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Today’s Headlines

  • Kenny Valette, 20, Killed by Truck Driver Turning Off Cross Bronx Expressway Ramp (News)
  • Map Shows Greenpoint and W’Burg Citi Bike Stations Coming This Year (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bronx BP Diaz Wants Rezoning for Growth at Planned Metro-North Stations (Bx Times)
  • …In The Meantime, Suburban-Style Office Park and Retail Strip Proposed at Hutch Metro (Bx Times)
  • MTA Proposes Rerouting Buses Away From Deadly Intersection of Wyckoff and Palmetto (Q Chron)
  • Kallos Bill Would Put Locations of Towed Vehicles Online or on 311 (Capital, WCBS)
  • Post Covers City Council Bill That Would Require Residential Buildings to Allow Bikes in Elevators
  • New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund About to Go Broke, But Chris Christie Isn’t Worried (NJ.com)
  • Mitchell Moss: Midtown East Is a Model for Using Development to Fund Transit (Observer)
  • TWU and Jay Walder Try to Make Nice at Citi Bike (Crain’s)
  • DOT Tells Manhattan CB 3 It Will Study Traffic Calming on Cherry Street (Lo Down)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Second Ave Subway to East Harlem? Maybe Not, If Capital Plan Falters (NYTCrain’s2nd Ave Sagas)
  • On Filling Gap in MTA Capital Plan, De Blasio Tries to Keep Focus on Albany (NY1)
  • Driver Arrested Under Right-of-Way Law After Jeanine Deutsch, 85, Dies of Injuries (DNANews)
  • MTA May Seek to Cut Down on Turns in Bus Routes to Reduce Pedestrian Collisions (News)
  • Golden, Brook-Krasny, Malliotakis Grandstand on VNB Tolls, Ignore Move NY (Bensonhurst Bean)
  • Meanwhile… Drivers Might Get Charged for Trips to Connecticut, But Not Midtown (WCBS)
  • Capacity at the Port Authority Bus Terminal Is Grim, and About to Get Grimmer (Capital)
  • TA and Families for Safe Streets Plan March and Rally for Safer Queens Boulevard (DNA)
  • De Blasio’s PlaNYC Update to Focus on Equity, Include More Agencies, Seek More Feedback (Capital)
  • Plan to Distribute Trash Burden Has Big Implications for South Bronx Truck Traffic (NY Environment)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Injury Crashes and Tickets Are Down Near Speed Cam Locations (WNYC, WNBC)
  • DA: Unlicensed Driver Who Killed Woman in Elmhurst Crosswalk Thought He Ran Over Ice Block (DNA)
  • Pete Donohue Criminally Exaggerates the Threat to Bus Drivers From Right of Way Law (News)
  • Preliminary Mayor’s Management Report Shows Fewer Traffic Deaths, More Enforcement (Capital)
  • De Blasio Testifying in Albany Today; Agenda Includes State Support for MTA (Newsday)
  • If Albany Doesn’t Come Up With a Solution, Your Commute Is Going to Get Worse (AP)
  • Livery Driver Stabs Fellow Driver in Bath Beach Road Rage Attack (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bus Stops and Muni Meters Remain Hard to Reach Behind Piles of Snow (Bronx Times)
  • Is Uber a Really Black Car, or a Tech-Savvy Taxi That Exploited a Regulatory Loophole? (C&S)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Officer Who Killed Ryo Oyamada Says Cruiser Didn’t Have Emergency Lights Running (DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Daniel Cabrera, 38, Crossing Street in Marble Hill (News, WCBS, WNBC)
  • Police Seek Driver Who Seriously Injured Pedestrian, 63, in Richmond Hill Hit-and-Run (WNBC, WPIX)
  • Bronx DA Retrieves Black Box Showing Killer Driver Reached 107 MPH Before Crash (News)
  • Citi Bike Workers Call for Higher Wages in First TWU Union Contract (News, Post, Capital, Gothamist)
  • MTA Board Members Spar Over Right of Way Law, de Blasio Stands Firm (News)
  • Bergen Beach Seniors Want Barnes Dance Restored to Coney Island Avenue (Bklyn Daily)
  • As Uber Grows, Taxi Trips Drop — And the MTA Is Missing Out on Revenue, Too (News 1, 2)
  • Is Your Subway More Crowded? You’re Not Alone (Post)
  • Ferries, Ferries Everywhere (Post, TL)
  • The Citi Bike App Is Much More Accurate Than It Used to Be (bikeshareNYC)
  • Crime May Be Down, But Bike Theft Persists in New York (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Housing Plan Eliminates Some Parking Minimums (Capital, WSJ)
  • The Daily News Has No Idea Why NYC Enacted the Right of Way Law; Brooklyn Spoke Responds
  • Times Calls on Cuomo to Secure the Future of NYC’s Transit System
  • Will DMV Reveal the Truth About NYPD’s Vehicular Killing of Ryo Oyamada? (Gothamist)
  • Private Bus Driver Kills Man on Coney Island Avenue in Midwood (News)
  • Box Truck Driver Kills Woman at 76th Street and Woodside Avenue in Elmhurst (PostNews)
  • Bus Bulbs Coming to Intersection of Allerton Avenue and White Plains Road (BxTimes)
  • Julio Acevedo, Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Couple in 2013, Found Guilty of Manslaughter (Bklyn Paper)
  • Van Driver Charged With Careless Driving for Injuring 80-Year-Old Woman in Flushing Crosswalk (DNA)
  • Van Driver Crashes Into Little Italy Restaurant; No Charges (PostNews)
  • Why It’s Hard to Hold Someone Accountable for Killing With a Car (Salon)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Doesn’t Rule Out Toll Reform, Wants More for MTA From State Windfall Cash (Observer)
  • NYPD Has Made 17 Arrests Under Right of Way Law; Six Were MTA Bus Drivers (News)
  • Police Use Law on “Case by Case” Basis, Did Not Arrest Drivers in Many Cases (NYT)
  • Driver Kills Isaak Trakhtenberg, 83, Crossing Pennsylvania Ave in East New York; No Charges (News)
  • Port Commissioners Buck Governors (Capital, AP), Will Appoint “Non-Political” CEO (NYT, Crain’s)
  • Driver Convicted of Manslaughter in Hit-Run That Killed Satmar Couple, Faces Life in Prison (NYTPost)
  • MTA Subway Operator Arrested for Drunk Driving on West Shore Expressway (Advance)
  • More on Safety Plans for Bklyn (Gothamist, B’Stoner), Queens (Forum), S.I (Advance), Bronx (DNA)
  • Trottenberg “Surprised” by DenDekker’s Outburst Against Vision Zero (TL)
  • In Addition to Sheridan Expressway, Diaz Calls for Affordable Housing Over Bronx Rail Yards (DNA)
  • State DOT Sets Aside $26 Million to Repave Clearview Expressway (B’Stoner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Cuomo’s Dismissive Comments About Move NY Plan (Capital, NY1)
  • News Tells Cuomo to “Kick the Tires” on Toll Reform: “Time to Cross That Bridge”
  • Driver Seriously Injures Woman, 62, at Canal and Mott; Driver “Not Immediately Charged” (DNA)
  • More Coverage of Boro Ped Safety Plans: PostAMNY, NY1, WNBC, News 12, DNA, TL, WCBS 1, 2
  • 72 Speeding Tickets in a Month Equals a 2,300 Percent Enforcement Spike for 115th Precinct (DNA)
  • Vision Zero? DOT to Widen Four Busy S.I. Intersections With Turn Lanes; Pols Thrilled (Advance)
  • WFUV Follows Gene Aronowitz to Senior Centers, Where He Educates the Public on Traffic Safety
  • EDC Plans Second LIC Ferry Dock Next to Expanding Residential Developments (Queens Courier)
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens Parking Lot to Become Residential Development (DNA)
  • Citing Cost, Experts Pour Cold Water on de Blasio’s Sunnyside Yards Affordable Housing Plan (DNA)
  • The Times Visits the Dangers of NYC’s Street-Level Railroad Crossings, Past and Present

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Today’s Headlines

  • Blanket Coverage of Move NY Launch (CBS2, WPIX, Advance, Post, NYT, Crain’s, AMNY, Gothamist)
  • Crain’s: Fix NYC’s Busted Toll System Now!
  • Fox5‘s Dari Alexander Repulsed By Toll Reform
  • DOT Rolls Out First Borough Safety Plan, for Queens, With More Coming Soon (Capital, Gothamist)
  • Amy Cohen: NYC’s Right of Way Law “Must Be Enforced Vigorously and Fairly, Not Weakened” (News)
  • Trottenberg: Vision Zero Not a “War on Bus Drivers” (WNYC)
  • Yes, Negligence on a Transportation Job Can Rise to the Level of a Crime (IVM)
  • Nicole Gelinas Worried About Seeking Misdemeanor + $250 Fine for Crippling 15-Year-Old (Post)
  • Man Dies of Injuries Inflicted By Driver Near JFK Last Week; No Charges Yet (News)
  • DNA Maps Changes in Fatal Crashes in 2014, But on a Scale With Very Small Sample Sizes
  • A Look at the Defense of Fatal Hit-and-Run Driver Julio Acevedo (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Move NY Unveils Final Version of Its Toll Reform Plan (NYT, Capital, News)
  • Gothamist, 2nd Ave Sagas, News, Bike Snob Look at TWU’s Reaction to Right of Way Charges
  • Cuomo- and Christie-Led Port Reforms Have Stalled After Commissioners Refuse to Resign (WSJ)
  • Post Fawns Over Uber While News Demands More Accountability
  • Gripes About Alternate Side Parking? The Post Is All Over It
  • Parking Lots, Including a City-Owned Garage, Set for Development in Jamaica (Queens Courier)
  • Sheepshead Bay Ped Bridge to Be Closed More Than Two Months for Repairs (Sheepshead Bites)
  • The Lawsuit Against the Petrosino Square Bike-Share Station Lives On (A Walk In the Park)
  • Kallos: UES Bike-Share Siting Boils Down to What “Won’t Be as Bad as Another Location?” (DNA)
  • Some People Don’t Pay Before Boarding an SBS Bus, and Marcia Kramer Is On It (WCBS)
  • The Last Place Andrew Cuomo Lived in NYC Was About as Far From Transit as You Can Get (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bus Driver Charged With Misdemeanor Failure-to-Yield for Injuring Pedestrian (NewsBklyn Paper)
  • Three Council Members Intro Bill to Let Bus Drivers Strike People in Crosswalks (Legistar)
  • In His Take on the Collision, Pete Donohue Barely Mentions the Girl Whose Leg Was Crushed (News)
  • TWU Prez Samuelsen to Bus Operators: Drive Carefully (TWU)
  • NYC Would Be a Shell of Its Current Self Without the MTA Capital Program (MTR)
  • Dana Lerner: There Needs to Be a New York City Road Test for Cabbies (NYPress)
  • How Come Chuck Schumer Never Leaps Into Action to Double Funding for Ped/Bike Safety? (AMNY)
  • Denis Hamill Turns a Traffic Ticket Into a Column (News)
  • New Luxe Amenity in Alphabet City: A Subway Shuttle (Post)
  • Who Will Be the Next Port Authority Chief? (Capital)

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