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Today’s Headlines

  • Post: MTA Board Favors Raising Base Fare to $2.75, May Vote Next Week (SAS)
  • Supergroup of Ex-MTA Chiefs Calls for More Funding (WSJ, NYT), But Is Cuomo Listening?
  • Alta Changes Name, Walder Expects Widespread Bike-Share Expansions (AP)
  • Eric Adams Announces Brooklyn Greenway Segment That Will Double as Storm Barrier (News)
  • Cy Vance Left Pin With Ariel Russo’s Picture in the Yale Club Ballroom: Crain’s, Post
  • Uncertainty Over Rodriguez Bill to Integrate Uber and Lyft Into Livery and Black Car Markets (CapNY)
  • TLC Licensing Requirements Loose Enough to Put This Guy Behind the Wheel (News, Post)
  • One Killed, Two Injured in One-Vehicle Crash Near JFK (Post)
  • Bronx 14-Year-Old Speeds Off in Van, Smashes Parked Cars, Tries to Ram Police Cruiser (Post, News)
  • Like Many Nabes, Tribeca Needs More Sidewalk Space (Citizen)
  • The Times Health Blog Posts a Primer on the Importance of Safer Street Design

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Today’s Headlines

  • Speeding at 19 Schools Dropped 59% in 3 Months After Installation of Enforcement Cams (News)
  • More Coverage of Families For Safe Streets’ Appeal to DAs (Gothamist, WNYCNews)
  • NYPD Slowdown Over? Parking Enforcement Still Way Off Last Year’s Pace (NYT)
  • To Improve Safety, DOT Will Eliminate the Risk of Cars on Waverly Place Block (DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Guler Ugur-Yaacobi Says He Was Passing Another Car on the Right (WSR)
  • Latest Defense Tactic for Reckless Driving: “It Wasn’t Me” (News, Post)
  • Judge Rules Federal Agent Not Responsible for Striking and Killing Aileen McKay-Dalton (Bklyn Paper)
  • David Greenfield: Uber “Is Quashing the American Dream” (CapNY)
  • NY1 Gets a Tour of 7 Train Signal and Track Work
  • Okay, But Will This Guy’s Tickets Hold Up at DMV? (Post, NY1)
  • Nicole Gelinas Remembers When Charlie Hebdo’s Cabu Stuck Up for Velib (City Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bratton: NYPD Slowdown Has Run Its Course (News)
  • Albany Rumor Mill: Federal Investigation Weakening Shelly’s Hold on Assembly, Sort of (Post)
  • Cuomo Announces Management Shakeup, Including Key Transpo Slots (CapNY)
  • Can Bruno Rodi Make Bixi’s Bike-Share Product Competitive Again? (NYT)
  • Post Scares Up Some Pageviews From One Month of Citi Bike Revenue Numbers
  • Church Van Driver Critically Injures Man on Ocean Avenue (Post)
  • The Conservative Case for Quintupling the Gas Tax (News)
  • 168th Street Station Elevators Can’t Handle Peak Subway Crowds (DNA)
  • Second Ave Sagas: Why Not Make the Subway More Accessible By Opening Shuttered Entrances?
  • Take a Ride in the MTA’s High-Tech Track Scanning Train (NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Did NYPD Stop Enforcing Traffic Laws Completely in Your Precinct? (CapNY)
  • 24th Precinct, With Zero Enforcement, Blames 10-Year-Old for Being Hit by Cab Driver (WS Rag)
  • Albany Lawmakers Revive Port Authority Reform Bill After Cuomo’s Dead of Night Veto (CapNY)
  • Toothless TLC Rules Have Uber Back to Full Strength, Still Withholding Trip Data (Crain’s)
  • Sam Schwartz: MTA May Be Underestimating Budget Gap Vastitude; Also: Road Pricing Now (CityLand)
  • The Bicycle Story Talks With Paul Steely White About Advocacy and Vision Zero
  • NY1′s Amanda Farinacci Gives Vision Zero Truther Steve Matteo and Leadfooted Narcissists Top Billing
  • Motorist Who Mounted Cobble Hill Sidewalk and Crashed Into Bar Was Drunk (DNA)
  • Driver Who Left Pedestrian to Die on Morningside Street Charged Only With Leaving Scene (Post, News)
  • Kill a Child With a Car? It’s All Good. Steal a Car? Richard Brown Has Your Number (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DMV Commissioners Not Usually Focused on Traffic Safety; Will Cuomo Break the Mold? (WNYC)
  • At Least 23 Injured, 3 Critically, When Drivers Crash and Careen Into B46 Bus (NYT, News, Post, WABC)
  • Tonight: Trottenberg Talks Traffic Safety Changes in Windsor Terrace, Kensington (DP Corner, DNA)
  • Unable to Bully NYPD Into Dropping DUI, Keith Wright’s Chief of Staff Pleads to Lesser Charge (Post)
  • Is This What It Takes to Get a Reckless Driving Charge in NYC? (News, Post)
  • Two Plead No Contest in 2013 West Side Highway Motorcycles vs. SUV Chase and Beating (Post)
  • NY1 Looks at the Year Ahead in Transit: 7 Extension, Select Bus Service, Subway Cell Service
  • Facing Competition, Taxi Medallion Price Down 25 Percent; Sales in Other Cities Have Stopped (NYT)
  • Central Park Basketball Court Commandeered by Parks Staff for Parking (West Side Rag)
  • 32 Apartments with 64 Parking Spots to Replace Prospect Heights Parking Garage (Brownstoner via DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of DMV’s Indecision on Consequences for Allison Liao’s Killer (News, DNA, WNYC)
  • TLC Suspends Five of Six Uber Livery Bases After Company Refuses to Release Trip Data (Biz Journal)
  • Frivolous Citi Bike Lawsuits, Mandatory Helmets Edition (Post, News)
  • More Coverage of Uber Driver Who Killed UES Pedestrian (Gothamist, Post, WNBC)
  • Officer Suspended After Injuring Another Cop on Cruiser’s Hood (News, Post, WCBS, Bklyn Paper)
  • Joy Riding on Cruisers While Traffic Enforcement Continues to Drop? The Times Is Not Impressed (1, 2)
  • Cobble Hill Pub Shutters After Driver Smashes Storefront (Bklyn Paper, Brownstoner)
  • After Long Wait, Post-Sandy Repairs on Plumb Beach Bike Path Are Complete (Bklyn Daily)
  • Christie’s Bridgegate Investigation Suggested Tougher Port Oversight Than Bi-State Report (CapNY)
  • Gothamist and Brokelyn Offer Guides for Biking in Wintry NYC Weather Conditions

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Today’s Headlines

  • For Second Week, NYPD Traffic Enforcement Down More Than 90% Over Last Year (NYT, News 1, 2)
  • Today: Liao Family Attends DMV Hearing for Driver Who Killed Their Daughter (Post)
  • TransAlt and Families For Safe Streets Lay Out 2015 Agenda (CapNY)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Bronx Teen “Could Be” First to Face New Civil Penalties (Post)
  • Bronx CBs Say White Plains Road Traffic Calming Led to Gridlock; DOT “Gathering Data” (Bx Times)
  • IDC to Remain Separate Caucus, But Will Not Control Which Bills Get a Vote (TWC, News 1, 2)
  • D, J, Z, N, and L Trains Top Post’s List of Most Reliable Weekday Subway Lines
  • Loophole Lets Connecticut Scofflaws Get Away Without Paying Tolls on Henry Hudson (WSJ)
  • One Dead in Four-Car Crash in Kensington (Bklyn Paper)
  • 70th Pct Cop Takes Ride on Cruiser’s Hood, Suffers Head Injury (NewsWCBSWABC via JP Updates)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Nily Rozic: Congested, Dangerous Streets of Eastern Queens Need BRT (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Two Teenagers on Baychester Ave in the Bronx, Killing One (News)
  • Unlicensed SUV Driver Kills Man, Injures Woman at Lexington and 62nd Saturday Night (PostNews)
  • How Does Transit Access to Jobs Compare Across NYC Neighborhoods? NYU Runs the Numbers (WSJ)
  • North Jersey Revolts Against Proposal to End Overnight PATH Service (NYT)
  • Kabak: The Real Story Is That Christie/Cuomo Vetoed Port Reform in the Dead of Night (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Momentum Builds for Greenway Linking Eastern Queens and Nassau (DNA)
  • Rory Lancman and Eric Ulrich Oppose 12-Year Term Limits for Community Boards (QChron)
  • Uber Adds Ex-Cuomo Spokesperson Matt Wing to Growing Roster of Political Operatives (News)
  • A Traffic Fix for Borough Park? Try Putting an End to Subsidized Free Parking (Jewish Voice)
  • Next City Looks at the Reclamation of Times Square From Cars

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYC Pedestrian Fatalities Reached Historic Low in 2014, But Cyclist Fatalities Increased (News, NYT)
  • JSK: Drop in Traffic Fatalities Under de Blasio is Great, Must Be Backed by Street Redesigns (News)
  • MTA Driver Arrested for Killing Senior, So Other Bus Drivers Refuse to Work (Post, Gothamist)
  • Petulant Police Unions Nearly Cease Traffic Enforcement in Last Week of 2014 (Post, NYT)
  • DMV Commissioner Barbara Fiala Resigns as Advocates Seek Change at Agency (Gannett)
  • Guler Ugur-Yaaobi, 44, Killed at 113th and Amsterdam in New Years Eve Hit-and-Run (DNA, WCBS)
  • Cuomo, Christie Veto Port Reform, Release Report Suggesting PATH Service Cuts (Capital, NJ.com)
  • Christie Now Interested in Solving the Cross-Hudson Rail Crisis (Capital)
  • New MTA “Safety” Initiative: Buses to Blare Noise at Pedestrians Who Have the Right of Way (News)
  • 14 Months After Driver Struck Him on the Job in 2013, MTA Police Officer Dies From Injuries (WCBS)
  • Thruway Director, CFO Follow Chair Out the Door Before State IG Releases Report (Post, Gannett, TU)
  • Cuomo Transpo Deputy Karen Rae Diverted to Thruway Instead of Assuming New Role at MTA (Capital)
  • Where’s the Tappan Zee Transit Cuomo Promised? County Officials and Advocates Are Asking (LoHud)
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Today’s Headlines

  • 519% Jump in Speeding Tickets in 24th Pct Also an Increase From Just 58 Last Year (West Side Rag)
  • Westchester, Rockland County Execs Want Bank Settlement Windfall to Pay for TZB (LoHud, WCBS)
  • Gelinas: Resist the Urge to Use Settlement Cash; TZB Tolls Can and Should Be Hiked (City & State)
  • Car Crashes Can Leave Victims Financially Insecure; Just Ask This Woman (City Limits)
  • Meet the MTA’s New Etiquette Campaign: It’s About More Than Just “Man-Spreading” (WNYC)
  • AP Looks at How Last Century’s Technology Is Hurting MTA Service Reliability and Capacity
  • NYC Builds $4 Billion Marble Palace Train Stations; Meanwhile, in London… (NPR)
  • One Dead in Three-Car Crash After Driver Runs Red Light on Staten Island (Advance)
  • Applications to Become a Manhattan Community Board Member Are Now Open (DNA)
  • The Last Two Gas Stations In the East Village Are Being Demolished (EV Grieve)

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