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Today’s Headlines

  • As Rent Regulations Expire, De Blasio’s Given Up on MTA Funding This Session (Capital)
  • WCBS, Ben Kallos, and NYPD Go After the True Menace on Our Streets
  • Enforcement Will Ensure Cyclists on UES Avenues Aren’t Going Above 25 MPH (AMNY)
  • Mary Grace Belfi’s Condition Worsens as NYPD Continues Search for Cyclist (Post) [Updated]
  • Queens CB 7 Member Goes After TA for Suggesting CB Appointments Shouldn’t Be for Life (TL)
  • Cop Avoids Jail and Community Service in Bronx Ticket-Fixing Plea (News, DNA)
  • Sandy Johnston: Troubles at DC Metro Hold Lesson for Albany’s MTA Paralysis (Gotham Gazette)
  • Queens HS Student Designs “Vision Zero” App to Report Potholes (Q Chron)
  • Broken MetroCard Machine at Astoria Blvd SBS Stop Fixed After Months of Disrepair (WPIX)
  • Times: “It Is Long Past Time for New Jersey Motorists to Pay More at the Pump”

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD and DAs Have Applied the Right of Way Law 31 Times Since August (News)
  • De Blasio: “We’re Going to Do More Enforcement” of Right of Way Law (News)
  • Will the High Bridge Reopening Catalyze a New Bronx Waterfront Greenway? (DNA)
  • Two Perspectives on the High Bridge, Generations Apart (WNYC)
  • Meet the Parking-Obsessed NIMBYs of Westchester Square in the Bronx (BxTimes)
  • NYC Food Businesses Are Sprawling Out to New Jersey (NYT)
  • Attn Motorists: Forest Hills Police Will Enforce the Speed Limit From June 22 to 28 (DNA)
  • Florida Driver Flips Car on 47th Street in Hell’s Kitchen (Post)
  • Man Driving at High Speed Crashes Into Eastern Queens House and Dies (News)
  • No, You Can’t Use a Public Street as a Jalopy Junkyard (QChron)
  • A Long Life and Car Dependence Don’t Mix (AP)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Veronica Vanterpool: Let’s Help Bus Drivers Operate Safely Without Gutting Right of Way Law (News)
  • Albany Shouldn’t Be Tempted to Cut Short the MTA Capital Plan and Call It a Victory (Crain’s)
  • Queens CB 4 Complains About Not Being Consulted at Meeting Where It Is Being Consulted (Q Trib)
  • Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Cyclist Who Sent Woman in Bike Lane to ICU (WNBC)
  • Seven Injured in Multi-Car Pileup on Lenox Avenue and 125th Street Wednesday (WNBC)
  • Cheap Parking Plus Lax Enforcement: WNBC Finds NYCHA Lot Full of Freeloading Car Owners
  • Weekend J Trains Extend to Broad St, Fulton Center Starting This Sunday (News, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • MTA Board Members Slam Colleague That Astorino Wants to Represent Westchester (Post)
  • The Man Who Wants the PATH Added to the Subway Map Asks Straphangers What They Think (NJ.com)
  • This Is One Way to Make “I’ll Only Be a Minute” Double-Parked Drivers Think Twice (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • UWS Community Board Wants Northbound Protected Bike Lane, And Fast (DNA)
  • Family Mourns Ethan Villavicencio, 7-Year-Old Killed by Driver in Bronx Restaurant (Post)
  • Upper West Siders Kvetch About Bike-Share Stations; Claim They Will Endanger Children (DNA, Post)
  • Staten Island CB 1 Backs Road Diet, Bike Lanes for Clove Road (Advance)
  • Straphangers Campaign Holds Funeral for New Subway Cars, MTA Capital Program (News)
  • Two Injured When Hell’s Kitchen Bus Driver Sideswipes Building (DNA)
  • Residents Turn Out for Jamaica Bay Greenway Workshops (Bklyn Daily)
  • Columbia Study Measuring Air Quality for Cyclists (WNYC)
  • DNA Offers Quiz on NYC Bike Laws
  • Driving Makes People Go Crazy, Part One Million (DNA, Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Is Lower on Albany’s Agenda Than Dogs Eating at Cafes (NYT)
  • City Council Wants de Blasio to Double Vision Zero Great Streets Funding (News)
  • 4-Year-Old in Driver’s Seat of Daycare Van Runs Over, Injures 2-Year-Old (Advance, News, Post, WNBC)
  • Funeral to Be Held Today for Ethan Villavicencio, 7, Killed by Driver in Bronx Restaurant (WCBS, WNBC)
  • As Children Are Getting Mowed Down in the Streets, Bike Snob Asks: Where’s Bill de Blasio?
  • Lancman to Introduce His Bill Second-Guessing NYPD Right-of-Way Investigations Today (News)
  • Upstate Pushes for MTA Funding, Fearing Bus, Train Manufacturing Job Losses (Press Republican)
  • NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty in Ticket-Fixing Scandal (News)
  • Driver Rams Port Authority Police Officer Writing Parking Ticket at LaGuardia (Post, WNBC)
  • De Blasio’s Ferry System to Require $55 Million Capital Investment (Bowery Boogie) [Updated]
  • Kenmare Street Parking Garage to Be Redeveloped as Mixed-Use Building (YIMBY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WNYC on MTA Capital Plan: “Cuomo’s Office Did Not Respond to a Request for Comment”
  • Feds Say 2nd Avenue Subway Will Open a Year Later Than MTA Target (WNBC)
  • Moshe Shlomo Grun, 59, Dies of Injuries After Being Struck By Van Driver on UWS (JP Updates)
  • Pedestrians Injured After Uber Driver Crashes in Midtown (DNA, WNBC); Post, News Cite Seizure
  • Four Injured in Two-Car Crash Involving Police Van Driver on Ocean Pkwy (Sheepshead Bites via Post)
  • Pat Foye Faces Uphill Battle in Trenton in Bid to Be Named Port Authority CEO (Capital)
  • City IBO: MTA Not Spending Sandy Recovery Money Very Quickly (News)
  • Bills From Peralta and Simotas Would Regulate Motorized Bicycles, Scooters (TL)
  • The Wheelchair-Accessible Subway Map Is Pretty Grim (DNA)
  • Construction Progressing on East Village Plaza and Cab Stand (Bowery Boogie)
  • MTA to Goldfeder: “We Don’t Have Any Flying Buses That Can Just Swoop in From the Sky” (Q Chron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • How Much Will Cuomo Strip Out of the MTA Capital Plan? (CapNY, News)
  • Daily News: Albany’s Dereliction of Transit Is Appalling
  • Driving 25 Saves Lives (News)
  • 30 Percent of Motorists at Gates and Evergreen Run the Red Light (Bklyn Paper)
  • Daily News Takes the New, Serotta-Designed Citi Bike for a Spin
  • The New Bikes Will Start to Hit the Street Later This Month (AMNY)
  • DMV Has Permanently Revoked the Licenses of 3,942 DWI Offenders Since 2012 (Post)
  • Three Injured in Multi-Car Pile-Up in Fort Greene Sunday Morning (Post)
  • DOT Proposes Slow Zone for Midland Beach on Staten Island (Advance)
  • The High Bridge Reopens Tomorrow After 45-Year Closure! (NewsNYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Smashes Into Bronx Restaurant, Killing Boy, 7 (NYT, News, Post, DNA, WNBC)
  • Iris Rhooms, 91, Dies of Injuries Caused by SUV Driver Near Her Brownsville Home (News, WNBC)
  • Francisco Moya Opposes 111th Street Road Diet (DNA)
  • Lee Sander Takes on Rory Lancman for His Opposition to Move NY Toll Reform (Q Chron)
  • New Private Eight-Story Garage to Add Up to 2,200 Parking Spaces Next to LGA (DNA)
  • MTA Says Astoria Won’t Face Cut in Service, But Queens Riders Wary of Q Train Serving 2nd Ave (News)
  • The Post Says de Blasio Is Not Ticketing Enough Pedicab Operators for Overcharging (1, 2)
  • Hampton Jitney Blames Delay on Bill de Blasio (Gawker) — But Turn Ban Was Proposed in 2013 (PDF)
  • This Should Brighten Your Friday: News Reader Donates Bike to Woman Whose Ride Was Stolen

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Express Bus Driver Critically Injures Senior in Financial District; No Charges (Post, News, WCBS)
  • Turning Driver Injures Park Slope Delivery Man on Motorized Scooter; No Charges (News)
  • Street Corner Named in Honor of Cooper Stock (DNA, News, Post, WCBS, WABC, WPIX, Gothamist)
  • NYC Drivers, Especially Cabbies, Run a Lot of Red Lights (Post, News, WPIX, WCBS)
  • Armed Robbery Suspects Smash Cars, House in Queens Police Chase (WNBC)
  • Motorcyclist Dead After Turning Driver Strikes Him on Rockaway Pkwy in Canarsie (News)
  • NYC Has Fewer Crashes Per Capita Than Anywhere Else in the State (Advance)
  • Meet the Financial and Real Estate Executives Cuomo Named to Port Authority Board (WNYC, Capital)
  • Advance Picks Up City Report on Car Crashes Involving City Fleet
  • DNA Covers Sixth Graders Pressing Manhattan CB 7 to Act on Street Safety
  • Downtown Parents and Precinct Push NYPD Brass for More Crossing Guards (Downtown Express)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Q Poll Finds New Yorkers Want to Throw the Bums Out in Albany (NYT)
  • Sincere Atkins, 8, Dies of Injuries After Driver Hit Him on Memorial Day (News)
  • Irwin Mayer, 96, Dies of Injuries Caused By Turning Driver Last Month; No Charges (Post, News)
  • Bronx DA Charges Driver for Marble Hill Hit-and-Run That Killed Daniel Cabrera, 38 (DNA)
  • Upper West Side Driver Hits Taxi, Jumps Curb After Police Chase (WCBS, WNBC)
  • TLC Black Box Pilot Launches on 10 Taxis; Will Soon Expand to 40 (Capital, Post, News, WCBS)
  • Carmen Bianco Retires as President of New York City Transit After Two Years (News)
  • The MTA Needs Money, But It Also Needs to Tackle Delays, High Costs of New Projects (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Oscar Chen Is One Very Lucky 4-Year-Old (Post)
  • Bay Ridge Police Precinct Bucks City Trend, Issues Fewer Tickets for Dangerous Driving (Hey Ridge)
  • Lower Manhattan Precinct Reports Surge in Citi Bike Theft (DNA)

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