalk Hit-and-Run Says NYPD Is Letting Driver Off Without Charges (Downtown Express)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving in the Bronx (News)
  • Furman: Building on NYCHA Parking Lots in Dense Areas Could Yield Cash for Housing (Observer)
  • Facebook, Google, Twitter Line Up With Uber Against TLC Regs for E-Hail App Upgrades (NYT)
  • Google Signs Lease at Pier 57, Which Will Add Driveways Across Hudson River Greenway (Crain’s)
  • NJ Transit Eyes Service Cuts and 9 Percent Fare Hike to Bridge Budget Gap (WNYC)
  • Ludlow Street Parking Lot Bites the Dust as Essex Crossing Begins Construction (Bowery Boogie)
  • More Coverage of UWS Citi Bike Station Plans From Post, DNA, Gothamist, Curbed
  • Sharrows Planned Beneath Williamsburg Bridge to Connect With East River Greenway (Bowery Boogie)
  • Ridgewood Civic Association Learns About Bike Lanes Planned for Neighborhood (Times Newsweekly)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Admin Gives Up Push to Use Clean Water Funds on TZB Construction (NYT, Capital, TU, LoHud)
  • Cuomo Port Appointee Interested in Tolls (Capital), Unified Fares (WCBS), Moving Buses to NJ (Crain’s)
  • Cab Driver Jumps Curb, Smashes Midtown Bus Shelter, Injuring One (DNA, WCBS, Gothamist)
  • State Senator Andrew Lanza Considers Run for Staten Island District Attorney (Advance)
  • De Blasio and Oklahoma City Mayor Push for Federal Transpo Bill in NYT Op-Ed
  • Amtrak Service to Philly Suspended After Train Derails, Killing at Least 6 (NYT, WCAUAmtrak)
  • Observer to Christie, Cuomo: “It’s Time to Break Out the Shovels” on Trans-Hudson Rail
  • MTA Increasing Staten Island Railroad Schedule to Coordinate With New Ferry Service (Advance)
  • Some Drivers Can’t Read Big Red “No Parking” Signs and the Daily News Is On It (via Weekly Nabe)
  • Bklyn Navy Yard to Get a Whole Lot of New Parking — Plus a Grocery Store (NYT)
  • Free Coffee and Breakfast Until 10 a.m. for Bike Commuters (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Republicans Coalesce Around Long Island’s John Flanagan as New Senate Leader (TU, Post, Capital)
  • Nfn Loknauth, 83, Dragged by Driver, Killed Crossing Street in Front of His Richmond Hill Home (News)
  • Station Renovations Could Get Stalled If Albany Doesn’t Fund MTA Capital Plan (NY1)
  • Another Super-Sized Service Disruption for 7 Train Riders Yesterday (DNA, Post, WCBS)
  • Driver Smashes Into Closed Nightclub in Jamaica, Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries (Post)
  • Mother Sues MTA for Letting Son Off at Undesignated Bus Stop Before Car Driver Struck Him (DNA)
  • NYC’s Crumbling Streets Threaten to Swallow Fire Truck’s Front Wheel in the Bronx (DNA)
  • Manhattan CB 4 Wants Affordable Housing on City-Owned Hell’s Kitchen Parking Lot (DNA)
  • City Seeks Vendors to Upgrade 311 System. But Will It Get Parked Cars Out of the Bike Lanes? (Capital)
  • 78th Precinct Installs Traffic Cones So Officers No Longer Park in Crosswalks (News 12)
  • Happy Bike Month: Citi Bike Will Waive the Cost of a Day Pass on Thursday (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Republicans From Syracuse Burbs and Long Island Jockey to Replace Skelos as Senate Leader (Capital)
  • Toll Reform Supporter Mark Weprin Leaves City Council to Serve as Cuomo Legislative Liaison (News)
  • Driver Kills Elderly Woman Crossing Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn (News, Post)
  • Turning Cab Driver Kills Amelia Sterental, 76, in Upper East Side Crosswalk (Post 1, 2)
  • The Number of NYC’s Police Athletic League Play Streets Has Plummeted by Two-Thirds (NYT)
  • It Takes Longer Than You Might Think to Turn a Wide Sidewalk Into a Public Plaza (DNA)
  • Gelinas: De Blasio Should Pitch in More for MTA Capital Program (Post)
  • Alex Marshall Makes the Case for Subsidizing Citi Bike to Keep Prices Low (News)
  • Move NY Pitches Uber on Toll Reform (Crain’s)
  • The Most Googled Questions About the NYC Subway (AMNY)

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