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Today’s Headlines

  • Tune In to the 30-Minute Mark and Hear How the B-Q Streetcar Will Run on Magical Thinking (Bklyn Paper)
  • Daily News Withholds a Verdict on BQX Until More Information Comes Out
  • 79-Story Tower Will Rise By the Queens Waterfront With or Without a Streetcar (YIMBY, Gothamist)
  • MTA Starts Meeting With Local Pols About L Train Shutdown (DNA, NY1)
  • TA Calls for Cap on Uber Shift Lengths (Post)
  • Cap’n Transit Is Noticing More People Opting for Uber/Lyft Shared Ride Services
  • Carlos Menchaca Bill Would Legalize Head Starts for Cyclists on LPIs (Bklyn Spoke)
  • DDC and DOT to Make Room for More Traffic at Major Staten Island Intersections This Year (Advance)
  • Vision Zero Paranoia (QChron)
  • Varick Street Bike Path’s Granite Pavers Already Popping Out (Tribeca Citizen)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Orcutt: Market for Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Route Seems Far Too Small to Justify $2.5 Billion (News)
  • More Skeptical Takes on Streetcar: David Bragdon (Bklyn Paper), Vanterpool and Kabak (Guardian)
  • Give These Southern Brooklyn Pols Some Bus Lanes! (Bklyn Paper)
  • Sam Schwartz Makes His Case for BQX (News)
  • See All the Zigs and Zags the Streetcar Would Make in This Crain’s Map
  • School Bus Driver Kills Woman, 54, on Crown Heights Sidewalk (Gothamist)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Charity Hicks Is the Son of a Cop (PINAC)
  • Uber Drivers Are Working to the Point of Exhaustion (Post)
  • Breakaway Courier’s Rob Kotch Goes Undercover to Take Down Uber’s Bike Messenger Biz (Crain’s)
  • The Decline of the Port Authority (City Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Streetcar! (NYT 1, 2, 3, 4; 2ASTransitCenterBklyn Paper, GothamistPost)
  • More State of the City: Politico, NYTDNA, AP
  • 100 Bus Clocks Allocated for Staten Island (Advance); Oddo: Where’s Our Streetcar?
  • Horse Carriage Deal Tanks (Politico 1, 2, 3; NYT), But Mayor Says He Isn’t Done (Politico)
  • Snow Led MTA to Announce Delays on Every Subway Line This Morning (DNA)
  • Community Board 4: Don’t Build New PABT on Port Authority-Owned Property (DNA)
  • Driver Attempting to Elude Cops Hits Woman and Her Dog on East New York Sidewalk (WABC)
  • Post Op-Ed: Giving Away Curbside Space to NYC Motorists Is “Anti-Free Market”
  • Groups Ask for More Rezoning Hearings Before Council Vote (News)
  • Jersey Lawmakers: Let’s Hike Transit Fares and Reduce Tolls (Politicker, NJ, via MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Woman in Bensonhurst; NYPD, Daily News Blame Victim
  • Planning Commission Approves de Blasio Rezonings; City Council Next (DNA)
  • The Mayor’s New Transit Priority Is a $2.5B Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar (2ASNYT, Politico, News)
  • More SOTC Previews: Some Bus Upgrades (AMNY), Governors Island Development (Politico)
  • City to Devote More Resources to Clean-Up of Litter Bins, Sidewalks, Graffiti, Highway Ramps (WNBC)
  • What Happens When You Leave Snow and Ice Removal to Individuals (Post)
  • Developer Proposes Strip Mall for Site of Shuttered Inwood Supermarket (Observer)
  • Ellen Brody’s Family Says Rail Crossing Caused Her to Drive in Front of Metro-North Train (Post)
  • Cop Arrested for Injuring Child and Leaving the Scene While Off-Duty in Queens (NewsPost)
  • Bratton Links Subway Crime With “Overburdened” Trains (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Amsterdam Ave Protected Bike Lane Clears CB 7 in 28-13 Vote (AMNY) — Full Coverage Soon
  • Even Light Parking Reforms Will Be a Heavy Lift in City Council (Gotham Gazette)
  • Parking Pay-By-Phone to Launch Later This Year (News)
  • Lyft Joins Uber in Race to the Bottom (Post); TLC Takes Note (News)
  • Fordham Plaza Ready for Its Redesign (BxTimes)
  • What You Can Do to Get Better Walking/Biking Policy Out of Albany (MTR)
  • A Peek Inside the Transportation Industry’s Revolving Door — DOT Comes Out Looking OK (News)
  • Gale Brewer and Eric Adams Want More Ferry Subsidies (Crain’s)
  • Driver Who Killed Passenger in High-Speed Staten Island Crash Succumbs to Injuries (News, Advance)
  • Your Daily Dose of Moronic Comments (With Some Common Sense Tacked On) About Bike Lanes (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio’s Horse Carriage Debacle May Drag Out a While Longer (Post, News)
  • Uber Drivers Protest Fare Cuts, Strike, Organize (AMNY, GothamistNYT, Post, News)
  • Queens CB 1 Committee Endorses Protected Bike Lane for Shore Boulevard (Times Ledger)
  • Plan to Redevelop Park Slope Supermarket Would Add Housing and Keep Parking (DNA)
  • Realtors Look to Capitalize on L Train Shutdown (DNA); Gothamist Recalls ’88 Willy-B Closure
  • Tri-State Examines Gateway Construction Timeline, Expected to Last 15 Years (MTR)
  • Snow or No Snow, It’s Hard for People in Wheelchairs to Get Around in NYC (Crain’s, 2AS)
  • Staten Island Motorist Charged With Felony DWI Had BAC of .34 (Advance)
  • LI Driver Hits Child With Enough Force to Warp Hood, Killing Her; Cops: No Criminality (Post)
  • Queens Motorist Targets Other Drivers’ Parking Habits (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Special Election to Replace Silver, Skelos, and Two Others Set for April 19 (NYT)
  • Drunk Driver Kills Man in Washington Heights (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Severely Injures Woman in Williamsburg (Gothamist, Post)
  • Taxi Driver Critically Injures 25-Year-Old Man in Chelsea (News)
  • A Look at the Highly Punitive, High-Stakes, Low-Compensation Life of Delivery Cyclists (WNYC)
  • With Uber Fare Cut, Surge Prices May Be Cheaper But More Frequent (Post)
  • Taxi Workers Call for a Floor on For-Hire Fares (Politico)
  • TWU Steps in to Help Pedicabbies Fight City Hall (Post)
  • What Bratton’s Response to Subway Crime Says About How He Relates to Transit (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Gas Prices Plunge Below the $2/Gallon Mark at Some NYC Stations (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Alfiya Djuraeva, 56, in Bensonhurst; Cited for Failure to Yield (News)
  • No Info From MTA at L Train Forum, But Dilan Did Threaten Funding (News, DNA, WNYCBklyn Paper)
  • Eric Adams Plugs “Freedom Ticket” as One Solution to Looming L Shutdown (Politico)
  • Horse Carriages: Conservancy, Pedicabbies Protest (Politico 1, 2); Optics Somehow Get Worse (NYT)
  • Citi Bike Trips Jumped by 24 Percent in 2015 (Next City)
  • Safety Obstructionists Will Try Anything to Derail Amsterdam Avenue Bikeway (Spirit)
  • Locals Demand Parking at New Cobble Hill Medical Center (Bklyn Paper)
  • David Greenfield Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Pandering to Motorists (Crain’s)
  • People Who Make a Fortune Off Cab Drivers Continue to Degrade the Job (Post, NY1)
  • Bill Bratton Surprised by New Yorkers Clamoring for Space Beneath His Chauffeured SUV (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Now That Motorists Are Taken Care Of, City Will Clear Bike Lanes (DNA)
  • NYC Is Working to Improve Snow Removal, But Not to Help People Who Aren’t Driving (NYT)
  • De Blasio Apparently Has the Votes to Restrict Horse Carriages and Sink the Pedicab Industry (Politico)
  • MTA Officials Shrug Off Cuomo’s Budget Bait-and-Switch (WNYC)
  • Electeds Want Answers on Upcoming L Train Shutdown (Gothamist); DNA Assesses Rent Impacts
  • Vision Zero: Street Safety in Crown Heights Hinges on Opinions of One Car Owner (DNA)
  • TA: DOT’s DUMBO Jay Street Redesign Should Prioritize Human Life Over Parking (Bklyn Paper)
  • Michael Scotto Needed Bike-Hate Quotes, and Manhattan CB 8’s Michele Birnbaum Delivered (NY1)
  • The Bouncing Brooklyn Pedestrian Bridge Needs Major Repairs (NYT)
  • The Times Is Excited About Open Gangway Subway Cars

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cement Truck Driver Kills Woman in College Point; No Charges Filed (Times Ledger)
  • Helen Rosenthal: De Blasio Considering Making Central Park’s West Drive Permanently Car-Free (DNA)
  • More on Cuomo’s MTA Funding Lie: Gothamist, AMNY, Daily News
  • Uber Tried to Get Cuomo to Exempt Its Drivers From All TLC Regulations (Politico)
  • De Blasio Takes a Beating From Upstate Nitwits at Albany Budget Hearing (NYT, Politico)
  • Citi Bike Resumes “Limited Service” Today (DNA)
  • Vanderbilt: NYC’s Piecemeal Snow Removal Protocol Is Outdated and Unsafe (NYT)
  • Mayor’s Memo to Council Details Horse Carriage Plan, Highlights Pedicab Summonses (Politico)
  • Head of NY State Police Voids Ticket of NYPD Cop Who Injured Trooper on Thruway (Post)
  • College Students Struggling With Transit Fares Should Lobby Cuomo, Not the MTA (News)
  • This Advance Headline Says It All

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