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Today’s Headlines

  • Rosenthal and Levine Intro Bill for Summer Study of Car-Free Central Park (CapNY, News, WCBS)
  • It’s Shockingly Rare for Drivers Who Crash to Receive Even a Minimal Penalty (WNYC)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man on Queens Blvd in Woodside (WPIXWCBS)
  • Truck Driver Injures Six in Forest Hills Store; “No Criminality” (News, Post, DNA, WCBS, WPIX)
  • Damned Bike Lanes on UES (News, Post), Staten Island (Advance), and in Midtown (DNA)
  • DAs to Meet with de Blasio — Will Vision Zero Be On the Agenda? (WNBC)
  • Cuomo and the MTA: CapNY on Suburban Bias; 2nd Ave Sagas on the Magic Disappearing Governor
  • DCP Study Lays Out Potential Transportation Improvements for Western Queens (NewsTL)
  • Queens Residents Want to Get a Piece of MNR Penn Station Access Project (DNA)
  • Gazette Covers Efforts to Convert Historic Motor Parkway Into Bike-Ped Path
  • 78th Precinct Looking to Replace Curbside Car Parking With Bike Corral (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WNYC Profiles Lizi Rahman, Who Lost Her Son Asif to Traffic Violence
  • Cuomo: We Don’t Know TZB Cost, Tolls, or Financing, But Look at This Sweet Crane (LoHud)
  • Turns Out Bank Settlement Billions Could Go to to Fund Cuomo Infrastructure Bank (LoHud)
  • Elderly Man Seriously Injured After Cabbie Jumps Curb in Midtown (Post, WNBC, WCBS, Gothamist)
  • Driver Jumps Curb, Slams Into Canarsie Dry Cleaners (WCBS)
  • Pity The Motorists Who Are Fined for Breaking the Law — It’s An Outrage (TL)
  • WSJ Covers Transit Tax Benefit Set to Pass Council
  • More Coverage of City Council Hearing on MTA Capital Plan from AMNY
  • NYPD Ticket Fixing Trial: “The Officer Can Just Tear It Up and Throw It Away” (Post)
  • Ghosts of Robert Moses: Goldfeder Advocates for Long-Canceled Expressway (LI Herald)
  • AMNY on the Scourge of “Man Spread” on the Subway

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  • No One Is Leaping to Rescue Trans-Hudson Commuters From Impending Disaster (Post, WNYC 1, 2)
  • Cuomo Admin Puts Off Approval of MTA Capital Program, For Now (NewsdayPost)
  • Bill to Expand Transit Tax Benefit in NYC Hits City Council Transpo Committee Today (News)
  • Woman in Critical Condition After Driver Struck Her While She Tended to Her Wounded Dog (News)
  • Fire Truck Driver Injures Pedestrian on Avenue M (Bklyn Paper)
  • SUV Driver Hits Pedestrian on Pitkin Ave, Inflicting Severe Head Injuries (News)
  • Now Can We Get Serious About a Separated Bike Lane Across the Brooklyn Bridge? (News, Post)
  • DA Richard Brown: Borough Hall Garage Essential to Queens Justice System (QChron)
  • The Case Against Spending $1.5 Billion on PATH Extension to Newark Airport (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Which Will Come First for Upstate Cities, Bike-Share or Bike-Friendly Streets? (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Governor of NY Andrew Cuomo on Imminent Closure of Hudson Train Tunnels: “Uh …” (CapNYNYT)
  • MTA Bus Driver Fatally Strikes Pedestrian in Mott Haven as Victim Crossed in Crosswalk (News)
  • SUV-Sized Electric Cars Proposed for Central Park Are Capable of Exceeding 25 MPH (NY Mag)
  • Tri-State Outlines Metro-North Capital Plan Projects, Including Penn Station Access
  • NYT Frames Subway Construction as Tidy Narrative; DiNapoli: 90% of Extant Stations Broken (AMNY)
  • Ben Kallos Releases Report Calling for Upper East Side Safety and Transpo Improvements (News)
  • Drivers Just Not Part of the Equation as CBS 2 Solemnly Blames Children for Their Own Deaths
  • Critical Mass Assault Featured in Internal NYPD Video Aimed at Rooting Out “Bad Officers” (NYT)
  • Willy-B Bike-Ped Path Repairs Almost Done (Boogie); Advance: VNB Path a Cute Idea, But Seriously
  • NJ Lieutenant Gov Hospitalized After Bike Crash; Official Account: “Swerved to Avoid Vehicle” (Record)
  • No. Just … No. (WNBC)

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  • Repairing Sandy Damage to Amtrak Tunnels to Cause Massive Commuter Headache (NYT, Capital)
  • Jersey City Ditches Hoboken-Weehawken Bike-Share, Looks to Join Citi Bike Expansion (NJ.com)
  • More Coverage of 25 MPH Bill at City Council (WNYC, Capital, PIX)
  • Residents Complain About Trucks on Grand Avenue in Maspeth (Queens Courier)
  • 7 Line Extension Set for February Opening (News)
  • Port Authority Plans to Start Building PATH to Newark Airport in 2018 (NJ.com)
  • 78th Precinct Doubles Down on Enforcing Stop Lights on Prospect Park Loop (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • In Lots of Cities, Space for Bike Storage a Hot New Real Estate Amenity (WSJ)
  • Wyandanch Breaks Ground on Transit-Oriented Development (NYT)
  • New Street Seats Pop Up in Downtown Brooklyn (Curbed)
  • Live in Williamsburg or Greenpoint? Fill Out This Transportation Survey (DNA)

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  • De Blasio Signs Bill Creating Fines Up to $10,000 for Hit-and-Run Drivers (News)
  • Police Make Arrest in Union Square Hit-and-Run (AMNY); He Already Has a Record (Times Herald)
  • Gawker: Is a Human Lost to Traffic Violence Worth Less Than a Kicked Cat?
  • SUV Driver Making U-Turn to Nab Parking Spot Mows Down Washington Heights Cyclist (DNA)
  • Komanoff Picks Apart Study Claiming Cab-Sharing Would Reduce Traffic (Capital)
  • Staten Island Drivers Really Want DOT to Shut Off Speed Cam, Won’t Accept Explanations (Advance)
  • Village Voice Rides Along With Gypsy Cab Drivers as They Evade TLC Enforcement
  • St. Albans Affordable Housing Can Build Less Parking Than Required; Neighbors Not Happy (TL)
  • MTA Capital Plan Includes $40 Million for Restoring LIRR Service to Elmhurst (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Another Parking Lot Bites the Dust (Bowery Boogie)
  • The Times Got a New Speed Gun and Wants Your Suggestions on Where to Use It

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  • Dana Lerner: DAs and NYPD Must Enforce the Laws Against Deadly Driving (NYT)
  • Since April, TLC Enforcement Against Dangerous Cabbies Has Skyrocketed (Post)
  • Council Member Miller Wants More TLC Enforcement Against Dangerous Dollar Vans (TL)
  • A Brooklyn Speed Camera Is Catching Speeders, and WPIX Is Outraged
  • Times Union Wants Cuomo to “Be the Adult in the Room” and Reveal Reliable TZB Funding Plan
  • Bikelash Media Coverage Boomlet Continues (Crain’s, WNBC), Spreads to Prospect Park (NY1)
  • WCBS Questions the “Zero” in Vision Zero, and de Blasio Focuses on Individual Behavior
  • Queens CB 11 Battles Car Dealership That Stores Vehicles on Sidewalk (Queens Chronicle)
  • Queens Chronicle Documents Dangers at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue
  • Port Richmond Residents Angered by Influx of Commuter Cars Into Neighborhood (NY1)
  • New Plaza Opens Next to Douglaston LIRR Station (Queens Courier)

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  • Prendergast Doesn’t Rule Out Road Pricing to Fund Capital Program (Poughkeepsie Journal)
  • The MTA Needs to Get Its Construction Costs Under Control (YIMBY)
  • Can P3s Prevent Cost Overruns on MTA Capital Projects? (News)
  • Don’t Expect Any Fare Hike Hearings Before Election Day (Post)
  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Killed Two Men in Separate Crashes on Sunday (PostNews, DNA)
  • The Times Breaks Out Its Radar Gun to Clock Central Park Cyclists — There’s Video
  • Cost and Financial Plan for New TZB Still a Black Box (WNYC, Capital)
  • Bloomberg to Announce Major Philanthropic Push to Cut Traffic Deaths in Developing World Cities (WSJ)
  • Why Doesn’t Staten Island Get More MTA Investment? Ask Staten Island Pols (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Gelinas: Newly Unionized Citi Bike Workers Are in a Precarious Position (Post)
  • What You Should Do If You’re Struck By a Driver While Biking (Gothamist)

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