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Today’s Headlines

  • Bus Driver Charged With Misdemeanor Failure-to-Yield for Injuring Pedestrian (NewsBklyn Paper)
  • Three Council Members Intro Bill to Let Bus Drivers Strike People in Crosswalks (Legistar)
  • In His Take on the Collision, Pete Donohue Barely Mentions the Girl Whose Leg Was Crushed (News)
  • TWU Prez Samuelsen to Bus Operators: Drive Carefully (TWU)
  • NYC Would Be a Shell of Its Current Self Without the MTA Capital Program (MTR)
  • Dana Lerner: There Needs to Be a New York City Road Test for Cabbies (NYPress)
  • How Come Chuck Schumer Never Leaps Into Action to Double Funding for Ped/Bike Safety? (AMNY)
  • Denis Hamill Turns a Traffic Ticket Into a Column (News)
  • New Luxe Amenity in Alphabet City: A Subway Shuttle (Post)
  • Who Will Be the Next Port Authority Chief? (Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Families for Safe Streets Encouraged By Meeting With Cy Vance (NYPress)
  • Susan Eddy, 69, Dies a Month After Being Struck by Ambulance in Herald Square (Post)
  • Three Injured, One Critically, on Linden Blvd (WCBS); Nine Injured in Multi-Car Chelsea Crash (WNBC)
  • Bob Simon’s Driver Had Nine Suspensions, Sped Before Crash; NYPD Examines Black Box (NYT, Post)
  • City Handed Out 2,800 Recent Summonses for Snow Removal; Including Only 62 in Manhattan (DNA)
  • Council Members Van Bramer, Richards Ask for More and Better BRT in Queens (Gotham Gazette)
  • DOT Launches Study of East New York, Cypress Hills, Ozone Park, Focused on Atlantic Ave (Q Chron)
  • Weiner vs. Cuomo Flack in Spat Over Subway Shutdown (NewsPost); Public Poll Backs Cuomo (Capital)
  • Being a Port Authority Commissioner Sounds Like a Pretty Plush Gig (NJ.com)
  • Citi Bike’s Most Popular Route Is From Grand Central to Times Square (Post)
  • What’s the Best Transit App in New York? MTA Opens Voting in Contest (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CBS Reporter Bob Simon, Passenger in Town Car, Killed in West Side Highway Crash (NYT, News, Post)
  • DOT Improves Lincoln Square Bowtie Plan With Columbus Avenue Bike Lane Extension (DNA)
  • Uptown Residents Want More Protected Bike Lanes as Citi Bike Plans Expansion (Spectator)
  • MTA Already Has More Debt Than Cuba, Syria, at Least 30 Other Nations (News, Post)
  • Yet Funding the Capital Plan Doesn’t Seem High on the Agenda (Advance, 2nd Ave Sagas, Crain’s 1, 2)
  • Ratner May Build Tower on Site of Barclays Center Plaza at Atlantic and Flatbush (AY Report via Curbed)
  • NJ, S.I., East River Ferry Services Saw Ridership Increase About 7 Percent Last Year (Post)
  • Vallone, Koo, Ferreras Want de Blasio to Extend Ferry Plan to Flushing Bay (TL)
  • Sunnyside Yards Housing Plan: Community Board Is Wary (TL); Cuomo Is Combative (NYT)
  • Holly Leicht Urges Bronxites to Stop Attacking Plan to Extend Hudson River Greenway (Riverdale Press)
  • NYPD Replacing Three-Wheeled Motor Scooters With Smart Cars (Post, WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Regina Stevenson, 41, Killed by Box Truck Driver on Linden Blvd in East New York (News, JP Updates)
  • Moshe Kanofsky, 73, Dies Seven Weeks After Driver Hit Him in Crosswalk (NewsDNAJP Updates)
  • DenDekker Wants Vision Zero Audit; Says Ped Islands, Safety Cams, Lower Speeds Do “Nothing” (DNA)
  • RPA Issues Report on Outer-Borough Transit, Calls for Triboro Rx Rail and Better BRT (Capital)
  • SBA Asks Waze to Drop Cop-Spotting Feature for Officer Safety, Not Traffic Safety (News, Capital, WCBS)
  • More Coverage of City Council BRT Hearing from News, Capital
  • Times Union Wants Cuomo to Consider Merging Thruway With DOT, Bridge Authority
  • NYC Airport Advocacy Group Ranks NYC’s Airports at the Bottom for Transit Access (Crain’s, Post)
  • East Harlem Parking Lot on the Market, Could Be Redeveloped (Crain’s)
  • DOT Installing Larger Traffic Signals on Woodhaven and Cross Bay to Cut Injuries (Queens Courier)
  • Staten Islanders Wanted a Dead End Street, So They Built Their Own Barricade (I’m Just Walkin’)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Josh Barro: Instead of Billions for Trains Slower Than Buses, How About Improving Bus Service? (NYT)
  • Will Carl Heastie Be Better on Toll Reform Than Sheldon Silver? (Crain’s)
  • Capital Previews Today’s City Council Hearing on Bus Rapid Transit
  • Seeking More Freight to JFK, City Allows Even Longer Trucks on NYC Highways (Capital)
  • Anatomy of a Bogus NYPD Bike Ticket (Brooklyn Spoke)
  • If This Driver Wasn’t Drunk, He Probably Wouldn’t Need Diplomatic Immunity to Get Away (Post)
  • Post Picks Up Albany Inaction on MTA Capital Plan in Coverage of de Blasio’s Budget
  • Vincent Gentile in the Running with David Greenfield for Superfluous Parking Bills (News)
  • Chilling Testimony From Livery Driver of Satmar Couple Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver (NYT, Post)
  • Want to Get a Community Board’s Attention? Give Drivers Fake Parking Tickets (DNA)
  • Some NYC Car Owners Are About to Drive for the First Time in More Than Two Weeks (WNBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Orders Sideguards Installed on 200 City Garbage Trucks (News)
  • Eastern Queens’ Growing Immigrant Population Needs Better Transit (YIMBY)
  • WNYC Team Reflects on a Year of Loss Caused By Traffic Violence
  • Building Over Sunnyside Yards — The Political and Logistical Quagmire (Crain’s)
  • EDC Grant Will Boost Freight Rail Capacity at Hunts Point Market (DNA)
  • Can Something Good Be Salvaged From de Blasio’s Ferry Proposal? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • If It’s Not Crammed With Parking, Bronx CB 11 Doesn’t Want It to Be Built (BxTimes)
  • NYPD Lieutenant Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving Off-Duty (Advance)
  • Without Good Transit, Better Transportation Tech Can Only Do So Much to Reduce Car Ownership (MTR)
  • Early Contender for the “Most Useless Public Health Research” Streetsie Award (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • News Profiles Kamil Gorski, 36, Hit-and-Run Victim on Metropolitan Avenue in Ridgewood
  • Koo, Stavisky, Meng Line Up Behind Flushing-Jamaica Select Bus Service (Queens Courier)
  • Times Files 4-Part Special – Which You Never See for Daily Traffic Violence – on MNR Crash (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Assembly Member Rodriguez Issues Report Calling for UES, East Harlem Greenway Upgrades (DNA)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas Lays Out the Risks of de Blasio’s Citywide Ferry Plan
  • The Observer Finds Deep Skepticism of Cuomo’s Willets Point AirTrain Plan
  • Hints About Parking Reform in City Planning’s East New York Rezoning Proposal (YIMBY)
  • Newsday Wants Tougher Penalties for Cell Phone Use Behind the Wheel for All, Not Just Young Drivers
  • Plan to Widen Sidewalks, Add Bus Zones on Archer Ave in Jamaica Delayed by Land Acquisition (DNA)
  • Bklyn Paper Looks at Cross Harbor Freight Environmental Report: Fewer Trucks, Less Pollution
  • As State Contemplates Highway Removal in Syracuse, Suburbs Want to Maintain Easy Driving (Capital)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio: MTA Funding “An Albany Question First and Foremost” (NY1 via Capital)
  • Mayor Defends Ferry Plan, Says It Won’t Have Same High Costs as Other Ferries (WNYC via News)
  • Heastie Keeps Almost All of Sheldon Silver’s Leadership Team in Place (Post, Capital)
  • NTSB Investigators Focus on Why Driver Wound Up on Metro-North Tracks (NYTWCBSWNYC)
  • Staten Island Transit Advocates, Officials Visit Albany to Ask for North Shore BRT Funding (Advance)
  • News Covers Protest at CB 7 Meeting Demanding New Transportation Committee Leadership
  • Hudson Heights Slow Zone on Track to Be Installed in April (DNA)
  • Klein, Vacca, Bronx CBs Demand More Enforcement Against Illegally-Parked Trucks (Bx Times)
  • Upgraded Manslaughter, DWI Charges Against S.I. Woman Who Killed Another Driver (Advance)
  • BID, CB 2 Panel Want to Move Citi Bike Dock, Add Plantings to Plaza at Sixth Ave and Spring (DNA)
  • The Sidewalk May Be Clear, But Slush Puddles at Curb Ramps Are a Different Story (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Metro-North Train Strikes Car on Tracks in Valhalla, Killing Driver and 6 on Train (NYT, WCBS)
  • 36-Year-Old Man Killed in Ridgewood by Two Drivers; Only One Stayed on Scene (News)
  • De Blasio Sets Off Ferry Mania (DNA, NYTPost) But Transit Advocates Unconvinced (Capital)
  • NYPD Says It’s Not Folding Staten Island Collision Investigation Squad Into Bklyn Unit (Advance)
  • At Least 18 Suffer Minor Injuries After School Bus, MTA Bus Crash in New Brighton (Advance)
  • Council Member Ruben Wills Indicted on Five Counts of Filing False Documents (Capital)
  • Steve Cuozzo Not Impressed by MTA’s $1.4 Billion Fulton Center (Post)
  • CB 10 Wants Rumble Strips Brought Back to Shore Road Drive in Bay Ridge (Bklyn Paper)
  • Assembly Member Simotas and Queens CB 1 Push DOT to Install Safety Fix for GCP Ramp (TL)
  • Citi Bike Has Shoveled Out 75 Percent of Its Stations (WCBS)
  • Unshoveled Sidewalks Make Walking Dangerous for New Yorkers (WPIX)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Speaker Heastie It Is (NYT, Capital); Cuomo: No Ethics Reform, No Budget Deal (NYT, TU, Capital)
  • De Blasio to Focus on Housing Development in State of the City This Morning (NYT, Capital)
  • After Stopping Fourth Ave Road Diet, CB 10 Now Says the Real Problem Is Traffic Signals (Bklyn Paper)
  • TZB, Shining Example of Broken Transpo Funding System, Is Cover Photo for Obama Budget (WSJ)
  • Manhattan CB 10 Members Challenge Leadership Cabal; Gale Brewer Dodges Dispute (DNASpectator)
  • Is Jamaica Set to Be NYC’s Next Great Transit-Oriented Development Success Story? (Capital)
  • The American Prospect Goes Deep on Chris Christie, the ARC Tunnel, and Lack of Transpo Investment
  • Even With His Favored Candidate as Mayor, Taxi Boss Evgeny Freidman Struggles With Uber (Capital)
  • Upper East Side CB 8 Wants City to Move Greenway Bridge Over FDR to Preserve Co-Op Views (Post)
  • If Victory Blvd Is a “Vision Zero Street” Does That Mean Speeding’s OK Everywhere Else? (Advance)

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