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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Won’t Meet Foxx and Christie to Discuss Gateway Tunnel (Bloomberg)
  • Turning Bus Driver Seriously Injures Man in Flushing; “No Charges Were Immediately Filed” (News, Post)
  • Driver Faces Manslaughter Charges After Allegedly Killing Passenger During Police Chase (DNA)
  • Tony Avella Leaves His District to Oppose Plaza Supported by Rival Senator (Q Chron)
  • News and AMNY Slam MTA Over DiNapoli’s Report Showing Deteriorating On-Time Performance
  • Dollar Van Drivers Fear Lancman and Miller’s Reform Bill — But Uber? What’s Uber? (TL)
  • More Coverage of Levine’s Curbside Car-Share Bill from Crain’s
  • Ghost of DCP’s Fourth Avenue Urban Design Disaster Looms Over de Blasio’s Rezoning (Crain’s)
  • DOT Posts Annual Open Call for Artists to Spruce Up Drab Concrete Barriers (DNA)
  • Ask the Daily News: Will My Repeat DUI Arrests Prevent Me From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?
  • Tomorrow Is the Last Summer Streets of 2015 (Downtown Express)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Dump Truck Driver Kills 81-Year-Old Woman on Broadway in Bushwick (WNBC, News)
  • 30-Year-Old Bicyclist Dies of Heart Attack (Post); Initial Reports Were of Hit-and-Run (DNA, WNBC)
  • Taxi Driver, MTA Bus Driver Seriously Injure Man, 56, Crossing Fifth Ave in Midtown (DNA, Post, WNBC)
  • Tish James Wants Left-Turn Signals at 100 Intersections, Reports on ROW Crashes (News)
  • Mark Levine Proposes Legislation to Regulate Car-Share Companies Using Curbside Parking (Politico)
  • The Subway’s On-Time Performance Declined Last Year (WSJ)
  • The Oldest Trains in the Subway, From 1964, Won’t Get Replaced Until 2022, Instead of 2018 (News)
  • MTA Head of Capital Construction Not Confident in Opening 2nd Ave Subway On Time (Observer)
  • Candidate Christie Promises No New Taxes, While Governor Christie Must Find Transpo Funds (Politico)
  • Citi Bike to Expand to Red Hook, Cobble Hill, Park Slope Next Year (Brad Lander)
  • Commercial Observer Finds Citi Bike Opponents Dwindling, But a Few Just Won’t Give Up

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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Covers Yesterday’s Carnage: Separate Crashes in Manhattan, Bronx Injure Nine
  • Man Killed Crossing Atlantic at Clinton Identified as Muyassar Moustapha, 66 (Gothamist)
  • More Gateway Tunnel Coverage: NYT, Politico, Observer, WSJ, News, Crain’s, Gothamist, Post 1, 2
  • The Observer, Sick and Tired of the Squabbling, Tells Pols to Build the Tunnel Already
  • Two Brooklyn Teachers Killed in Tractor-Trailer Wreck While on Vacation in Arizona (News, Post)
  • DWI Charges Against Off-Duty NYPD Highway Officer Deferred Pending Toxicology Results (Advance)
  • Gotham Gazette Chronicles Dysfunction and Inefficiency Under Bronx DA Robert Johnson
  • Pedestrian Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park Remains Closed, Awaiting Inspection (NYT)
  • WNYC Isn’t Really Sure What Causes Traffic in Manhattan
  • MTA Names Agency Vet James Ferrara Acting President of NYC Transit (Post)
  • Queens Bike Organizers Plan Monthly Rides to Restaurants Around the Borough (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s Brave Take on Trans-Hudson Rail: “It’s Not My Tunnel” (Politico)
  • Amtrak: Things Are Going to Get a Lot Worse (AP); Schumer to Present His Plan (WCBS)
  • Cyclist David Rodriguez, 32, Dies of Injuries After MTA Bus Driver Struck Him in Red Hook (DNA)
  • Curb-Jumping Driver Seriously Injures Woman in Midtown East (WNBC, DNA, Post, PIX)
  • Another Curb-Jumping Driver Slams Into UES Starbucks, Missing Pedestrian (WNBC, Post, WABC, PIX)
  • Box Truck Driver Dies After Crashing Into Cars in Auburndale During Apparent Seizure (Post, News, TL)
  • Uber Is Slightly Less Manhattan-Focused Than Yellow Cabs (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Counter-Petition Seeks to Stop Momentum for Car-Free Shore Boulevard (DNA)
  • Indicted Former Senate Leader Dean Skelos Still Has a Taxpayer-Funded Car (News)
  • Allan Rosen Yatters On (Q Chron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Combatively Begins Negotiating With Feds Over Paying for Hudson Rail Tunnels (NYT, SAS)
  • Thanks to Christie, a Billion Dollars for Trans-Hudson Rail Has Gone Down the Drain (Record)
  • Q Poll: More NYC Voters Support Move NY Toll Plan Than Uber Cap (via Observer)
  • 26-Year-Old Driver Kills 66-Year-Old Man Crossing Atlantic Ave; Cops Blame Victim (News, Post)
  • Cyclist Kevin Lopez Dies From Injuries Inflicted By Driver at Queens Plaza (DNA)
  • SUV Driver Crashes in Southeast Queens, Killing His Passenger (News)
  • How Changing One Word in a Bill Could Make a Big Difference to Port Authority Reform (PoliticoNY)
  • One-Way Car-Share Company Car2Go Expanding to Queens (Crain’sNews)
  • Crain’s Swallows the Cuomo Line on How to Fill the MTA Capital Plan Gap
  • Post Tries to Drum Up Motorist Resentment Over Red Light Cams

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Rigoberto Diaz, 72, Cycling Near His Sunset Park Home; No Charges (Post, News)
  • Wrong-Way Unlicensed Driver Crashes Into Cars on 6th Ave After Chase Exiting Holland Tunnel (Post)
  • More Coverage of Push for Car-Free Shore Boulevard in Astoria Park (DNA, Astoria Post, Q Chron)
  • Times Newsweekly Squarely Behind Revamping Woodhaven Blvd, Including Select Bus Service
  • Jay Walder Talks Citi Bike Expansion With Brian Lehrer (WNYC)
  • NPR Asks Taxi Kingpin Gene Friedman Why His Medallion Empire Is Crumbling (1, 2)
  • Riders Alliance Names Nily Rozic the Bus Champion of Queens (Ledger)
  • MTA: Subway Stations Are Cleaner, Less Rat-Infested After Trash Cans Are Removed (Post, WNBC)
  • DEP: Water Main Leak Caused Sunset Park Sinkhole (DNA); New One Opens in Bronx (News, WCBS)
  • Car Rental Companies Can’t Get Enough of That Hip, Cool Brooklyn Brand (NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Citi Bike Expansion: WCBS, WABC, WNBCPolitico, AMNY, DNA, Q ChronNews
  • Bronx BP Diaz Thinks Jersey City Expansion Is What Kept Bike-Share From the Bronx (Voice, News 12)
  • Related: Transpo and Development (Good and Bad) Could Propel Diaz to Mayor’s Office (Observer)
  • Gotham Gazette Sees NYCHA Infill Development as a Parking Reform Bright Spot
  • Q Poll Brings Bad News for de Blasio, Positive Numbers for Cuomo (NYT, Politico)
  • Prendergast Continues to Argue for More MTA Cash From City Hall’s Budget (Newsday)
  • Tri-State Makes the Case for More Federal Investment in NY Region’s Infrastructure (MTR)
  • Undercover Cop Sentenced to Two Years for West Side Highway Chase and Beating (NY1, WPIX)
  • Driver Dies After Making U-Turn in Front of Oncoming Traffic Near JFK (News)
  • Want Port Authority Work? Make Sure Your Law Firm Backs Chris Christie (Bloomberg)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Motivate Takes Bike-Share to Jersey City (News, Post, Politico, NY1) and Governors Island (DNA)
  • Errol Louis Interviews Jay Walder About NYC’s Citi Bike Expansion on NY1
  • Cuomo’s Terrible LGA PlanNY Mag Shrugs; 2nd Ave Sagas Wants N Train Instead
  • Bloomberg’s Political Team Continues Fight Against Medallions, Now on Team Uber (Capital)
  • Gothamist Looks at the History of “Jaywalking” in NYC
  • Limo Driver Seriously Injures Man Crossing Street by Waldorf Astoria (NY1, Post)
  • Driver Injures Woman Outside Manhattan Criminal Court (Post)
  • Plaza Hotel Loses Ridiculous Lawsuit Against Citi Bike Station (Post, News, WCBS, WNBC)
  • People Are Actually Arguing Against Speed Humps at Bklyn CB 7 (Kensington BK, Bklyn Paper)
  • DOT Begins Implementing Safety Plan at Deadly Chinatown Intersection (Lo-Down)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Gelinas: Skepticism Over Boston’s Olympic Mega-Projects Holds Lessons for NY (Post)
  • Tri-State Has Photos of New Pedestrian Plaza Coming to 33rd Street (MTR)
  • Bed-Stuy Restoration Corp Talks About Its Work With Bike-Share (Our Time Press)
  • East River Storm Protection Plan Could Involve Less-Horrible FDR Drive Crossings (Lo-Down)
  • Park Slope Fifth Ave BID to Count Pedestrians With New Sensors (DNA)
  • Two NYPD Officers Injured in Belt Parkway Collision (WPIX)
  • Woman’s Leg Injured After Her Car Rolls Away From Her, Into Home (Advance, DNA)
  • Unlicensed Driver Indicted in Crash That Killed Passenger (Advance)
  • Driver Who Smashed Nostrand Storefront Blames It On Mysterious Bicyclist (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Midtown Road Rage Driver Smashes Window of Vehicle After Dispute Over Merging (News)
  • BP Adams Devotes Cash to Park Along Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Been Five Years Since Christie Killed the Most Important Transpo Project in the Nation (News)
  • De Blasio Considers a Cap on Uber Fares, Not Vehicles (Post)
  • City Hall Will Spend $25M to Move Waste Transfer Station Ramp Away From UES Park (Capital)
  • Bronx Teacher on Cross-Country Charity Ride Killed By Texting Driver in Oklahoma (News)
  • Speeding Driver Injures More Than a Dozen People in Jersey City (AP)
  • WNYC Maps the Subway Stations You Would Avoid in the Summer, If You Could
  • Cuomo’s LGA Plan Makes Cap’n Transit Feel Like He’s Living in a Banana Republic
  • Why Is Connecticut Making So Much More Transit Progress Than New York and New Jersey? (MTR)
  • Ben Kabak Isn’t Impressed By the Latest Round of Waterfront Streetcar Rumors (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Local Pols Call for DOT to Fix Lindenwood Intersection After Hit-and-Run (QChron)
  • Photos From the First Saturday of the Eighth Year of Summer Streets (Gothamist)

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