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Today’s Headlines

  • Vacca Bills Would Require Taxi “Black Boxes” and Photos of Parking Violations (News 1, 2)
  • More on Yesterday’s “Arterial Slow Zones” Announcement: MTRCapNY, Observer, EpochPost
  • Atlantic Ave. Driver Passes School Bus, Hits Crossing Guard, Misses Child; No Charges (BK Eagle)
  • Right of Way Protests Outside Shelly Silver’s Home, Calls for 2,500 Traffic Cams (News, Epoch)
  • Three Months Later, Cy Vance Decides Against Prosecuting 84-Year-Old Alleged Jaywalker (News)
  • 20th Precinct Makes the Case for More Automated Enforcement (DNA)
  • DOT to Alter Signal Timing Where Cooper Stock Was Killed; Cabbie Not Driving “By Choice” (DNA)
  • 19-Year-Old Among Gale Brewer’s CB 4 Appointees (DNA); Melinda Katz Won’t Discuss Process (TL)
  • DOT Will Look at How to Keep Drivers From Crashing Into Cuyler Gore Park (DNA)
  • Temporary Disappearance of Citi Bike Station Causes Panic (BK Heights BlogDNA)
  • Cuomo Rushes to Protect Families From MTA Funding Cuts Subway Ads (2nd Ave Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • AMNY Looks at Potential Financial Fixes for Citi Bike
  • 2nd Ave Sagas on Ruben Diaz: “Does the Bronx Borough President Know What a Regressive Tax Is?”
  • How NYC Bike-Share’s Dock Availability Stacks Up Against Paris and London (BikeShareNYC)
  • Tri-State Hopes DOT’s Vision Zero Redesigns Are “Truly Transformative” (MTR)
  • NYC DOT Will Monitor Work Zones with Cameras to Curb Reckless Drivers (WCBS, Advance)
  • B37 Bus to Be Restored on Third Avenue to Bay Ridge, But With Shorter Route (News)
  • Bloomberg Looks at Port Authority Bus Terminal’s Decay as Example of Port’s Misplaced Priorities
  • More Coverage of Proposed Upper Manhattan Bike Lanes From DNA, News
  • After Teen Crashes Into Creek During High-Speed Stunt, DOT Says It Will Review Signage (NY1)
  • Driver Dies in Canarsie After Vehicle Struck by Alleged Drunk Driver (Post, News)
  • Female Citi Bike Members More Likely to Be Younger, Ride During Day, Not in Midtown (I Quant NY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio “Hopeful” Albany Will Expand NYC’s Automated Enforcement (CapNY)
  • Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. Says It’s “Regressive” to Fund Transit With Toll Reform (News)
  • Diaz’s Transportation Plan? Funding Ferries to Soundview (Crain’s via 2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • 49th Precinct’s Vision Zero Enforcement Target: Those Pesky Cyclists (Bronx Times)
  • Gelinas: Christie’s Idea to Break Up Port Authority Doesn’t Add Up (Post)
  • SI Driver on Suspended License Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Stairs (Advance)
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Charged With DUI, Hit-and-Run, Reckless Driving in East New York (WCBS)
  • “Sadly, There Are Drivers on the Road With No Respect for Human Life or Limb” (Sunnyside Post)
  • With Citi-Branded NYC Bike-Share, It’s Hard to Attract Other Naming-Rights Sponsors (FastCo)
  • Levine, Rodriguez Want to Spread Out Citi Bike Density to Bring Expansion Farther Uptown (Spectator)
  • Uber Launches Courier Service by Bike and Foot in Manhattan Below 110th Street (Businessweek)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Gelinas: NYC Must Acknowledge That Bike-Share’s Primary Goal Isn’t Operational Profitability (C&S)
  • Driver Critically Injures 12-Year-Old in Boro Park (News, Gothamist)
  • Four Die in High-Speed “Stunt Gone Wrong” in Astoria (Post, TL)
  • Red Light Camera Revenue Dropped 14 Percent Last Year as Fewer Drivers Run Reds (News)
  • Work Has Begun on Safety Fixes at 96th and Broadway, Including Turn Bans and New Crosswalk (News)
  • Driver Jumps Curb, Slams Into Midtown Building, Injuring Five (WNBC)
  • Police Looking for Help ID’ing Man Left Unconscious By Livery Driver in Morrisania (WCBS, WNBC)
  • WNYC Rides Along With Annual Ghost Bike Memorial Ride
  • Bklyn Bridge Neighbors Upset DOT Didn’t Trim Path Expansion Plan as They Requested (Bklyn Paper)
  • Thruway Board in No Rush to Take Up Tappan Zee Bridge Transit Recommendations (MTR)
  • DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Sits Down for Interview With Transportation Alternatives

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Today’s Headlines

  • TLC Nominee Meera Joshi: Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety Would Be Top Priority (CapNYWNYC)
  • Sticks and Carrots: Joshi Says TLC Considering Black Boxes, Honor Roll of Safe Drivers (News)
  • News Can’t Get Enough of Cuomo-de Blasio Speed Cam Drama
  • Citi Pleased With Bike-Share Sponsorship; Might Bring Brand to Systems in Other Cities (Ad Age)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Critically Injuring Soundview Pedestrian (WABC, WPIX, NY1)
  • MTA Bus Driver Jumps Uptown Curb After Crash With Minivan; Four Peds Injured (WPIX, DNA)
  • East Harlem NYCHA Residents Protest Parking Rate Hike, From $75 to $340 Per Year (News)
  • Cuomo’s Top Priority Post-Budget: Fixing the Port Authority (CapNY)
  • “20 Is Plenty” Signs Pop Up in Bed Stuy Neighborhood Awaiting Slow Zone (DNA)
  • CB 2 Transportation Committee Supports Four Bike Corrals for Clinton Hill, Fort Greene (DNA)
  • Where Are NYC’s Hottest Clubs? Check the Map of Late-Night Citi Bike Trips (I Quant NY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Picks Financier Michael Schlein for EDC Chair; Kimball to Remain President (NYT)
  • Martin Dilan Bullish on Speed Camera and Speed Limit Bills (Gotham Gazette)
  • Port Authority to Release 42nd St. Terminal Tower RFP, Asks Feds for Expansion Grant (CapNYDNA)
  • More Arrested for Paying DMV Employees for Answers to Bus and Truck License Exam (News, Post)
  • Helen Rosenthal Proposes Street Naming for Cooper Stock (DNA)
  • New Commanding Officers Named for Upper West Side, Upper Manhattan Precincts (News)
  • MTA to Restore Weekend Service on Manhattan and Queens Bus Lines (Post, TL)
  • Roosevelt Island’s Red Bus Eliminates 25-Cent Fare (WSJ)
  • Staten Island DA Dan Donovan Joins Campaign for Golf Course Traffic Signal (DNA)
  • Look, Loook Into His Eyes (WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • After Delaying Speed Cam Vote, Cuomo Says Albany Will Pass Bill “Shortly” (News, CapNY, WNYC)
  • NYU Report Criticizes Port Authority for Focus on Non-Transpo Work, Governors’ Pet Projects (NYT)
  • Port Fixes: Reform Needed, But It’s Unlikely to Be Christie’s Breakup Idea (WSJ, 2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Schumer Amendment Would Allow Employers to Offer Bike-Share as Commuter Benefit (WNYC)
  • Bratton Shakeup Affects Upper Manhattan Precincts, Many Awaiting New Commanders (News)
  • Next Up After R Tunnel Reopens: A/C and F to Brooklyn Set for Sandy Closures (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Hotel to Replace Two-Story Parking Garage on West 36th Street (Observer)
  • Spring Has Sprung for Bike Mechanics Seeing Seasonal Upswing in Business (NY1)
  • East River Ferry One-Way Weekend Fare Increases to $6 (Gothamist)
  • Gothamist Reads the Post Letters to the Editor on Bike-Share for the LOLz
  • Rest in Peace, Steve Faust (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Last-Minute Albany Wrangling Delays Speed Cam Bill Until Later This Week (News, CapNY)
  • De Blasio Promises “Ongoing Effort” to Secure Home Rule Over Automated Enforcement (CapNY)
  • Northern Blvd to Get Ped Islands, More Crossing Time, Turn Bans After Noshat Nahian’s Death (News)
  • DOT Installs Pedestrian Fence at Jax Heights Curb Ramp After MTA Bus Driver Killed Woman (DNA)
  • Meanwhile, Here’s How London Deals With Bus-Pedestrian Fatalities (Evening Standard)
  • PA Applies for Fed Grant to Cover West Side Bus Garage, Which It Delayed In Capital Program (DNA)
  • Anthony Pollydore, 65, Indicted for Vehicular Manslaughter After DWI (NY1)
  • Juniper Park Civic Association: New Yorkers Should Be Reported to ACS for Riding Bikes With Kids
  • Murray Hill Doorman: Residents of Our Million-Dollar Condos Can’t Afford Garage Parking (Post)
  • I Quant NY Maps NYC Streets, Avenues, Roads, Lanes, Drives, Courts, Terraces, and Places

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Today’s Headlines

  • Defying Legislature, Cuomo Raids $30 Million From MTA in State Budget (CapNY, AMNYTL, MTR)
  • Speed Cams for NYC and LI Stripped From State Budget (CapNY)
  • Post Picks Up on Speed Cams, Finds They’ve Issued 11,715 Tickets; NY Mag Focuses on Revenue
  • Christie Suggests Splitting Up Port Authority; Cuomo Open to Structural Changes (WNYCCapNY)
  • Drunk Driver Gets 90 Days for 2011 Death After Manslaughter Acquittal (News, Gothamist)
  • TLC Inspector Dragged by Hit-and-Run Livery Driver in Jamaica Over Street Hail (News, WCBS, WPIX)
  • TA’s Paul White Plays Hardball With Alta Over Citi Bike (News); Editorial in News Wants to Play Harder
  • Residents Push DEP for Ped Crossing Over Major Deegan to Bridge Van Cortlandt Park (NY1, WCBS)
  • What Could New NYPD IG Philip Eure Reform? Crash Investigations, For Starters (Gotham Gazette)
  • One in Three Henry Hudson Bridge Drivers Without E-ZPass Don’t Pay the Cashless Toll (LoHud)
  • C&S Looks at How State Will Fund MTA’s “800-Pound Gorilla” Capital Program
  • Brooklyn Law Student Sues NYPD for False Arrest After Questioning Cops Parked in Bus Stop (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Transit “Resiliency” Plan; Funding Uncertain (News, Advance)
  • London News Editor on Bike-Share: “Stick With It Through the Twists and Turns” (News)
  • For Third Straight Year, More People Moved to NYC Than Left; Population Hits Record 8.4 Million (NYT)
  • Latest Atlantic Yards EIS Proposes Reducing Parking, Once at 3,670 Spaces, to 1,200 (AYR)
  • Van Bramer Waits on Citi Bike: “This Is a Successful Bike-Share Program Alta Has Mismanaged” (Chron)
  • CM Rodriguez Bill Would Allow Alternate-Side Drivers to Park After Sweeper Passes (Gotham Gazette)
  • Higher EMS Response Times Caused by New Calculating Method, Not Traffic (CapNY, Post, News)
  • After Two Deaths, Neill Avenue in Morris Park Will Get Stop Light (Bx Times)
  • Driver of Empty MTA Bus Rear-Ends Dump Truck on Queensboro Bridge (Post)
  • Commanding Officer of Brooklyn’s 88th Precinct Moves to Take Over Nearby 81st Precinct (DNA)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (WCBS)

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