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Today’s Headlines

  • Ahead of Tonight’s TA Ride (DNA), Matthew von Ohlen Family Urges de Blasio to Fund Street Fixes (News)
  • Motorist Kills 63-Year-Old Man Walking in Harlem; NYPD, DNA Blame Victim
  • Borough Park Driver Hit Child Hard Enough to Shatter Bike Helmet; NYPD: “Accident” (Post, News)
  • Shocker: DOT Vision Zero Curriculum Prompts the Post to Blame Children for Traffic Crashes
  • Advocates, Lower East Siders Have Lobbied for Delancey Street Bikeway for Years (DNA, Gothamist)
  • DOT Calls for All-Door Boarding “Across the Bus System” (Crain’s)
  • Chaos Ensues When Unhinged Off-Duty Cop Assaults Subway Conductor, Stalling J Trains (NYT, News)
  • You Can’t Access the Internet From Sidewalk Wi-Fi Kiosks Anymore, Because Porn (NYT)
  • Cabs Were Harder to Come by During Eid al-Adha, and the Times Is On It
  • Obvious Solution to Citi Bikes Begriming Prospect Park Sculpture: Site Dock in Place of Parked Cars (NYT)
  • … Because You Can’t Appease Crazy (@psneighbors)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Niou Takes Silver’s Seat; Alcantara, De La Rosa, Sanders, Carroll Win; Markey Out (NYT, Politico, DNA)
  • L Shutdown: City Plans Delancey Bikeway, Bike Parking (WSJ); MTA to Study Car-Free 14th St. (News)
  • City Council Set to Close Right of Way Law Loophole Ignored by de Blasio and DOT (AMNY)
  • Vision Zero: If You’re Lecturing Children, You’re Doing It Wrong (NYT, Advance)
  • Flatbush Motorcyclist “Trying to Beat the Light” Severely Injures Teen Walking With Classmates (Post)
  • Driver Critically Injures 12-Year-Old Boy Riding Bike in Borough Park; NYPD, DNA: “Accident”
  • Locals Say DOT Isn’t Doing Enough to Slow Motorists on Deadly 21st Street in Astoria (DNA)
  • More on AECOM’s Proposal for a Subway to Red Hook and 45K New Homes (NewsAMNY, Post)
  • Most of the Planned BQX Route Would Be Prone to Flooding (Voice)
  • Connecticut to Buy 60 New Coaches for Metro-North New Haven Line, Revive Bar Cars (NYT)
  • Here’s What Happens When You Contact 311 (Gotham Gazette)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Primary Day — Your Vote Carries a Lot of Weight and the Polls Are Open Until 9 PM (NY1Post)
  • Nikolas Padilla, 18, Assaulted By Racist Road Ragers While Biking, Made Mistake of Calling NYPD (DNA)
  • City Hall Brags About Bike Lane Mileage But Hasn’t Committed More Resources to Redesigns (AMNY)
  • Why Is NYC’s Bike Network Still So Half-Baked? (Thrillist)
  • DOT Will Stripe a Bike Lane on Eighth Street Between Sixth Ave and Astor Place (DNA)
  • AECOM: 1 Train Extension + Landfill = 45,000 New Apartments in Red Hook (Crain’s, NY1)
  • J/Z Riders Petition to Open the Gates at Shuttered Gates Avenue Station Entrance (DNA)
  • DMV Owes Con-Ed Driver Who Killed Pedestrian a Valid License ASAP, Says Driver’s Lawyer (News)
  • Woman Intentionally Struck By Cabbie Sues Him and the Livery Company He Worked For (Post)
  • Good News for Westchester’s Network of Off-Street Bike Trails (MTR)
  • Scenes From a Car-Free Columbia Street (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Primary Day Is Tomorrow and Politico Has a Guide to the Races
  • Jay Street Protected Bike Lane Needs Better Protection (Bklyn Paper 1, 2, 3)
  • Traffic on the Rise on MTA and Port Authority Crossings (Post)
  • 23-Year-Old Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash in Ozone Park (News, Post)
  • Vehicular Killing of Senior Spurs Call for Traffic Calming on Bronxdale Ave (BxTimes)
  • There’s Less Public Review for Huge Highway Widenings on Staten Island Than for NYC Bike Lanes (LL)
  • Here’s How the Post Covered de Blasio’s Remarks About Street Safety on Brian Lehrer
  • Tri-State: Reduce Traffic Deaths By Investing in Transit
  • Citi Bike NIMBY Mad Libs, Industrial Gowanus Edition (DNA)
  • Eat Your Heart Out, Woody Allen (Patch)

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Today’s Headlines

  • On Wednesday Citi Bike Topped 60,000 Daily Trips for the First Time (AMNY)
  • Weisbrod: City Zoning Code Will Have to Adapt to Climate Change (Post)
  • Cuomo Doesn’t Buy NYPD Rationale for Concealing Discipline Records (Post)
  • Nicole Malliotakis Wants Bike Racks on Staten Island Buses (DNA)
  • Bike Thieves Are Ambushing Cyclists in Riverside Park in Washington Heights (DNA)
  • Richard Brown: Man Who Drove Into Crowd at Queens Baby Shower, Killing 1, Convicted of Murder (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Child Tried to Surrender to 66th Precinct, Was Turned Away (News)
  • Motorist Who Parked in Midtown Crosswalk and Sped Away From Cops to Sue NYPD (Post)
  • Bronx Driver in Critical Condition After His SUV, Left in Gear, Backs Into Him (News)
  • Stray Kitten Disrupts A Train Service in Washington Heights and Inwood, Remains at Large (Post)
  • Outrage Over Bike Lanes and Parking Will Seem Pretty Dumb to 23rd Century New Yorkers (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • TransitCenter Report Recommends NYC Work With Uber Et Al. to Augment Transit (AMNY)
  • NYC Cedes Flushing Meadows Corona Park to People Driving to the U.S. Open (TL)
  • Garodnick Bill Would Require NYPD to Publish Its Patrol Guide (Gotham Gazette, Post)
  • After Meeting With de Blasio, Van Bramer Still Opposed to Swapping Parking for Housing (TL)
  • DDC and DOT Are Adding Sidewalk Space on West End Avenue and Broadway (Rag)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Ran Over 6-Year-Old in Borough Park Arrested, Charged With Assault (ABC)
  • All World Trade Center PATH Platforms Now Open (NY1)
  • Push Poll Commissioned by Friends of the BQX Finds Overwhelming Support for BQX (News)
  • Gothamist and TA Want Your Ideas for a Reimagined 14th Street
  • Ben Kabak Explains Why the Subway Is Crowded to Crain’s Readers
  • Happy Back to School Day, Staten Island (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Nicole Gelinas: Is Mayor de Blasio Committed to Ending Traffic Deaths, or Not? (Post)
  • Port Authority Looking to Sell 1 World Trade Center (Crain’s)
  • Does NYC Need Another Transportation Planning Body? Anthony Foxx Thinks So (Voice)
  • Construction of the Chrystie Street Bikeway Has Begun (Boogie)
  • What de Blasio Could Learn From the Toronto Streetcar: It Needs Dedicated Lanes to Work (NYT)
  • MTA to Test New R170 Subway Cars, Arriving This Week at 207th Street Rail Yard (AMNY)
  • MTA Board Member, TWU Have Some Ideas on Who Should Build Subway Cars (News)
  • Man Arrested for DWI Crash Suspected of Killing Woman at J’Ouvert Festival (Post, News)
  • The Perils of Storing Your Luxury Car on a NYC Street (DNA)
  • New York Judgeships Are Patronage Appointments (WNYC)
  • Chris Christie: TSTC Lists Stalled NJ Transpo Projects; Get Ready for Bridgegate: The Trial (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Van Driver Kills Cyclist in East Elmhurst; Cops Blame Victim (News)
  • This Week Anthony Foxx Can Turn Up the Pressure to Remove Highways in New York State (MTR)
  • Inside the Lobbying Effort Against the Proposed Waste Transfer Station on the UES (Politico)
  • David Dinkins Sued for Striking Cyclist and Fleeing, Deploys the “I Didn’t See Him” Defense (Post)
  • NYPD Driver Crashes Squad Car in Park Slope, Injuring Two (News)
  • Cap’n Transit Is Concerned About the Queens Boulevard Redesign at 57th Avenue
  • DOT Studying Safety Fixes at Corporal Kennedy Street and 26th Ave in Bayside (TL)
  • Policy Change Makes Broken Fare Machines Less of a Hassle for SBS Riders (DNA)
  • You Can Exhale, Hermine Didn’t Give Cuomo a Good Excuse to Shut Down the Subways (NY1)
  • Who Knew? The Budnick Bikeway Makes a Great Backdrop for a Wedding Photo Shoot (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DDC Expects Six-Year East Houston Street Project to Wrap This Month (DNA)
  • De Blasio Says Cops’ Discipline Records Should Be Public (DNA); Why Is NYPD Hiding Them? (DNA)
  • Uber Has a Thought on How Uber Could Profit From L Train Shutdown (Politico, AMNYPost)
  • Under Pressure From Cuomo, Developers Scramble to Make It Easier to Drive to LGA (Times Ledger)
  • Polling Site Moved for Brooklyn Heights Seniors Afraid They’d Die in Traffic (Bklyn Paper 1, 2)
  • If These Folks Wanted DOT to Undo Traffic-Calming They Wouldn’t Still Be Waiting (DNA, Press)
  • Cab Driver Assaults Female Passenger in Williamsburg, Flees Scene (DNA)
  • Police Mostly Helpless Against Dirt Bike Riders Who Tore Through Times Square (Post)
  • Advance Wants Cops to Confiscate Vehicles From Dangerous, Law-Breaking … Kids on Bikes
  • Queens Gazette Account of Astoria Curb-Jump Death Could Be Worst News Article Ever Published
  • Dealing With People in Cars From the Confines of a Toll Booth as Awful as You’d Imagine (NYT)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Motorist Leaves Van in Gear, Striking 2 Seniors in Astoria; 1 Dead (DNAAMNY); PostNews: “Accident”
  • De Blasio: Eastern Parkway Pedestrian Islands Should’ve Never Existed (DNA)
  • Related: Unnamed Electeds, NYPD — City Hall Can’t Decide Who Wanted Islands Removed (Gothamist)
  • De Blasio Ups J’Ouvert Police Presence (NYT); The Finest of the Finest Weigh In (News)
  • Cops Plow Through Group of Kids on Bikes in Bensonhurst, Striking 1; NYPD, News Blame Child
  • Driver in Park Slope Sends Cyclist Through Windshield (Gothamist); NYPD, DNA Blame Victim
  • Driver Who Killed Self and Two Friends on LIE May Have Been Racing; Post: “Accident”
  • Driver Who Killed Victoria Nicodemus on Brooklyn Sidewalk Will Fight Manslaughter Charge (DNA)
  • Fed-Up Judge Sends Recidivist Drunk Driver to Jail (Post)
  • Mirroring Streets, It’s Survival of the Fittest on New York City Waterways (NYT, WSJ, NY1, DNA)