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Today’s Headlines

  • News: Citi Bike Deal Calls for Higher Member Fees, Bigger System, REQX Control of Station Sitings
  • Car Thief Hits Mother and Two Kids in Flatlands, Killing 12-Year-Old (NYT, News, WABCPost)
  • Jacqueline Haeflinger, 58, Killed Trying to Save Her Dog From DSNY Truck (NYT, NewsWABC)
  • Wednesday Afternoon Storm Floods Streets, Collapses Wall Under Brooklyn Bridge (News, Post)
  • Senate Finance Chair DeFrancisco, Who Holds Key TZB Vote, Needs Convincing on Financing (CapTon)
  • Crain’s Rags on City Council, and Your Grandma, for Bus Countdown Clocks
  • Manhattan Judge Sues City for Bus Lane Ticket (News); Post Slams “de Blasio’s New Cams”
  • BrooklynSpoke on Self-Styled Cam Watchdog: “Put Guys Like This on Every Corner” (@gregmocker 1, 2)
  • No Freedom for Child’s Play at 9/11 Memorial Park (New Yorker)
  • A Traffic Crime So Horrible the Precinct CO Was Summoned to the Scene, and the Times Is On It

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Closing in on Deal for REQX Ventures to Purchase Alta, Inject Cash Into Citi Bike (CapNY)
  • Bayside BID Wants DOT to Study Building More Parking at Municipal Lot (Queens Courier)
  • Staten Island CB 1 Chair Wants to Make Sure New North Shore Development Includes Greenway (NY1)
  • DSNY Opposes Alt-Side Parking Bill, But de Blasio Is Open to It (News, Observer)
  • New Yorker Maps and Explores NYC’s Dollar Van Routes
  • Vision Zero Gets Briefest of Mentions in WSJ Article on de Blasio’s Priorities Beyond Pre-K
  • NYLCV: PlaNYC 3.0 Due in 10 Months, But de Blasio Hasn’t Appointed Sustainability Chief (Observer)
  • MTA Board Member Allen Cappelli Bows Out of Dem Primary Against IDC’s Savino (Advance, CapNY)
  • EDC: Greenpoint Pier Will Get Repairs to February Collapse Before G Train Shutdown (Bklyn Paper)
  • If Your Bike Lane Is Just Paint, You’re Going to Have Some Problems (Brooklyn Spoke)
  • A Look Inside the Effort to Bring Cell Service to Underground Subway Stations (Gizmodo)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbie Runs Over Woman With the Light at Columbus Circle; NYPD: No Criminality (Post)
  • Vision Zero Goes Unmentioned by Bratton and de Blasio at NYPD Officers’ Graduation (WNYC, WSJ)
  • More Coverage of City Council’s Alternate Side Parking Bill (News, WCBS, News 12)
  • Times Union: Cuomo’s Clean Water Loan Raises More Questions Than It Answers on TZB Financing
  • Reynoso and Espinal Kick Off Meetings This Month in Advance of Bushwick Rezoning (DNA)
  • New MAS Tool Allows New Yorkers to Map Air Rights Development (Crain’s, CityLab)
  • De Blasio Names Appointees to City Planning, Landmarks Commissions (Crain’s)
  • REBNY Study: 3 Percent of City Is Landmarked, Making It Hard to Develop Housing (News)
  • Port’s Director of WTC Redevelopment Leaves for Private Sector (Crain’s)
  • Flushing Commons Breaks Ground; Merchants: Too Little Parking, Too Much Traffic (News)
  • Gotham Gazette Looks at the History of Honorific Street Renaming in NYC (1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Unlicensed Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Killing Gerritsen Beach Pedestrian (News, NYT, News 12)
  • Albany Columnist Slams Cuomo for Using Clean Water Fund as Highway Piggy Bank (TU)
  • Bronx CB 10 Chair Wants DCP to Study More Highway Ramps for Driving to New Malls (Bx Times)
  • Livery Driver Barely Misses Peds on Richmond Hill Sidewalk, Crashes Into Grocery (WABC, Post, WPIX)
  • 11 CMs Provide $2.8 Million to Fund More Than 100 Bus Time Countdown Clocks (NY1, Metro, WCBS)
  • Another One Bites the Dust: Appeals Court Rules Against Co-Op in Bike-Share Station Suit (CapNY)
  • Abandoned Harlem Gas Station Seeks Housing Developer (Curbed)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Bill to Allow ASP Drivers to Park After Sweeper Passes Gets Hearing Today (NYT)
  • Uptown Assembly Member Gabriela Rosa Resigns Over Sham Marriage, Other Charges (Politico, News)
  • Cuomo Operations Director Howard Glaser Has Left the Administration (CapNY, TU)
  • New MTA Bus Service Expansions (WNYC); SI Residents Want More Express Buses (Advance)
  • Free Red Hook Weekend Ferry Returns This Summer, Without Public Subsidy (Bklyn Paper, DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 6-Year-Old Injured in East Elmhurst Crosswalk, Residents ID Driver as NYPD Officer (Gothamist)
  • More on State Approval of Cuomo’s $500 Million Clean Water Loan for TZB From NYTGannettTU
  • Tow Truck Driver Kills Man in Sheepshead Bay Lot; He “Did Not See Him While Parking” (NY1)
  • Keith Wright’s Top Staffers Pulled Over, Drop His Name Before DWI, Reckless Driving Arrests (Post)
  • AAA Truck Driver Critically Injures Man on Motorized Scooter in Midwood; No Charges (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bklyn CB 2 Committee Backs DOT Plan to Reroute Left Turns at Flatbush and Myrtle (DNA)
  • More on New Curb Extensions at 60th and Third, Requests for More From CB 8 (DNA)
  • Hudson Square BID Seeks Input on Public Space Plan for Soho Square at Sixth and Spring (Crain’s)
  • DOT to Convert 5th Street in LIC to One-Way, Add Speed Humps (DNA)
  • City Will Subsidize Rockaway Ferry Until Fall (WNYC); Katz, Residents Want It Permanently (News)
  • Flushing Commons to Break Ground on 1,600 Parking Spaces, Housing, Retail on Monday (TL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Feels So Good: Senate Democrats to Reunite (WSJ, CapitalLoHud, NewsObserver)
  • Cuomo Signs Bill Authorizing Additional NYC Speed Cameras (WNYC)
  • Several Good Names on Cuomo’s MTA “Reinvention Commission” (Crain’s)
  • City Council Approves Budget With Unanimous Vote (News, Post)
  • Silverstein Strikes Deal to Finish 3 World Trade With Private Funding (NYT)
  • Bratton Envisions Tablets and Subway Car Cameras for Real-Time NYPD Monitoring (News)
  • NYPD Chases: Plea Deal Offered in Ariel Russo Case (News); BK Pursuit Ends With Fatality (Post)
  • Vaccaro: Video Shows NYPD Speeding Toward Ryo Oyamada With Lights Off (Gothamist)
  • Inwood Restaurants Use Valets to Cruise for Free Curbside Parking (News)
  • Zephyr Teachout Takes a Swipe at Cuomo’s Record on Transit (Capital)
  • Mayor’s Office Pitches Walkability, Ped Plazas, and Citi Bike for Dem Convention Bid (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rangel Has 4-Point Lead With 99% Reporting; Espaillat Won’t Concede (Politico, CapNY, WSJ)
  • MTA Announces Members of Cuomo’s Transit “Reinvention Commission,” Meeting Today (Crain’s)
  • Ocean Pkwy Safety Fixes Still Being Designed, Begin Construction Next Spring (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • In Immigrant Communities, Pedestrian Plazas Are a Vital Civic Space (Gotham Gazette)
  • DOT to Install Fourth Avenue Safety Upgrades in Bay Ridge, But No Road Diet (Bklyn Daily Eagle)
  • TZB Clean Water Fund Loan: EPA Says It’s Under Review (LoHud); NYT Tells Cuomo to Slow Down
  • LIRR Unions Reject Latest Offer, Set to Strike Next Month; Commuter Bus Plan Ready (NYT)
  • DOT’s Street Conversions to One-Way Hit a Speed Bump at Brooklyn CB 1 (Bklyn Paper)
  • Brooklyn CB 9 Has Had the Same Chair Nearly Every Year Since 1979, But No More (DNA)
  • Cy Vance Takes Hard Line Against Dangerous Driving — If You Brag About It on YouTube (NYT)
  • New Housing Coming to Gas Station in Cobble Hill (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • You Don’t Say: Christie Faces SEC Probe After Diverting Port’s ARC Funds to Roads (NYT)
  • MTA’s 7 Train Extension and Fulton Transit Center Openings Delayed Again (NYT, WNYC, NY1)
  • Cuomo’s Mysterious MTA “Reinvention Commission” Meets Tomorrow for First Time (CapNY)
  • More on de Blasio Signing 11 Traffic Safety Bills: News, Crain’s, AP, WCBS, NY1, Newsday
  • NYPD Withheld Information From Judge in Case of Ped Killed by Police Driver (Gothamist)
  • $1 Surcharge on New MetroCards Resulted in 71 Percent Drop in Number of Cards Sold (Post)
  • The City May Be Planting One Million Trees, But What If a Street Tree Dies? (WNYC)
  • Transit-Oriented Development Slowly Coming to Long Island (WSJ)
  • City Budget Agreement Leaves Rockaway Ferry Subsidy in Limbo (CapNY)
  • Bishop Findlayter, de Blasio Friend, Pleads Guilty to Suspended License Violation (News, WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 25 MPH: DOT to Retime Lights (NYT); Astorino Cracks Wise (News); NY1 Turns to Man on Street
  • Cuomo Moves to Use $500 Million From Clean Water Fund for TZB, Despite No OK From EPA (TU)
  • NYPD Driver Injures Girl, 13, in Bronx; Police (News 12), Witnesses (Post) Differ on Major Details
  • DSNY Worker Stephen Frosch Pinned, Killed by Fellow Street Sweeper Driver at Garage (Post, WNBC)
  • Speeding Driver Dies After Crashing Off East Tremont Overpass Onto Bruckner (NewsWABCNews 12)
  • Brooklyn CB 1, DOT Plan Extension of Bike Route Along Metropolitan Avenue (Bklyn Paper)
  • Sidewalks Around BAM Set for Big Streetscape Upgrade (Bklyn Paper)
  • Queens CB 11 Votes 30-3 in Support of Plaza Outside Douglaston LIRR Station (TL)
  • CSX Opposes Upgrades to Its Upstate Tracks That Would Boost Passenger Rail Speeds (TU)
  • Is the 7 Train Extension on the Verge of Another Delay? (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Bringing Vision Zero to Los Angeles: Gelinas Op-Ed in LA Times

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Passage of 25 MPH Bill: News 12Capital; CBSAP
  • De Blasio and City Council Settle on Budget, Add 200 Police (Capital, APPost, NewsAMNY)
  • TLC Telematics Pilot Will Include Taxi Speed Governors and Cameras (Post)
  • Cuomo Official Defends Appropriation of Clean Water Funds to Finance Tappan Zee (LoHud)
  • Trottenberg: Central Park Must Be Open to Cars Because Traffic (WNYC)
  • Bed-Stuy Collision Ends With Private Trash Hauler Inside Corner Deli; Eight Injured (News, CBS)
  • Better Bus Service for Woodhaven Boulevard? Parking, Says CB 9 Transpo Chair (Queens Courier)
  • City Shuts Down Film Shoots in Long Island City Over Parking Complaints (News, DNA)
  • Next City: De Blasio’s Affordable Housing Plan Is About Resiliency, Too
  • 88th Precinct, Covering Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, Pays Attention to Bike Thefts (DNA)

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