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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board Sees Steep Fare Hikes If Albany Doesn’t Act on Funding for Capital Plan (NYT, WCBS, PIX)
  • Daily News Coverage Blames MTA for Fare Hikes; Russianoff Sets Paper Straight (1, 2)
  • Melinda Katz, Legislators Come Out Against Move NY But Don’t Offer Their Own Solution (Observer)
  • DOT Caves to Mark Treyger, Shifts Location of Shore Parkway Speed Cam (Bklyn Daily)
  • Truck Driver Seriously Injured After Smashing Parked Cars, Building in Hell’s Kitchen (Post, DNA)
  • Transit Beat Reporter Pete Donohue Is Leaving the Daily News (Capital)
  • State’s Chief Judge Backs Summons Reform; Says Bicycling on Sidewalk Shouldn’t Be Criminal (Capital)
  • Two Die in High-Speed Fresh Meadows Car Crash (News); Driver Critically Injured on LIE (Post)
  • The Transport Politic Questions Whether de Blasio’s Utica Ave Subway Extension Is a Wise Investment
  • Malcolm Gladwell Focuses on How to Build a Safer Car, Rather Than Safer Streets (New Yorker)
  • Reckless Driving is Just a Bunch of LOLs to the Staten Island Advance

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  • NYT Endorses Move NY Toll Reform Plan
  • Crain’s Talks With Walder About New Dock Software and Other Citi Bike Upgrades
  • Reappointed Prendergast Calls Capital Program His Top Priority (Emma G. Fitzsimmons, News)
  • Cuomo Announces $1 Billion Fed Loan for Commuter Rail Positive Train Control (ObserverPost)
  • Nicole Gelinas (Post) and Daily News Slam Cuomo and de Blasio for Transit Happy Talk
  • MTA Now Expects to Open 7 Line Extension This Summer (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • 78th Precinct Doesn’t Need a Law to Ticket Cyclists for Cell Phone Use (Bklyn Paper)
  • CO of 88th Precinct, Where Drivers Do What They Please, Brags on Cyclist Crackdown (DNA)
  • Green Cab Driver Rams, Flips Daily News Truck, Killing Paper Delivery Man (News, Post)
  • Bratton Opposes Decriminalizing Sidewalk Biking, Park After Dark, and Other Offenses (Post)
  • Daily News Op-Ed Writer Proposes Confiscating Bikes for Sidewalk Riding
  • New York State DMV Lets High School Kids Conduct Vehicle Inspections (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Dings de Blasio for Professed Ignorance of Move NY Toll Reform Plan
  • Car-Free Streets Critic Susan Dominus Filed a Pretty Good NYT Magazine Vision Zero Piece
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Wants Medallion Commission and City-Funded “Restitution” for Owners (Capital, Post)
  • Related: Schneiderman Sues Fleet Mogul Evgeny Friedman for Cheating Drivers (Crain’s)
  • Stringer Audit Finds MTA Express Buses Are Bogged Down in Traffic (AdvanceCapital)
  • Queens CB 1 Cranks Vinicio Donato and Lucille Hartmann Step Down After 40+ Years (QChron)
  • Assembly Rep Aravella Simotas Urges DOT to Get Moving on GCP/Astoria Blvd. Intersection Fixes (TL)
  • Leroy Comrie Introduces Bill to Give Albany Control Over MTA Ad Content (QChron)
  • Robert Caro Recounts the Moment Robert Moses Lost His Mojo (NYT)
  • The Times Discovers Cargo Bikes, and a Mom Concedes to the Thrill of Walking

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio’s OneNYC Has No Solution to the MTA’s Current Funding Gap (Capital, Crain’s, NY1)
  • Mayor Declines to Use Equity, Environment Plan as Springboard for Toll Reform (Observer, News 1, 2)
  • Who Will Pay for Utica Avenue Subway Extension? (NYT, DNA, Gothamist, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Driver Backs Onto UES Sidewalk, Smashes Cars, Bank; No Injuries (Post, DNA, WNBC, WPIX)
  • Bus Drivers Union Pushes Fix to MTA Bus Design (WCBS), Still Wants Exemption From Right-of-Way Law
  • Manhattan CB 3 Committee OKs South Street Greenway Upgrade; Bowery Boogie Sees DOT “Ambush”
  • TWU-Citi Bike Contract Negotiations Heating Up (Capital)
  • Council Wants More Financial Info From Citi Bike, Which Says It Already Releases Enough Data (Crain’s)
  • NYCLU Maps Where City, State Installed E-ZPass Readers to Measure Traffic Speed (Advance, Animal)
  • Bronx CB 2 Wants DOT to Add LED Street Lights to Improve Intersection Safety (Bx Times)
  • LES Lot Closed But Not Gated Before Redevelopment, Offering Free Illegal Parking (Bowery Boogie)

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Today’s Headlines

  • PlaNYC Renamed OneNYC (NYT, Capital 1, 2); City Hall Asks for Utica Ave Subway (Capital)
  • Charlie Rangel Wants to Allow MTA Bus Drivers to Hit People Who Have the Right of Way (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Sidney Ramsarup, 35, Near Her Canarsie Home (Post, News, WCBS, WNBC)
  • NYC’s Parking Meter Policies Have Fallen Behind Other U.S. Cities (Crain’s)
  • Ydanis Rodriguez Joins Group Seeking Taxi Industry Bailout (Observer)
  • Brooklyn BP Eric Adams Puts Up $1 Million to Build Five Sidewalk Extensions (WCBS)
  • Tri-State Has a Design Suggestion for Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn (MTR)
  • Off-Duty DSNY Worker Charged With Wrong-Way DWI With Drugs, Child in Car (Post, DNA, WCBS)
  • Pedestrian Injured on Victory Boulevard Near Clove Road (Advance)
  • Subway Ridership Crunch Shows Obvious Need for Capital Investment (2nd Ave Sagas)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of Escalating Subway Ridership (WSJ, NYT, WNYC, News)
  • Charges Dismissed Against Keith Wright Staffer for Interfering in DUI Arrest (Post)
  • De Blasio’s PlaNYC Update Due Tomorrow, But Will It Be Called PlaNYC? (Capital)
  • Construction Begins to Replace Crumbling Stone at Marty Markowitz’s Old Plaza Parking Spot (Eagle)
  • NJ Transit Riders Get Fare Hikes, Service Cuts as Gas Tax Remains Nation’s 2nd-Lowest (MTR, WCBS)
  • MTA to Examine Subway Ridership Impacts of Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment (Bx Times)
  • Bus Driver Caught Reading While Driving Suspended Without Pay (Post)
  • De Blasio Seeks State Law Requiring Seatbelts for Front-Seat Passengers, Minors in Taxis (News)
  • After Years of Lawsuits From Taxi Industry, News Says It’s Time to Give Up on the Taxi of Tomorrow

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Today’s Headlines

  • Right of Way Remembers New Yorkers Lost to Traffic Violence Last Year (News, Post)
  • Straphangers and Riders Alliance: Pay for Subway Upgrades With Value Capture (News)
  • TWU: Law That Made It a Misdemeanor to Hit Someone With the Right of Way Is Too Vague (News)
  • One More Reason Not to Exempt MTA Bus Drivers From Right of Way Law (Post)
  • Green Cab Driver Strikes Woman in Bed-Stuy Saturday Morning, Causing Severe Head Injury (News)
  • DOT Road Diet Plan for East Tremont Ave Runs Up Against Bronx Community Board 10 (BxTimes)
  • Bus Riders Left Hanging as Community Boards Dawdle Over 125th Street Bus Lanes (DNA)
  • Staten Island Advance Is for BRT, Against Bus Lanes
  • The Case for Spending on Accessible Subways and Buses Instead of Access-a-Ride (News)
  • NYC Doesn’t Resurface Its Streets Frequently Enough (WNYC)
  • Schumer Wants to Give Commuter Railroads 3 More Years to Install Positive Train Control (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures 88-Year-Old Man Riding Bike in South Ozone Park (WNBC)
  • Queens CB Members Oppose Even the Smallest Effort to Reduce Parking Requirements (Forum, Q Chron)
  • Queens CB 5 Chair: Woodhaven SBS Street Safety Redesign Will Kill “1,000 Kids a Week” (Q Chron)
  • FiDi Parents Want Enforcement, Crossing Guard After Sidewalk Driver Injures Pedestrian (DNA)
  • DMV Delayed Hearing for Cooper Stock’s Killer Even After Vance Declined to Press Charges (Post)
  • Advance Covers City Council’s BRT Planning Bill; 2nd Ave Sagas Is Not Impressed
  • Suit From Limo Company Claims Uber’s E-Hail System Encourages Distracted Driving (Post)
  • Business for Yellow Taxis Is Down, But Maybe Not as Much as You Might Think (Crain’s)
  • Bronx, Uptown Electeds Call on MTA to Add Fordham Road Subway Line to Capital Plan (Scribd)
  • Here’s What Happens When the Person You Ram With Your Car Is an Off-Duty Cop (Advance 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Injures Woman on FiDi Sidewalk, No Charges; Neighbors Say It’s a Regular Problem (DNA)
  • Joe Borelli Wants Right-on-Red, Fewer Car Inspections, Tax Break for Car Commuters (Advance)
  • Bayside Parking Study Shows Space Is Tight — Will BID, Electeds Price Parking or Build More? (TL)
  • Texting-While-Cycling Bill: Gothamist Goes with Facts, Post Falls Back on “Hipster” Headline
  • De Blasio’s Jamaica Plan Includes Streetscape Fixes, Redeveloped Parking Garages (Capital, Crain’s)
  • Dromm Appoints Diversity Plaza Champion Ageh Saleh to Queens CB 3 (Q Gazette)
  • Marcia Kramer Found a Bus Bulb on First Avenue That’s Been Under Construction a Long Time (WCBS)
  • Nicole Gelinas Flags Labor Rules as Another Factor in High Construction Costs (Post)
  • City Breaks Ground on Plaza and Scenic Overlook at Belden Point on City Island (News 12)
  • Gowanus Alliance Calls for Bike-Ped Bridge Across Canal at Fifth Street (DNA)
  • NJ Transit’s Coming 9 Percent Fare Hike Is Probably Just the Beginning (WSJ via 2nd Ave Sagas)

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