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Today’s Headlines

  • Two Motorists Fatally Strike 65-Year-Old Man on Bronxdale Avenue; One Flees Scene (Post, News)
  • LIE Crash in Queens Kills Three, Injures Many (ABC, NewsPost); 28 Bus Routes Disrupted (DNA)
  • Bratton Says Revealing Cops’ Disciplinary Records Violated State Law (WSJ, News)
  • Sen. James Sanders: State to Fund Street Improvements at Jamaica Transit Hub (DNANews)
  • Cab Drivers Talk to the Times About the TLC Dropping Its English Proficiency Rule
  • Here’s a Bikelash Double-Feature Courtesy of the Brooklyn Paper (1, 2)
  • Corey Johnson, CB 4, Post Say Sidewalk Wi-Fi Kiosks Are a Nuisance, Attract Unpleasant People (DNA)
  • Steve Matteo Presses DOT for More Ped Time at South Beach Crossing Frequented by Seniors (Advance)
  • Citing Parking and Traffic, City Planning Orders EIS for New Dorp Beach Mall (DNA)
  • Crain’s Editor Erik Engquist Can’t Figure Out Who TA’s “Ride for Mayoral Action” Is Targeting
  • Video: The New York City Driving Experience, Unchanged Since 1991 (Gothamist)
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Today’s Headlines

  • FDNY Ambulance Driver Strikes and Kills Gen Zhan, 81, in East Village Crosswalk (DNAPost)
  • Parade Organizers Claim No Knowledge of Eastern Parkway Ped Island Removal (Gothamist)
  • Brooklyn Paper Says de Blasio’s Waste Hauling Reforms Are an Invitation to Organized Crime
  • Daily News Thinks Cuomo’s Q70 “LaGuardia Link” Should Be Free
  • Today in Terrible Ideas: Subsidizing Uber SUV Rides in New York City (Post)
  • Citi Bike Starts Valet Service at West and Chambers Street Station (News)
  • Cops Shamed Into Arresting Black Car Driver for Assault of Cyclist in Williamsburg (Gothamist)
  • Five Thirty Eight Tries to Nail Down Just How Much New Yorkers Value Transit Access
  • The Times Examines the Race to Succeed Shelly Silver
  • Groups of Young People on Bikes Are Freaking Out Staten Island Motorists (Advance)
  • U.S. DOT Out of Ideas on How to Prevent Traffic Deaths, Asks for Help (NPR)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Huge Swaths of Brooklyn Still Have No Bike Infrastructure (NYT)
  • Yellow Cabs Are Occupied Just 46 Percent of the Time They’re on the Streets (WSJ, NY1)
  • The Case Against Fare Evasion Arrests and For Discounted MetroCards (News)
  • Cyclist Doored Then Run Over on Graham Ave in Brooklyn, in Critical Condition (News)
  • Driver Hits and Kills Woman Standing By Disabled Car on BQE (ABC7)
  • Unlicensed Driver Backing Up to Park Minivan Critically Injures 67-Year-Old Man (Post)
  • Court Upholds GPS Tracking in Yellow Cabs (Post)
  • The Petition for a Bike Lane on Classon Avenue Now Has 5,000 Signatures (Bklyn Paper)
  • Assembly Member Ron Castorina Postures Against Red Light Enforcement (DNA)
  • Columnist Michael Goodwin Is a Real Moron’s Moron on Bike Infrastructure (Post — Scroll Down)
  • Amtrak Announces Purchase of Bigger, Faster Acela Trains (NYT)
  • Listen to the Click-Clack of the Amtrak Departure Board While You Still Can (NYT)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Son of Slain Cyclist Michael Schenkman: “We Are Not a Bike-Friendly City” (NYT, News)
  • Politico Asks Whether First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris Has Too Much on His Plate
  • As Uber and Lyft Grow in NYC, So Do Crashes Involving Black Cars (Post)
  • Sanitation Commish Kathryn Garcia Makes the Business Case for Waste Carting Reform (Crain’s)
  • Driver Rear-Ends Parked Bus, Critically Injuring 5-Year-Old Boy in Car (News)
  • Texas Woman Who Crashed on Central Park Loop Succumbs to Injuries (News)
  • A New Defense Tactic for Drivers Who Harm Pedestrians With the Right of Way (Post)
  • The Lesson of the Cricket-Filled Subway Car Is: Never Pull the Emergency Brake (Post, 2AS)
  • Not on the List of Terrible Things About NYC Buses: The Lack of Wi-Fi (AMNY)
  • Read the Comments on This Change.org Petition and Gaze Into the Abyss
  • Got a Rhyme About What the NYC Region Needs Today? Send It to the RPA

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Today’s Headlines

  • Motorist Kills Cyclist Michael Schenkman, 78, on Northern Blvd in Bayside (DNA, News)
  • Planning Department Releases Midtown East Rezoning Proposal (Crain’s)
  • Electeds Hammer Port Authority for Secretive Bus Terminal Planning Process (News)
  • NYPD Is Hiding Cops’ Disciplinary Records and City Hall Won’t Talk About It (News)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Backs Looser TLC License Standards, Still MIA on Cooper’s Law (News, AMNY)
  • Driver With TLC Plates Runs Over 6-Year-Old Boy in Borough Park, Leaves Scene (AMNYNews)
  • Samponaro: DOT Needs to Slow Drivers in Marine Park, Not Put Cyclists at Risk (Bklyn Daily)
  • Rudin’s L Shutdown Plan Includes Cars and Gondolas (Second Ave SagasNY1)
  • Citi Bike Expansion Coverage From DNA and AMNY
  • NIMBYs Praise Van Bramer for Opposing Affordable Housing Project (Times Ledger)
  • Riverdale Press: More Parking, Fewer People!

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Today’s Headlines

  • Where Will the BQX Train Yard Go? City Hall Doesn’t Know (Crain’s)
  • Van Bramer Not About to Trade Parking for Affordable Housing (Politico); Crain’s Rips Ydanis Flip-Flop
  • Driver With Suspended License Severely Injures 5-Year-Old Boy in Mott Haven (News)
  • Driver Critically Injures 84-Year-Old on Hylan Boulevard; NYPD Blames Victim (Advance)
  • In the 90th Precinct, Assaulting a Cyclist in Front of Cops Gets You a Stern Lecture (Gothamist)
  • Cops Chase Drag-Racing Motorist Through Queens Until He Crashes, Hits Officer With Car (Post)
  • Man Killed by Livery Cab Driver on Clove Road Identified as Dominick Lamboy, 26 (Advance)
  • New Dorp to Great Kills Bike Path, Stalled by Sandy, Set for Completion in 2021 (Advance)
  • Whatever the Port Authority’s LaGuardia Traffic Management Plan Is, It Isn’t Working (Voice, Post)
  • Your Periodic Reminder From the Staten Island Advance That Speed Enforcement Is a Conspiracy
  • Let’s Not Give Cuomo Any Ideas on How to “Improve” Bus Service (Clickhole)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sunset Park Residents to DOT: Get Moving on a Protected Bike Lane for 4th Avenue (Bklyn Paper)
  • A Plea for DOT to Ignore Queens CB 1’s Nutty Ideas About the 31st Avenue Bike Route (TL)
  • Mike Miller: City Hall “Discriminated Against” Woodhaven By Committing to Improve Bus Service (QNS)
  • Power Loss at SBS Fare Machines in Jamaica Has Messed Up the Q44 Since June (DNA)
  • Private Ambulance Driver Careens Onto Park Slope Sidewalk, Injuring One (News)
  • The Times Looks to Toronto to Preview the Arrival of Open Gangway Trains on the Subway
  • Won’t Someone Deign to Take the Job of Port Authority CEO? (Crain’s)
  • When the Port Authority and the MTA Don’t Cooperate, Transit Riders Lose (Transport Politic)
  • Here’s the Status on Upgrades to LIRR’s Vanderbilt Yard (AMNY)
  • All of a Sudden, Staten Island Pols Want to Put an End to Illegal Parking (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Hall Will Seek Council Approval for Commercial Waste Carting Reforms (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo’s State DOT in No Hurry to Tackle Climate Change (MTR)
  • Port Authority Has Quietly Scaled Back Frequency of JFK AirTrain (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Motorcyclist Killed on East Tremont Ave Passing Double-Parked Tow Truck (News)
  • Motorcyclist Injures Pedestrian on Sterling Place in Park Slope (Gothamist)
  • The Trains With the Most Hot Cars Were Built With No Back-Up A/C Compressor (NYT)
  • DOT Installs Sidewalk So SI Seniors Can Safely Walk to Buy Groceries on Veterans West Road (DNA)
  • The Times Checks in With PATH Commuters Dealing With Weekend Maintenance Disruptions
  • Queens Activists Protest NYPD Fare Arrests By Giving Away Fares (DNA)
  • Protesting a BoltBus Stop Because “It’s So Congested” (DNA)
  • Work Begins on Downtown Brooklyn’s 700-Car Garage With a Park on Top (YIMBY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woodhaven SBS Is in the Federal Funding Pipeline But Won’t Get Money Next Year (QChron)
  • Garbage Truck Driver Critically Injures Cyclist in Crown Heights; Daily News: Was He Wearing a Helmet?
  • Remembering Antonio Flores, Struck By Driver While Biking on Broadway in Jackson Heights (QChron)
  • Why NY and NJ Need to Get Moving on the Gateway Project (MTR)
  • De Blasio to Speak Firmly With Council Members About Housing Development (Politico, Crain’s)
  • Bike-Share Expansion South of Atlantic Avenue Kicked Off Yesterday (@CitiBikeNYC)
  • The Post Dreams of Driverless Ubers With “Empty Front Seats” Cruising Around NYC
  • More Coverage of the Town Hall Where de Blasio and Vacca Stood Up for E Tremont Road Diet (BxTimes)
  • Two NJTransit Bus Drivers Collided in Newark, Killing One (PIX, ABC7)
  • Port Authority Offers Weekend Bus Service to Make Up for Closed PATH Stations in Manhattan (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Why Are NYC Streets Constantly Cut Up? (NYT)
  • Livery Cab Driver Kills Pedestrian on Staten Island Expressway Service Road (Post)
  • Driver Hits Delivery Cyclist in Amsterdam Ave Bike Lane Near 83rd Street (WSR)
  • More Coverage of City Hall’s Push to Reform Commercial Trash Carting, Featuring Norm Steisel (Politico)
  • Karen Overton: DSNY’s Abandoned Bike Policy Update Doesn’t Go Far Enough (AMNY)
  • People Choose Dollar Vans Where They Provide Faster, More Reliable Service Than Buses (Economist)
  • What Happens When You Alert the MTA to a Hot Car (WNYC)
  • 6 Advocates and Experts Design Fantasy Subway Maps for Wired
  • Distracted Driving Has Attained “Way of Life” Status in New Jersey (NYT)
  • The Times Made a Streetfilm About Why We Need a Wider Walk/Bike Path on the Brooklyn Bridge

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