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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Uses Truck as Weapon to Murder Scores of People in Nice, France (NYT, NPR, NY1NBC)
  • David Samson Pleads Guilty to Felony (NYT); Former NJ DOT Commish Jamie Fox Charged (Politico)
  • Ex-MTA Chair Peter Kalikow Knocks Cuomo for Underfunding the MTA (Post)
  • WNYC Has More on the Possibility of the MTA Adopting London’s Fare Collection System
  • Tri-State Understands Why Some Might Prefer UberPOOL to NYC Transit (MTR)
  • Bratton Defends NYPD Use of Force (Politico), Hates on Pokémon Go (Gothamist)
  • Motorist Indicted for Manslaughter for Killing Victoria Nicodemus, License Suspended (NewsPost)
  • NYC EDC Signs Off on Lowline Park (NY MagCrain’s, Verge)
  • State DOT Says Construction Snafu Won’t Affect Harlem-Greenway Bridge Timetable (AN)
  • Breaking: NIMBYs Say Reclaiming Street Space for Bikes Ruins Everything (Patch)
  • Sociopath Glorified for Vandalizing LI Red Light Cams Running for State Senate (News 12)

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Today’s Headlines

  • London Might Sell Its Fare Payment System to the MTA (AMNY)
  • Ruben Diaz Jr. and John Samuelsen Have Some Ideas for MTA Capital Spending (News)
  • The Subway Was a Mess Yesterday… (Gothamist, NY Mag, DNANY1Post)
  • …But It’s Still a Better Deal for Riders and NYC Than Uber (Brokelyn)
  • We’re at the Point Where Citi Bike Ridership Records Don’t Make Lede Headline Anymore
  • Reforms Coming to Bronx DA’s Office (NYT); NY Judges Are Appointed, Not Elected (WNYC, Post)
  • City Vehicles to Be Equipped With Safe-Driving Tech, Pedestrian Detection Not Included (DNA)
  • NYPD, Daily News: Man Killed by Bronx Hit-and-Run Driver “Assisted in His Own Death”
  • Van Bramer Says Sunnyside Affordable Housing Project Too Big, Would Take Parking (Politico)
  • Justin Davidson Frets for Governors Island (NY Mag); Squibb Park Bridge Fix at Hand (NYT)
  • NYPD Worried Pokémon Go Will “Draw Strangers Together” (@danarubinstein); Meanwhile: News
  • The Perpetual Tribulations of Storing a Car on a New York City Street (DNA, NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Says Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in the Bronx Was “Lying in the Street” (Post)
  • Motorist Tries to Run You Over in a Protected Bike Lane? Don’t Bother Telling NYPD (Gothamist)
  • Tri-State Analyzes Where Transit Ridership Is Growing in the Region, and Where It Isn’t (MTR)
  • City Council Wavers on Bills to Hold NYPD Accountable for Excessive Use of Force (Gothamist, Post)
  • Bratton: BLM Has No Business Protesting in the Street; De Blasio: Let’s Hire More Cops (AMNY)
  • TLC to Require Driver Sensitivity Training, But There’s Still No NYC Road Test (AMNY)
  • Driver Who Hit Cop Gets Community Service (Post); Motorists Collide, Flip Outside Preschool (Advance)
  • DOT Looking at Greenway Conflicts Where Driver Killed Cyclist Olga Evgleska Cook in June (Trib)
  • Will the NYT’s Expanded Transportation Beat Include Traffic Violence? (@emmagf)
  • Uptowners Slam Inclusionary Housing Project, Which Includes Parking Garage (Politico, DNA)
  • Newark Wants the Port Authority to Clean Up Truck Pollution, Pay Its Rent (Voice)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Momentum for Gateway Tunnel: Someone’s in Charge, Federal Funding Expected (WSJ, Politico)
  • The Constant Stress of Walking While Black in NYC (LitHub)
  • Demonstrating in the Street That Black Lives Matter? Bratton Doesn’t Want to Hear It (Gothamist)
  • Pokémon Go, Curing America’s Obesity Epidemic One Rattata at a Time… (NYTNews)
  • …and Giving the Nation a Terrifying New Distracted Driving Threat (Jalopnik, AMNY)
  • How Bed Stuy Restoration Introduced Bed Stuy Residents to Bike-Share (AMNY)
  • Vacca Blames Bronx CB 10 for Dangerous Conditions Where Driver Killed Giovanni Nin (Bx Times)
  • UberPOOL Tries to Compete on Price With the Subway (AMNY)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: Select Bus Service Is Good, But NYC Can Do Better
  • Don’t Believe the Driverless Car Hype (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Might Throw His Weight Behind a de Blasio Challenger in 2017 (WSJ)
  • Driver Kills Man Crossing Bruckner Blvd at 149th Street (News)
  • Video Surfaces of Off-Duty Cop Shooting From His Car and Killing Delrawn Small (Post 1, 2NYT)
  • Hundreds of People Took to the Streets Saturday Night to Protest Police Brutality (Gothamist)
  • Family of Hit-and-Run Victim Doniqueca Cooke, 21, Asks for Help With Funeral Expenses (TL)
  • 2,700 Sign on to Petition Against F Express Unless Local Service Is Maintained (Bklyn Paper)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: Transit Access Can Be Improved Without Sending Rents Soaring
  • J and Z Won’t Run Express During 10-Month M Line Reconstruction (DNA)
  • Con-Ed Transformer Explodes in 2nd Ave Subway Tunnel — No Workers Injured (NY1)
  • London’s New Protected Bike Lanes Are a Cut Above NYC’s (IVM)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Chase in Queens Leaves 1 Dead, at Least 1 Injured (DNANews, NY1, GothamistPost)
  • NYPD Found the Car Used to Kill Matthew von Ohlen, But Not the Driver (Gothamist)
  • Amazing Photos of Police Violence Protestors Stopping Manhattan Vehicle Traffic (Gothamist)
  • M Train Service to Be Suspended in Brooklyn and Queens While Elevated Track Is Replaced (NY1)
  • F Express: Electeds and Commuters Want Answers From MTA (Bklyn PaperDNA, Gothamist)
  • Second Avenue Sagas: Why Did Cuomo Hold a Press Conference to Announce Rail Ticket App?
  • Peralta, Hyndman Want to Incentivize Dash Cams in Private Vehicles to Capture Crash Footage (TL)
  • New Charges Leveled Against Former 19th Precinct CO James Grant (Post)
  • Oddo, Locals Protest Developer Proposal for New Road in Grymes Hill (DNA)
  • Marble Hill Motorists Say New School Has Messed Up Their Driving (Riverdale Press)

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Today’s Headlines

  • The NYPD Response to Cyclist Deaths Won’t Save Lives (Gothamist)
  • But Mayor de Blasio Doesn’t See It That Way (AMNY)
  • Good Luck, New Jersey (NYT 1, 2, 3)
  • 76-Year-Old Mary Alice D’Amico, Struck by Queens Driver in May, Has Died (News)
  • Police Athletic League Opens Streets to Kids in Morningside Heights (NY1, DNA)
  • There Will Soon Be Fewer Parking Spots at LaGuardia Airport (AMNY)
  • There’s Video of Off-Duty Cop Fatally Shooting Another Motorist in Brooklyn (WNYCPost)
  • SI: DEP Staffer Has Fatal Heart Attack While Driving (News); DWI Driver Injures Passenger (DNA)
  • NYPD Is Investigating Car Vandalism in Crown Heights as Possible Hate Crime (Post)
  • Here’s Governor Cuomo Doing What He Does Best (NY1)
  • Believe It or Not, It Was Once Illegal to Store Private Vehicles on NYC Streets (Hey Ridge)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cyclist Deaths Up 140 Percent From 2015 (NYT); City Hall Still Withholding Crash Data From Public
  • Matthew von Ohlen’s Killer Remains at Large (Patch); More Crash Coverage: Voice, DNA
  • MTA Launches B46 Select Bus Service as NY1 Plays Up Opening Day Nitpicking
  • Rail E-Ticket App Is New MetroCard Pilot (AMNY); More on Cuomo’s Inscrutable PresserCrain’s
  • Staten Island Railway Emergency Call Boxes Installed 10 Years Ago Still Don’t Work (DNA)
  • Who’s Making Money Off “Free” Curbside Parking in Park Slope? Hint: Not NYC (Bklyn Paper)
  • Crain’s: NYC’s Food Cart Industry Is Rife With Corruption and Should Be Reformed
  • The Post Sides With Medallion Owners Who Say City and Uber Have Ruined Their Investment
  • Advance Complains About the Next Port Authority Toll Hike, Whenever It May Occur …
  • … Because If There’s Anything SI Should Worry About, It’s Low-Cost Motoring (Rolling Stone)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Chris Christie Sabotaged NJ Gas Tax Hike Negotiations (Politico)
  • Driver Runs Down and Kills Cyclist on Grand Street, Flees Scene (WPIX, News)
  • …Cops Respond By Handing Out “Operation Safe Cycle” Flyers (Gothamist)
  • Road Raging Off-Duty Cop Shoots and Kills Man on Atlantic Ave (NYTNews, Post)
  • Select Bus Service Arrives for Passengers on the B46, Brooklyn’s Busiest Bus (WSJ)
  • Christine Berthet: Port Authority Rushing Design of Next Midtown Bus Terminal (AMNY)
  • City Council Approves Project to Replace Flushing Parking Lot With Housing… and Parking (TL)
  • MTA Heads to Bushwick Thursday to Talk L and M Shutdowns (DNA)
  • Driver Plows Into Williamsbridge Home and Dies (Post); Motorcyclist Killed After Spinning Out (Post)
  • 50,000 Traffic Injuries and Nearly 500 Deaths Projected for Independence Day Weekend (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Wider Sidewalks Now! (NYT) …the 8th Ave Bike Lane Depends On It (Gothamist)
  • Porsche Driver Jumps Sidewalk and Kills Woman in Elmhurst, Flees Scene (News, Post)
  • Ridership on the B44 Up 10% With Bus Lanes and Off-Board Fare Payment (AMNY)
  • Select Bus Service on the B46 Launches This Weekend (DNA)
  • Cuomo Trying to Bully NYC Into Covering Albany’s Share of Expensive BQE Repairs (Bklyn Paper)
  • Three More BQE Meeting Stories From the Brooklyn Paper
  • Is Today the Day New Jersey Raises Its Gas Tax? (MTR)
  • Gia Morris’s Ruling Affirms the Daily News Campaign Against the Right of Way Law
  • Advocates Sue MTA for Failing to Make Stations Accessible to the Disabled (NY1)
  • Queens Lawmakers Want to Mandate Insurance Discounts for Drivers With Dashcams (NY1)
  • Port Authority Has Come a Long Way on Transparency, Say Port Authority Bosses (Politico)

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