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Today’s Headlines

  • The Default NYC Speed Limit Is a More Humane 25 MPH as of Today (WSJ, WNYC, AMNY)
  • …and Post Headline Writers Are at a Loss
  • How Come Cy Vance Doesn’t Treat Drivers Who Actually Kill as Seriously as This? (NYT, News)
  • NBC News Van Strikes Woman at Redesigned-But-Still-Dangerous 96th and Broadway (Gothamist)
  • Brad Aaron and Dana Lerner Talk to Business Insider About the Significance of Vision Zero
  • Watch This Jim Hoffer Segment on Central Park Cyclists and Learn… Nothing (ABC 7)
  • MTR Plucks Out the Bright Spots for Transportation Policy From Tuesday’s Elections
  • What Do Random Drivers Think of Tolling Free East River Bridges? NY1 Reports
  • DDC Finally Ready to Turn Dead Space at Foot of Manhattan Bridge Into a Plaza (Bowery Boogie)
  • Bronx CB 8 Resolves to Push for $ to Study Hudson River Greenway Up to Yonkers (R’dale Press)
  • Sunnyside Streets Are About to Get Safer (QChron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Center-Lane Busways Among Several Options for Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevard SBS (CapNY)
  • Crash Data: City Pedestrians Who Follow Traffic Rules Put Themselves in Mortal Danger (WNYC)
  • Man Struck in Northern Boulevard Crosswalk Is Eighth MTA Pedestrian or Cyclist Fatality of 2014 (News)
  • MTA Bus Driver Dishes on What Pedestrians and Cyclists Are Doing Wrong (Gothamist)
  • Operation Safe Cycle: Midtown South Precinct Ticketing Cyclists for Safe and Legal Riding (Gothamist)
  • Parents Beg for Safety Fixes Outside Washington Heights A Train Station; DOT: We’ll Think About It (DNA)
  • Locals Want to Make Public Plaza Out of Concrete Expanse on Upper West Side (DNA)
  • New York City Parks Commissioner Apparently a Part-Time Gig Now (Post)
  • NYPD Pledges to Enforce City’s Prohibition on Electric Bikes (Gazette)
  • NYT Seems Comforted by the Prospect of 25 MPH Having Little Effect; Advance Asks the Experts

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Today’s Headlines

  • Republicans Gain Control of U.S. Senate (NYT, Politico) and State Senate (NYT, WSJ)
  • Cuomo Wins (NYT, PostNews); In Second Term, Post Asks Him to Come Clean on TZB
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio Faces Uphill Battle to Get Anything From Albany (NYT, CapNY)
  • Flushing Commons Construction Poses Traffic Safety Hazard, Residents Say (WCBS)
  • Electeds Send Letter to EDC Asking for East River Ferry Extension to LES, Pier 6 in Brooklyn (DNA)
  • Man Sues Citi Bike for Head Injury; Company Will Tell Judge He Should Have Worn Helmet (News)
  • IBO: Moving Trash From Trucks to Rail and Barge Would Triple City’s Waste Disposal Costs (Post)
  • Gowanus NIMBYs Sue to Stop Parole Office, in Part to Make Sure It Builds More Parking (Bklyn Paper)
  • Nigerian Consulate Fixes Cracked Sidewalk After More Than a Decade of Finger-Pointing (DNA)
  • NYPD Officer Injured When Cruiser Is Rear-Ended by Another Driver; “No Criminality” (Advance)
  • Tonight: Look at Potential BRT Plans for Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards (Brownstoner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Find Your NYC Polling Place and Ballot Info – Go Vote!
  • Nassau Democrats Were for Speed Cams Before They Were Against Them (WCBS, News 12)
  • Heavily-Redacted TZB Documents Raise More Questions About Bridge Finance Plan (LoHud)
  • Sarah Goodyear: Let’s Reject the Idea That Speeding Is Just Good Old New York Nostalgia (CityLab)
  • WNYC Looks at MTA Capital Plan, Says Straphangers Should Get Ready for More Fare Hikes
  • More Coverage of Yesterday’s City Council Transportation Hearing From WCBS, CapNY
  • Council Considers Bill to Limit Trash Hauling Traffic in Neighborhoods (QChron)
  • Elderly Couple Dies After Crashing Car in College Point Parking Lot (PostWNBCWPIXWCBS)
  • Fines for Texting While Driving in New York State Just Increased (WPIX)
  • Not In My Parking Space! Brooklyn Brief Takes a Windshield Perspective on Car2Go

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio, Bratton Quash Rumors of a Break-up After Top NYPD Exec Resigns (News)
  • Someone Tell Denis Hamill That Entitled NYC Motorists Honk All the Time With a 30 MPH Limit (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man in Brownsville (Gothamist)
  • All MTA News Is Top-Secret Until Cuomo Runs Up the Score on Election Day (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Rail or Trail for the Rockaway Beach Line — How About Both? (News)
  • It Took Two Deaths for the MTA to Ban a Bus Turn at Dangerous Ridgewood Intersection (DNA)
  • Driver Strikes Man Near Marathon Course in Fort Greene (News)
  • Another Victim-Blaming Leak From NYPD Turns Into a Victim-Blaming Daily News Headline
  • When Streets Are for Cars Only, Even a Youth Football Game Can Turn a Block Into a Parking Lot (DNA)
  • New Cap’n Transit Series: What to Do With Sunnyside Rail Yards
  • Today in Incompetent Police Driving… (Animal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Prendergast Confirms 2015 Fare Hike, Urges Proposed Capital Plan Improvements (NBC, PIX, CBS)
  • Private Trash Truck Driver Kills Chinatown Pedestrian; NYPD Preps Hit-and-Run Defense (DNAPost)
  • Witness: Edgar Torres Had Right of Way When He Was Struck and Killed by MTA Bus Driver (WNYC)
  • 88th Precinct Barely Enforcing Dangerous Driving Violations After Death of Lucian Merryweather (DNA)
  • Brooklyn Paper: Does Brooklyn Really Want More Citi Bike? You Decide!
  • Will Uber and Lyft Usher in the Future, or Set NYC Back 100 Years? (CapNY)
  • NYPD Records Indicate Horse Carriages Are Involved in Around Five Crashes a Year (DNA)
  • “Depressing” Fourth Avenue Subway Station to Get Pop-Up Makeover as Locals Await MTA Action (DNA)
  • Classy: Boyfriend of Aide Name Drops Chirlane McCray to Get Out of Parking Ticket Tab (News)
  • NYC Just Can’t Bring Itself to Acknowledge the Humanity of Traffic Crash Victims (NBC)
  • Happy Halloween, Straphangers (SASNews)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Bus Driver Kills Man at Same Intersection Where Ella Bandes Was Killed in 2013 (WNBC, WPIX)
  • Cement Truck Driver Kills Man Crossing Northern Boulevard in Astoria (WCBS, WNBC)
  • Turning Driver Injures Elderly Man Crossing Cadman Plaza West at Clark Street (Bklyn Daily Eagle)
  • The Times Editorial Board Is Pleased With the Citi Bike Deal
  • Teen Driver Who Killed Ariel Russo Indicted on New Charges for Dragging Cop With His Car (News)
  • No Charges Yet: NYPD Seeks Witnesses of the Crash That Killed Sui Leung (Bowery Boogie)
  • Trottenberg Opposes Council Bill to Give Free Parking at End of Meter Hours (News, Post)
  • Bushwick’s 83rd Precinct Credits Safety Checkpoints With Increase in DWI Arrests (DNA)
  • Bklyn DA Charges Two Drivers for DWI, Manslaughter After Crash That Killed Passenger (WCBS)
  • DOT Finishes Installing Traffic Calming on Park Avenue in Clinton Hill (Myrtle Av Bklyn Partnership)
  • At a Venerable Newspaper, a Victory in the War on Cars (CapNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike Deal: NYT, WSJ, News, Post, NPR, CapNY, AMNY, Crain’s, Bloomberg, WABC, WNBC, WCBS
  • New Management, No Public Cash, Expansion Back on Track: Daily News Is Thrilled About Citi Bike
  • Cuomo Continues Push for TZB Clean Water Funds, So Advocates Go to Court (TU, LoHud, WCBS)
  • Keith Wright’s Brother, a State Judge, Has Hard Time Weaseling Out of a Bus Lane Ticket (Post)
  • NTSB Issues Blistering Metro North Report (NYT, News); Meanwhile, Out on the Streets…
  • Again: UWS Drivers Have a Hard Time Not Hitting Things in the Crosswalk (West Side Rag)
  • The Greenway Upgrade Can’t Come to Flushing Avenue Soon Enough (Gothamist)
  • 112th Precinct Promises “Grace Period” After 25 MPH Limit Goes Into Effect (DNA)
  • DSNY Says Ped Safety Bill to Add Flashing Lights and Warnings to Snow Plows Not Needed (CapNY)
  • Port Authority Kicks Off $130 Million Project to Add More NJ-Side Ramps to Goethals (Advance)
  • Damn Bike Lanes (WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of Mayor Signing 25 MPH Bill (WNYCDNANewsPostObserverCapNY, WCBS)
  • What Do the New Yorker and Marcia Kramer Have in Common? Sources for Street Safety Stories
  • MTA Hires Its First Chief Safety Officer Away From NTSB (News, Post, LoHud, WSJ, Railway Age)
  • Taxi Driver Injures 75-Year-Old Man at 116th and Frederick Douglass (Spectator)
  • After Progress in Albany, Port Reform Advances in Trenton; Up Next: Christie and Cuomo (CapNY)
  • Lowery Plaza Opens Beneath the 7 Train on Queens Boulevard at 40th Street (DNA)
  • Fulton Transit Hub Will (Finally!) Open November 10 (2nd Ave Sagas, DNA, News, NY1, AMNY)
  • The R Train — Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It (Bklyn Paper)
  • Parks Department Charges MTA $520,000 for Removing 16 Trees By Tri-Borough Ramps (Post)
  • Goldfeder Joins Tudor Village Residents to Push DOT for Speed Humps (Forum)
  • Queens CB 1 Rejects Routine Request After Restaurant Owner Fails to Kiss Chair’s Ring (Astoria Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sources: REQX Buys Alta; Citi Bike to Double in Size (CapNY)
  • No Charges: Driver Hits 10 Outside Kingsbridge School, Kills Rylee Ramos, 8 (News 1, 2; NYTABC)
  • Driver Kills Pedestrian Florence Bello in Flatlands; NYPD Blames the Dead (Post, CBSNews 12, News)
  • Driver Critically Injures Bensonhurst Pedestrian, Arrested for Failure to Yield (News 12, @NYPDHighway)
  • Two Years After Sandy, NYT and WNYC Gauge City and MTA Resiliency Progress
  • Kabak: Can the MTA Improve Its Record on Delivering Capital Projects? (SAS)
  • Claiming Gender Discrimination, Crossing Guard Suit to Seek Pay Parity With Mostly Male TEAs (Post)
  • 110th Precinct Issuing More Tickets for Dangerous Driving Violations (DNA)
  • Avella: City Needs to Stop Construction Businesses From Junking Up College Point Sidewalks (TL)
  • Out of Town: Cards OF Oscar Taveras Killed in Crash (ABC); Oprah’s Driver Runs Over Fan’s Foot (Post)
  • Coming Soon to a Bike Lane Near You: the Amazon Fresh Truck (Crain’s)

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