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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Primary Day! Check Out Your Voter Guide and Find Your Polling Place
  • De Blasio, Honoring Safe Cabbies, Says Traffic Deaths Down 8 Percent This Year (CapNY, NY1)
  • Gothamist Interviews Dulcie Canton About NYPD’s Refusal to Investigate Hit-and-Run
  • SL Green Unveils $210 Million in Grand Central Upgrades as Part of New Tower (CapNY, Crain’s)
  • Greg Mocker Looks at Vision Zero Map, Tries to Cross Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills (WPIX)
  • Man Arrested for Running Over Cop’s Foot as He Fled SI Traffic Stop (Advance)
  • After Rejecting Council’s Offer, Bratton Now Says He Wants 1,000 More Cops (Observer, News)
  • The Saga of the Closed Pedestrian Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues (Gothamist, News)
  • Queens CB 2 Unanimously Backs Pedestrian Safety Fixes in Long Island City (Gazette)
  • NYC May Be the Tops for Biking in the US, But Suffolk County Is the Worst (MTR)
  • Celebrities: They Tweet at Citi Bike, Just Like Us! (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Might Close More Hit-and-Run Cases If NYPD Investigated Hit-and-Runs (Post)
  • 88-Year-Old Motorist Kills Bed-Stuy Pedestrian; Post Takes Care to Report What Driver Wore
  • Driver Strikes Senior on West End Avenue; Victim Critical; “No Criminality” (Gothamist)
  • 70th Precinct Ticketing People for Walking Through Prospect Park at Night (DP Corner)
  • Sandy-Shuttered R Train East River Tunnel Might Reopen Ahead of Schedule (Bklyn Paper)
  • The Post Believes Bedbugs Are a Greater Threat to NYC Transit Than Climate Change
  • Lower East Side BID Presents Orchard Street Pedestrianization Plan to CB 3 (DNA)
  • Third High Line Section, Opening This Month, Will Give Visitors a Car-Free 22-Block Walk (DNA)
  • Taxi Service Exclusively for Women to Launch in NYC (NYT)
  • Crain’s Op-Ed Calls for Filling in and Developing the Harlem River
  • Someone Please Ask Chuck Schumer How Many People Drivers Have Killed Since December (Post) 

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Intro 238 Charge for Unlicensed Driver With NC Plates Who Ran Over Senior on UES (Post, News)
  • Related: NYPD Arrests Woman for Standing on Times Square Sidewalk (DNA)
  • Bill de Blasio Continues Tradition of Driving Dante, Now 17, to School (NYT)
  • DOT Brain Drain: Tom Maguire, Leader of SBS Program, Headed to SF (Streetsblog SF)
  • Tri-State: Woodhaven Boulevard Ideal for NYC to Implement “Full-Fledged BRT”
  • DOT Soliciting Input for Bike Routes in Bushwick
  • Upper West Siders Scrounging for Free Parking Don’t Get Why Other People Have to Drive in NYC (DNA)
  • Commuter Sues Citi Bike Over Crash, Post Runs With “Unsafe at Any Speed” Angle
  • Gothamist Films Hellish Intersections for Nine Hours, Says Four Drivers Broke the Law
  • The Post Editorial Board Has Had It With One Particular Reckless Driver
  • Ex-NFL Star Donté Stallworth, Who Got Wrist Slap for DWI Killing, Now a HuffPo Reporter (NY Mag)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WTC Transit Hub Overruns Have Stalled Other, More Important Investments (WSJ)
  • NYC Named America’s Best Cycling City: NewsPostAMNYWCBS Cover Announcement
  • CapNYWNYC Report on Trottenberg’s Remarks on Alta, REQX, and Delayed Citi Bike Deal
  • Woman, 82, Dies After Driver Struck Her and Two Others on South Street Last Week (Lo-Down)
  • Unlicensed Teen Who Killed Ariel Russo Busted for Dragging Cop With Car (NYT, News, Post, WCBS)
  • Op Safe Cycle: NYPD Gave Out 4,300 Summonses to Bikers and 3,200 to Drivers in Bike Lanes (NY1)
  • More Coverage of City Council’s Proposed Hit-and-Run Fines From News, WCBS
  • Off-Duty DSNY Worker Charged with Drunk Driving in Outerbridge Crossing Crash (Advance)
  • Tonight: LES BID Presents Orchard Street Plan to Manhattan CB 3 (Lo-Down)
  • Cross Bay Boulevard Gets 86 Bike Racks (Queens Courier)
  • Last Remaining East Village Gas Station Shuts Down, Will Become Apartments (EV Grieve)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of New Speed Cams From CapNY, News, WNYC, NY1, DNA, Observer
  • Livery Driver Jumps Curb, Crushes Woman’s Leg on Atlantic Ave Sidewalk (DNA, Post, Bklyn Paper)
  • MTA Bus Driver Seriously Injures Elderly Man in Maspeth; No Charges Filed (WNBC)
  • Manhattan CB 7 Backs West End Avenue Road Diet, Now With More Ped Islands (West Side Rag)
  • Council Member Mark Levine Calls for Safety Fixes on Amsterdam Avenue After Injuries (NewsDNA)
  • LES Community Groups Speak Out for Improved Ped Safety Along South Street (Lo-Down)
  • Battery Park City Board Member Concerned About Ped Safety on West Street (Broadsheet Daily)
  • NYPD Had Nothing to Say About Staten Island Crash That Sent Cruiser Into Front Yard (Advance)
  • The Real Scandal About Nassau County’s Speed Cams? They Show Speeding Is Out of Control (MTR)
  • Driver Angry at His Own Inept Parking Takes Out Rage on Another Driver (Bklyn Paper)
  • Red Light Cam Catches Brooklyn Thieves Who Attempted to Flee After Stealing ATM (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Study: Cab-Sharing Could Drastically Cut Traffic (NYT)
  • Left-Turning Taxi Driver Kills Woman, 58, in Crosswalk at 79th and Madison (NewsWCBS, NY1)
  • Driver Kills 53-Year-Old Man on Liberty Avenue in Jamaica (NY1, TL, WABC)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man, 62, Crossing Avenue P at Ocean Pkwy in Midwood (News 12, Bklyn Paper)
  • Drivers Refuse to Use New, More Ped-Friendly Turn Pattern at Flatbush and Myrtle (Bklyn Paper)
  • Seven License Suspensions Didn’t Stop This Man From Driving a Tractor-Trailer in NYC (Advance)
  • Pedestrian Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park Remains Closed for Repairs (Gothamist)
  • After Turning Speed Cams Off, Nassau County Enforcement Returns (WABC, WCBS)
  • Busy Jersey City Block Goes Car-Free; “They’re Trying to Turn It Into New York City” (NYT)
  • That’s One Way to Deal With a Placard Abuser (Tribeca Citizen)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Who Used Car As Weapon in Bronx Hit-and-Run Faces Attempted Murder Charges (DNA)
  • Driver Injures Three Women, One Critically, Beneath FDR Downtown (GothamistDNA)
  • Driver Smashes Jeep Into Ozone Park Pizzeria (Forum)
  • State, Brookfield Point Fingers Over Downtown Greenway Closure Begun in 2007 (Downtown Express)
  • Without Work Rule Reform, LIRR Union Deal Is Nothing to Celebrate (PlaNYourCity)
  • Ticketed for Driving in the Bus Lane Multiple Times? It’s OK: City Will Cancel All But One (Bklyn Paper)
  • Citi Bike Working With Cornell Data Scientist to Improve Rebalancing (CityLab)
  • Precinct Begins Towing Illegally-Parked Big Rigs in Marine Park and Mill Basin (Bklyn Daily)
  • City Begins Work to Replace Walkway Linking Hamilton Beach With Train Station (Forum)
  • Sheepshead Bay Leaders Want TLC to Ticket Illegally-Parked Cabbies at Subway Station (Bklyn Daily)
  • “He Was Tired Of Walking, So He Stole a Car” (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Top Astorino Aide and Conservative Party Big Resigns County Job After DWI Crash (News, LoHud)
  • She Complained About His Driving, So He Mowed Her Down and Fled; Now He’s Under Arrest (News)
  • Driver Injures Man Walking at 116th and Amsterdam (Spectator)
  • City Breaks Ground on Next Phase of Fordham Plaza Construction at Transit Hub (NY1News 12)
  • Stapleton Residents Fed Up With Tractor-Trailers on Hilly Residential Streets (Advance)
  • MTA Panel Issues Safety Recommendations in Wake of MNR Crash (News, LoHud, WCBS)
  • 2nd Avenue Sagas Unimpressed With $1 Billion “Nicer Waiting Room for Amtrak”
  • Effort to Subject Port Authority to Open Records Laws Stalled in NJ Legislature (MTR)
  • Advance on Capital Plan: MTA Thinks “Transit of Any Kind on Staten Island Is… A Waste of Money”
  • Van Bramer Secures Speed Humps Near School, Heaps Praise on Trottenberg (News)
  • Bicycling Is the Best Way to Get Around NYC, Says Thrillist

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Today’s Headlines

  • With Work Slowly Moving Ahead at Amtrak’s Moynihan Station, Schumer Calls for More Funds (NYT)
  • Teachout: Then-Candidate Cuomo Did Nothing to Stop Christie From Cancelling ARC Tunnel (News)
  • News Backs Christie on ARC “Monstrosity,” Says Teachout “Has No Idea What She’s Talking About”
  • $4.9 Million Expansion in Bus Service Takes Effect in Five Boros Sunday (NewsDNA)
  • Driver Critically Injures Cyclist on Ocean Pkwy – Bklyn Daily Has Info on Helmet But Not Driver
  • TLC Releases Safety Honor Roll; Top Cabbie’s Own Son Was Hit by Driver Two Years Ago (WSJ, News)
  • Squadron and Riders Alliance Push MTA to Keep Free “Walking Transfer” From G to J/M (News)
  • Who Needs Regulation of the Taxi (App) Industry When This Is How Startups Behave? (Verge)
  • Combining Transportation and Housing Costs Is Good, But Not the Whole Story (CNU)
  • Cops In Bike Lanes: Glaring Hypocrisy Edition (Village Voice, NY1)
  • NYC Press Corps Doggedly Follows Up on Injuries Caused by Parks Dept. Driver (DNA, News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio, Explaining Why He Has Taxpayers Pay for His Rides, Says He’s “A Humble Guy” (Observer)
  • The Advance Brings a Speed Gun to the Streets of Staten Island
  • Ruben Diaz Jr.: We’re “Adding Lanes” to Handle Traffic From New Bronx Malls (Bronx Times)
  • Illegal Cabbies Threaten Violence When Ticketed, Anonymous TLC Inspectors Tell the Post
  • Not-So-Fun Facts About the High Costs of Operating the PATH Train (Bloomberg)
  • Albany Says Speeding’s Only Bad During School Hours, So Nassau Cancels Cam Tix (Newsday, WCBS)
  • MTA Investigating Why A Train Went Wrong Way on Track (News, WNBC, WCBS)
  • De Blasio Defends Raises for School Bus Drivers in Face of Potential Lawsuit (Crain’s, WCBS, News)
  • GW Bridge Driver Uses His Car as a Weapon, Attacks Arresting Officer (News, WNBC)
  • Council Members: They’re Just Like Us! (News)

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