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Today’s Headlines

  • Kimmelman: What’s the Hold-Up With Getting More SBS Routes Running? (NYT)
  • De Blasio vs. Daily News Editorial Board on Uber Cap
  • 3 of 4 NYT Debaters Say Congestion Pricing Is Preferable to Limiting Uber Licenses
  • Cuomo: Uber “Has to Be Studied” (CapNY)
  • No Bailout for Bankrupt Yankee Stadium Parking Garages From de Blasio Administration (News)
  • Teen Passenger Killed in Crash Between Two Young Drivers in Cambria Heights (NewsPost)
  • Turning Bus Driver Hits Man on Crutches By Radio City; No Charges (Post)
  • Five Injured in High-Speed, Late-Night Crash in Gravesend (Gothamist)
  • Cops Searching for Raging Driver Who Intentionally Rammed Man With Car in Forest Hills (Post)
  • The Hunt for a Curbside Intercity Bus Stop That Doesn’t Piss Off Neighbors (DNA)
  • Local Street Maintenance: Good for Everyone (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Empire Center: Hefty Labor Costs Strain MTA Budget (TU, News, Post)
  • Cuomo Ducks Responsibility for the MTA’s Woes (Capital) and the Post Is Not Impressed
  • Will the MTA Build Future Phases of Second Ave Subway If It Can’t Afford To? (Gotham Gazette)
  • TLC Weighs $4.50 Evening Rush Hour Surcharge for JFK Trips to Encourage Cabbies (Post, News)
  • Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez Took in Cash From Taxi Interests Before Backing Uber Cap Proposal (Post)
  • Latest Round of Woodhaven Bus Lanes Coming Later This Month (Times Newsweekly)
  • Advance Somehow Thinks It’s a Good Thing There Are No SBS Bus Lanes on 86th Street
  • Councilman Matteo and BP Oddo Have a “Solution” for S.I. Traffic: New Roads (Advance)
  • In Response to Tribeca Proposal, CB 1 Committee Members Grumble About Plazas (Downtown Express)
  • DSNY Wants Garage to Store Trash Trucks Off Streets, But Kips Bay NIMBYs Oppose It (WCBS)
  • LES Driver Charged With Assault After Knocking Down Woman With Car During Argument (DNA)
  • Illegally-Parked SUV Blocks Ambulance on Hamilton Heights Side Street (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • The Big Message From Vision Zero Vigil: “There Are No Accidents” (Gizmodo, Treehugger)
  • NJ Transit Fares Rise Again on Christie’s Watch While NJ’s Gas Tax Stays Flat (WNYCNYT, News)
  • Denise Richardson: “Albany’s Culture of Neglecting the MTA Has Never Been More Apparent” (GG)
  • Amtrak Has Already Started to Lay the Ground for Gateway Tunnel (Crain’s)
  • 25+ Curb Extensions Make It Safer to Walk Under Park Ave Viaduct (DNA)
  • DOT to Put Benches on 2nd Ave After Subway Opens – What About the Protected Bike Lane? (DNA)
  • MTA Still Doesn’t Have the Hang of How to Roll Out Off-Board Fare Payment (News)
  • Uber Turns Up Aggression Against City Hall (News); Council to Vote on License Cap Next Week (Post)
  • Third High School Student Dies From Injuries in Orange County Driver’s Ed Crash (News, NYT)
  • Fung Wah Bus Won’t Be Coming Back (DNA)
  • Can Anyone Save New York From Oppressive Sidewalk Sheds? (CapNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Eric Adams Bikes to Crash Site, Urges DOT to Fix Atlantic/Flatbush (Gothamist, Bklyn Paper, DNANews)
  • Gotham Gazette Makes Amends for Running Allen Rosen’s Rumors and Lies About SBS
  • Rosen Still Has a Platform at Sheepshead Bites
  • Komanoff: Uber Is Clogging Manhattan Streets But a License Cap Won’t Fix the Problem (Quartz)
  • Tech Giants Aren’t Rushing to Uber’s Side in This Fight Against City Hall (Crain’s)
  • Really? Brooklyn Bishop Invokes Eric Garner to Shill for Uber in NYC (CapNY)
  • When the Q Starts Running on Second Ave, the W May Return to Astoria (AMNY, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Trucker Kills Two Teens in Driver’s Ed in Middletown, NY (News)
  • WNYC Checks in on Bike-Share Progress on the Other Side of the Hudson
  • A Somewhat Trollish Proposal to Eliminate Penn Station (Ped Observations)
  • Entitled Cyclists Are the Worst! (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Who Killed Cyclist on 4th Ave Didn’t Take Anti-Seizure Meds (PostNYT, Gothamist)
  • DNA Maps the 150 Crashes Near Barclays Center This Year
  • On First Day of Off-Board Fare Collection, M86 Service 25% Faster Than Walking (News)
  • Ben Kabak Envisions a Full-Fledged 86th Street Busway (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Uber Seeks Out Al Sharpton to Fight City Hall’s “Uber Cap” (Crain’s)
  • Trump Tower’s Bonus Plaza Is an Altar to the Donald (NYT)
  • How Much of NYC’s Manufacturing Zones Are Automotive Shops? (Cap’n Transit)
  • Take This as a Sign That the Sidewalk Isn’t Wide Enough (EV Grieve via DNA)
  • More Coverage of Queens Bike Initiative From DNA
  • What If NYC Subway Turnstiles Made “Lovely and Gentle” Sounds? (WNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Four More Years: Richard Brown and Robert Johnson Run Unopposed (WSJ)
  • Off-Board Fare Collection and Other SBS Features Start on the M86 Today (Post, News)
  • Citi Bike Expansion: WNYC Notes Station ScarcityWSJ Runs With Bikelash Angle
  • Tappan Zee Transit Line Announced, to Chagrin of Cuomo’s Thruway Director (Rockland Times)
  • DNA Wants to Know What Train Cardboard Cut-Out Cuomo Should Ride Next
  • Affordable Housing to Replace Hell’s Kitchen NYPD Parking Lot (DNA)
  • Queens: Driver Crashes Into Bar, Injuring Three (News); Speeding Driver Kills Self (News)
  • Drunk Driver Kills Queens Father and Two Children in Long Island Crash (NewsPost)
  • NYPD Releases Images of Hit-and-Run Cyclist Who Injured UES Senior (News)
  • The Post Is Really Concerned About Uber Drivers Losing Their Jobs
  • What’s Up With de Blasio’s Plan to Replace Horse Carriages With Electric Cars? (WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Livery Driver Kills 50-Year-Old Woman Crossing Street in Brownsville; No Charges (News)
  • Citi Bike Workers Become First U.S. Bike-Share Employees to Secure Contract (NYT, News, Gothamist)
  • Congratulations to Riders Alliance for Getting Andrew Cuomo to Ride the Subway (NY1, News)
  • Hit-and-Run Bronx Driver Who Killed 7-Year-Old Inside Restaurant Blames It On His Brakes (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Man Crossing Gerritsen Beach Street Gets Four-and-a-Half Years (News)
  • What’s the Appeal of Ferries as Transit Option? “There’s Just Something Sexy About [It]” (Observer)
  • Uber Launches $10 Summer Flat Fare for Ride-Pooling Service Below 96th Street (News)
  • NYCHA Has Removed Eight Miles of Unnecessary Shedding from Sidewalks (Gothamist)
  • Parks to Fill Potholes on Shore Road Promenade After Urging from Gentile, CB 10 (Bklyn Daily)
  • WSJ Looks at Efforts to Rehab “Stairwell Streets” of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx

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Today’s Headlines

  • Gelinas: To Tame Manhattan Congestion, Don’t Cap Uber — Fix Subways (Post)
  • Unlicensed Hit-and-Run Driver Rejects Plea Deal for Three Years in Prison (News)
  • PIX and News 12 Visit NYC’s First Roundabout Under Construction in the South Bronx
  • DNA, Capital, RE Weekly Cover Plan for Parks and Safer Streets in Mott Haven and Port Morris
  • MTR Makes the Case for Running Commuter Trains Through Penn Station
  • Amtrak Has Already Put Some Funds Toward Gateway Tunnel Construction (Crain’s)
  • No, Select Bus Service Won’t Kill the Second Avenue Subway (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Third-Graders at PS 207 in Queens Want Yield Signs at Crosswalks (Forum)
  • Men Assault Queens NYPD Tow Truck Operator Who Tried to Tow Motorcycle (Post, WNBC)
  • Brooklyn CB 15 Votes Against Developer Who Wants to Build Without Parking (Bklyn Daily)
  • New York’s Media Elite Are Taking Video of Their Bike Rides (Washington Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kimmelman: New Hudson Rail Tunnels and Moving MSG Should Go Hand-in-Hand (NYT)
  • Barry Benepe Urges de Blasio to Make Parks Completely Car-Free (News)
  • New Book Examines the Screwy Process That Resulted in the New Tappan Zee Bridge (WNYC, LoHud)
  • SUV Driver Jumps Curb in Two-Car Collision, Injuring Two Peds Near Northern Blvd (News, WCBS)
  • DNA Maps the Most Dangerous Intersections in Washington Heights
  • Allan Rosen Brings His Anti-SBS Crusade to Gotham Gazette, Stokes Fears It May Kill 2nd Ave Subway
  • Beep James Oddo Really, Really Wants More Subsidized Ferry Service to Staten Island (Advance)
  • Community Board Leaders Say They Weren’t Included in OneNYC Planning (Capital)
  • More Coverage of Greenpoint Avenue Bridge Bike Lanes From DNA, Bklyn Paper
  • HPD Expects Public Process to Begin in Fall for Affordable Housing on Flushing Parking Lot (TL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Ready to Give Up on Right of Way Law; Paul Steely White Shows It’s Working (1, 2)
  • Here’s Some Responsible Coverage of a Fatal Right of Way Crash Investigation (News)
  • Mary Pannese, 81, Killed in Car After Husband Crashes Into S.I. Fence (Advance, News, WNBC)
  • Citi Bike Wants to Woo More Female Riders (NYT)
  • Off-Duty Subway Operator Arrested for Drunk Driving and Speeding on Gowanus Expwy (News)
  • East Midtown Steering Committee Proposes Developers Get Density for Transit Upgrades (Crain’s)
  • NYPD Arrest Man for Intentionally Ramming ATV Into Police Officer in Hunts Point (Post, News)
  • Denis Hamill: NYPD’s Traffic Enforcement “Really a Secret Tax on Drivers” (News)
  • AMNY Admonishes Cyclists to Slow Down and Pedal Safely
  • UWS Street Safety Advocate Ken Coughlin Speaks With DNA
  • New York Housing Conference Shows How Less Parking Means More Affordable Housing (City Limits)
  • Eric Adams Pushes for Free Transfer Between 3 and L Trains in East New York (News)

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