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Today’s Headlines

  • NJ Transit Had to Divert $5 Billion Over 15 Years From Its Capital Budget to Cover Operations (WNYC)
  • Chris Christie May Finally Have to Raise the NJ Gas Tax (NYT)
  • How Andrew Lanza’s Support for Move NY Plays in the Staten Island Press (Advance)
  • Kabak: Yes to a Car-Free 14th Street So People Can Get Around During L Shutdown — and After
  • Chelsea Should Be Freaking Out About the L-Pocalypse Traffic Without a 14th Street Busway (DNA)
  • Hesitant on Systemwide Proof of Payment, Pendergast Cites Cost of Hiring More Fare Inspectors (NY1)
  • Contractors Rep Denise Richardson Blames Construction Delays on MTA Change Orders (Post)
  • Medallion Owners Team Up With Accessibility Advocates Against Uber (Crain’s)
  • Tough Crowd at the BQX Streetcar Meeting in Sunset Park (Gothamist)
  • Thought Experiment: Imagine the Bike Map If Community Boards Planned NYC’s Bicycle Lanes (DNA)
  • The York Street F Station Only Has One Entrance and It’s Getting Overwhelmed (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Clinton Ave Bike Lane Not Happening in Any Form (Bklyn Paper)
  • Maybe If Cuomo Reduced Crowding, Fewer Sex Crimes Would Be Committed on the Subway (News, Post)
  • Red Light-Running Green Cab Driver Rams Another Car Onto Rego Park Sidewalk, Injuring 2 Peds (DNA)
  • The Daily News Can Declare Victory in Its War on Elmo and Painted Breasts (NYT, Crain’s, DNA)
  • Brooklyn Heights Residents Fancy the Notion of a Streetcar But Don’t Want to Pay for It (DNA)
  • City Council Votes to Allow Retail in Water Street Arcades (Crain’s)
  • Survivor Recounts Sudden Violence of High-Speed Crash in East Village Three Years Ago (News)
  • Video: Sociopaths With Cars on the LIE (News)
  • All You Need to Do to Keep Cars Out of a Lincoln Tunnel Traffic Lane Is Move a Few Cones (Post)
  • Frequent Service Matters (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hope for Move NY Next Year? Staten Island Republican Andrew Lanza Supports Modified Version (Crain’s)
  • Fallback Traffic Reduction Plan: Bribe a Few NYPD Officers (Post)
  • Driver Killed 70-Year-Old Man Walking Across Atlantic Ave at Clinton Street Sunday Night (DNA)
  • Engineer: Finishing 2nd Ave Subway in 2016 Will Take “Unprecedented Performance” (AMNY)
  • Contractor Schiavone Construction Isn’t Staffing 2nd Ave Subway Work Sites Properly (News, Post)
  • New Select Bus Service Routes Launching This Year: M23, B46, Q70 (AMNY)
  • Daily News: Make the Q70 a Free Link to LaGuardia
  • More Victims Are Coming Forward to Report Sex Crimes on the Subway (DNA, NewsNY1, AMNY)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Hasn’t Been Confirmed to MTA Board (WNYC)
  • Recent Carnage: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash, Stolen Cab “Joyride” Ends in Bloody Wreck (News 1, 2)
  • To Catch a Bike Thief, It Helps to Have Photos of You on Your Missing Bike (Velojoy)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Albany’s Ethics Reform Package Doesn’t Tackle the Big Stuff (Politico, Post)
  • Senate Finally Confirms Mayoral Appointees Veronica Vanterpool, David Jones to MTA Board (NYT, NY1)
  • Subway Delays Still on the Rise as Crowding Gets Worse (NY1)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 21-Year-Old Noah Goldstein at Broadway and 61st (PostNews)
  • Three Others Killed, Many More Injured in Car Violence This Weekend (Post, News 12)
  • Shaun Martin on Trial for Murder in the 2013 Vehicular Killing of Mohammed Akkas Ali (Post)
  • Rivals Try to Woo Uber Drivers By Offering Humane Work Conditions (News)
  • UES Residents Get One Last Look at Second Avenue Subway Construction Before Service Starts (WSJ)
  • Queens CB 3 Votes for East-West Painted Bike Lanes on 31st Ave and 32nd Ave (DNA)
  • Gowanus Developer to Replace Street Parking With Rain-Absorbing Planted Dumpsters (Bklyn Paper)
  • Cap’n Transit Maps Car Ownership Rates in NYC By Council District

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Action Reported on Toll Reform or Speed Cams as Albany Session Winds Down (PoliticoNYT, WSJ)
  • Leroy Comrie Joins Daneek Miller’s Campaign Against Queens Transit Improvements (TL)
  • MTA Will Extend Late-Night R Service Between Manhattan and Bay Ridge (AMNY, Bklyn Paper)
  • Advocates: MTA’s Next-Gen Fare System Should Enable Proof-of-Payment on Buses (NewsAMNY)
  • Citi Bike Is Offering Free Rides This Weekend (AMNY)
  • If You Don’t Drive, You Don’t Matter to the “New York” Post; Meanwhile IRL: GothamistAMNY
  • DOT Soliciting Input on Downtown Jamaica Street Improvements (DNA)
  • Yankee Stadium Parking Garages Still a Horrendous Boondoggle (AP)
  • Paul White: NYPD Bike Ticket Blitzes Aren’t Making Streets Safer (Gothamist)
  • In-Depth NYT Feature Examines Relationship Between NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim Groups

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Today’s Headlines

  • Inspector Stephen D’Ulisse Is NYPD’s New Highway Patrol CO (DNANews)
  • Still a Lot of Unanswered Questions About de Blasio’s Ferries (NYT, 2AS)
  • Slate: Cuomo’s LaGuardia Train “One of the Worst Transit Ideas in America”
  • AMNY Talked With Local Restaurant and Shop Employees About the 14th Street “PeopleWay”
  • DNA Story on DOT’s South Bronx Protected Bike Lane Plan Is Mostly About Parking
  • Driver Critically Injures Person Walking at Broadway and W. 61st Street (DNA)
  • Motorists Strike and Kill Man on Whitestone Expressway; One Flees Scene (News)
  • The Taxi and Limousine Commission Is Now Tracking Uber Crashes (News)
  • There’s No Telling Who a TLC-Licensed Driver Might Be Working For (Post)
  • DNA Presents the Port Authority’s GWB Bus Terminal Mess, in Timeline Form
  • Ideas for Handling Canarsie Tube Traffic Enter Professor Frink Territory (DNA)
  • People You Share the Streets With (Post, Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Council Approves Budget (PoliticoNY1, WSJ); De Blasio Signs Bill Easing Quality of Life Penalties (DNA)
  • Toll Reform, Upstate Uber Expansion, Ethics Reform Not on Albany’s To-Do List (NYT)
  • Cuomo Says His LaGuardia Renovation Will Turn New York Around (DNA, Politico, Crain’sNews)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: What’s the Deal With Cuomo’s LaGuardia Train?
  • Daily News Upset With Port Authority Bus Terminal Plans; GWB Terminal Revamp Still a Disaster (DNA)
  • 14th Street “PeopleWay” Concept Gets Some Press From NY1
  • New York State Treats Taxi Drivers Like Dirt, Too (Politico)
  • Manhattan CB 4 Desperately Trying to Get DOT to Do Something About Pedestrian Deaths (DNA)
  • A Road-Raging Off-Duty Cop Pulled a Gun on a Cyclist; Guess Who Got Arrested (Gothamist, News 12)
  • Motorists Crash Into Buildings in Staten Island and the Bronx (Gothamist, Post)
  • NYC Is a Model for Traffic Safety (PBS, Metro)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s Sinking Stakes in the Ground for His Pointless LaGuardia AirTrain (NY1)
  • Business and Labor Beg Albany to Pass Cost-Saving Design-Build Bill (Crain’s)
  • Fernando Cabrera: Ask Other Straphangers to Fund Fare Discounts for Low-Income Riders (AMNY)
  • Two Drivers and One Passenger Killed in Two Separate Crashes Yesterday (News)
  • While Legislators Hem and Haw on Speed Cams, Rail Crossing Safety Bills Breeze Through Albany (News)
  • Truckers Aren’t Following the Freight Route Bypassing Grand Avenue in Maspeth (QChron)
  • City Spending $4.3 Million on 14 Bus Pads for S79 Route (DNA)
  • Spend Your Summer Vacation Going to Streetcar Meetings in Brooklyn and Queens (DNA)
  • Got a Bike/Ped Project You Want New York State to Fund? This Is Your Chance. (MTR)
  • Public Spaces Help Us Mourn and Heal (TL, QChron)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Kill Three People in Manhattan and the Bronx (Gothamist 1, 2; Post; News 1, 2)
  • Motorist Kills 52-Year-Old Po Chu Ng in Sixth Avenue Crosswalk; No Charges (Gothamist)
  • Manslaughter Charge for Speeding, Impaired Driver in Fatal East New York Collision (Post)
  • Taxi Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian on Upper West Side (Gothamist)
  • With Session Ending, Albany Isn’t Talking About Toll Reform (NYT); Poughkeepsie Journal: “Indefensible”
  • David Weprin Is Out to Torpedo City Program That Forgives Companies for Parking Tickets (Post)
  • Queens CB 6 Endorses Elizabeth Crowley’s Jamaica-LIC Light Rail Proposal (DNA)
  • Kabak: The MTA and DOT Aren’t Helpless to Improve Bus Travel (2AS)
  • Friends Remember Leah Sylvain, Killed by Motorist Who Failed to Yield (DNA)
  • It’s Wrong to Arrest Drivers for Killing People Who Have the Right of Way, Say These Attorneys (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Says State Budget Gives MTA Too Much Leeway on Zoning (WSJ)
  • One of Cuomo’s MTA Board Nominees Was Just Awarded a Big MTA Contract (WNYC)
  • Got a Plan to Handle the L Train Shutdown? Bring It (News)
  • DOT Proposes Narrowing Auto Lanes and Adding Bike Lanes to Slow Drivers in Stapleton (DNA)
  • Manhattan CB 4: DOT Resistance to Split-Phase Signals Is Killing People (DNA)
  • Car Thief Who Killed Woman on Henry Hudson Parkway Has History of License Suspensions (DNA)
  • Queens Electeds Rallied for Toll Reform; Gianaris and Simotas Not Onboard (Times Ledger)
  • Daneek Miller Says Move NY Wouldn’t Provide Queens Residents With Alternatives to Driving (Crain’s)
  • DNA Goes Longform on the Past and Future of NYC Street Fairs
  • Cuozzo: Let Building Owners Bring Commercial Activity to “Lousy” Water Street Plazas (Post)
  • Pat Lynch Wants to Pick the Next Mayor (WSJ)

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