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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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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Doubts That Slower Speed Limits Will Save Lives
  • Cuomo Won’t Say If Bank Settlement Billions Will Be Used for Tappan Zee (CapNY)
  • Driver Charged With DWAI in Times Square Double-Decker Collision; 15 Injured (ABC, NYT)
  • De Blasio and Bratton Demur on NYPD Body Cameras (CapNY)
  • Family Collects Evidence After NYPD Fails to Investigate Intentional Queens Hit-and-Run (Gothamist)
  • 13th Precinct Patrol Car Was Parked in the Second Avenue Bike Lane for Days (@FedExLane)
  • Unlicensed Driver Kills 62-Year-Old Pedestrian on Belt Parkway (News)
  • New York State DOT Keeps Its NACTO Guide on the Shelf and LI Cyclists in the Margins (TSTC)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez: Upper Manhattan Sidewalks Lousy With Illegal Clothing Drop-Off Bins (DNA)
  • Hamptons Moguls Clamor to Associate Themselves With Motorist Litter (Post)
  • All That’s Missing From the Moreland Commission Story Is a Big Traffic Jam (CapTon)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Which NYC Streets Won’t Get the Default 25 MPH Speed Limit? (News)
  • More Coverage of New 25 MPH Arterial Streets (DNA 12, 3Post)
  • Lawsuit: NYPD Dispersed Witnesses After Officer Ran Over and Killed Ryo Oyamada (Gothamist)
  • Painting the Street to Remember Lives Lost to Traffic Violence (NYT, Right of Way)
  • Kate Hinds Discusses the State of Citi Bike on WNYC
  • Who Would Have Left in Albany in Cuffs If Cuomo Hadn’t Disbanded Moreland Commission? (Post)
  • Two Injured When Drivers Collide at 10th Avenue and 38th Street (DNA)
  • DOT Bringing Safer Pedestrian Crossings and New Plaza Space Near Douglaston LIRR (QChron)
  • New M100 Bus Stop Dumps Passengers Off Into a Traffic Lane (DNA)
  • TransAlt Talks to 78th Precinct Community Council Prez Wayne Bailey (BikeNYC)
  • Coming Soon: One Less Parking Lot in the Theater District (Crain’s)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Announces Slate of Arterial Slow Zones to Be Implemented by Year’s End (Post)
  • Broadway and Southern Blvd. 25 MPH Zones in Effect (DNA, WCBS); WNYC Phones It In
  • Portion of Delancey Street Named After Dashane Santana (Gothamist, BB, News)
  • More Coverage of DOT’s West End Avenue Plans From DNA
  • TLC Enforcement Agents Say Illegal Cab Drivers Use Cars as Weapons (Post)
  • MTA Bridge and Tunnel Cops to Get Retroactive Raises (Post)
  • Tony Avella: City Can’t Lawfully Seize Parkland for Willets Point Mall (News)
  • Two Dead in 100+ MPH Crash on Long Island Expressway in Queens (Post)
  • BPs Eric Adams, Gale Brewer, and Melinda Katz Employ Six Drivers Between Them (CapNY)
  • NYPD Defends Its FOIL Record to CapNY

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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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Today’s Headlines

  • 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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