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Today’s Headlines

  • Port Authority: Replacing Bus Terminal Would Take $10 Billion and 15 Years (Capital, WSJ)
  • AP Looks at Cuomo’s Transportation Projects, Offers Few Judgements of Governor’s Record
  • Meanwhile: Still No TZB Financing Plan (Bloomberg); Astorino, Assembly Dems Want Answers (LoHud)
  • Turning Driver Seriously Injures Woman Crossing B’Hurst Street (Bensonhurst Bean, News, News 12)
  • Heastie Scores Taxpayer-Funded SUV After Ascending to Speakership (News)
  • As Drivers Go to Uber, Bank Forecloses on “Taxi Kingpin” Gene Friedman’s Medallions (Post)
  • BP Oddo Wants New Roads Where State Proposed Highways Decades Ago (Advance)
  • More Coverage of Jimmy Vacca’s Endorsement of Move NY Toll Reform (Observer)
  • Trans-Hudson Tunnel Needs an Elected Who Cares About It (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Sheepshead Bites Concludes Loony Five-Part Rant Against Select Bus Service (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Riders Rip Cuomo for Atrocious Service (Post, AMNY)
  • U-Haul Driver Without a Valid License Critically Injures Teenage Boy in Longwood (News)
  • Meanwhile, the Daily News Wants to Arrest People Who Look at Their Phones While Walking
  • There’s a Total Void of Leadership on Building New Hudson River Rail Tunnels (WSJ)
  • New de Blasio Rule Allows Larger Trucks on Highways Serving JFK Freight Routes (Crain’s)
  • People Driving to the Brooklyn Expo Center Hog Greenpoint Sidewalks (BklynPaper)
  • DOT Will Be Upgrading Williamsburg’s George B. Post Plaza (DNA)
  • NYT Reviews Via, the Ride-Sharing Service Where You Actually Share Rides
  • It Could Get Easier to Rate the Performance of Cops Who Respond to Crash Scenes (Post)
  • A Vision Zero Suggestion: Automated Enforcement at Every Intersection (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo, State Senate Want to Raid Funds From Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (Capital)
  • Senate, Assembly Budget Resolutions Include Funding to Keep VNB Toll Cut Alive (Advance)
  • U.S. DOT’s Rogoff: NY, NJ Need Funding and a Plan If They Want Cross-Hudson Tunnel (WSJ)
  • 112th Precinct Plans Double-Parking Crackdown Around Rego Park Mall (DNA)
  • Meanwhile: NYPD Intelligence Unit Takes Over Battery Pk City Curbsides, Crosswalks (D’Town Express)
  • In Flatiron Road Rage Incident, Cyclist Used U-Lock as Weapon (DNA, Gothamist)
  • Bayside Village BID to Study Parking Issues, Interested in Building New Garage (TL)
  • Astoria C-Town (and Its Parking Lot) Could Be Redeveloped as Apartments (Astoria Post)
  • Appeals Court Rules the Petrosino Square Bike-Share Station Can Stay (Walk In the Park)
  • Prospect Park West Bike Lane Lawsuit (Yes, It’s Still Alive) Marks Fourth Anniversary (Bklyn Spoke)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Taps Agency Vet John Gaul as “VP of 21st Century Service Delivery” (News via 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • NY Mag Dives Deep on Santiago Calatrava and the WTC Transportation Hub Boondoggle
  • Friends of Guler Ugur-Yaacobi, Killed in Amsterdam Ave Hit-and-Run, Face Driver in Court (News, Post)
  • Central Queens Assembly Member Mike Miller Rejects Move NY Toll Swap (Queens Gazette)
  • Jimmy Van Bramer Picks Fight With MTA Over 7 Train Repairs (Capital, DNA, WCBS)
  • Riders on M98, From Washington Heights to East Harlem, Fed Up With Poor Service (DNA)
  • EDC to Break Ground This Summer on Atlantic Ave Extension, New Parks in Jamaica (Queens Courier)
  • Greenpoint Ferry Dock Never Inspected Before or After It Collapsed Into East River (Bklyn Paper)
  • Citi Bike Ridership Jumps on One of First Warm-Weather Days of the Year (News)
  • Why Would One Ever Suggest the Auto Industry Is Intertwined With the News Media? (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Times Backs Right-of-Way Law; Says TWU’s “Slowdown” Is Responsible, Not Threatening
  • Driver Kills Dave Jones, 21, on Nostrand Ave Sidewalk After Fleeing NYPD Traffic Stop (News, Post)
  • Two Passengers Injured When Minibus Driver Crashes Across Hudson River Greenway (DNA, WNBC)
  • Assembly Budget Would Withhold Thruway Cash Until Cuomo Releases TZB Financing Plan (LoHud)
  • Van Bramer Holds Rally to Complain About 7 Train Service as MTA Upgrades Signals (DNA, PIX)
  • Last Night’s Commute Was a Mess, Thanks to Broken Signals (DNA, WNBC)
  • DNA Covers March for Safety Improvements on Queens Boulevard
  • Citizen Enforcement of Idling Vehicles — Will It Work? (WNBC, Observer, Gothamist)
  • DOT Tests Out New All-in-One Road Resurfacing Machine and S.I. Pols Are Thrilled (Advance)
  • College of Staten Island to Launch Bike-Share System Using Social Bicycles Tech (Banner)
  • On First Warm-ish Day of the Season, Citi Bike Rebalancing Held Up Well (bikeshareNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Reforming Parking Requirements Could Help Housing Affordability, If Pols Will Let It (Capital)
  • Industry City Wants Acres of New Parking on City Land as It Redevelops (Bklyn Daily, Crain’s)
  • MTA Tests Bike Rack on Bus Across Verrazano (Advance); For Alternate Reality, Check the Post
  • Straphangers Campaign, MTA Board Members Urge Cuomo to Renew Prendergast’s Contract (News)
  • Uptown Community Boards Can Be the Biggest Obstacle to Vision Zero (Spectator)
  • Study: MTA Bus Time Led to a 2 Percent Increase in Ridership (CityLab)
  • Ferries: Highly-Subsidized, Serving Wealthier Neighborhoods — And Popular Among Pols (Slate)
  • Countdown to When Entire Subway Will Get Countdown Clocks Stuck at “Not Yet” (Gothamist)
  • Study: Charging Fee to Drive in London’s CBD Has Reduced Traffic Crashes Citywide (Guardian)
  • For an Overpowered, Stop-and-Go Luxury Drive Across Midtown, Check In to the St. Regis (WSJ)
  • Lincoln Center Found a Convenient Place to Dump Its Snow: In the Middle of Columbus Ave (WNBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • TLC’s New Cabbie Test: More Questions About Safety, Fewer About Geography (NYT)
  • Will the Vision Zero Reconstruction of Fourth Avenue Include Protected Bike Lanes? (Bklyn Paper)
  • Looking at Transit-Oriented Development Beyond NYC to Make NYC Housing More Affordable (CapNY)
  • Steve Hindy: Right-of-Way Law Should Apply to Everyone, Including Bus Drivers (Crain’s)
  • YIMBY Foresees Unintended Consequences of Lower Parking Mandates for Affordable Housing
  • Van Driver Skids and Strikes Traffic Agent in Midtown (DNA)
  • How to Get Charged With Reckless Driving in NYC (Post)
  • Driver Smashes Up Front of Church in Nassau (Post)
  • Prendergast Wants to Deploy Subway Clerks Outside the Booth (News)
  • Weprin vs. Weprin (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Subway Delays Skyrocketed Last Year (Post, Jalopnik)
  • Driver Who Killed Ariel Russo Pleads to Manslaughter, Up to 9 Years in Jail (NYTDNANews, Post 12)
  • Right-of-Way Law Sponsor Weprin Opposes Bus Exemption, Wants “Sensitive” Enforcement (News)
  • More Coverage of $250 Million Vision Zero Great Streets Announcement (Capital, AMNY, News 12)
  • Move NY Interests L.I. Republican Marcellino, But David Weprin Remains Against It (Capital)
  • DOT Plots Next Round of Bike Network Expansion in Sunnyside (LIC Post)
  • Speakers at Queens CB 5 Meeting Endorse Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel (Q Chron)
  • Curbside Parking Reform Is Under-Used Tool to Cut Traffic and Raise Revenue (Gotham Gazette)
  • ULI-NY and MTA Citizens Advisory Committee Heads Urge Public Debate on Capital Program (C&S)
  • At Meeting, Northeast Queens Residents Ask MTA for Bus Service Improvements (TL)
  • The Average Citi Bike Trip Is Shorter Than Ever (bikeshareNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Budget Has $250 Million for Street Reconstruction (AP)
  • Sidewalk Driver Who Killed 9-Year-Old Pleads Guilty, Avoids Prison, Loses License for 5 Years (News)
  • Unlicensed Driver Who Killed 4-Year-Old Must Choose Either 9 Years in Jail or a Trial (Post, News)
  • More Coverage of Tri-State’s Dangerous Roads Report From News, Newsday, News 12, WCBS, AMNY
  • Bus Drivers Comprise a Quarter of the 22 Right-of-Way Charges NYPD Has Filed Since August (DNA)
  • Lawmakers, Contractors Want Settlement Cash for Roads, Bridges; Cuomo Calls It “Pork” (TU, Capital)
  • Instead, State Will Issue Its First General Obligation Bonds in Two Years to Fund Roads (Bloomberg)
  • Sorry John Oliver, the Tappan Zee May Be Old But It Isn’t Going to Fall Down Any Day Now (LoHud)
  • DOT Looks at Changing Truck Routes Near Greenwood Cemetery (South Slope News)
  • Bayside Community Board Opposes Parking Lot Proposed for Small Patch of Woods (Queens Courier)
  • Citi Bike Rebalanced 28 Percent More Bikes This January Than It Did Last Year (bikeshareNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Observer: De Blasio Administration Must Step Up Efforts for Vision Zero to Have Teeth
  • Two Pedestrians Injured in Separate Crashes, One a Hit-and-Run, on 207th Street in Inwood (DNA)
  • City Issued 10,000 Sidewalk Snow Removal Tickets So Far This Winter, Concentrated in the Bronx (NYT)
  • Greenpoint Man Sues NYPD, Says Off-Duty Officer Hit Him With Van Before Assaulting Him (Post)
  • Rosemarie Mifsud, 42, Begins Recovery; Driver Who Hit Her Claims His Brakes Failed (Post)
  • Uber to Nearly Double Size in NYC, Wants City to Increase TLC’s Budget to Ease Expansion (Crain’s)
  • 10 Additional Groups Sign on to BRT for NYC Coalition (Queens Courier)
  • Second Grand Central-Adjacent Mega-Tower Planned for Vanderbilt Avenue (Post)
  • DCP Begins Jerome Ave Rezoning; Subway-Accessible Area Doesn’t Currently Allow Housing (Bx Times)
  • Parking Garage Dominates Streetscape for New Greenpoint Apartment Building (6sqft via Brownstoner)

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