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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio in Closed-Door Meeting With Trump: New Yorkers Are Afraid of You (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Schumer, Other Senate Dems Eager to Help Trump (NYT); Ditto Tom Prendergast (@MarketUrbanism)
  • Transit Fare May Hit $3 in 2017 (NYT2AS); Cuomo Silent About Impact on Poor NYers (Voice)
  • PABT Replacement Process Continues to Go Smoothly (Politico)
  • Unlicensed Driver Kills Abrehet Hagos, 50, on Broadway in Washington Heights (DNA)
  • This Is What “Expected to Survive” a Motorist-on-Pedestrian Crash Looks Like (NYT)
  • Appropriately, Fifth Avenue Around Trump Tower Is a Free-for-All (NYT, Post)
  • Motorists Are Using Tribeca Sidewalks to Avoid Stopping at Traffic Signals (Citizen [Item 3])
  • Windsor Terrace Locals Say DOT Plan Won’t Slow Drivers on Seeley Street (Bklyn Paper)
  • School Cop Who Harassed and Arrested Bronx Man Over Parking Spot Faces Jail Time (NYT, News)
  • New York State DEC Gave the Yankees an Environmental Award and WNYC Called Shenanigans
  • Thanks Trump (PoliticoDNA, GothamistDNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Charged With Manslaughter for Death of Matthew von Ohlen (Gothamist, VoiceNYT, DNAPost)
  • Related: Suspect Juan Maldonado Was Fired From Truck Driving Job for Coming to Work Drunk (DNA)
  • Nadler and Other Electeds Want PA Chair John Degnan Out of PABT Planning Process (Politico)
  • Scenes From the TWU Local 100-MTA Contract Kabuki Dance (AMNY, News, Politico)
  • Times Editors Scold de Blasio for Hiding NYPD Personnel Records
  • Motorist Kills Man on Major Deegan in Highbridge (Post)
  • Turning MTA Bus Driver Runs Over Mom Pushing Stroller on 111th Street (NewsPost)
  • BQX Workshops in Downtown Brooklyn and Red Hook Today and Tomorrow (Bklyn PaperDNA)
  • BMW Brings Its Car-Sharing Service to Several Brooklyn Neighborhoods (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo-Appointed Panel Denies Raise for State Lawmakers, Who Aren’t Pleased (PoliticoPost, News)
  • Good Luck Funding Resiliency Projects With a Climate Change-Denier in the White House (Politico)
  • Thanks Trump (Patch, DNAAMNY, NY1, DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Time Is Running Out to Get the Second Avenue Subway Operational in December (NYT)
  • RPA and Riders Alliance Propose New BRT Service to Help Handle L Train Load (Politico)
  • NJ Transit Train That Crashed in Hoboken Had History of Brake Problems (PIX)
  • Thanks to Trump It’s More Dangerous to Walk in NYC Than It Was a Week Ago (DNA)
  • Gelinas to de Blasio: Streets Around Trump Tower Don’t Have to Be a Dead Zone (Post); More: News
  • MTA Says All Lettered-Line Subway Stations Will Have Countdown Clocks by 2018 (AMNY)
  • MTA Board Members Talk Subway Platform Doors (AMNY, News); Alex Marshall: It’s Time (News)
  • Motorist Hits 11-Year-Old Boy in Flushing, Causing Life-Threatening Injuries (DNANewsPost)
  • Box Truck Driver Hits 2 on Amsterdam Avenue and Flees Scene; 1 Victim Critical (DNA)
  • A Man Shot Another Man Over a Parking Spot in the Bronx (Post)
  • Bronx DA Darcel Clark Nabs Livery Driver Who Injured a Child and Fled to Germany (DNANews)
  • Chait: Schumer, Pelosi Should Oppose Trump Infrastructure Plan for the Good of the Country (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Opposition to Trump, Support for Immigrants Fills Manhattan Streets (Gothamist, NBC)
  • NYC Immigrants Are Already Living in Fear of Trump (Bklyn Paper)
  • Andrew Cuomo Offers a Conditional Promise to Protect New Yorkers From Trump (News)
  • Teen Driver Unintentionally Strikes His Grandmother in Floral Park Driveway, Killing Her (News, Post)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man at Ralph and Macon in Bed-Stuy (News)
  • De Blasio’s East Harlem Plan Should Upzone Affluent Parts of the Neighborhood But Doesn’t (News)
  • Andrew Albert Wants to Split A Train Service Between East and West Rockaway (Post)
  • Brooklyn Developers Will Run Their Own Shuttles From J/M/Z to BillyBurg Construction Sites (Crain’s)

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Today’s Headlines

  • People Take to Streets for Second Night to Protest Our Openly Bigoted President Elect (News)
  • To Fund Discount Transit Fares, City Hall Would Want to Split the Cost With Albany (NYT)
  • If London, SF, and Oslo Can Modernize Transit Fare Payment, So Can the MTA (NY1)
  • De Blasio: Trump Can’t Reinstate Stop-and-Frisk in NYC (Politico)
  • Expect More Overbearing NYPD Security Theater Around All Trump-Branded NYC Properties (Crain’s)
  • Fixing the Brooklyn Bridge Will Cost More Than $800 Million But Drivers Pay Nothing for It (Post)
  • TLC Looks to Expand Wheelchair-Accessible Dispatch Service Citywide (AMNY)
  • A Driver Struck a Man at Eldridge and Canal, Scant Information Available (DNA)
  • Some Pols Are Wasting Time on This East River Gondola Distraction (News)
  • Tuesday: Weigh in on the Most Convoluted Part of the BQX Streetcar Route (Bklyn Paper)
  • A Crumbling Ped Bridge Over LIRR Tracks in Bayside Is Coming Down and Won’t Be Replaced (TL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Election Result (NYT 1, 2; DNALATCNNNPRChicago Trib)
  • You Can’t Walk Near Trump Tower Anymore (Gothamist, News); Transit Affected Too (Advance)
  • Cuomo and de Blasio Think Trump Will Help With “Infrastructure,” Whatever That Means (NYT, AMNY)
  • Future of Gateway Tunnel Completely Up in the Air (Politico)
  • Rents in the Vicinity of Second Avenue Subway Are Rising (Post, AMNY)
  • Murray Hill NIMBYs Don’t Want the MTA to Add Emergency Ventilation to 4/5/6 Line (DNA)
  • Transit Opponent and Safe Streets Do-Nothing Inez Dickens Headed to Albany (DNA)
  • Dismissing Other Options, DOT Proposes Traffic Circles to Slow Drivers on SI’s Greeley Avenue (Advance)
  • There’s Still Time to Put the Unified Transit Map Kickstarter Project Over the Top
  • Feeling Down? Try Subway Therapy (NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • President Trump: It’s Happening (NYT; Politico 1, 2)
  • NY Senate Balance TBD (WSJ; Politico 12); Transit Obstructionist Joe Addabbo Reelected (TL)
  • Schumer Wins Easily (NYT); No Surprises in Other NYC Races (AMNYQNS)
  • The Post Thinks Cuomo Plans to Stick His Successor With the Bill for His Tappan Zee Bridge
  • De Blasio Says People Holding Him to Promise of Vision Zero Are Really in It for Themselves (@nahmias)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Truck Driver on 42nd Street Was Nuesa Marques-Diniz, 68; No Charges (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Three People in Staten Island Crosswalk — Perp at Large (Advance)
  • Livery Cab Driver Injures Port Authority Cop Who Caught Him Soliciting Fares at LaGuardia (Post, News)
  • Advance Tracks Speeding Summonses Issued by Staten Island Precincts
  • DOT to Tear Down and Replace Pedestrian Bridge Over Bayside LIRR Tracks (QNS)
  • MTA to Add L Train Service During 2017 M Line Repair Work (QNS)
  • Pedestrian Observations Looks at Reasons Why It’s So Expensive to Build Subways in NYC

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Today’s Headlines

  • Enjoy Voting, Elections, and Democratic Freedoms While You Still Can (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Dems Could Increase Their Majority in State Senate But Still Not Win Control (News, Politico)
  • Truck Driver Kills Woman Crossing 42nd Street, No Charges Expected (News, Post)
  • The MTA Is Adding L Train Runs to Relieve Crowding, Especially on Sundays (News, Post)
  • Will We All Be Dead Before the MTA Can Run Trains More Frequently Throughout the System? (Crain’s)
  • Manhattan CB 4 to DOT: West 43rd Street Is a Raceway, Do Something (DNA)
  • More on the Launch of M23 Select Bus Service (AMNY, Gothamist, NY1)
  • Manslaughter Indictment for Drunk, High Driver Who Crashed on SIE, Killing Passenger (Advance)
  • How the Generic Street Fair Lobby Got de Blasio to Abandon Street Fair Reform (NYT)
  • When You Get Around NYC With Kids, You See the Streets From a New Perspective (RPA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Lawmakers Grill NJ Transit Chief About Cronyism, Safety Violations Under Christie (NYTRecord)
  • It’s All About the Primaries in NYC — There Are No Competitive General Election Races Here (Politico)
  • The W Train Is Back, a Sign of the Impending Launch of 2nd Avenue Subway (AMNY, 2ASNews, NY1)
  • Driver Who Killed Mohammed Akkas Ali Sentenced to 20 Years to Life (Post, Gothamist)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man in Queens Crosswalk, Cops Blame Victim (Post)
  • Van Driver Plows Into Mill Basin Toys R Us (Post)
  • DOT Tweaks Van Duzer Bike Project (DNA)
  • Like Queens CB 9, CB 14 Doesn’t Care About Woodhaven Blvd Bus Riders (QChron)
  • Families for Safe Streets’ Sofia Russo Ran the Marathon in Memory of Her Daughter Ariel (News)
  • 10 Lucky Park Slope Car Owners to Get Thousands of Dollars Worth of Guaranteed Parking for Free (DNA)
  • There’s a New Broadway Musical About Life on the NYC Subway (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Hall Blows Off Parents Who Don’t Want Another Child to Die in Traffic (News)
  • Will de Blasio Get Behind Discounted Fares for Poor New Yorkers? (Politico)
  • DNA and Brooklyn Paper Posted Maps of Proposed BQX Routes
  • MIA on Fatal MTA Bus Crashes, NTSB Investigating Death of Transit Worker on G Tracks (NY1)
  • City Plan for Staten Island’s North Shore: Ferries, Buses, Bikes, Lots of Parking (Advance 1, 2)
  • Box Truck Driver Runs Over Manhattan Cyclist, Victim in Serious Condition (News)
  • Nassau Police Chase Ends in Brooklyn Crash (News); 2 NYPD Wrecks in Upper Manhattan (Post)
  • It’s Too Bad for This Habitual Toll Cheat That He Didn’t Have Police Credentials (Post, News, Advance)
  • Bike Snob: It Shouldn’t Be Harder to Steal HBO Than It Is to Drive Without a License (Reclaim)
  • Voters Will Have a Chance to Shake Up New York Politics in 2017, Kind Of (WNYC)
  • Expect a Lot of Traffic in Midtown Tuesday; Fate of Free World to Be Decided, Too (News 1, 2)

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