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Today’s Headlines

  • Gelinas: Skepticism Over Boston’s Olympic Mega-Projects Holds Lessons for NY (Post)
  • Tri-State Has Photos of New Pedestrian Plaza Coming to 33rd Street (MTR)
  • Bed-Stuy Restoration Corp Talks About Its Work With Bike-Share (Our Time Press)
  • East River Storm Protection Plan Could Involve Less-Horrible FDR Drive Crossings (Lo-Down)
  • Park Slope Fifth Ave BID to Count Pedestrians With New Sensors (DNA)
  • Two NYPD Officers Injured in Belt Parkway Collision (WPIX)
  • Woman Injures Leg Injured After Her Car Rolls Away From Her, Into Home (Advance, DNA)
  • Unlicensed Driver Indicted in Crash That Killed Passenger (Advance)
  • Driver Who Smashed Nostrand Storefront Blames It On Mysterious Bicyclist (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Midtown Road Rage Driver Smashes Window of Vehicle After Dispute Over Merging (News)
  • BP Adams Devotes Cash to Park Along Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway (DNA)

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  • It’s Been Five Years Since Christie Killed the Most Important Transpo Project in the Nation (News)
  • De Blasio Considers a Cap on Uber Fares, Not Vehicles (Post)
  • City Hall Will Spend $25M to Move Waste Transfer Station Ramp Away From UES Park (Capital)
  • Bronx Teacher on Cross-Country Charity Ride Killed By Texting Driver in Oklahoma (News)
  • Speeding Driver Injures More Than a Dozen People in Jersey City (AP)
  • WNYC Maps the Subway Stations You Would Avoid in the Summer, If You Could
  • Cuomo’s LGA Plan Makes Cap’n Transit Feel Like He’s Living in a Banana Republic
  • Why Is Connecticut Making So Much More Transit Progress Than New York and New Jersey? (MTR)
  • Ben Kabak Isn’t Impressed By the Latest Round of Waterfront Streetcar Rumors (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Local Pols Call for DOT to Fix Lindenwood Intersection After Hit-and-Run (QChron)
  • Photos From the First Saturday of the Eighth Year of Summer Streets (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • The Times Looks at Cuomo’s Legacy and Finds Big Infrastructure Projects, But Not Subways
  • MTA Train Operator Arrested for Hit-and-Run Death of Aron Aranbayev, 40 (DNA, News)
  • Wrong-Way Speeding Crown Hts Driver Charged With Manslaugher for Killing Passenger (Post, News)
  • Dreams for Brooklyn Waterfront Streetcar Live On, Now With High-Powered Consultant (Capital)
  • Intersection Where Allison Liao Was Killed Gets Honorary Renaming (TL)
  • State Sen. James Sanders and TWU’s John Samuelsen Back Woodhaven SBS (Q Chron)
  • Pols and Riders on the 7 Train Worry About Adding a Willets Point AirTrain (News)
  • Council Bill Would Toughen Fines for Unlicensed Dollar Vans (DNA)
  • Stringer: Potholes Cost City $138 Million in Claims Over Past Six Years (NYT)
  • Six-Hour Training for City Employees Includes “Drive Like Your Family Lives Here” Film (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo: No Time for Toll Reform (Capital), Just Cough Up MTA Cash From Somewhere (Gothamist)
  • 63-Year-Old Cyclist in Critical Condition After Harlem Hit-and-Run (Post, WCBS, WNBC)
  • TA’s Vision Zero Report Card Slams MTA, TLC, DMV (News, AMNY)
  • James, Lancman Want More Blind Spot Sensors on City Vehicles, MTA Buses (Observer, News)
  • Dorothy Gerstenfeld, 88, Dies From Injuries Seven Weeks After Bronx Driver Struck Her (News)
  • Family of Severely Injured Cyclist Struck by LIC Driver Speaks Out (DNA)
  • Repeat Hit-and-Run Unlicensed Driver: It’s Not My Fault My Passenger Died (Advance)
  • Whitestone Driver Charged with DUI After Crashing Into DSNY Truck (Forum)
  • Is This the End of the MTA, or Is This Exactly How It’s Supposed to Work? (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Modern-Day Moses? How Cuomo Learned the Lessons of the Master Builder for the TZB (City Limits)
  • The Post Pushes to Honor Robert Moses by Renaming Some of the Infrastructure He Built

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s LaGuardia Overhaul Projected to Cost $8B and Take 10 Years (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo’s MTA Will Have to Cajole and Beg to Fund Half of Its Capital Program (NYT)
  • Port Authority Calls for More Federal Funding for Gateway Tunnel (News)
  • The Times Says LaGuardia Access Is a Weak Link in Cuomo Plan
  • Council Members Want to Regulate Tall Buildings South of Central Park (Crain’s)
  • Boro Media and CBs Agree: NYC Seniors Need Parking More Than Housing (City Limits)
  • Pedestrian Bridge Linking Randalls Island and the South Bronx Expected to Open This Summer (NYT)
  • Drunk Driver Critically Injures Cyclist on Queens Plaza North (Post, News); DNA Blames Cyclist
  • SI Driver Who Killed Passenger and Fled Scene Held Without Bail (News)
  • Gale Brewer: City Curb Cuts Are Out of Compliance With Americans With Disabilities Act (News)
  • Add the Times to List of Media to Wrongly Link Lower Speed Limit With Traffic Congestion

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Today’s Headlines

  • Anthony Foxx Will Try to Prod Christie and Cuomo to Action on Trans-Hudson Rail (NYT)
  • Cuomo’s Getting Great Press for His LaGuardia Reveal (NYT, DNA, AP, WSJ, News, Post)
  • A More Skeptical View of the Proposal (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • At LGA Presser, Biden Gets in a Dig at Christie for Killing ARC; Cuomo Gets Nothing But Love (News)
  • De Blasio: Before NYC Commits to More MTA Funding, Let’s See What Albany Will Contribute (AMNY)
  • The Case for Design-Build Contracting to Cut Infrastructure Costs (Crain’s)
  • Pointing Fingers at Amtrak Won’t Fix NJ Transit’s Woes (WNYC)
  • Driver Who Killed Passenger and Fled Scene on SI Had License Revoked in 2013 (News)
  • 15 New Speed Humps in the Works for Windsor Terrace Streets (DNA)
  • Another PR Victory for the MTA (Gothamist)
  • In Case You Thought NYC Has Enough Bike Racks… (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Continues Gubernatorial Tradition of Trying to Make the MTA Someone Else’s Problem (NYT)
  • Advocates, Budget Watchdogs Aren’t Impressed With Gov’s Transit Funding Outline (Crain’s 1, 2)
  • Daily News: Cuomo’s Wrong, Move NY Has Changed the Politics of Road Pricing in NYC
  • Northeast Corridor and Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnels Held Together With Duct Tape (NYTWNYC)
  • Chris Christie Has a Tunnel Under the Hudson He’d Like to Sell You (NYTWNYC, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • WSJ: Citi Bike’s Upgrades Are Improving the Experience for Riders
  • More Coverage of Citi Bike Expansion (NYTDNA, News)
  • Schumer: Feds Should Accelerate Tech to Prevent Drunk Driving (News)
  • Meet the VC-Backed Companies on a Mission to Get New Yorkers to Drive Private Cars (Crain’s)
  • Uber’s Pick-Up Patterns in NYC Don’t Look That Different From Yellow Cabs (NYT)
  • Manhattan and the Bronx Celebrate the Reopened High Bridge (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Says NYC Should Fund MTA, But He Won’t Let NYC Fund MTA With Tolls (CapNY, WNYC)
  • Mayor Backs Down on Uber Cap After Gov Weighs In (NYT, News, AP, CapNYWSJ, NY1, PostAMNY)
  • MTA Finds Some Change Under the Cushions to Pay for Capital Plan (NYT, News, Post, AMNY)
  • Lander: Let’s Make Off-Board Fare Payment Standard for All MTA Buses (C&S)
  • Chris Christie’s Neglect of NJ Transit Is Really Showing This Week (NYT)
  • MTA: Subway Delays Have Stopped Getting Worse (DNA)
  • “Medallion Owners vs. Uber Is Real-Life Alien vs. Predator” (News)
  • Some Medallion Lenders Opposed de Blasio’s Bill Because It Legitimized Uber Hails (Crain’s)
  • Evgeny Freidman and the Rest of the Medallion Industry Are Facing Collapse (Crain’s)
  • MTR Has Some Other Ideas to Tackle NYC’s Congestion Problem
  • Man on Bike Critically Injured After Colliding With Pedestrian and Hitting Pavement on Dekalb Ave (News)

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