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Today’s Headlines

  • President Trump: It’s Happening (NYT; Politico 1, 2)
  • NY Senate Balance TBD (WSJ; Politico 12); Transit Obstructionist Joe Addabbo Reelected (TL)
  • Schumer Wins Easily (NYT); No Surprises in Other NYC Races (AMNYQNS)
  • The Post Thinks Cuomo Plans to Stick His Successor With the Bill for His Tappan Zee Bridge
  • De Blasio Says People Holding Him to Promise of Vision Zero Are Really in It for Themselves (@nahmias)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Truck Driver on 42nd Street Was Nuesa Marques-Diniz, 68; No Charges (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Three People in Staten Island Crosswalk — Perp at Large (Advance)
  • Livery Cab Driver Injures Port Authority Cop Who Caught Him Soliciting Fares at LaGuardia (Post, News)
  • Advance Tracks Speeding Summonses Issued by Staten Island Precincts
  • DOT to Tear Down and Replace Pedestrian Bridge Over Bayside LIRR Tracks (QNS)
  • MTA to Add L Train Service During 2017 M Line Repair Work (QNS)
  • Pedestrian Observations Looks at Reasons Why It’s So Expensive to Build Subways in NYC

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Today’s Headlines

  • Enjoy Voting, Elections, and Democratic Freedoms While You Still Can (NYT, Gothamist)
  • Dems Could Increase Their Majority in State Senate But Still Not Win Control (News, Politico)
  • Truck Driver Kills Woman Crossing 42nd Street, No Charges Expected (News, Post)
  • The MTA Is Adding L Train Runs to Relieve Crowding, Especially on Sundays (News, Post)
  • Will We All Be Dead Before the MTA Can Run Trains More Frequently Throughout the System? (Crain’s)
  • Manhattan CB 4 to DOT: West 43rd Street Is a Raceway, Do Something (DNA)
  • More on the Launch of M23 Select Bus Service (AMNY, Gothamist, NY1)
  • Manslaughter Indictment for Drunk, High Driver Who Crashed on SIE, Killing Passenger (Advance)
  • How the Generic Street Fair Lobby Got de Blasio to Abandon Street Fair Reform (NYT)
  • When You Get Around NYC With Kids, You See the Streets From a New Perspective (RPA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Lawmakers Grill NJ Transit Chief About Cronyism, Safety Violations Under Christie (NYTRecord)
  • It’s All About the Primaries in NYC — There Are No Competitive General Election Races Here (Politico)
  • The W Train Is Back, a Sign of the Impending Launch of 2nd Avenue Subway (AMNY, 2ASNews, NY1)
  • Driver Who Killed Mohammed Akkas Ali Sentenced to 20 Years to Life (Post, Gothamist)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man in Queens Crosswalk, Cops Blame Victim (Post)
  • Van Driver Plows Into Mill Basin Toys R Us (Post)
  • DOT Tweaks Van Duzer Bike Project (DNA)
  • Like Queens CB 9, CB 14 Doesn’t Care About Woodhaven Blvd Bus Riders (QChron)
  • Families for Safe Streets’ Sofia Russo Ran the Marathon in Memory of Her Daughter Ariel (News)
  • 10 Lucky Park Slope Car Owners to Get Thousands of Dollars Worth of Guaranteed Parking for Free (DNA)
  • There’s a New Broadway Musical About Life on the NYC Subway (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Hall Blows Off Parents Who Don’t Want Another Child to Die in Traffic (News)
  • Will de Blasio Get Behind Discounted Fares for Poor New Yorkers? (Politico)
  • DNA and Brooklyn Paper Posted Maps of Proposed BQX Routes
  • MIA on Fatal MTA Bus Crashes, NTSB Investigating Death of Transit Worker on G Tracks (NY1)
  • City Plan for Staten Island’s North Shore: Ferries, Buses, Bikes, Lots of Parking (Advance 1, 2)
  • Box Truck Driver Runs Over Manhattan Cyclist, Victim in Serious Condition (News)
  • Nassau Police Chase Ends in Brooklyn Crash (News); 2 NYPD Wrecks in Upper Manhattan (Post)
  • It’s Too Bad for This Habitual Toll Cheat That He Didn’t Have Police Credentials (Post, News, Advance)
  • Bike Snob: It Shouldn’t Be Harder to Steal HBO Than It Is to Drive Without a License (Reclaim)
  • Voters Will Have a Chance to Shake Up New York Politics in 2017, Kind Of (WNYC)
  • Expect a Lot of Traffic in Midtown Tuesday; Fate of Free World to Be Decided, Too (News 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Let’s Stop Pretending Community Boards Are Qualified to Decide Transportation Policy (Reclaim)
  • There’s an Accurate Way to Measure Subway Performance That the MTA Isn’t Using (TransitCenter)
  • If DOT and the MTA Get L Line Transitways Right, There Won’t Be a Need for Private Shuttle Buses (Voice)
  • Daily News Editorial Board: Still a Lot of Unanswered BQX Questions
  • De Blasio Shelves Street Fair Reform Plan (Politico)
  • Electeds Let DA Richard Brown Off the Hook for Going Easy on the Driver Who Killed Navraj Raju (TL)
  • Motorist Hits Two People, One of Them a Child, Outside School in Bed-Stuy (DNA)
  • Conflicting Reports of Person Injured by Driver in Murray Hill Yesterday (Post, DNA)
  • Driver Who Dragged Midtown Pedestrian for a Block and Left Scene Arrested (DNANewsAMNY, NY1)
  • TLC and NYPD to Resume Seizing Vehicles From Illegal Dollar Van Operators (Bklyn Paper)
  • MTA Ignores Pleas to Turn Streetlights Back On at Upper East Side Intersection (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Fixing the BQE Is DOT’s Top Priority, But It Doesn’t Know Where the Money Will Come From (Politico)
  • City Hall Reveals Potential BQX Routes (NYT); De Blasio Teases More Streetcars and Ferries (Crain’s)
  • No Relief in Sight for Crowded, Delayed Subway Trains (DNA)
  • DOT Has No Comment on TA’s Grand Street PeopleWay Proposal (DNAPost)
  • DOT Shifts Some Park Slope Citi Bike Stations (DNA)
  • New State Law Requires Motorists to Slow Down Near Sanitation Trucks (DNA)
  • Tourist Struck by Driver on Williamsburg Bridge Dies (Post, AMNY)
  • Van Driver Injures 13-Year-Old Girl in Forest Hills (News)
  • 67th Precinct Criminalizes Biking While Black (Voice)
  • Jersey Motorists Ponder the Seemingly Unthinkable: Consuming Less Gasoline (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Minor Charge, Release Without Bail for Driver Who Killed Navraj Raju (DNA)
  • School Bus Driver Strike Averted (NewsDNA)
  • MTR: “Halloween Marks the Peak of Pedestrian Shaming Season”
  • Uptown Needs Smarter Parking Prices — the Double-Parking Is Out of Control (DNA)
  • De Blasio Doubts Second Ave Subway Will Open in 2016 (AMNY, Post)
  • More on Friday’s Autonomous Vehicle Hearing (Voice)
  • James Oddo Wants the City to Speed Up Boarding on Crowded Staten Island Ferries (Advance)
  • Michael Kimmelman and Vishaan Chakrabarti Talk Penn Station With Leonard Lopate (WNYC)
  • The Post Really Appreciates the Chiseled Chest of This DWI Off-Duty Firefighter
  • NYC, a Rail Fan’s Dream (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • If School Bus Drivers Strike, City Will Buy Students MetroCards — or Pay for Car Costs (News)
  • Reynoso, Van Bramer to DSNY: Make a Better Plan to Clear Snow From Bike Lanes (AMNY)
  • If a Reanimated Robert Moses Could Ram These Projects Through, Would You Want Him To? (Crain’s)
  • Driver Hits and Drags Woman By Queens Midtown Tunnel and Peels Off — Still at Large (Post)
  • Cops Crash Into Civilian Car, 4 Injured; FDNY Ambulance Driver Wounds Brownsville Boy (Post 12)
  • Cuomo Guy Larry Schwartz Skips Out on Almost All MTA Board Meetings (News)
  • The Posturing for the Next Round of MTA/TWU Negotiations Has Begun (Post)
  • Vacca Wants City Ferries to Run From the East Bronx to Manhattan (BxTimes)
  • QChron on Revised 111th Street Safety Plan: But What About the Parking?
  • Expect Less Traffic on the Bayonne, Goethals, and Outerbridge Starting Tomorrow (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Astoria Is Ready for Citi Bike (Gothamist)
  • Cuomo’s Max Power Philosophy on Cashless Tolls Could End Up Costing Bus and Subway Riders (Voice)
  • 23rd Street Select Bus Service Will Start in November (DNA)
  • Jim Dwyer Endorses Campaign to Turn Around NYC Bus Service (NYT)
  • Bronx Residents Pay More Per Mile on Metro-North Than Richer Westchester Commuters (RPA)
  • 3 and 4 Train Will Be Disrupted for a Month Thanks to 1 Moron in a Box Truck (Post)
  • NY1 on Fall and Winter Traffic Safety Campaign: OK But What About Reckless Pedestrians
  • Brooklyn Spoke Has One Simple Test for Your City’s Safety Education Campaign
  • To Staten Island Advance, Drivers Terrorizing Pedestrians Just the Normal State of Things
  • Bullying People Who Want Safer Streets Becoming De Rigueur at Community Board Meetings (Q Trib)
  • Parks Employee Seriously Injures Boy Near SI School (Advance); Post: Child’s Fault

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Allocates $1.5M for Campaign Urging Motorists to Not Hit People After Dark (NYT)
  • The MTA May Never Adopt Efficient and Modern Payment Tech … (NY1, WNBC)
  • … But Will Burn a Ton of Money on Cuomo’s Bus WiFi Gimmick (@AirlineFlyer)
  • MTA Sought Approval of Cuomo Toll Project While Hiding Costs; Trottenberg: Nope (AMNY)
  • Two Second Avenue Subway Stations Might Not Be Finished in December (NYT)
  • School Bus Drivers Vote to Strike (AdvanceNews, NY1)
  • City Hall Asks City Council to Hold Off on Food Cart Bill (Crain’s, Post)
  • Though Data Indicate Otherwise, de Blasio Says Vision Zero Is Working in Staten Island (Advance)
  • Rather Than Junking Defective Used Cars, the NYC Department of Finance Is Selling Them (NYT 1, 2)
  • Human Rights Protestors Took Over Half a Level of the GWB Yesterday (WNBC, NewsPost)
  • MTA to Adjust Q59 Route as Part of DOT’s Meeker Avenue Project (DNA)
  • Inside or Outside a Vehicle, Traffic Justice Remains Hard to Come by in New York (Post)

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