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Today’s Headlines

  • State Authorities Budget Office Launches Investigation of Tappan Zee Clean Water Loan (CapNY)
  • Agatha Tsunis, 87, Killed by Driver Crossing Willets Point Boulevard (News, TL)
  • Driver Critically Injures 77 Year-Old Woman Crossing Street on Staten Island (Advance)
  • Chin: Affordable Housing Is More Important Than Parking, and Should Be Citywide (Our Town)
  • WNYC: More Than Half of Citi Bike’s Early Sign-Ups Have Not Renewed Memberships
  • Advance Exclusive: Speeding Drivers in School Zones Are Getting Tickets From Speed Cams
  • “Merely Being Not-Terrible Is Not Enough”: What the MTA Can Learn From Seoul (CapNY)
  • David Bragdon Has Some Ideas About How to Reinvent Transit in NYC (Urban Omnibus)
  • 78th Precinct’s New Top Cop Promises to Keep Focus on Traffic Safety (Bklyn Paper)
  • A Trashcan Is Full and a Business Owner Is Grumpy, So Forum Deems Ozone Park Plaza a Failure
  • If Police Officers Do It, Then It’s Not Illegal, Right? (Gothamist)
  • Blinkers for Bikes: Hand Signals Are an Under-Appreciated Part of Bike Safety (Velojoy)

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  • TA: Six Months Into Vision Zero, Enforcement Is Up But Uneven Across NYPD Precincts (News)
  • WNYC Profiles 10 New Yorkers Killed in Traffic So Far This Year
  • Straphangers: 7 Train Ranks the Best, 2 Train the Worst in NYC (CapNYDNAWSJWCBSAMNY)
  • Teen Driver Who Killed Ariel Russo Facing Up to 15 Years — And Is a Placard Abuser (News)
  • Disability Advocates Sue City, Saying Sidewalks Below 14th Street “Too Difficult to Use” (NYT, Post)
  • NYT Looks at the Rail vs. Trail Divisions Over the QueensWay
  • With Suicides Rising, Port Authority to Install 9-Foot Fence on GW Bridge Paths (WCBS, News, Post)
  • Ribbon Is Cut on Plaza Upgrades Beneath 7 Train on Queens Boulevard (Brownstoner, DNA)
  • Architects Reimagine How Parking Mandates Could Work In NYC’s “Inner Ring” (Architizer)
  • The Advance Wants to Know: Where Have You Seen Staten Island Drivers on Cell Phones?
  • Tonight: DOT Unveils Safety Improvements to West End Avenue (WPIX)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ray LaHood Won’t Reveal Many Details About Reinvention Commission’s Work (CapNY)
  • Equinox CEO Confirms REQX Ventures in “Advanced Negotiations” to Buy Alta (WNYC)
  • Lanza and Malliotakis at It Again, Pushing to Ruin Bus Lanes (Advance)
  • DNA Maps 52 Ped Injuries Over Two Years on Deadly West End Avenue; Safety Plan Coming Soon
  • After Advocacy From Residents and Electeds, DOT Will Add Crosswalks to LIC Intersection (LIC Post)
  • With PlaNYC Update Due Soon, Enviro Advocates Push de Blasio to Commit to Green Agenda (CapNY)
  • MTA Budget Includes Funds to Operate Two New SBS Routes Next Year (AMNY, DNA)
  • Budget Also Includes Planned VNB Toll Hike, But It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way (Advance)
  • C Train Riders Will Wait Up to 11 Extra Months for Replacements of NYC’s Oldest Train Cars (News)
  • After Brass Taunted Safety Advocates With Tweets, NYPD Holds Social Media Training (CapNY)
  • Meanwhile, in New Jersey… (APP)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Pays for Labor Agreements With Cuts to Capital Plan (WSJ, NY1, News, Bloomberg, Post)
  • Things Will Get Worse at Port Authority Bus Terminal Before They Get Better (CapNY, AMNY)
  • Flushing Commons Developer: Parking Mandates Hamstrung Projects in Neighborhood (YIMBY)
  • Uptown Residents Fed Up With Finger-Pointing Over Upkeep of 191st Street Station Tunnel (DNA)
  • Man in Critical Condition After His Own Van Runs Over Him at St. Albans Gas Station (WNBC, News)
  • Wrong-Way Cyclist Sends Pedestrian to Hospital With Serious Head Injury in Village (Gothamist)
  • Daily News Wishes Investor REQX Best of Luck in Righting Citi Bike’s Operations
  • Morgan Pehme: There Should Be Borough-by-Borough Deputy Mayors for Planning (C&S)
  • Forest City Ratner Could Be Planning Residential Towers on Top of Atlantic Center Mall (AYR)
  • Parking Lot to Become Housing in South Slope. Where’s the Outrage? (Brownstoner, South Slope News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Potential Citi Bike Expansion Timeline: Double the Size by 2017 (NYT)
  • Will Riders Pay for the $12 Billion Shortfall in the MTA Capital Program? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Riders Alliance Organizing to Extend Transit Tax Benefit to 600,000 New Yorkers (WNYC)
  • Gelinas: The Most Orderly Part of Times Square Is the Completed Section of Pedestrian Plaza (Post)
  • Driver Kills 81-Year-Old Woman in Bath Beach; No Charges (DNA)
  • Drunk Driver Strikes and Kills Woman Minutes After She Refused to Ride With Him (Newsday)
  • Family and Friends Mourn Joie Sellers, Killed by Man Driving Stolen Van July 2 (News)
  • Pedestrians and Passengers Seriously Hurt as Driver Suffers Heart Attack on Astoria Streets (News)
  • Citi Bike Comes Out Looking Like a Great Value in the Post‘s Taxi vs. Uber Test
  • Starting This Summer, the B44 Bus Lane Is Going to Work a Lot Better (Bklyn Paper)
  • Epic NYC Toll Dysfunction on Varick Street (Bklyn Spoke)

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Today’s Headlines

  • There’s a $12 Billion Shortfall in the Next MTA Capital Plan (Crain’sCapTonCapNY)
  • The Times Looks at Traffic Safety in the Wake of Vigil for Jean Chambers
  • Bicyclist Critically Injured by MTA Bus Driver at 62nd and Madison (DNA, Post, Gothamist)
  • Cap’n Transit: Turn a Car Lane on the Brooklyn Bridge Into a Two-Way Bike Lane
  • Bill From Kallos and Brewer Would Codify CB Notification of Yet More DOT Work (News)
  • Five-Week G Train Shutdown Begins Tonight as G’Point Ferry Awaits Repairs (NYT, Bklyn Paper)
  • Greenfield Fights for More Parking in Midwood Office and Retail Development (Bklyn News Corp)
  • Meanwhile, on the UWS: Parking Garage Set to Be Demolished for Condominiums (Real Deal)
  • Hell’s Kitchen Residents Fed Up With Illegal “Jersey Jitney” Buses on Street (DNA)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas on Bus Terminal Fixes: “Insulting to Pigs to Say This Is Putting Lipstick On a Pig”
  • The Most Press Attention Ever for a Wrong-Way Cycling Ticket (NYT, Post, WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Related Companies Venture Set to Purchase Alta Bicycle Share, Nearly Double Size of Citi Bike (WSJ)
  • From Signals to Wi-Fi to Countdown Clocks, MTA Lags Other Systems on Technology (City & State)
  • Have Some Input for the MTA Reinvention CommissionThe Times Wants to Hear It
  • Port Will Spend $90 Million on Bus Terminal for Fixes, Not Expansion (NYTWSJStar-Ledger)
  • City & State Skeptical of Whether Cuomo Is Serious About Structural Reforms to Port and MTA
  • Many Vehicles on Woodhaven Stay Parked for Weeks or Months at a Time (Forum)
  • City Planning Commission Reviews Plan to Expand SI Mall, Reduce Parking (Advance, Observer)
  • 13-Year-Old Cyclist Struck By Cabbie on Life Support (West Side Rag)
  • Off-Duty Newark Police Officer Chases Family, Pulls Gun After Road Rage Incident (Star-Ledger)
  • California Considers Using Amber Alerts to Notify Public of Hit-and-Run Drivers (LAT)
  • Free Parking Is Scarce Parking, and Scarce Parking Makes People Go Insane (WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • EPA: Cuomo Administration Jumped the Gun With Tappan Zee Bridge Loan (LoHud)
  • Keith Wright Presses Court to Reinstate License of His Top Staffer After DWI Arrest (Post)
  • Cement Truck Driver Runs Over Cyclist, Crushes Her Legs in East Williamsburg (Gothamist)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Woman in Williamsburg; Witness Says Driver Was Turned Around (WABC)
  • Hit-and-Run Motorcyclist Critically Injures Teen Crossing Grand Concourse (Post)
  • Crowley Bill Would Allow Workers to Spend Pre-Tax Dollars on Bike-Share (Observer, Post, WCBS)
  • TLC’s Joshi: Bending NYC’s Regs to Lyft’s Desires “Not Up for Negotiation” (CapNY)
  • New Plaza Is Central to Douglaston’s Plan to Revive Area Near LIRR Station (WSJ)
  • Eric Adams Talks Rezoning Brooklyn for More Housing With YIMBY
  • Crain’s Continues Its Campaign Against Installing Countdown Clocks at Bus Stops

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYC DOT Prepares to Implement 25 MPH Speed Limit Citywide (AMNY)
  • Cabbie Critically Injures 13-Year-Old Cyclist on UWS; Cops Blame Victim (Post, News)
  • City Pleading With State For Permission to Save on Construction Costs (Crain’s)
  • After Much Handwringing, SI Advance Concludes the Benefit of Speed Cams “Cannot Be Questioned”
  • Lyft Has Another Week to Work Out How to Comply With NYC Rules (DNA)
  • The Post Finds Connections Between Uber and Lyft and Bloomberg
  • Five-Week G Train Construction Shutdown Starts This Friday (AMNY)
  • More Coverage of Street Safety Vigil for Jean Chambers at NewsDNA, Gothamist
  • Take a Look at the New Hartford-New Britain Busway (MTR)
  • For Forth Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Biking Is a “Great Way to Connect With People” (NYT)

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