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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Kill Three People in Manhattan and the Bronx (Gothamist 1, 2; Post; News 1, 2)
  • Motorist Kills 52-Year-Old Po Chu Ng in Sixth Avenue Crosswalk; No Charges (Gothamist)
  • Manslaughter Charge for Speeding, Impaired Driver in Fatal East New York Collision (Post)
  • Taxi Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian on Upper West Side (Gothamist)
  • With Session Ending, Albany Isn’t Talking About Toll Reform (NYT); Poughkeepsie Journal: “Indefensible”
  • David Weprin Is Out to Torpedo City Program That Forgives Companies for Parking Tickets (Post)
  • Queens CB 6 Endorses Elizabeth Crowley’s Jamaica-LIC Light Rail Proposal (DNA)
  • Kabak: The MTA and DOT Aren’t Helpless to Improve Bus Travel (2AS)
  • Friends Remember Leah Sylvain, Killed by Motorist Who Failed to Yield (DNA)
  • It’s Wrong to Arrest Drivers for Killing People Who Have the Right of Way, Say These Attorneys (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Says State Budget Gives MTA Too Much Leeway on Zoning (WSJ)
  • One of Cuomo’s MTA Board Nominees Was Just Awarded a Big MTA Contract (WNYC)
  • Got a Plan to Handle the L Train Shutdown? Bring It (News)
  • DOT Proposes Narrowing Auto Lanes and Adding Bike Lanes to Slow Drivers in Stapleton (DNA)
  • Manhattan CB 4: DOT Resistance to Split-Phase Signals Is Killing People (DNA)
  • Car Thief Who Killed Woman on Henry Hudson Parkway Has History of License Suspensions (DNA)
  • Queens Electeds Rallied for Toll Reform; Gianaris and Simotas Not Onboard (Times Ledger)
  • Daneek Miller Says Move NY Wouldn’t Provide Queens Residents With Alternatives to Driving (Crain’s)
  • DNA Goes Longform on the Past and Future of NYC Street Fairs
  • Cuozzo: Let Building Owners Bring Commercial Activity to “Lousy” Water Street Plazas (Post)
  • Pat Lynch Wants to Pick the Next Mayor (WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio and City Council Reach Informal Budget Deal (NYT, Politico, DNA)
  • Albany Inaction on de Blasio’s MTA Board Nominations Gets Some Attention From the Times
  • NJ Transit Strike Is Still a Possibility (WNYC)
  • Subway, Bike, and Pedestrian Trips to Midtown Rise as Bus and Car Speeds Slow (NewsPost)
  • DOT Begins Demarcating Commercial Activity Areas in Times Square (NY1)
  • More Coverage of DOT First Avenue Bikeway Gap Closure From DNA
  • Suspect in Henry Hudson Parkway Crash Charged With Manslaughter After Victim Dies (NY1)
  • It’s a Banner Week for NYPD Car Chases (Gothamist)
  • Preet Probe Nets Correction Officers’ Union Boss Norman Seabrook (News, Crain’s)
  • Crain’s Gives Some Ink to New York-New Jersey CrossRail Proposal

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Today’s Headlines

  • 11 Pols Raise the Prospect of a 14th Street Busway With DOT and the MTA (Gothamist)
  • Cuomo Sends MTA Board Nominees to Senate, Again (Politico, WNYC, SAS); Why the Delay? (CapTon)
  • More Coverage of the Vehicular Killing of Leah Sylvain (News, Post)
  • De Blasio Zoning Rewrite Made It Easier to Mix Supportive Housing and Retail (Crain’s)
  • MTA’s Bus Stop Consolidation for M23 Select Bus Service Will Leave 20th Street Stop As Is (DNA)
  • Queens City Council Delegation Wants DOT to Study Reviving Service on LIRR’s Montauk Branch (News)
  • Protesters Make the MTA Pay for NYPD’s Aggressive Fare Evasion Enforcement (AMNY)
  • Cheap Oil — Terrible for Life on Earth, Terrific for Staten Island Pols (Advance)
  • Tom Wroblewski: If I Ran Over a Kid on a Bike, the Real Victim Would Be Me (Advance)
  • Yesterday’s Motor Mayhem, Starring NYPD (Post, News 1, 2, 3)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Livery Driver Kills 67-Year-Old Yuenei Wu Crossing Eighth Ave in Midtown (News, Post)
  • It’s Faster to Bike in Midtown Than to Catch a Cab (Post)
  • NYC Infrastructure Spending Is Up Under de Blasio (Politico)
  • PATH Needs to Increase Rush Hour Frequency to Keep Up With Jersey Growth (WSJ, MTR)
  • F Train Sandy Repairs Won’t Be as Disruptive as the L Train Shutdown (Bklyn Paper 1, 2)
  • DeKalb Ave Subway Station Literally Crumbles (NY1, DNA)
  • Your Daily Dose of Malfunctioning Subway Infrastructure Causing Massive Inconvenience (DNA 1, 2)
  • Better Sidewalks and Bus Stops and Less Asphalt for Pelham Parkway? Bronx CB 11 Moans (BxTimes)
  • Hundreds of New Curbside Bioswales By Newtown Creek Won’t Touch Parking Spaces. Whew! (TL)
  • We Need to Restrict Maniacs’ Access to Cars (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Family of Victoria Nicodemus: Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Has Failed Us (Gothamist)
  • Some For-Hire Drivers Are Ditching Uber for Yellow Cabs (Crain’s)
  • Risky, Chaotic NYPD Traffic Chase Caught on Video (Post)
  • Driver Hit and Killed Man on Harlem River Drive Sunday Night (News)
  • Next Up for City Hall’s Neighborhood Rezonings: Bay Street in Staten Island (Politico)
  • NYC’s Newest Plaza Debuted in Kensington This Weekend (DP Corner)
  • Curmudgeonly Gersh Kuntzman Dreads Subway Wi-Fi (News)
  • You May Not Have Noticed, But Penn Station Pipes in Classical Music to Soothe Your Nerves (NYT)
  • 85-Year-Old Charlie Rangel Still Has a Driver’s License (Post)
  • Entitled Motorist Syndrome Claims a Victim (Post)
  • Muhammad Ali’s Boxing Career Got Started When Someone Stole His Schwinn (SI)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike Set Another Daily Ridership Record Wednesday (@CitiBikeNYC)
  • It Never Ends: Treyger and Greenfield Think “Illegible” Signs Should Void Parking Rules (Eagle)
  • Cyclist Injured in Central Park Collision Involving Second Cyclist and Truck Driver (DNA)
  • Lawsuit Seeks to Classify New York Uber Drivers as Employees (AMNYBloomberg)
  • Remember: If the TLC-Approved “Nightclub on Wheels” Guy Hits You He’ll Keep His TLC License (News)
  • Gothamist Spoke With Ya-Ting Liu and Williamsburg Residents About the BQX; More: Bklyn Paper
  • Your Creaky Decades-Old Subway Car Might Soon Have WiFi (NY1)
  • Ferries Will Spark a Waterfront Development Boom, Says Real Estate Guy (Crain’s)
  • Inhumane Road Design Makes LIRR Stations Hard to Reach on Foot and By Bike (MTR)
  • Chris Christie, Bona Fide Visionary (Politico, Trentonian)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio to Issue Hunter’s Point South RFP (Crain’s)
  • Work on Cuomo’s LaGuardia Revamp Will Start Soon (Crain’sDNA)
  • Driver Who Injured Woman on Sidewalk Outside Lower Manhattan School Is Going to Jail (DNA)
  • More Michael Ameri Bike Lane Coverage From DNA; Post Confounded by Human Decency
  • MTA Suspends Metro-North Engineers for Cheating on Safety Exams (Post)
  • Steve Matteo Says Staten Island Commuters Don’t Have Enough MetroCard Machines (Advance)
  • With L Shutdown on the Horizon, DNA Checks the MTA’s Record on Meeting Project Deadlines
  • Kabak: It Will Take More Than Toll Reform to Fix the Subways (2AS)
  • Staten Island DA Michael McMahon Has a New $67,000 City-Funded SUV (Advance)
  • Staten Island Motorists Do Whatever They Want (Advance 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Driver Struck and Killed Maria Serrano, 50, on Amboy Road (AdvanceNews)
  • Steve Levin Is All for the Jay Street Redesign (Bklyn Paper)
  • Don’t Speed (News, AMNY, Post)
  • Daily News: Step to It on Gateway Tunnel, But Don’t Forget to Vet Amtrak’s Penn Station Plans
  • Remember When Diversity Plaza Was a “Barren” Failure? (TL)
  • People Who Park Illegally — the Ultimate Victims (Post)
  • A Defender of Illegal Motorbikes Makes His Case With a Big Dose of Bicycle Resentment (News)
  • EDC’s Traveling BQX Streetcar Show Comes to Williamsburg This Week (DNA)
  • Item! Council Member Andy King Biked to His District Office on Bike to Work Day (BxTimes)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (Post)

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