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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Denise Lippin, 56, at Bruckner Boulevard and E 138th Street (DNA)
  • Fed Up With Dangerous Walks to School, Parents to Bombard 311 With Street Safety Requests (DNA)
  • De Blasio Changes Course, Will Move Ahead With Taxi of Tomorrow (NYT, CapNY)
  • More Coverage of TLC’s New Rules for Livery Drivers (Post)
  • Ras Baraka’s Protected Bike Lane Reversal Doesn’t Speak for Everyone in Newark (MTR)
  • Labor and Enviros Press City Hall to Move Faster on Climate Change and Green Transpo (CapNY)
  • Behold the 86th Street Station Cavern for the 2nd Avenue Subway (2nd Ave Sagas, AMNY)
  • Coming Soon to Traffic-Choked Downtown Flushing: 155 More Parking Spaces (TL)
  • Red Hook Fairway Gets Year-Round Water Taxi Service (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DOT Proposes New Crosswalks, Expanded Ped Islands at Atlantic, Washington and Underhill (DNA)
  • UES Isn’t the Only Neighborhood Protesting Against Shouldering Its Share of Trash Burden (Bklyn Paper)
  • MTA to Expand Use of Platform Attendants, Paid on Overtime, to Ease Overcrowding (WNYC, Crain’s)
  • Savino to Spend $350,000 for 18 Real-Time Arrival Signs at Staten Island Bus Stops (Advance)
  • Q Poll: Voters Sympathize With Protests, Except When They Block Cars (NYT, News, Observer, Advance)
  • Meet the Developer Who Brags About Building an Oversize Elevated Parking Garage (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Queens CB 6 Wants More Signs, Turn Lane at Queens Boulevard Intersection (DNA)
  • Ozone Park Driver Recovering From Six-Car Crash on Woodhaven That Injured Nine (Forum)
  • With OK From Feds But Not NYC, Fung Wah Bus Is (Almost) Back (Post, Observer)
  • Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Tears Out Bike Lane After Merchants Blame It for Poor Sales (Star-Ledger)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Jersey City on Track to Approve Contract for 350-Bike Citi Bike Expansion Next Month (WSJ)
  • Kallos, Dromm to Introduce Bill That Caps Community Board Tenure at 12 Years (Gotham Gazette)
  • City & State Talks to Senate Leaders, Advocates About State’s Infrastructure Needs
  • More Coverage of Move NY Poll Results From Capital, WPIX, AMNY
  • New L Train Entrance at Avenue A Wouldn’t Be Possible Without Sandy Shutdown (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Traffic Complaints at Flushing Commons Sure to Worsen After Construction Wraps on New Parking (NY1)
  • MTA Releases TripPlanner+ App for iOS (WPIX)
  • Metro-North Hit With Largest-Ever $250,000 Penalty for Retaliating Against Injured Worker (News)
  • Uber Backlash: Legislator Rails Against Surge Pricing; Some Riders Return to Taxis (News 1, 2)
  • New York Water Taxi Expands Service Between Red Hook, Midtown, and DUMBO (NY1, DNA)
  • Even Paris Has Its Faux Populists Arguing for Unfettered Driving in Cities (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Doesn’t Inform Public of a Quarter of NYC Traffic Deaths (WNYC)
  • Subway Delays Up Over Last Year; One in Four Trains Runs Late (News)
  • 7 Train Extension Delayed Again, This Time to as Late as June 2015 (Post, WPIX)
  • Extell Buys Parking Garage as Part of Times Square Tower Site on 45th Street (News)
  • Vacca Works With MTA, DOT to Create More Parking Next to Subway Stop (Bronx Times)
  • NJ Shuts Down Red Light Cams Before It Can Get Solid Data on Effects (WNYC)
  • Nassau Legislators Shut Down Speed Cams Before Drivers Vote to Re-Elect Them (Newsday)
  • West Harlem Homeowners Say DOT Should Pick Up Tab for Sidewalk Repairs (WCBS)
  • QueensWay Gets $440,000 from Cuomo Administration to Design Park’s First Phase (DNA)
  • DCP Delays Release of Hutchinson River Parkway Study Over Mall Traffic Concerns (Bronx Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • $300M Could Buy More Frequent Service and Better Station Entrances for L Train (DNA)
  • Electeds and Advocates Press MTA for Upgrades to A/C Lines (AMNY)
  • All About the Parking Magnate-Horse Carriage Ban-de Blasio Connection (Crain’s)
  • Access-a-Ride Driver Kills Man on Neptune Ave in Brooklyn; No Charges (News)
  • Parents Fight for Safer Streets Near PS 307 in Kingsbridge Heights (R’dale Press)
  • DOT Will Examine Safety of Kensington Streets After Death of Naiem Uddin (Kensington BK)
  • 9 People Hospitalized in 6-Car Pileup at Woodhaven and Atlantic (News)
  • MTA: Track Maintenance Failures Led to F Train Derailment in Woodside Last May (DNA, SAS)
  • One Hardware Store Owner Won’t Be Happy Until Ozone Park’s New Public Space Is Annihilated (QChron)
  • TSTC: New York Highways More of a Money Pit Than State Watchdogs Let On (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Economic Development Grants Snub NYC; Queensway, Ferris Wheel Among Winners (Crain’s)
  • Cy Vance Hasn’t Charged Drunk, Unlicensed Driver for Injuring 5 People on Midtown Sidewalk (News)
  • Driver Critically Injures 9-Year-Old, Leaves Scene in Gravesend; NYPD, Daily NewsPost Blame Child
  • Wow: This Pew Report Gets Vision Zero Completely Wrong
  • Stringer Report Finds NYC Bike Share Didn’t Keep Up With Citi Bike Repairs (Post, News, Capital)
  • Add Newsday to List of Bad Actors in Long Island Speed Camera Fiasco (MTR)
  • City Council Approves Plan to Replace Pay Phones With Wi-Fi Kiosks (Eagle)
  • Assembly Hears Testimony on Infrastructure Design-Build Program, Set to Expire This Month (CapNY)
  • Are You Ready for #Sneckdown Season? (Inside Science)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA’s Victim-Blaming Safety PSAs Come In for Criticism at GothamistWNYCNY1Animal NY
  • Driver Charged With DUI, Hit-and-Run After Jumping Curb, Injuring 34th Street Peds (Post, News)
  • Husband of Lincoln Square Hit-and-Run Victim Calls on Truck Driver to Come Forward… (WCBS)
  • …As DOT Seeks Community Board Support for Ped Safety Fixes at That Intersection (DNA)
  • Bronx Bus Riders Call for Fixes to Long Waits, Overcrowding on Bx7 and Bx10 (NY1)
  • Funeral Today for Robert Perry, Killed by Speeding Hit-and-Run Driver on the Bowery (Bowery Boogie)
  • Protesting Toll Hike, S.I. CB 1 Chair Calls for Lower VNB Tolls, Fee for Driving to Manhattan (Advance)
  • Latest Thruway Budget Offers a Preview of Toll Hikes to Pay for TZB (Empire Center via LoHud)
  • One Tappan Zee Financing Possibility? Selling Green Cards Along With Bonds (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • Parks and DOT Unveil Design for Mariners Harbor Plaza, Part of North Shore Greenway (Advance)
  • Hoboken Moves Forward With Plan for Office Development at Rail Yards (NJ.comGotham & Hudson)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Nassau Pol Predicts Unanimous Vote to Ditch Speed Cameras; Lawbreakers Want Refunds (CBS)
  • Joan Hale, 71, Killed by Unlicensed Driver in East Flatbush; NYPD Blames Victim (NY1)
  • Infrastructure Construction Unions Give Big Money to Cuomo (CapNY)
  • Cuomo and Christie Still MIA on Port Authority Reform Bills (CBSMTR)
  • DNA: DOT Improvements to Broadway and 96th Haven’t Made It Safer
  • In Participatory Budgeting, Astoria Residents Ask for Pedestrian Plaza Rejected by CB 1 (DNA)
  • Clinton Hill Locals Weigh in on Putnam Triangle Plaza — They’re Into It (Focus)
  • People Who Make More Money Pay Less for Pre-Tax MetroCards (WNYC)
  • New Entrance to Briarwood-Van Wyck F Train Station Opens (DNA)
  • Happy 20th Birthday, Recycle-A-Bicycle! (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Long Island Safety Cams Catching Speeders, So Suffolk’s Executive Shuts Down Program (Newsday)
  • Klein’s “New Deal” Plan: Spend Bank Settlement Windfall on MTA, Tappan Zee (TU, Capital)
  • Kallos Bill Would Create Universal E-Hail Platform for Green, Yellow Cabs (News, Post, Capital, WCBS)
  • DOT Unveils Permanent Design Proposals for Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill (Brownstoner)
  • Friends of Lincoln Square Hit-and-Run Victim Raise Funds to Defray Spiraling Medical Costs (DNA)
  • SoHo BID — With Sean Sweeney‘s Support! – Wants to Tackle Broadway’s Crowded Sidewalks (Crain’s)
  • Post Urges Christie and Cuomo to Sign Port Authority Reform Bill
  • Fugitive Around-Manhattan Speed Demon Sentenced to a Year in Jail, If He Returns to U.S. (Post)
  • Car and Driver Tests Would-Be Central Park Touring Car: Wider and Taller Than a Suburban
  • No Better Way to Piss Off Advance Readers Than By Blocking the Staten Island Expressway in Protest

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Today’s Headlines

  • If the MTA Raises Fares Just a Bit, Does Anybody Go to the Hearings? (News)
  • Rush Hour Port Authority Crossings Now Cost $11.75 (AMNY); East River Bridges Still Free
  • Dan Doctoroff Is Back, Selling an Absurdly Complex Mega-Project (News)
  • Turning Teen Driver Kills 84-Year-Old Man in Jamaica Estates (News)
  • Cab Driver Hits Pedestrian on Upper West Side, and NYPD Knows Nothing About It (WSR)
  • Relive the Time When NYC DOT Got Stuff Done, With JSK’s Retrospective Coming in 2016 (NYT)
  • Steve Matteo Has It Out for the Camera That Catches the Most Speeders on Staten Island (Advance)
  • Nassau Knows Its Speed Cams Are Working and Ed Mangano Still Wants to Neuter Them (MTR)
  • Steve Cuozzo Catches Fleeting Glimpse of Unicorn, er, Second Ave Subway Station (Post)
  • Cap’n Transit: Shouldn’t Road Builders Pay the Public Back for Awful Projects?

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