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Today’s Headlines

  • Pols Should Take Transit More Than Just for Publicity Stunts (NYT2nd Ave SagasGothamist)
  • If He’s Going to Talk Transit Funding, Maybe de Blasio Should Read the Move NY Plan (Post)
  • On That Note, Move NY is Hosting a North Brooklyn Town Hall on Monday (DNA)
  • How Much Longer Will Community Board 7 Be a Barrier to Safe Streets? (West Side Spirit)
  • Cuomo Shuffles Top Transpo Staffers (Capital)
  • Crossing Guards Rally for Better Wages, Safer Working Conditions (Gothamist, WPIX)
  • Livery Driver Hits On-Duty Cop on Ocean Pkwy; No Arrests (Post)
  • After Injury, DOT to Study Left Turns at Cortelyou Road and Coney Island Ave (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • DOT Rejects Jamaica Center BID’s Plaza Request, But Street Redesign May Be Coming (TL)
  • Gentile Tried to Campaign Next to a Pothole, But It Was Filled the Night Before (Observer)
  • Tomorrow: Join Williamsburg Neighbors to Learn How to Improve Public Space (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Former Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll in, Joan McDonald Out at State DOT (TU, TWC, Post-Standard)
  • TLC Tests Cameras, Radars to Prevent Crashes on Six Taxis (Post)
  • MTA Action Heating Up in Albany, But de Blasio Focused on Federal Transpo Funds (AMNY)
  • MTA Inspector General Finds Cab Trips Fraudulently Paid for With Access-a-Ride Funds (Post)
  • A Look at the Design for a Permanent Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill (DNA)
  • New Facebook Group, Blog Join Pols Fuming Over 7 Train Service (TL)
  • L Train Riders Prepare for Five Weekends of Shutdowns for Repairs (DNA, Bklyn Paper)
  • Tishman Buys Flatiron Parking Garage as Likely Development Site (TRD)
  • “Market Urbanist” Stephen Smith Moves From YIMBY Reporting to Real Estate Industry (Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bed-Stuy Community Board Is Not Thrilled About Plans to Improve Safety, Bus Service (DNA)
  • DCP Official on Parking Requirements: Staten Island “Needs Some Level of Car Use” (Advance)
  • Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Driver Who Critically Injured Teenage Bronx Cyclist (News, Gothamist)
  • It’s Pothole-Filling Season (WNYC)
  • AMNY Looks at Streetscape and Greenway Projects That Will Make NYC More Livable
  • Observer Writer Gets a Drunk Uber Driver; Where Is TLC?
  • Vornado Looks at Public Plazas, Other Improvements Near Penn Station (WSJ)
  • City Planning Commission OKs Vanderbilt Avenue Tower, Plaza Next to Grand Central (CityLand)
  • NYT “Room for Debate” Looks at Private Investment in Transportation Infrastructure
  • Now You Can More Easily Tweet Complaints About NYPD Driving and Parking (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Things Aren’t Getting Any Better for Subway Riders as System Slides Into Disrepair (WSJ, News)
  • Driver Swerves, Hits UPS Worker on Hylan Blvd; Victim Will Lose Legs (Advance 1, 2, 3)
  • Newark Airport Extension? Tri-State Suggests Better Ways for PATH to Spend $1.5 Billion (MTR)
  • WPIX Finds NYPD Parking Enforcement Officers Illegally Parked in the Garment District
  • Tug-of-War in City Council Over Bill to Cap Uber’s Surge Pricing (Crain’s)
  • Two Car Occupants Die in Speed-Fueled Crash in Jamaica (TL, DNA)
  • Drunk Driver Injures Himself in Crash With Soundview School Bus (News)
  • Former Chinatown Gas Station to Be Redeveloped as Office Building (News via Bowery Boogie)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy Turns Down Black Cars, Rides the Subway Instead (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Whistleblower: Second Avenue Subway Subcontractor Is Getting Over on the MTA (Post)
  • U-Haul Driver Kills Cyclist on Grand Concourse; Cops Blame Victim (NewsPost)
  • Driver Critically Injures 13-Year-Old Cyclist in Woodlawn, Arrested for Fleeing Scene (News, Post 1, 2)
  • New York City’s Infrastructure Costs Are Insane (News)
  • The Daily News Is a Fan of Citi Bike’s New Leadership
  • The Masses Yearning to Live Car-Free Have No Choice But to Move to NYC (Cap’n Transit)
  • What Can New York Learn From Paris’s Experiment in Fare Integration? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • There Are Too Many Cars in Downtown Flushing (Queens Chron)
  • In Castleton Corners, the City Is Making a “More Driveable” Commercial Strip (Advance)
  • Council Members Defend Parking Perks at City Hall (Crain’s)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 84-Year-Old Woman Dies of Injuries Inflicted By Driver in East New York (WNBC)
  • Carol Kellermann: Drivers Need to Pay Up for Transit Investment (News)
  • Riders Alliance Slams Albany for Ignoring MTA in State Budget (News)
  • Residents Push City to Add Sidewalks, Bike Paths to Moshulu Parkway (Norwood News)
  • Pelham Parkway Could Be Getting Sidewalks (News 12)
  • 115th Pct’s Traffic Safety Fix: Blame Seniors and Children for Not Looking Before Crossing (Q Chron)
  • TA Volunteers Tackle Safety Along Meeker Avenue in Greenpoint (G’point Gazette)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas Considers Why Big Construction Projects Cost So Much in New York
  • Greg Mocker Goes to the MTA’s Bus Driver Training Program (WPIX)
  • This Is What It Looks Like When a New York DA Stands Up Against Traffic Violence (WCBS)
  • NY Press Looks Back at NYC’s History of Street Safety Advocacy

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo and Lawmakers Punt on MTA Capital Plan in State Budget (MTR)
  • TWU Directs Bus Drivers to Protest Right of Way Law by Driving Safely (WSJ [Paywall])
  • Man Walking in Auburndale Fatally Struck by One or More Hit-and-Run Drivers (News)
  • Business Owner Complains About Illegal Police Parking; NYPD: “Cops Aren’t Everybody Else” (Voice)
  • 50th Precinct Captain on Uptick in Crashes: “Sometimes, That’s Just the Way It Goes” (R’dale Press)
  • Anonymous Sources Defend Cab Driver Who Killed Kadeem Brown and Tierre Clark (Post, News)
  • Times Ledger Covers DOT Plan to Redesign Queens Boulevard
  • De Blasio Announces More Frequent Staten Island Ferry Trips (NYT)
  • Casino Bus Driver Hits Woman While Turning Onto Broadway in Inwood; No Charges (DNA)
  • Criminality Suspected in East Village Building Explosion (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Queens Blvd Coverage: News, DNA, WNYC, WNBC, Post, Gothamist
  • Daily News Thrilled With de Blasio’s Plan for the Boulevard of Death, Including Bike Lanes
  • Schumer, Against I-95 Tolls in Connecticut, Inadvertently Makes the Case for Move NY (WCBS)
  • Families for Safe Streets, TLC Release Video to Combat Reckless Driving (Post, WNYCGothamist)
  • NY World Looks at Station-by-Station Subway Ridership Stats
  • MTA Still Working on MetroCard Replacement and Pay-by-App for MNR and LIRR (WPIX)
  • Court Grants Stay in Taxi of Tomorrow Legal Battle, Delaying Vehicle’s Rollout (NYT)
  • Taxi Industry Sues TLC, Says Uber’s Way of Doing Business Illegal (Capital, Post, News)
  • Gothamist Revisits Whimsical Manhattan Expressway Concepts of the Past
  • We’ll Never Get to Vision Zero If People Keep Acting Like This Behind the Wheel (WCBS)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Albany Reaches Budget Deal (NYT); Bills Include $700 Million for Tappan Zee (LoHud)
  • Best Coverage of Citi Bike Software Upgrade From WSJ, Crain’s, WNYC
  • No Easy Answers to Fix New York’s Sky-High Infrastructure Construction Costs (Capital)
  • Construction Trade, Truckers Tout Move NY Toll Reform in Post Op-Ed
  • Families For Safe Streets Challenge Daily News on Its Crusade Against Right-of-Way Law
  • At Least a Dozen Injured After Minivan Driver Runs Stop Sign, Hits MTA Bus in Canarsie (WCBS, WPIX)
  • Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney Confirmed as Thruway Chair (LoHud)
  • TWU’s Samuelsen Backs Rockaway Beach Branch Rail Reactivation (Q Chron via 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Plan to Add Skyscraper, Plaza Next to Grand Central Moves to City Council (Capital)
  • Downtown Bklyn Parking Garage Leveled for 714 Apartments, 128 Parking Spots (Brownstoner)
  • Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop Talks Bike-Share With the New Yorker

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Today’s Headlines

  • Prendergast: Move NY Toll Reform Plan One of the “Funding Sources to Look At” (Newsday via AMNY)
  • Someone on the Daily News Masthead Must Have Gotten a Speeding Ticket Recently
  • NYC Tries to Survive a Day Without Citi Bike (NYT, DNA, Gothamist)
  • Who Will Run EDC Next? (Crain’s)
  • Cap’n Transit Fixes a Sensational Daily News Headline About NYCHA Selling “Parks” to Developers
  • Bensonhurst Developer Files Plan to Build 128 Apartments and No Parking — Scandalous! (Bklyn Paper)
  • For Some Cops, “Vision Zero” Just Another Excuse to Treat People Like Dirt (Post)
  • TSTC Suggests Better Ways for Port Authority to Spend $1.5 Billion Than PATH to Newark Airport
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: There’s Nothing That Special About Woodhaven SBS Design
  • Parents Frustrated By City Inaction at Dangerous Intersection of 77th at Columbus (DNA)
  • Kallos Wants to Mandate Recycled Concrete in Street Reconstruction (News)

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