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Today’s Headlines

  • Tom Vanderbilt: Street Design Cues Slow Down Drivers, and NYC Needs More (NYT)
  • Classy: Chris Christie Trolls NJ Transit Rider Sitting on Delayed Train (WNYC)
  • It’s Not a Casino, But @NYGovCuomo Still Psyched About the New Suburban Mall in Baychester
  • The Post Profiles Irving Schachter
  • WNYC Kind of Acknowledges That Drivers Block Bike Lanes, But Doesn’t Report On It
  • “Vicious Cycle” Redux: Bike Ticket Blitz Rouses the Post to Comment on Street Safety (@BrooklynSpoke)
  • Sticking Up for Ticketed Drivers Is the Tabloids’ Idea of Traffic Justice (News)
  • Hoylman Wants Bus Crash Records Made Public (DNA)
  • Disconnected Bike-Ped Trail Gets Inwoodites Closer to the Hudson, But Not Downtown (NYT)
  • A Brooklyn Landlord Is Giving Fixies to Tenants (DNA)
  • Pedestrians Aren’t Safe From This Narcissist, Even When Parked (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Launches Two-Week Cyclist Enforcement Crackdown (Gothamist)
  • How Do Cops Parked in Bike Lanes Enhance NYPD’s Bike Safety Program? (@saidchelsea)
  • German Artists Say They Planted Bridge Flags (NYT); @BicycleLobby Flirts With Another Subpoena
  • NYPD Vouches for Driver Who Critically Injured West Village Pedestrian Last Night (News)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Kills Himself and Another Motorist in Wrong-Way Thruway Crash (LoHud, Post)
  • Thanks to Transit, New Yorkers Have Lowest Transportation Costs in the U.S. (AMNY)
  • MTA and DOT Roll Out Wayfinding Maps in Subway Stations (WNYC)
  • NYT Amends Inaccurate and Misleading High-Speed Rail Story on the Editorial Page
  • Hey DOT, Upper Manhattan Really Needs Safe Spaces for Kids to Ride Bikes (DNA)
  • Working Families Party Opposes Horse Carriage Ban (CapNY)
  • Cuomo Fails to Knock Zephyr Teachout Off the Primary Ballot (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • If NYC Can Make a Bus Lane on the Manhattan Bridge for the DNC, Why Not Every Day? (Post)
  • A Third of All NJ-NYC Commuters Go Thru Cramped, Run-Down Port Authority Bus Terminal (WNYC)
  • The NYT High-Speed Rail Story Was a Disgrace (Time)
  • Most NY Voters Think Albany Corruption’s a Problem, Are Oblivious to Corruption Fighting (AP)
  • This Can’t Be an Improvement Over Walking the Beat (Post)
  • The Church Ave B/Q Station Could Use a Facelift (Bklyn Paper, Ditmas Park Corner)
  • Local BID Wants Cars With City Placards Out of Westchester Square (BxTimes)
  • How Good Is the MTA at Communicating Service Changes? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Off-Duty Firefighter Charged With DWI on Staten Island (Advance)
  • Rockaway Ferry Subsidy Adds Up to $30 Per Ride (QChron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Signs City Speed Limit Bill (CBS, News, Gothamist)
  • Cy Vance’s Embarrassing @BicycleLobby Subpoena Is National News (NYT, Politico, Gizmodo)
  • Hard to Say If the Post Still Doesn’t Get It or Is Being Daft, But They Got to Use “Backpedal”
  • Driver Charged With Manslaughter for Hit-and-Run Death of Midtown Pedestrian (News)
  • NYPD Blows Off Pedestrian Strike, But at Least the Victim Got a Nice Card (NYT)
  • Sightseeing Buses Aren’t Required to Report Crashes to City (AP)
  • MTA Testing Devices to Reduce Subway Track Deaths (News)
  • Drivers Overcharged at Yankee Stadium Garages, Restraining Selves From Physical Violence (Post)
  • Big-Time NASCAR Driver Runs Over and Kills Competitor in Confrontation on Upstate Track (NYTAP)
  • The Times Checks Out the Summer Streets Undersea Audio Installation
  • Is Bike-Share a Stain on Bloomberg’s Legacy? Ginia Bellafante Thinks So (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Prendergast to Albany: MTA Needs “New, Sustainable Funding”; SAS Phase 2 in Capital Plan (2AS, NYT)
  • Fire Delays L Train Service (DNA); SI Railway Train Derails for Second Time Since May (Advance)
  • Meanwhile, Public Still Doesn’t Know Tappan Zee Price Tag or Who Will Foot the Bill (MTR)
  • Regional Plan Association President Bob Yaro Is Retiring (RPA)
  • City Settles Suit With Tamon Robinson’s Family, But Cops Who Hit Him With Cruiser Not Charged (News)
  • Teenager Who Killed Ariel Russo Jailed After Allegedly Looting Dead Woman’s Apartment (Gothamist)
  • City Apps Competition Finalist to Warn Users of “Sketchy” Neighborhoods (Crain’s, Gothamist)
  • NYPD and MTA Say Neither Has Authority to “Close” Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for Protest March (NYT)
  • Motorist Drives Through Queens Salon (News); Angry AAA Tow Truck Driver Nearly Hits Customer (DNA)
  • Oh Look, a Daily News Story Blaming People for Being Run Over (Daily News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Drugs? No Charges From Vance So Far for Bus Driver Who Injured 15 in Times Square (News, Post)
  • Tour Bus Driver Accelerated Before Crash (WSJ), Has History of License Suspensions (Post, NewsNYT)
  • Get to Know the Man Who Wants to “Proliferate Bike-Sharing Around the World” (WSJ)
  • It’s Official: Cuomo Admin to Use Clean Water Funds to Keep Highway Bridge Tolls Low (CapNY)
  • Espaillat: NYC Should Be Able to Place Speed Cameras Wherever They’re Needed (AMNY)
  • 5 Years Into Federal High Speed Rail Program, the Times Is Getting Impatient
  • Ex-NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit-and-Run on Hempstead Turnpike (Newsday via Gothamist)
  • Lower Speed Limits Coming to Brooklyn’s Deadly Flatbush Avenue (Bklyn Paper)
  • Cap’n Transit Nominates Newark’s McCarter Highway for Removal
  • DNA Maps the Breeziest Summer Bike Routes
  • Oh, People Who Don’t Drive, You Helpless Eccentrics (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Doubts That Slower Speed Limits Will Save Lives
  • Cuomo Won’t Say If Bank Settlement Billions Will Be Used for Tappan Zee (CapNY)
  • Driver Charged With DWAI in Times Square Double-Decker Collision; 15 Injured (ABC, NYT)
  • De Blasio and Bratton Demur on NYPD Body Cameras (CapNY)
  • Family Collects Evidence After NYPD Fails to Investigate Intentional Queens Hit-and-Run (Gothamist)
  • 13th Precinct Patrol Car Was Parked in the Second Avenue Bike Lane for Days (@FedExLane)
  • Unlicensed Driver Kills 62-Year-Old Pedestrian on Belt Parkway (News)
  • New York State DOT Keeps Its NACTO Guide on the Shelf and LI Cyclists in the Margins (TSTC)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez: Upper Manhattan Sidewalks Lousy With Illegal Clothing Drop-Off Bins (DNA)
  • Hamptons Moguls Clamor to Associate Themselves With Motorist Litter (Post)
  • All That’s Missing From the Moreland Commission Story Is a Big Traffic Jam (CapTon)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Which NYC Streets Won’t Get the Default 25 MPH Speed Limit? (News)
  • More Coverage of New 25 MPH Arterial Streets (DNA 12, 3Post)
  • Lawsuit: NYPD Dispersed Witnesses After Officer Ran Over and Killed Ryo Oyamada (Gothamist)
  • Painting the Street to Remember Lives Lost to Traffic Violence (NYT, Right of Way)
  • Kate Hinds Discusses the State of Citi Bike on WNYC
  • Who Would Have Left in Albany in Cuffs If Cuomo Hadn’t Disbanded Moreland Commission? (Post)
  • Two Injured When Drivers Collide at 10th Avenue and 38th Street (DNA)
  • DOT Bringing Safer Pedestrian Crossings and New Plaza Space Near Douglaston LIRR (QChron)
  • New M100 Bus Stop Dumps Passengers Off Into a Traffic Lane (DNA)
  • TransAlt Talks to 78th Precinct Community Council Prez Wayne Bailey (BikeNYC)
  • Coming Soon: One Less Parking Lot in the Theater District (Crain’s)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Announces Slate of Arterial Slow Zones to Be Implemented by Year’s End (Post)
  • Broadway and Southern Blvd. 25 MPH Zones in Effect (DNA, WCBS); WNYC Phones It In
  • Portion of Delancey Street Named After Dashane Santana (Gothamist, BB, News)
  • More Coverage of DOT’s West End Avenue Plans From DNA
  • TLC Enforcement Agents Say Illegal Cab Drivers Use Cars as Weapons (Post)
  • MTA Bridge and Tunnel Cops to Get Retroactive Raises (Post)
  • Tony Avella: City Can’t Lawfully Seize Parkland for Willets Point Mall (News)
  • Two Dead in 100+ MPH Crash on Long Island Expressway in Queens (Post)
  • BPs Eric Adams, Gale Brewer, and Melinda Katz Employ Six Drivers Between Them (CapNY)
  • NYPD Defends Its FOIL Record to CapNY

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