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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Alfiya Djuraeva, 56, in Bensonhurst; Cited for Failure to Yield (News)
  • No Info From MTA at L Train Forum, But Dilan Did Threaten Funding (News, DNA, WNYCBklyn Paper)
  • Eric Adams Plugs “Freedom Ticket” as One Solution to Looming L Shutdown (Politico)
  • Horse Carriages: Conservancy, Pedicabbies Protest (Politico 1, 2); Optics Somehow Get Worse (NYT)
  • Citi Bike Trips Jumped by 24 Percent in 2015 (Next City)
  • Safety Obstructionists Will Try Anything to Derail Amsterdam Avenue Bikeway (Spirit)
  • Locals Demand Parking at New Cobble Hill Medical Center (Bklyn Paper)
  • David Greenfield Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Pandering to Motorists (Crain’s)
  • People Who Make a Fortune Off Cab Drivers Continue to Degrade the Job (Post, NY1)
  • Bill Bratton Surprised by New Yorkers Clamoring for Space Beneath His Chauffeured SUV (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Now That Motorists Are Taken Care Of, City Will Clear Bike Lanes (DNA)
  • NYC Is Working to Improve Snow Removal, But Not to Help People Who Aren’t Driving (NYT)
  • De Blasio Apparently Has the Votes to Restrict Horse Carriages and Sink the Pedicab Industry (Politico)
  • MTA Officials Shrug Off Cuomo’s Budget Bait-and-Switch (WNYC)
  • Electeds Want Answers on Upcoming L Train Shutdown (Gothamist); DNA Assesses Rent Impacts
  • Vision Zero: Street Safety in Crown Heights Hinges on Opinions of One Car Owner (DNA)
  • TA: DOT’s DUMBO Jay Street Redesign Should Prioritize Human Life Over Parking (Bklyn Paper)
  • Michael Scotto Needed Bike-Hate Quotes, and Manhattan CB 8’s Michele Birnbaum Delivered (NY1)
  • The Bouncing Brooklyn Pedestrian Bridge Needs Major Repairs (NYT)
  • The Times Is Excited About Open Gangway Subway Cars

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cement Truck Driver Kills Woman in College Point; No Charges Filed (Times Ledger)
  • Helen Rosenthal: De Blasio Considering Making Central Park’s West Drive Permanently Car-Free (DNA)
  • More on Cuomo’s MTA Funding Lie: Gothamist, AMNY, Daily News
  • Uber Tried to Get Cuomo to Exempt Its Drivers From All TLC Regulations (Politico)
  • De Blasio Takes a Beating From Upstate Nitwits at Albany Budget Hearing (NYT, Politico)
  • Citi Bike Resumes “Limited Service” Today (DNA)
  • Vanderbilt: NYC’s Piecemeal Snow Removal Protocol Is Outdated and Unsafe (NYT)
  • Mayor’s Memo to Council Details Horse Carriage Plan, Highlights Pedicab Summonses (Politico)
  • Head of NY State Police Voids Ticket of NYPD Cop Who Injured Trooper on Thruway (Post)
  • College Students Struggling With Transit Fares Should Lobby Cuomo, Not the MTA (News)
  • This Advance Headline Says It All

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Today’s Headlines

  • The Indignity of Walking After a Snowstorm (Gothamist, MTRDNA)
  • The Indignity of Riding the Bus After a Snowstorm (Advance)
  • Montreal Has Pedestrian-Friendly Snow Removal Figured Out (NY Mag)
  • Sanitation Department Had 920 Shovelers Clearing Sidewalks and Bus Stops (Post)
  • It Was a Nasty Morning Commute for LIRR Riders Yesterday (WNYC)
  • Of Course Rory Lancman Is Going to Hold a Hearing About the City’s Storm Response (DNANews)
  • What Happens When a Cop Writes the Report for a Crash That He Caused… And There’s Video (Post)
  • Times Mag Does a Deep Dive Into Last Year’s Amtrak Wreck Outside Philly
  • Open Gangway Subway Cars Look Marvelous, But Will You Live to Ride Them? (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Subways Just About Back to Normal After Jonas (2nd Ave Sagas, AMNY)
  • City Council Isn’t About to Rubber Stamp de Blasio’s Horse Carriage Plan (Politico)
  • Why Are So Many NYC Sidewalks Entombed By Construction Sheds? (Crain’s)
  • Meet One of the 25 Drivers Caught Breaking the Jonas Travel Ban (News, Post)
  • Lots of Walking, Playing, Skiing in the Streets This Weekend (Gothamist)
  • Scenes From This Morning’s Car Commute (Advance)
  • How New Yorkers Got Around a Snow-Covered City Before Street-Running Rail (DNA)
  • TransitCenter Pulls Out Some Ideas Worth Noting From the City’s Uber Report
  • Opponents of Better Bus Service on Woodhaven Blvd Are Taking Their Campaign Online (TL)
  • Here’s What an NYC Subway Car With Open Gangways Might Look Like (2nd Ave Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Budget: TEAs, SI Ferry (NYT); “Vague” on MTA (Politico); Gov’s Hand Still in the Till (Politico)
  • Winter Cuomo Watch: De Blasio, MTA Predict Subway Service This Weekend (NYT, Politico)
  • Feds Award $176M for Manhattan Resiliency (NYT); NJ Pledges No Local Funds, Loses Out (WNYC)
  • DOT, CB 8 Promise UES Crosstown Bike Lane Proposal Doesn’t Touch Parking or Car Lanes (DNA)
  • DOT Adding Traffic Lights, LPIs to 21st Avenue in Astoria (Times Ledger)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Teenager in Williamsburg (News)
  • Gas Station Worker Critically Injures East Harlem Pedestrian With Customer’s SUV (NewsPost)
  • McAnulty Family Thinks Motorcyclist Was Speeding, 24th Precinct Suggests Street Tweaks (DNA)
  • Doug Gordon Gives Gothamist a Primer on DIY Traffic-Calming
  • The Advance Has a Nice Piece on Staten Island Ferry Design

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio to Outline Budget Proposal Today (Politico, WNYC)
  • Amtrak Pegs Tab for Gateway, Penn, and Other Needed Improvements at $23.9B (NYT, 2AS)
  • DOT Set to Remove Jay Street Bike Lane in DUMBO to Give Motorists a Short Cut to the BQE (DNA)
  • David Greenfield Still After DOT for Slowing Drivers on Deadly Ocean Parkway (Jewish Voice)
  • More Coverage of TA’s Latest Vision Zero Report Card (Post, AMNY, DNA, Advance, Gothamist)
  • DMV to Begin Suspending Registrations of Toll Cheats (News)
  • Times Ledger Hands Mic to Self-Styled “Safety Consultant” Who Wants Cyclists Off Queens Boulevard
  • One-Way Streets Don’t Have to Be Dangerous for People Who Walk (Urban Residue)
  • Once Opposed, Bratton Now Onboard With Turning Police Cars Into Tanks (News)
  • You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Store a Car on a New York City Street, But It Has to Help (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Cyclist Can Reng Ma in Sheepshead Bay (AMNYWNBCNewsPost)
  • More Coverage of de Blasio’s Vision Zero Presser (PoliticoWNYCAdvanceGothamist; DNA 12)
  • Daily News “Celebrates” Lives Saved by Taking Another Swipe at the Right of Way Law
  • Where Is Cuomo’s Penn Station RFP? (Politico)
  • World’s Priciest Train Station to Open in March, Says Port Authority (Gothamist)
  • De Blasio’s Horse Carriage Misadventure Rages On (NYT; Politico 1, 2, 3DNA; Gothamist; News)
  • Welcome to Midtown Manhattan, Where People Who Aren’t in Cars Are an Afterthought (HuffPo)
  • DOT: No Plans to Eliminate Left Turn From Manhattan Bridge Onto Neighborhood Street (DNA)
  • Witness Says Motorcyclist Who Killed Thomas McAnulty Tried to Leave the Scene (Gothamist)
  • Nassau: Drunk Driver Charged With Homicide After Second Driver Killed Cop Who Stopped Him (Post)
  • NJ Transit Is Falling Apart and NJ Governor Chris Christie Could Not Care Less (Bloomberg)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Claims Horse Carriage Deal Will Reduce Midtown Congestion (Politico, ObserverNYTNews)
  • The Post Roots for the Destruction of the Pedicab Industry
  • Here Are the Really Big Cuomo War Chest Suppliers (Politico)
  • Family Mourns Thomas McAnulty, 73, and Seeks Answers NYPD Isn’t Providing (DNANews)
  • Just Another Day of Reckless Driving and Fleeing the Scene in Brooklyn (News, DNA, Bklyn Paper 1, 2)
  • Construction Workers Parking All Over the Sidewalk in Gowanus With Impunity (Bklyn Paper)
  • Off-Duty Cop Arrested for Driving Drunk in Sunset Park (News)
  • Stapleton Residents Want Better Transit, Safer Streets to Accompany Bay Street Rezoning (Advance)
  • AMNY Listifies the News About the L Train Shutdown
  • Cap’n Transit: No More Two-Way to One-Way Conversions
  • What’s the Best Way to Handle Station Rehab Work? Vote at Second Ave Sagas

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Today’s Headlines

  • Uber Pleased With City Hall’s Uber Report (NYT, Politico, WNYC, WSJ)
  • How’s Cuomo Going to Make Good on His MTA Funding Promise? He’s Still Not Saying (WNYC)
  • De Blasio’s Horse Carriage Deal Includes Booting Pedicabs Out of Central Park (News, Politico)
  • Not Helping: Alcoholic.org Blames Drunk People for Getting Killed While Walking in NYC (Post)
  • Trottenberg Makes the Case for Woodhaven Blvd SBS to Queens Chronicle Readers
  • Fear and Loathing on the Queens CB 9 Transportation Committee (QChron)
  • Rider’s Alliance: The Q70 to LaGuardia Is NYC’s Best-Kept Secret (News)
  • Driver Who Flipped Car on Amsterdam Ave Caught Speeding on Video (Gothamist)
  • NYPD Doesn’t Tow Illegally Parked Cars on Staten Island (Post)
  • DOT Adding 3 Traffic Lights to 21st Ave in Astoria; Constantinides: “We’re Not Done” (DNA)

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