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Today’s Headlines

  • Plan to Replace Empty Yankee Parking Garages With Soccer Stadium Has Gone Quiet (CapNY)
  • Speeding Was Top S.I. Complaint on Vision Zero MapAdvance Wants to Hear More
  • First Ridgewood/Middle Village Bike Lanes Have Been Installed (Brownstoner Queens)
  • Sam Schwartz and Gerard Soffian Want More Enforcement But Saner Rules for Bikes (CityLand)
  • Rosenthal Bill Would Allow Drivers to Sign Up for Instant Email Notifications of Traffic Tickets (Post)
  • MTA Rejects Bklyn CB 10 Request for Bridge Walk to Mark 50th Anniversary of VNB (Home Reporter)
  • Proposal to Add Convention Center, Casino to Meadowlands Raises Traffic Concerns (WCBS)
  • School Bus Driver Pay Hike Questioned by Some CMs But Expected to Pass (CapNY, Post)
  • Bike-Share Kiosks Get Simpler Signage (Citi Bike Blog) …Now About Those Pesky Touch Screens
  • Police Arrest Teen Riding on Flatlands Sidewalk for Stealing Citi Bike (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bklyn CB 2 Looking for People to Serve on Transpo Committee (Bklyn Reader)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Karoll Grzegorczyk, 32, Crossing Fresh Pond Road in Maspeth (News, NY1)
  • Police Search for Driver Who Used Car as Weapon in Bruckner Blvd Hit-and-Run (WCBS, WNBC)
  • Driver Who Called Sikh Man a “Terrorist” and Ran Him Down Last Month Has Been Arrested (Post)
  • Cab Riders United Launches, Focused on Safety, Boro Taxis, Vehicle Improvements (CapNY)
  • SI Pols Call for More Transit, Then Work Against Actual Transit Improvements (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Malliotakis, Astorino Want MTA Funds for S.I.; Call Speed, Red Light Cams “Entrapment” (Advance)
  • SIEDC Relaunches Effort to Study West Shore Light Rail With Plea to Cuomo (Advance, DNA)
  • Jury Awards Brooklyn Man $150,000 for False Arrest After Cops Got Upset About Traffic (News)
  • Queens CB 9 Will Meet Thursday After Complaints About Plaza Replacing Parking (Forum, QChron)
  • TA Designates Sunnyside a Bike-Friendly Business District (Sunnyside Post)
  • Six Months Into Vision Zero, Queens Precincts Are Mixed on Traffic Safety (Make Queens Safer)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cyclist Hit by Livery Cab Driver Is Third Killed at E. 108th and Park in Two Years (Gothamist, DNA)
  • Steve Hindy: To Be Successful, Vision Zero Must Change Motorists’ Mindset (Crain’s)
  • De Blasio Adding Staff to DOT, NYPD (Post); Would Use City Funds for School Bus Driver Raises (Post)
  • Drunk Drivers Collide in Crown Heights; One Car Jumps Curb; Passenger Dead (NewsAMNY)
  • Jose Peralta Asks NYPD for More Crossing Guards — Not More Enforcement — in Queens Precincts (TL)
  • Cab Riders United: Conventional Taxi Designs Unsafe for Riders, Punishing on Drivers (Gotham Gazette)
  • Motorists: Why Pay for Parking When the Muni-Meter Is Broken? (AMNY)
  • Fare-Beating Arrests Are Way Up, With Many Perpetrators Going to Jail (News)
  • Post: Settlement Cash a Perfect Fit for the New Tappan Zee, ”Something Everyone Wants”
  • Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie Are Two Miscreant Peas in a Pod (WNYC 1, 2)
  • Mets Reliever Vic Black Left His Truck in Florida (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tom Vanderbilt: Street Design Cues Slow Down Drivers, and NYC Needs More (NYT)
  • Classy: Chris Christie Trolls NJ Transit Rider Sitting on Delayed Train (WNYC)
  • It’s Not a Casino, But @NYGovCuomo Still Psyched About the New Suburban Mall in Baychester
  • The Post Profiles Irving Schachter
  • WNYC Kind of Acknowledges That Drivers Block Bike Lanes, But Doesn’t Report On It
  • “Vicious Cycle” Redux: Bike Ticket Blitz Rouses the Post to Comment on Street Safety (@BrooklynSpoke)
  • Sticking Up for Ticketed Drivers Is the Tabloids’ Idea of Traffic Justice (News)
  • Hoylman Wants Bus Crash Records Made Public (DNA)
  • Disconnected Bike-Ped Trail Gets Inwoodites Closer to the Hudson, But Not Downtown (NYT)
  • A Brooklyn Landlord Is Giving Fixies to Tenants (DNA)
  • Pedestrians Aren’t Safe From This Narcissist, Even When Parked (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Launches Two-Week Cyclist Enforcement Crackdown (Gothamist)
  • How Do Cops Parked in Bike Lanes Enhance NYPD’s Bike Safety Program? (@saidchelsea)
  • German Artists Say They Planted Bridge Flags (NYT); @BicycleLobby Flirts With Another Subpoena
  • NYPD Vouches for Driver Who Critically Injured West Village Pedestrian Last Night (News)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Kills Himself and Another Motorist in Wrong-Way Thruway Crash (LoHud, Post)
  • Thanks to Transit, New Yorkers Have Lowest Transportation Costs in the U.S. (AMNY)
  • MTA and DOT Roll Out Wayfinding Maps in Subway Stations (WNYC)
  • NYT Amends Inaccurate and Misleading High-Speed Rail Story on the Editorial Page
  • Hey DOT, Upper Manhattan Really Needs Safe Spaces for Kids to Ride Bikes (DNA)
  • Working Families Party Opposes Horse Carriage Ban (CapNY)
  • Cuomo Fails to Knock Zephyr Teachout Off the Primary Ballot (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • If NYC Can Make a Bus Lane on the Manhattan Bridge for the DNC, Why Not Every Day? (Post)
  • A Third of All NJ-NYC Commuters Go Thru Cramped, Run-Down Port Authority Bus Terminal (WNYC)
  • The NYT High-Speed Rail Story Was a Disgrace (Time)
  • Most NY Voters Think Albany Corruption’s a Problem, Are Oblivious to Corruption Fighting (AP)
  • This Can’t Be an Improvement Over Walking the Beat (Post)
  • The Church Ave B/Q Station Could Use a Facelift (Bklyn Paper, Ditmas Park Corner)
  • Local BID Wants Cars With City Placards Out of Westchester Square (BxTimes)
  • How Good Is the MTA at Communicating Service Changes? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Off-Duty Firefighter Charged With DWI on Staten Island (Advance)
  • Rockaway Ferry Subsidy Adds Up to $30 Per Ride (QChron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Signs City Speed Limit Bill (CBS, News, Gothamist)
  • Cy Vance’s Embarrassing @BicycleLobby Subpoena Is National News (NYT, Politico, Gizmodo)
  • Hard to Say If the Post Still Doesn’t Get It or Is Being Daft, But They Got to Use “Backpedal”
  • Driver Charged With Manslaughter for Hit-and-Run Death of Midtown Pedestrian (News)
  • NYPD Blows Off Pedestrian Strike, But at Least the Victim Got a Nice Card (NYT)
  • Sightseeing Buses Aren’t Required to Report Crashes to City (AP)
  • MTA Testing Devices to Reduce Subway Track Deaths (News)
  • Drivers Overcharged at Yankee Stadium Garages, Restraining Selves From Physical Violence (Post)
  • Big-Time NASCAR Driver Runs Over and Kills Competitor in Confrontation on Upstate Track (NYTAP)
  • The Times Checks Out the Summer Streets Undersea Audio Installation
  • Is Bike-Share a Stain on Bloomberg’s Legacy? Ginia Bellafante Thinks So (NYT)

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  • Prendergast to Albany: MTA Needs “New, Sustainable Funding”; SAS Phase 2 in Capital Plan (2AS, NYT)
  • Fire Delays L Train Service (DNA); SI Railway Train Derails for Second Time Since May (Advance)
  • Meanwhile, Public Still Doesn’t Know Tappan Zee Price Tag or Who Will Foot the Bill (MTR)
  • Regional Plan Association President Bob Yaro Is Retiring (RPA)
  • City Settles Suit With Tamon Robinson’s Family, But Cops Who Hit Him With Cruiser Not Charged (News)
  • Teenager Who Killed Ariel Russo Jailed After Allegedly Looting Dead Woman’s Apartment (Gothamist)
  • City Apps Competition Finalist to Warn Users of “Sketchy” Neighborhoods (Crain’s, Gothamist)
  • NYPD and MTA Say Neither Has Authority to “Close” Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for Protest March (NYT)
  • Motorist Drives Through Queens Salon (News); Angry AAA Tow Truck Driver Nearly Hits Customer (DNA)
  • Oh Look, a Daily News Story Blaming People for Being Run Over (Daily News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Drugs? No Charges From Vance So Far for Bus Driver Who Injured 15 in Times Square (News, Post)
  • Tour Bus Driver Accelerated Before Crash (WSJ), Has History of License Suspensions (Post, NewsNYT)
  • Get to Know the Man Who Wants to “Proliferate Bike-Sharing Around the World” (WSJ)
  • It’s Official: Cuomo Admin to Use Clean Water Funds to Keep Highway Bridge Tolls Low (CapNY)
  • Espaillat: NYC Should Be Able to Place Speed Cameras Wherever They’re Needed (AMNY)
  • 5 Years Into Federal High Speed Rail Program, the Times Is Getting Impatient
  • Ex-NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run on Hempstead Turnpike (Newsday via Gothamist)
  • Lower Speed Limits Coming to Brooklyn’s Deadly Flatbush Avenue (Bklyn Paper)
  • Cap’n Transit Nominates Newark’s McCarter Highway for Removal
  • DNA Maps the Breeziest Summer Bike Routes
  • Oh, People Who Don’t Drive, You Helpless Eccentrics (NYT)

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