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Today’s Headlines

  • Silver Machine-Backed Alice Cancel Wins in 65th District; Dems Could Take State Senate (NYT, DNA)
  • Tri-State: Investment in Transit, Not Electric Car Incentives, Will Help Region With Climate Goals
  • Video: Jake Dobkin Counts the Number of Motorist Violations on His Bike Commute (Gothamist)
  • MTA to Expand Sleep Apnea Tests to Subway and Bus Operators, Say MTA and Cuomo (NewsPost)
  • Norwood News Looks at Service and Ped Safety Improvements Coming to Webster Ave SBS
  • The Columbus Circle Subway Station Shopping Mall and Food Court Is Open (2nd Ave SagasDNA)
  • Queens Residents Choose Bus Countdown Clocks, Park Upgrades in Participatory Budgeting (Courier)
  • Fleet Owners Like Evgeny Friedman Are a Big Reason Cab Drivers Drive Like This (Politico)
  • Drunken Thief Hijacks Cab, Tears Through Manhattan and Brooklyn, Injuring Several (DNA)
  • It’s Past Time for a Discussion on Raising the Driving Age (AP)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Subway Ridership Hit 67-Year High in 2015 (News, NY1, DNA)
  • At the Same Time, On-Time Performance Is Getting Worse (WNYC)
  • Cuomo’s Earth Day Posturing Would Feel a Lot More Genuine If He Cared About Transit (MTR)
  • Winner of Today’s Vote to Replace Shelly Silver Could Rep Lower Manhattan for Decades (JP Updates)
  • Skateboarder Killed in Crash With Parks Department Truck Driver Was Rodney Tavarez, 18 (News)
  • We’ll Know a Lot More About the L Train Shutdown Next Month (2nd Ave SagasNYT, DNA)
  • More Frequent Off-Peak Service Coming to the 2 and 7 Trains (NY1, DNA 1, 2)
  • The Times Explains MTA’s Next-Gen Fare Payment
  • …Which Probably Won’t Debut on Schedule, If You Can Believe It (News)
  • James Vacca Tries to Keep Traffic Moving (BxTimes)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Parks Department Truck Driver Kills Skateboarder Near Forest Park (NewsPost)
  • Accounts of Clinton Hill Cyclist Fatality Remain Inconsistent (NewsBklyn Paper)
  • Tractor-Trailer Driver Critically Injures Man in Maspeth (Post)
  • MTA Won’t Close Canarsie Tube for Repairs Until 2019 (NY1)
  • 72nd Street Station Construction May Hold Up Opening of 2nd Ave Subway (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Shelly Silver and Judy Rapfogel Still Drive Cars With Government Parking Placards (Post)
  • C&S Spoke to People on the Street About the BQX Streetcar
  • Chris Christie in No Hurry to Fix NJ Transit’s Budget Mess (WNYC, MTR)
  • Thousands of Words in the Times on the Impeding Closure of a Soho Gas Station
  • How Not to Coordinate a Multi-City Bike-Share System (Jersey Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cops Hit Brooklyn Cyclist and, Surprising No One, Lie About Collision in Crash Report (Gothamist)
  • Odious UES NIMBYs Succeed in Thwarting 6 Train Entrance, at Straphangers’ Expense (2AS)
  • MTA Shuffles Service on Bus Routes, Saving $27,000 (News)
  • What Will the APTA Be Without the MTA? (TransitCenter)
  • EDC Posted a Job Listing for BQX Project Leader (City Limits)
  • Construction Continues on Bruckner Boulevard Bikeway (@NYC_DOT)
  • As Weather Warms, Cy Vance Launches Social Media Campaign Against “Upskirting” (DNAWNYC)
  • Bookmark It: Advance Editorial Board Acknowledges That Traffic Isn’t a Force of Nature
  • With Col Allan Retiring, Post Marks End of an Era of Nastiness (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Toll Scheme for Cuomo’s Tappan Zee Bridge Still Classified Intel (LoHud)
  • Cuomo Moving Ahead With Javits Center Expansion (Crain’s)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas Explains the MTA’s Next-Gen Fare System RFP
  • MTA May Reroute Q65 to Eliminate Turns, Create Parking Spaces (Times Ledger)
  • App-Based Valet Parking Service Comes to Park Slope, Where the Struggle Is Real (DNA)
  • Alcohol-Related Crashes on Staten Island Are Declining, But Number of Deaths Isn’t (Advance)
  • The Advance Wants NYPD to Crack Down on Drivers … of Off-Road Vehicles
  • Truckers Keep Jamming Rigs Into Elevated 1 Line, Trucking Company Blames City (R’dale Press)
  • Speaking in Manhattan, Clinton Calls Transit a “Civil Rights Issue” (Politico) — So Where’s the Beef?

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Issues RFP for MetroCard Replacement (NewsPost)
  • State Lawmakers Want to Enable Police to Scan Drivers’ Phones After Crashes (Gothamist, Post)
  • Post Lionizes Cop Who Blamed Ticket on de Blasio, Now Suspended (PostGothamist, News)
  • Post Lets David Weprin Rant Against Toll Reform
  • Driver Who Killed Mary Cergua on Hylan Boulevard Charged Under Right of Way Law (Post)
  • Suffolk: Curb-Jumping Driver Kills Mom and Dog (Post, WABC); Psycho Targets Red Light Cameras (Post)
  • Riders Alliance: Presidential Candidates Should Make Transit a Priority, Not a Prop (News)
  • Who Would Cover the Cost of Transit Fare Discounts for the Poor? (Slant)
  • Gothamist Delves Into the History of Community Boards
  • The Shelly Silver Machine Is Alive and Well (Voice)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Port Authority Wants NY Harbor to Handle More Cargo Than Any Other American Port (WSJ)
  • Officer Confirms All Your Suspicions About How Cops View Traffic Enforcement (Gothamist, News, Post)
  • Lentol: MTA Will Go Public With L Train Repair Plans in May (DNA)
  • Impaired, Unlicensed Driver Hits and Kills Man on Moped in Glendale (News)
  • School Bus Driver Critically Injures Woman Crossing Street in Maspeth; No Charges (Post)
  • Officers Crash Patrol Car Into Food Delivery Truck in Ozone Park (Post)
  • DOT Showing Plan for 2-Way Bikeway on Clinton Ave Around the Neighborhood (DNA)
  • Scofflaws Have Racked Up $114 Million in Unpaid Port Authority Tolls the Past 5 Years (News)
  • All It Took Was a Letter From One Person in 2009 to Get DOT to Install Dangerous Left-Turn Signal (DNA)
  • 120 New Affordable Apartments in Morrisania Will Come With 68 Parking Spaces (YIMBY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Riders Alliance Calls for Discount MTA Fares for Low-Income Riders (News, AMNY, NY1)
  • How the Port Authority Might Pay for a New Midtown Bus Terminal (Bloomberg)
  • Red Light Running Cabbie Injures Man in Wheelchair on W 103rd (News)
  • Wrong-Way Driver Critically Injures Man on Scooter in Glendale (Post)
  • SUV Driver Critically Injures Man on White Plains Road (News)
  • After Cabbies Get Medical Clearance to Drive a Taxi, TLC Never Follows Up With Another Exam (Post)
  • Giving the Press More Parking Perks Will Only Make Problems Like This Worse (DNA)
  • Straphangers Are on the Hook for MTA’s Mounting Debt in More Ways Than One (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • MTA to Release Study of Rockaway Beach Rail Reactivation by June 30, 2017 (QChron)
  • C’mon U.S. DOT, the National Household Travel Survey Isn’t Just About Motoring (MTR)
  • A Year in the Life of a Times Transportation Reporter

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Today’s Headlines

  • Surprise! Cuomo Contribution to the MTA Is More Debt (NY1)
  • New NJ Transit Chief Is Former Amtrak COO William Crosbie (NYT)
  • Bill to Regulate Plazas Zips Through Council (NYT)
  • DenDekker Bill Would Suspend Registrations of Drivers Who Habitually Run Red Lights, Too (DNA)
  • Commercial Van Driver Strikes Pedestrian on Midtown Sidewalk; Victim Seriously Injured (DNA)
  • Witnesses Say Cabbie in Village Sidewalk Crash Was Reckless; NYPD Plays Defense (Post, News, NY1)
  • DOT Ignored Pleas for Traffic Calming on Astoria Street Where Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Man (DNANY1)
  • Swipegate: Hillary Photo Op Sabotaged by Pal Cuomo’s MTA (NYT); Plus: MTR on Pols Taking Transit
  • Second Ave Sagas Likes the Idea of Extending the 3 Line in East New York
  • Uber Gets Into Medical Transport Business (Crain’s), Settles Suit Over Driver Background Checks (NYT)
  • Family of Ella Bandes and Families for Safe Streets Got a Nice Profile in People Magazine — Really!
  • Damn Bike Lanes (PostNews, Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Peralta and DenDekker Want to Loosen Camera Restrictions and Penalize Recidivist Speeders (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Astoria Pedestrian (NewsAMNY, NY1); Man Killed on Major Deegan (DNA)
  • RPA: Shut the L Completely for Repairs and Make 14th Street a Busway (AMNY, DNA)
  • DiNapoli Says MTA Is Fudging the Data on Subway Wait Times (2ASPoliticoAMNY)
  • Full Council to Vote on Bills to Create Universal TLC License and Regulate Plazas (Crain’s)
  • Study Says Uber Is Eating Into Yellow Cab Trips (DNA); NYC Still Ignoring Problem of Driver Pay (News)
  • DOT to Detour Traffic Onto Local Streets While City Repairs Hudson Parkway Wall (DNA, Gothamist)
  • Delivery Date for George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal Delayed Again (DNA)
  • Water Tunnel Will Actually Be Completed Ahead of Schedule, de Blasio Explains (NYT 1, 2; Politico)
  • The Horse Carriage Thing Isn’t Over (Politico)
  • Post: CO of UES Precinct Known for Traffic Deaths and Bike Crackdowns Targeted in Corruption Probe
  • Robert Moses Didn’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges, But He Had a Few Anyway (NYT)

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