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Today’s Headlines

  • LIRR Strike: Congress Is Out (NYT, WSJ); Cuomo Is In (CapNY); Like Mario Cuomo in 1994 (WPIX)
  • Queens CB 9 Transpo Committee Chair Calls Bus Lanes on Woodhaven “Obscene” (Forum)
  • Port OKs Air Rights Sale and $90 Million in Fixes at Bus Terminal (WNYC, WCBS)
  • NJ Lawmakers Want More Scrutiny of Non-Transpo Spending at the Port Authority (WSJ)
  • Moody’s: TZB Clean Water Loan Is Big, But EFC Usually Gets Paid Back; No Change to Rating (CapTon)
  • Enviro Advocates Press State Oversight Panel to Reject TZB Raid at Meeting Next Week (PoJo, AP)
  • Brewer, Garodnick to Chair Panel Overseeing Larger East Midtown Rezoning (CapNY, Crain’s)
  • Unlicensed Driver Arrested After “Intentional Bump” of Driver Ahead Leads to Fight (Advance)
  • Sidewalk Hogs: Woodhaven Residents Are Fed Up Along Atlantic Avenue (Forum)
  • Street Trees Are Important, and People Notice When They Go Missing (DNA)
  • Crown Heights Gas Station on the Market to Be Developed (Real Estate Weekly via Brownstoner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Warning of Tolls, Astorino Slams Cuomo’s TZB Clean Water Raid (LoHud); Cuomo Leads 59-24 (WSJ)
  • Crain’s Wants Cuomo to Put $3 Billion From French Bank Settlement to Tappan Zee, MTA Projects
  • Cuomo Doesn’t Seem Very Interested in Even a Milquetoast Port Reform Panel (CapNY)
  • Chin Defends Countdown Clocks at Bus Stops (Observer)
  • Seeking to Avert LIRR Strike, Prendergast Goes to Congress, Not Cuomo (2nd Ave Sagas, CapNY)
  • East River Plaza (And Its Empty Garage) Could Be Getting Tower With 1,000 Apartments (DNA)
  • Medallion Owners’ Group to Appeal Court Ruling in Favor of Taxi of Tomorrow (Post)
  • New DOT Rules Could Allow Components of Permanent Flood Barriers on Sidewalks (Crain’s)
  • Sidewalk Hogs: Fake Charity Bins Clog City Sidewalks (NYT), Go Up in Flames (South Slope News)
  • Vision Zero Is City Policy, But Culture Change Still Lags Behind (John Massengale via Brooklyn Spoke)
  • Brownstoner Digs Up a Special Section From 1898 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Devoted to Bicycling

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Today’s Headlines

  • Which Is More Important to Bill de Blasio: Affordable Housing or a City-Owned Parking Garage? (WSJ)
  • Cyclist Struck, Critically Injured by SUV Driver on Sands Street Near Manhattan Bridge (Gothamist)
  • Albany Wants to Take Plates of Toll Cam Cheats, Yet Speed Cams Give No Points, Suspensions (LoHud)
  • BP Katz Funds $1.1 Million in Capital Streetscape Improvements for Queens Commercial Areas (TL)
  • LIRR, Unions Restart Negotiations (WCBS); Cost-Saving Cuomo Says His Hands Are Tied (CapNY)
  • Rendering of 1,300-Foot Tower Next to Grand Central Features Vanderbilt Avenue Plaza (DNA)
  • Crowley, Agency Officials Talk Traffic Safety With Residents at Maspeth Vision Zero Forum (Q Chron)
  • Tri-State Visits Woodhaven SBS Meeting, Myth-Busts Qualms About Bus Rapid Transit (MTR)
  • Coming Soon: Tweet All Precinct Commanders About #VisionZero (DNA) or NYPD FOIL Fails (CapNY)
  • Citi Bike Opens Docking Valet at 7th Street and Avenue A on Summer Weeknights (Citi Bike Blog)
  • 100 Years Ago at Foot of W’Burg Bridge, There Was a Two-Block Elevated Park Above Delancey (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WNYC: Citi Bike Deal “Weeks or Months Away”
  • The Post Pledges to Protect Taxpayers From Citi Bike
  • Unlicensed Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian in Jackson Heights (Times LedgerNewsGothamist)
  • Driver Charged With Manslaughter for Hit-and-Run Killing of Joey Sellers (Gothamist, News, Post)
  • Crain’s Details the Fight Among Companies Vying to Be NYC’s Next-Gen Pay Phone Provider
  • BID That Serves Yankee Stadium Has Little Money for Public Space Improvements (News)
  • 115th Precinct Assigns Officers to Patrol Diversity Plaza (Times Ledger)
  • M60 Select Bus From Harlem to LaGuardia Clocked at 29 Minutes (Post)
  • NYPD Chases Cab Thief at “High Speeds” From Midtown to the Bronx (Post)
  • Heard About That Google Car? Let Delia Ephron Break It Down for You (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • News: Citi Bike Deal Calls for Higher Member Fees, Bigger System, REQX Control of Station Sitings
  • Car Thief Hits Mother and Two Kids in Flatlands, Killing 12-Year-Old (NYT, News, WABCPost)
  • Jacqueline Haeflinger, 58, Killed Trying to Save Her Dog From DSNY Truck (NYT, NewsWABC)
  • Wednesday Afternoon Storm Floods Streets, Collapses Wall Under Brooklyn Bridge (News, Post)
  • Senate Finance Chair DeFrancisco, Who Holds Key TZB Vote, Needs Convincing on Financing (CapTon)
  • Crain’s Rags on City Council, and Your Grandma, for Bus Countdown Clocks
  • Manhattan Judge Sues City for Bus Lane Ticket (News); Post Slams “de Blasio’s New Cams”
  • BrooklynSpoke on Self-Styled Cam Watchdog: “Put Guys Like This on Every Corner” (@gregmocker 1, 2)
  • No Freedom for Child’s Play at 9/11 Memorial Park (New Yorker)
  • A Traffic Crime So Horrible the Precinct CO Was Summoned to the Scene, and the Times Is On It

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Closing in on Deal for REQX Ventures to Purchase Alta, Inject Cash Into Citi Bike (CapNY)
  • Bayside BID Wants DOT to Study Building More Parking at Municipal Lot (Queens Courier)
  • Staten Island CB 1 Chair Wants to Make Sure New North Shore Development Includes Greenway (NY1)
  • DSNY Opposes Alt-Side Parking Bill, But de Blasio Is Open to It (News, Observer)
  • New Yorker Maps and Explores NYC’s Dollar Van Routes
  • Vision Zero Gets Briefest of Mentions in WSJ Article on de Blasio’s Priorities Beyond Pre-K
  • NYLCV: PlaNYC 3.0 Due in 10 Months, But de Blasio Hasn’t Appointed Sustainability Chief (Observer)
  • MTA Board Member Allen Cappelli Bows Out of Dem Primary Against IDC’s Savino (Advance, CapNY)
  • EDC: Greenpoint Pier Will Get Repairs to February Collapse Before G Train Shutdown (Bklyn Paper)
  • If Your Bike Lane Is Just Paint, You’re Going to Have Some Problems (Brooklyn Spoke)
  • A Look Inside the Effort to Bring Cell Service to Underground Subway Stations (Gizmodo)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbie Runs Over Woman With the Light at Columbus Circle; NYPD: No Criminality (Post)
  • Vision Zero Goes Unmentioned by Bratton and de Blasio at NYPD Officers’ Graduation (WNYC, WSJ)
  • More Coverage of City Council’s Alternate Side Parking Bill (News, WCBS, News 12)
  • Times Union: Cuomo’s Clean Water Loan Raises More Questions Than It Answers on TZB Financing
  • Reynoso and Espinal Kick Off Meetings This Month in Advance of Bushwick Rezoning (DNA)
  • New MAS Tool Allows New Yorkers to Map Air Rights Development (Crain’s, CityLab)
  • De Blasio Names Appointees to City Planning, Landmarks Commissions (Crain’s)
  • REBNY Study: 3 Percent of City Is Landmarked, Making It Hard to Develop Housing (News)
  • Port’s Director of WTC Redevelopment Leaves for Private Sector (Crain’s)
  • Flushing Commons Breaks Ground; Merchants: Too Little Parking, Too Much Traffic (News)
  • Gotham Gazette Looks at the History of Honorific Street Renaming in NYC (1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Unlicensed Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Killing Gerritsen Beach Pedestrian (News, NYT, News 12)
  • Albany Columnist Slams Cuomo for Using Clean Water Fund as Highway Piggy Bank (TU)
  • Bronx CB 10 Chair Wants DCP to Study More Highway Ramps for Driving to New Malls (Bx Times)
  • Livery Driver Barely Misses Peds on Richmond Hill Sidewalk, Crashes Into Grocery (WABC, Post, WPIX)
  • 11 CMs Provide $2.8 Million to Fund More Than 100 Bus Time Countdown Clocks (NY1, Metro, WCBS)
  • Another One Bites the Dust: Appeals Court Rules Against Co-Op in Bike-Share Station Suit (CapNY)
  • Abandoned Harlem Gas Station Seeks Housing Developer (Curbed)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Bill to Allow ASP Drivers to Park After Sweeper Passes Gets Hearing Today (NYT)
  • Uptown Assembly Member Gabriela Rosa Resigns Over Sham Marriage, Other Charges (Politico, News)
  • Cuomo Operations Director Howard Glaser Has Left the Administration (CapNY, TU)
  • New MTA Bus Service Expansions (WNYC); SI Residents Want More Express Buses (Advance)
  • Free Red Hook Weekend Ferry Returns This Summer, Without Public Subsidy (Bklyn Paper, DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 6-Year-Old Injured in East Elmhurst Crosswalk, Residents ID Driver as NYPD Officer (Gothamist)
  • More on State Approval of Cuomo’s $500 Million Clean Water Loan for TZB From NYTGannettTU
  • Tow Truck Driver Kills Man in Sheepshead Bay Lot; He “Did Not See Him While Parking” (NY1)
  • Keith Wright’s Top Staffers Pulled Over, Drop His Name Before DWI, Reckless Driving Arrests (Post)
  • AAA Truck Driver Critically Injures Man on Motorized Scooter in Midwood; No Charges (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bklyn CB 2 Committee Backs DOT Plan to Reroute Left Turns at Flatbush and Myrtle (DNA)
  • More on New Curb Extensions at 60th and Third, Requests for More From CB 8 (DNA)
  • Hudson Square BID Seeks Input on Public Space Plan for Soho Square at Sixth and Spring (Crain’s)
  • DOT to Convert 5th Street in LIC to One-Way, Add Speed Humps (DNA)
  • City Will Subsidize Rockaway Ferry Until Fall (WNYC); Katz, Residents Want It Permanently (News)
  • Flushing Commons to Break Ground on 1,600 Parking Spaces, Housing, Retail on Monday (TL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Feels So Good: Senate Democrats to Reunite (WSJ, CapitalLoHud, NewsObserver)
  • Cuomo Signs Bill Authorizing Additional NYC Speed Cameras (WNYC)
  • Several Good Names on Cuomo’s MTA “Reinvention Commission” (Crain’s)
  • City Council Approves Budget With Unanimous Vote (News, Post)
  • Silverstein Strikes Deal to Finish 3 World Trade With Private Funding (NYT)
  • Bratton Envisions Tablets and Subway Car Cameras for Real-Time NYPD Monitoring (News)
  • NYPD Chases: Plea Deal Offered in Ariel Russo Case (News); BK Pursuit Ends With Fatality (Post)
  • Vaccaro: Video Shows NYPD Speeding Toward Ryo Oyamada With Lights Off (Gothamist)
  • Inwood Restaurants Use Valets to Cruise for Free Curbside Parking (News)
  • Zephyr Teachout Takes a Swipe at Cuomo’s Record on Transit (Capital)
  • Mayor’s Office Pitches Walkability, Ped Plazas, and Citi Bike for Dem Convention Bid (NYT)

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