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Today’s Headlines

  • TLC Nominee Meera Joshi: Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety Would Be Top Priority (CapNYWNYC)
  • Sticks and Carrots: Joshi Says TLC Considering Black Boxes, Honor Roll of Safe Drivers (News)
  • News Can’t Get Enough of Cuomo-de Blasio Speed Cam Drama
  • Citi Pleased With Bike-Share Sponsorship; Might Bring Brand to Systems in Other Cities (Ad Age)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Critically Injuring Soundview Pedestrian (WABC, WPIX, NY1)
  • MTA Bus Driver Jumps Uptown Curb After Crash With Minivan; Four Peds Injured (WPIX, DNA)
  • East Harlem NYCHA Residents Protest Parking Rate Hike, From $75 to $340 Per Year (News)
  • Cuomo’s Top Priority Post-Budget: Fixing the Port Authority (CapNY)
  • “20 Is Plenty” Signs Pop Up in Bed Stuy Neighborhood Awaiting Slow Zone (DNA)
  • CB 2 Transportation Committee Supports Four Bike Corrals for Clinton Hill, Fort Greene (DNA)
  • Where Are NYC’s Hottest Clubs? Check the Map of Late-Night Citi Bike Trips (I Quant NY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Picks Financier Michael Schlein for EDC Chair; Kimball to Remain President (NYT)
  • Martin Dilan Bullish on Speed Camera and Speed Limit Bills (Gotham Gazette)
  • Port Authority to Release 42nd St. Terminal Tower RFP, Asks Feds for Expansion Grant (CapNYDNA)
  • More Arrested for Paying DMV Employees for Answers to Bus and Truck License Exam (News, Post)
  • Helen Rosenthal Proposes Street Naming for Cooper Stock (DNA)
  • New Commanding Officers Named for Upper West Side, Upper Manhattan Precincts (News)
  • MTA to Restore Weekend Service on Manhattan and Queens Bus Lines (Post, TL)
  • Roosevelt Island’s Red Bus Eliminates 25-Cent Fare (WSJ)
  • Staten Island DA Dan Donovan Joins Campaign for Golf Course Traffic Signal (DNA)
  • Look, Loook Into His Eyes (WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • After Delaying Speed Cam Vote, Cuomo Says Albany Will Pass Bill “Shortly” (News, CapNY, WNYC)
  • NYU Report Criticizes Port Authority for Focus on Non-Transpo Work, Governors’ Pet Projects (NYT)
  • Port Fixes: Reform Needed, But It’s Unlikely to Be Christie’s Breakup Idea (WSJ, 2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Schumer Amendment Would Allow Employers to Offer Bike-Share as Commuter Benefit (WNYC)
  • Bratton Shakeup Affects Upper Manhattan Precincts, Many Awaiting New Commanders (News)
  • Next Up After R Tunnel Reopens: A/C and F to Brooklyn Set for Sandy Closures (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Hotel to Replace Two-Story Parking Garage on West 36th Street (Observer)
  • Spring Has Sprung for Bike Mechanics Seeing Seasonal Upswing in Business (NY1)
  • East River Ferry One-Way Weekend Fare Increases to $6 (Gothamist)
  • Gothamist Reads the Post Letters to the Editor on Bike-Share for the LOLz
  • Rest in Peace, Steve Faust (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Last-Minute Albany Wrangling Delays Speed Cam Bill Until Later This Week (News, CapNY)
  • De Blasio Promises “Ongoing Effort” to Secure Home Rule Over Automated Enforcement (CapNY)
  • Northern Blvd to Get Ped Islands, More Crossing Time, Turn Bans After Noshat Nahian’s Death (News)
  • DOT Installs Pedestrian Fence at Jax Heights Curb Ramp After MTA Bus Driver Killed Woman (DNA)
  • Meanwhile, Here’s How London Deals With Bus-Pedestrian Fatalities (Evening Standard)
  • PA Applies for Fed Grant to Cover West Side Bus Garage, Which It Delayed In Capital Program (DNA)
  • Anthony Pollydore, 65, Indicted for Vehicular Manslaughter After DWI (NY1)
  • Juniper Park Civic Association: New Yorkers Should Be Reported to ACS for Riding Bikes With Kids
  • Murray Hill Doorman: Residents of Our Million-Dollar Condos Can’t Afford Garage Parking (Post)
  • I Quant NY Maps NYC Streets, Avenues, Roads, Lanes, Drives, Courts, Terraces, and Places

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Today’s Headlines

  • Defying Legislature, Cuomo Raids $30 Million From MTA in State Budget (CapNY, AMNYTL, MTR)
  • Speed Cams for NYC and LI Stripped From State Budget (CapNY)
  • Post Picks Up on Speed Cams, Finds They’ve Issued 11,715 Tickets; NY Mag Focuses on Revenue
  • Christie Suggests Splitting Up Port Authority; Cuomo Open to Structural Changes (WNYCCapNY)
  • Drunk Driver Gets 90 Days for 2011 Death After Manslaughter Acquittal (News, Gothamist)
  • TLC Inspector Dragged by Hit-and-Run Livery Driver in Jamaica Over Street Hail (News, WCBS, WPIX)
  • TA’s Paul White Plays Hardball With Alta Over Citi Bike (News); Editorial in News Wants to Play Harder
  • Residents Push DEP for Ped Crossing Over Major Deegan to Bridge Van Cortlandt Park (NY1, WCBS)
  • What Could New NYPD IG Philip Eure Reform? Crash Investigations, For Starters (Gotham Gazette)
  • One in Three Henry Hudson Bridge Drivers Without E-ZPass Don’t Pay the Cashless Toll (LoHud)
  • C&S Looks at How State Will Fund MTA’s “800-Pound Gorilla” Capital Program
  • Brooklyn Law Student Sues NYPD for False Arrest After Questioning Cops Parked in Bus Stop (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Transit “Resiliency” Plan; Funding Uncertain (News, Advance)
  • London News Editor on Bike-Share: “Stick With It Through the Twists and Turns” (News)
  • For Third Straight Year, More People Moved to NYC Than Left; Population Hits Record 8.4 Million (NYT)
  • Latest Atlantic Yards EIS Proposes Reducing Parking, Once at 3,670 Spaces, to 1,200 (AYR)
  • Van Bramer Waits on Citi Bike: “This Is a Successful Bike-Share Program Alta Has Mismanaged” (Chron)
  • CM Rodriguez Bill Would Allow Alternate-Side Drivers to Park After Sweeper Passes (Gotham Gazette)
  • Higher EMS Response Times Caused by New Calculating Method, Not Traffic (CapNY, Post, News)
  • After Two Deaths, Neill Avenue in Morris Park Will Get Stop Light (Bx Times)
  • Driver of Empty MTA Bus Rear-Ends Dump Truck on Queensboro Bridge (Post)
  • Commanding Officer of Brooklyn’s 88th Precinct Moves to Take Over Nearby 81st Precinct (DNA)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike GM Justin Ginsburgh Resigns (WSJ, WNYC, News); NYT Explains Citi Bike’s “Solvable” Woes
  • Prendergast Content to Let Cuomo Raid $40 Million From the Transit Agency He Runs (News)
  • De Blasio Asked Albany to Authorize 160 New NYC Speed Cams; Assembly Unresponsive (CapNY)
  • Lisa Julian, 47, Killed by SUV Driver in East Village This Morning (Post)
  • Woman, 73, Seriously Injured by Forklift Driver Driving Wrong Way in Borough Park (Post, WCBS)
  • Levine and Brewer Push Bill to Require More Blind-Accessible Pedestrian Signals (News)
  • 51 Cabbies Lost Licenses for Cocaine or Marijuana in 2013, Much Higher Than Years Before (Post)
  • 5 Injured in East New York as Driver of Unmarked NYPD Car Crashes Into Church Van (News 12, WABC)
  • DSNY Worker Arrested for DWI After Crashing Salt Spreader Into Parked Car in Queens (DNA, WSJ)
  • Construction on Plaza Along Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill Delayed Until Summer (DNA)
  • Tri-State Slams SI Highway Expansion: “It’s Impossible to Build Your Way Out of Congestion” (MTR)
  • Senate Passes Bill Allowing Villages to Set Their Own Speed Limits — What About NYC? (Saratogian)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Vision Zero: Livery Drivers Launch Safe Driving Group, Seek TLC Rewards for Good Drivers (Post)
  • Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Driver Hits Him in East Village (Post)
  • 20th Precinct Says Its Posters Aimed at Pedestrians Have Cut Ped Crashes; Residents Disagree (DNA)
  • News Suggests Citi Bike Boycott If Service Languishes; Bob Hardt: NYers “Voting With Their Feet” (NY1)
  • This Time Around, the Media’s Reaction to Road Pricing “Leaned Towards the Positive” (MTR)
  • TLC Proposes 30-Cent Taxi Surcharge to Fund Accessibility for Half of Cabs (CapNY, NYT, NY1)
  • Clinton Hill Driver Clubs Food Deliveryman in Road Rage Incident, Flees (Bklyn Paper)
  • QueensWay Moves Forward With Draft Designs as Neighbors, Rail Supporters Criticize Plan (DNA)
  • State Insists TZB Tolls Will Pay “Entire Cost” of Bridge Replacement But Issue Remains Black Box (NYT)
  • Port Spends Money on PATH to Newark Airport But Puts Garage to Ease PABT Crowding on Hold (MTR)
  • Save the Date: Fulton Street Transit Center to Open June 26 (2nd Avenue Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • News Looks at DOT and NYPD Attempts to Cut Down on Dangerous Driving on the Upper West Side
  • Subway Had 1.7 Billion Rides in 2013, Most Since 1949; Weekends Hit Record (GothamistWNYC)
  • Gelinas: Josbel Rivera’s Death Shows How Hard It Can Be to Crack Down on Hit-and-Run Drivers (Post)
  • Little Dylan Perry, 11, Dies From Injuries After His Stepfather Crashes While Drunk (News, NYT)
  • Post Plays Fordham Road Hit-and-Run for Laughs
  • Cuomo Touts Staten Island Road Widenings as Great for the Economy and the Environment (Advance)
  • Vacca Bill Would Legalize Parking in Front of Your Own Driveway (Bx Times)
  • South Bronx Unite Protesters Arrested After Staging Sit-In at FreshDirect Site (NY1)
  • Bicycle Mechanic Skills Academy Graduates Its First Class at Henry Street Settlement (DNA)
  • Nearing Completion, 2nd Avenue Subway Driving Up UES Residential Prices (Real Deal)
  • Brooklyn Spoke Makes the Case for Subsidizing NYC Bike-Share

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Today’s Headlines

  • Alta Failing to Hold Up Its End of Citi Bike Contract (News)
  • De Blasio: Move NY Plan Has “Interesting and Innovative Ideas” (WCBS)
  • Pei Yao Wu, 82, Killed by Driver in Sheepshead Bay (Bklyn Daily, News)
  • 16-Year-Old Brownsville Skateboarder in Serious Condition (News); NY1: “The Victim Darted Out”
  • Taxi Driver Jumps Curb on 34th St, Seriously Injuring 26-Year-Old Woman on Sidewalk (WABC, WNBC)
  • 27-Year-Old Man in Serious Condition After Livery Driver Hits Him in Astoria Crosswalk (News, WABC)
  • Pedestrian Suffers Minor Injuries After NYPD Pursues Driver on Chase Through Manhattan (Post)
  • DWI for Brooklyn Dad After Injuring Son (News, Post) and Off-Duty NYPD Cop in Woodside (TL, News)
  • News: Port Should Focus on Transpo; PA Board Member Wants Revamped Bus Terminal (Crain’s)
  • Jamaica Center BID Proposes Plaza in Area Currently Used as Commuter Van Pick-Up Point (DNA)
  • Vincent Gentile and Ritchie Torres Propose Giving Parking Placards Back to CB Chairs (Bx Times)
  • Nyack Residents Revolt Against Parking Lot and Landing for TZB Bike-Ped Path (LoHud,  NYT)

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