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Today’s Headlines

  • Traffic Signal Priority Not an MTA Priority (AMNY)
  • Trottenberg Talks With Brian Lehrer About Brooklyn Bridge Promenade, Shared Streets (WNYC, AMNY)
  • Gothamist Assesses Current Conditions for Brooklyn Bridge Bikers and Walkers
  • Brooklyn Might Soon Have a Higher Population Than Chicago (Gothamist)
  • Revolting: Bronx CB 8 Tables Play Streets Vote for 3 Schools to Appease Narcissistic Cranks (Press)
  • Mark-Viverito Spat Highlights Uselessness of Tweeting DOT With Street Safety Issues (Post, DNA)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Grand Central Parkway Collision (News)
  • NYPD Years Late in Complying With Body Camera Order (Post, AMNY)
  • 30-Year Fight for Scarce Sidewalk Space Rages on the Upper West Side (NYT)
  • Pedestrians, Cyclists, Motorists — We All Have a Role to Play (CBS)
  • Former MTA Chief Robert Kiley Dies (NYT, 2AS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Wider Brooklyn Bridge Path = Good News (AMNY, DNA, GothamistCrain’sWNYC, NY1News, Post)
  • Daily News Admits It Was Wrong on Stop-and-Frisk
  • Suspected Drunk Driver With Suspended License Critically Injured Man in Sheepshead Bay (News)
  • Council Delays Vote on Inwood Housing Project on Parking Lot Site (Politico)
  • Affordable Housing to Replace Two Parking Garages in Astoria (DNA, YIMBY)
  • Industrial Businesses Seek Protection From Rising Property Values BQX Is Supposed to Induce (Crain’s)
  • QueensWay vs. Rockaway Rail vs. NIMBYs (TL)
  • Paris Responds to Terror Attacks By Canceling Car-Free Events (Post)
  • “Earth Overshoot Day” Comes Earlier Every Year (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • You Just Can’t Trust What NYPD Says About Crash Victims (Gothamist)
  • 18-Year-Old Driver Kills 81-Year-Old Man on Motorized Scooter in East New York (News)
  • Komanoff: Move NY Would Smooth Out the L Shutdown (Crain’s)
  • Koreatown Merchants Want Car-Free Streets on Weekend Nights (Voices of NY)
  • Photos of Summer Streets Never Get Old (Gothamist)
  • MTA to Deploy Vacuum Trains to Rid Tracks of Trash (DNA)
  • 7th Ave/Park Slope Station Renovation Will Shorten Turnstile Lines (DNA)
  • Brooklyn Assistant DA Arrested for Drunk Driving in Canarsie (Post)
  • Traffic Crash in 2007 Should Have Been a Red Flag to NYPD Brass About This Rotten Cop (News)
  • Instagram Moment: Port Authority Top Cop Drives Over Retractable Security Bollard (Post)
  • Homer Simpson’s Dream Came True on the BQE (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s WiFi Ferrari Buses Missing Technology That Would Actually Help Riders (AMNY)
  • MTA Testing Countdown Screens on Three Lettered Subway Lines (2ASAMNY, DNANY1)
  • De Blasio: NYPD Getting Officers Out of Cars (WNYC); It’s OK for Cops to Live in the Burbs (AMNY)
  • Will Commissioner O’Neill Acknowledge NYPD’s Drunk Driving Problem? (News)
  • Bowery Boogie Checks In on Chinatown Manhattan Bridge Safety Improvements
  • Throggs Neck Merchants Association Mouths Off Against Safer East Tremont Avenue (News 12)
  • Locals Propose Traffic Circle for Flatbush/Atlantic/Fourth (Bklyn Paper)
  • Cab Driver Runs Red Light, Intentionally Strikes Woman in Chelsea (DNA)
  • Advance Cheers Transportation Alternatives’ Call for Better Staten Island Transit
  • Perfectly Normal: Bout of Bikelash Follows Jersey City Bike-Share Expansion (Journal)
  • How’re They Doing? NYPD Wants to Know (PoliticoWNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Riders Alliance Calls on de Blasio to Fund Discounted MetroCards (NewsAMNY)
  • Bay Ridge Motorists’ Insatiable Appetite for Free Parking Sparks Salamanca-Gentile Bill (Eagle)
  • More on DOT’s Left Turn Safety Initiative (VoiceWNYC, AMNY, NY1, DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Woman on Lower Manhattan Sidewalk Going to Jail (Post)
  • Mother of Child Killed by Speeding Driver Outside Harlem School Sues City and Uber (NewsPost)
  • Cyclist Strikes, Injures Pedestrian on Seventh Avenue in Midtown (DNA)
  • High-Speed Collision in Williamsburg Injures Two NYPD Officers and Second Motorist (DNA)
  • Steve Matteo Wants to “Balance Safety With Traffic Flow” on Crash-Prone SI Street (Advance)
  • Buried Lede: New York State Subsidizes Driver Education for Disabled People (News)
  • New York Times Enthralled by Highway Bridge

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bratton Out (NYT, WSJ, PoliticoPost); O’Neill In (NYT 1, 2; Politico 1, 2WSJNY1Post; News)
  • The Post Says O’Neill Likes to Ride His Bike, and His Harley
  • MTA Plans Select Bus Service Between Downtown Brooklyn and Bushwick (Bklyn Paper)
  • DOT Report Finds Seniors Disproportionately at Risk From Drivers Turning Left (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Roberts Nukheimra, 29, on Van Wyck Service Road (News)
  • NYPD Arrests Unlicensed Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Two People in Cypress Hills (News, NY1)
  • NYPD Loses Evidence From Crash That Killed Bob Simon (Post)
  • Cuomo Makes a Show of Dropping Mosquito Larvicide Onto Subway Tracks (PoliticoPost, AMNY)
  • City Parks More Popular and Crowded Than Ever (NYT)
  • Staten Island Advance Editorial Board Takes Fare Hikes Personally

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Offers Reward for Information on Matthew von Ohlen’s Hit-and-Run Killer (DNA)
  • New Yorkers Down on de Blasio But Don’t Like His Potential Challengers Any Better (NYT, Politico)
  • Chun Man Tse, Victim of Road Rage Assault in Queens, Dies From Injuries (News)
  • MTA Won’t Add Runs and Cars to Crowded G Train Until the L Train Shutdown (News)
  • These Williamsburg Merchants Could Use Some Great Busways When the L Stops Running (NY1)
  • Activists Occupy City Hall Park, Call for Bratton to Go (Politico, Gothamist)
  • Map Out the Subway System of Your Dreams (DNA, AMNY)
  • Manhattan Teen Steals Mom’s SUV, Drives to Jersey City and Crashes (Post)
  • 3 New Speed Humps on 32nd Ave By Bowne Park in Flushing (TL)
  • Someone Finally Figured Out How to Make On-Street Parking a No-Hassle Convenience (Crain’s)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Two Pedestrians in Cypress Hills (News)
  • Driver Kills Man on 12th Ave at 46th Street; No Charges (News)
  • Politico, DNA Cover de Blasio’s Comments to Brian Lehrer on the L Train Shutdown
  • Optimistic Takes on What the Mayor’s Saying About Car-Free 14th Street (Post, AMNY)
  • Why London’s Fare Payment System Makes Sense for the MTA (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • New York Needs the G Train More Than Ever (NYT)
  • More Coverage of Vacca’s Decision to Override CB 10 on East Tremont Road Diet (BxTimes)
  • Trottenberg Doesn’t Rule Out an Extension of S.I. Ferry to E 34th Street (DNA)
  • 6 People Injured in Two-Car Crash in Mt. Eden (News)
  • DOT Safety Workshop for Flatbush/Atlantic Intersection Happening This Wednesday (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • TA Report: City Hall Defends “Regularized” NYPD Enforcement: Gothamist; More: Voice, AMNY, NY1
  • With 2017 Fare Hike Looming, Advocates Worry Cuomo Will Stiff Straphangers (Gothamist)
  • Second Ave Sagas Not Optimistic Biennial Fare Hikes Will Bring Improved Service
  • Delays on Some Subway Lines Are Up, But Vague MTA Data Doesn’t Tell Riders Much (DNA)
  • MTA Dismisses Proposal to Run E Trains on G Tracks During Canarsie Tube Work (DNA, Gothamist)
  • DOT Will Study Oddo Proposal to Add Staten Island Ferry Stops (NY1)
  • Cyclist Injured in Fall Sues Citi Bike for Not Making Him Wear a Helmet (NewsPost)
  • Slowing Drivers and Making Room for Cyclists Would Be Riverdale’s Undoing, Warns Press Reader
  • Study Not Funded by Uber Finds Uber Has No Effect on Drunk Driving (Motherboard)

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Today’s Headlines

  • TA Report: Haphazard NYPD Enforcement Is Hindering Vision Zero Progress (WSJ)
  • Straphangers Should Expect to See Another Fare Hike in 2017 (NewsAMNY, NY1)
  • Prendergast Wants Canarsie Tube Repairs to Wrap Ahead of Schedule (Post)
  • Cuomo’s Pointless LaGuardia AirTrain Is Happening (Times Ledger)
  • Team BQX Says Expired 421-a Tax Abatement Won’t Affect Project Financing (Times Ledger)
  • MTA Sues City Over Harlem Fire That Damaged Metro-North Tracks (WSJ)
  • DIY Guide Has “Survival” Tips for 7 Train Commuters (DNA)
  • New Speed Humps and Stop Signs Get Thumbs Up From Paul Vallone and Queens CB 7 (QNS)
  • NYPD School Cop Watches Motorist Brother Beat Senior to Brink of Death, Lies About It (News)
  • Federal Suit Looks to Force Cuomo’s Hand on Uber Drivers’ Employment Status (Politico)

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