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Today’s Headlines

  • Republicans From Syracuse Burbs and Long Island Jockey to Replace Skelos as Senate Leader (Capital)
  • Toll Reform Supporter Mark Weprin Leaves City Council to Serve as Cuomo Legislative Liaison (News)
  • Driver Kills Elderly Woman Crossing Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn (News, Post)
  • Turning Cab Driver Kills Amelia Sterental, 76, in Upper East Side Crosswalk (Post 1, 2)
  • The Number of NYC’s Police Athletic League Play Streets Has Plummeted by Two-Thirds (NYT)
  • It Takes Longer Than You Might Think to Turn a Wide Sidewalk Into a Public Plaza (DNA)
  • Gelinas: De Blasio Should Pitch in More for MTA Capital Program (Post)
  • Alex Marshall Makes the Case for Subsidizing Citi Bike to Keep Prices Low (News)
  • Move NY Pitches Uber on Toll Reform (Crain’s)
  • The Most Googled Questions About the NYC Subway (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Admin Begs Christie and Cuomo to Get It Together on Trans-Hudson Rail (NYT, WNYC, Capital)
  • WNYC Examines Why Left Turns Are So Deadly to Pedestrians
  • So, Albany, What Are You Going to Do About the MTA Capital Plan Gap? (News)
  • Zero Vision: De Blasio Spends $15 Million on Arthur Kill Road Widening in Staten Island (Advance)
  • Health Department: Traffic Remains Top Killer of NYC Children (Capital)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Ran Red, Killed 9-Year-Old Girl in Van Sentenced Up to 12 Years (News, Post)
  • Queens Judge Keeps Attempted Murder Hate Crime Charges Against Driver Who Dragged Sikh Man (TL)
  • Vernon Blvd Bikeway Upgrades Were Top Winner on Van Bramer’s Participatory Budgeting Ballot (DNA)
  • Citi Bike Parent Company Hires a “Related” Company to Search for More Sponsors (Crain’s)
  • Complaining About Cars in Bike Lanes? The 84th Precinct’s Twitter Account Will Block You (Gothamist)
  • Tomorrow Afternoon: Help DOT Plan Bike Lanes in Bushwick (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Livery Driver Kills Boy, 12, in Harlem (NYT, WNBC); News, Post, DNA Say He “Darted” Into Street
  • Teenager Critically Injured by Driver Outside James Madison HS in Bklyn (WNBC, WPIX, News)
  • De Blasio Adds $241 Million to Road Resurfacing Budget, Above City Council Ask (Advance, WCBS)
  • Daily News Blasts de Blasio, Says Cuomo Has Bigger Responsibility to Fund MTA Capital Plan
  • Driver Who Killed 9-Year-Old Lucian Merryweather Avoids Jail in Manslaughter Plea (Post)
  • Officials Worry About Cross-Hudson Capacity Crunch (WSJ)
  • Residents Say Bailey Avenue in Kingsbridge Needs Traffic Calming (Norwood News)
  • Joe Borelli Stumps for Right-on-Red, Fewer Car Inspections, Direct Driver Subsidies (Advance)
  • Find Out Which Streets on Staten Island Have Speed Limits Above 25 MPH (Advance)
  • City Council Members Ask for Ferry Service to Duplicate the Route of the 1 Train (WNBC)
  • It’s Official: Former Daily News Reporter Pete Donohue Now on TWU Payroll (Capital, TWU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Met the MTA’s Funding Ask — Why Wasn’t That Enough for Cuomo? (Capital)
  • Overwhelming Support From City Residents to Decriminalize Sidewalk Riding (WSJ)
  • NY Press Takes Closer Look at Vance’s Supposed Tougher Stance on Street Safety
  • NYC’s Ultimate Luxury: A Parking Spot Where You Never Have to Set Foot on the Sidewalk (DNA)
  • Mega-Tower Next to GCT Gets Garodnick’s OK After Promising More Transit Investment (Crain’s)
  • Donovan Wins S.I. Special Election (Capital); Richardson Wins Bklyn Assembly Seat (NYT)
  • Chinatown Checkpoint: Animal Looks at NYPD’s Closure of Park Row
  • Liberty Street Sidewalk Should Ease WTC Pedestrian Crush (Downtown Express)
  • Bronx Chronicle Reviews Community Workshop for a Safer Mosholu Parkway
  • Residents Concerned About Police Inaction on Downtown Hit-and-Run (Tribeca Trib)
  • No, the Feds Are Probably Not Going to Take Out Times Square Billboards (Post, Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Dean Skelos Indicted as State Senate Majority Leader; Republicans Close Ranks (Capital, C&S)
  • De Blasio Boosts City Contribution to MTA; Prendergast Wants More (NYT, Capital, News, WNYC)
  • Elected Officials Look Everywhere But Albany for MTA Funding Solution (Capital)
  • Driver Dies After Careening Across Bruckner Expressway and Flipping Car (WNBC)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer on Motorcycle Killed in Crash With SUV in Canarsie (Post)
  • Private Trash Hauler Backtracks, Tells Whistleblower Employees They’re Not Fired (Gothamist)
  • $1 Million Will Go to Studying New Highway Ramp at Hutchinson Metro Center (News 12)
  • DSNY Goes After West Village Businesses for Putting Benches on the Sidewalk (DNA)
  • DNA Maps Tickets to Businesses for Violating Delivery Cyclist Rules
  • De Blasio Snared by Subway Delay (NYT)
  • The Bicycle Lobby Almost Ruined the Met Gala (Us Weekly)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City’s Vision Zero Anti-Speeding Ad Begins Airing Today (News)
  • Karen Koslowitz Wants to Water Down Turn Restrictions in Woodhaven SBS Plan (Q Chron)
  • Daily News Impressed By Cy Vance’s Prosecution of Deadly Driver Danny Lin
  • Right of Way Remembers Clara Heyworth, Killed 4 Years Ago By Drunk, Unlicensed Driver
  • Three Brooklyn Church Members Killed in Upstate Van Crash (News)
  • Trash-Hauling Company Fires Two Workers Who Told City Council About Poor Conditions (CapNY)
  • Four Assembly GOP Leaders Get New Chevys Courtesy of NY Taxpayers (News)
  • Study Confirms Link Between Neighborhood Wealth and Street Tree Coverage (WSJ)
  • Still No Re-opening Date for Brooklyn Bridge Park Ped Bridge (NYT)
  • Scenes From NYC’s Biggest Bike Tour (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bloomberg Goes Deep on Port Authority Dysfunction, But Thinks PATH Subsidy Is a Problem
  • Holding Big Capital Projects Hostage Is One of the MTA’s Few Bargaining Chips (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • MTA Spending $84 Million for Additional Bklyn-Side Ramps at Verrazano Narrows (Bklyn Paper)
  • De Blasio Defends Arrests at Union Square Protests: “It’s Rush Hour” (Advance)
  • Driver Killed After Car Rear-Ended in Six-Vehicle East New York Pileup (News)
  • EWR PATH Extension and AirTrain Replacement Proceeding as Separate Projects (WNYC, Capital)
  • DOT to Install Up to 10 Split-Phase Signals in Hell’s Kitchen This Summer (Chelsea Now)
  • Curb Extension Proposed for Intersection of Myrtle Ave and Forest Ave (Times Newsweekly)
  • New Traffic Signal Installed at 51st Street and Skillman Ave in Woodside (TL)
  • Car2Go Expands Bklyn Service Area to Bushwick, Crown Heights, Southern Bklyn (Eagle)
  • Citi Bike Parent Company Is Building Its Own Bicycle, Offers Sneak Peek (@Motivate_Co)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Prendergast, Again: Without a Funded Capital Plan, MTA May Drop 2nd Ave Subway (Capital, WNYC)
  • More Details on Phased Rollout for Citi Bike in Red Hook, Park Slope (DNA) and UWS (West Side Rag)
  • De Blasio: No Deal on Decriminalizing Minor Offenses Like Sidewalk Bicycling (Capital)
  • Term Limits for Community Board Members? It’s on the City Council’s Agenda Today (Gotham Gazette)
  • Driver Critically Injures Cyclist in Kew Gardens Hills (JP Updates)
  • Bklyn CB 8 Committee: Prospect Heights Slow Zone Plans “Do Not Go Far Enough” (DNA)
  • Uber Promotes Itself as Alternative to Subway Shutdowns, But Only in Tonier N’Hoods (Awl via DNA)
  • Summer Stroll Coming Back to Bay Ridge This Summer (Eagle)
  • Citi Bike Expands Rush Hour Valets to Penn Station, Port Authority (Post)
  • Governor Muscle Car Gives Top Officials Emergency Lights for Personal Vehicles (Capital, News)
  • Building Exactly the Amount of Parking Required by Zoning Is a Sign Reform Is Needed (YIMBY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mohamed Ali, 88, Dies of Injuries After Hit-and-Run Driver Knocks Him Off Bicycle (News, WNBC)
  • Prendergast: MTA Isn’t Considering Fare Hikes to Pay for Capital Program (Advance) …Yet
  • Daily News Scolds the MTA for Not Being a Profit-Generating Business
  • WCBS: Mayor, Council Reach Deal to Decriminalize Minor Offenses, Including Bicycling on Sidewalk
  • Jamaica Driver Plames Pothole, or Something, for Hitting Parked Cars and Pedestrian (Post 1, 2)
  • SI Driver Pleads Guilty to DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter in Death of James Benedict, 67 (Advance)
  • More Coverage of Manslaughter Charge for Bowery Hit-and-Run Driver (News, Post, DNA, Gothamist)
  • Port Authority Doesn’t Have the Money for EWR AirTrain Replacement (Star-Ledger, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Greg Mocker Goes for a Ride on Select Bus Service (WPIX)
  • YIMBY Makes the Case for the Utica Avenue Subway Extension
  • Daily News Reports on Williamsburg Bridge Bike Crash

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board Sees Steep Fare Hikes If Albany Doesn’t Act on Funding for Capital Plan (NYT, WCBS, PIX)
  • Daily News Coverage Blames MTA for Fare Hikes; Russianoff Sets Paper Straight (1, 2)
  • Melinda Katz, Legislators Come Out Against Move NY But Don’t Offer Their Own Solution (Observer)
  • DOT Caves to Mark Treyger, Shifts Location of Shore Parkway Speed Cam (Bklyn Daily)
  • Truck Driver Seriously Injured After Smashing Parked Cars, Building in Hell’s Kitchen (Post, DNA)
  • Transit Beat Reporter Pete Donohue Is Leaving the Daily News (Capital)
  • State’s Chief Judge Backs Summons Reform; Says Bicycling on Sidewalk Shouldn’t Be Criminal (Capital)
  • Two Die in High-Speed Fresh Meadows Car Crash (News); Driver Critically Injured on LIE (Post)
  • The Transport Politic Questions Whether de Blasio’s Utica Ave Subway Extension Is a Wise Investment
  • Malcolm Gladwell Focuses on How to Build a Safer Car, Rather Than Safer Streets (New Yorker)
  • Reckless Driving is Just a Bunch of LOLs to the Staten Island Advance

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