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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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Today’s Headlines

  • All Eyes on Skelos as NYC Awaits Senate Vote on Speed Limit Bill (CapitalAMNY, Fox, WNYC, Post)
  • The Entire Subway System Lost Power Yesterday, Exact Cause Unknown (Post, Gothamist)
  • Citi Bike Fans Hoping for a Smooth Summer (News); Gothamist: What to Do With an Errant Bike?
  • Wall Street Journal Maps Most Popular Areas for Boro Cab Service
  • Tour Bus Driver Seriously Injures Senior in West Village; NYPD Calls It a Legal Hit (DNAPost)
  • Cyclist Seriously Hurt in Collision With Parks Department Truck in Cloves Lake Park (Advance)
  • Suspect Drives Away in NYPD Van After Police Left Him Cuffed in Back Seat (AMNY, DNA)
  • DOT to Install Speed Humps Near Three Schools in Lower Manhattan (DNA)
  • Queens Ped Plazas: Sunnyside Under Construction (B’Stoner), CB 11 Endorses Douglaston Plan (TL)
  • MTA to Study Overcrowding on the A/C (Post); 2AS: Will Fulton St. Transit Center Open Next Week?
  • Fascinating Analysis of Pedicab Driver Data From I Quant NY

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Today’s Headlines

  • Klein Bill Gets Endorsement of TA, City Hall (NYT, WSJ, NewsWNYC, AMNY, Gothamist)
  • Trottenberg on Move NY: “If You Rely on the Polls, It’s Not Going to Happen” (CapNY)
  • Video: Officer Doesn’t Change Gears to Park; Squad Car Rolls Into Uptown Storefront (WPIXDNA)
  • Curb-Jumping Chinatown Driver Seriously Injures Woman, 60; NYPD Lets Driver Leave (NY1)
  • Retired NYPD Officer Arrested For Hit-and-Run After Killing 13-Year-Old Girl on Long Island (WCBS)
  • Simulator in Flatiron Plaza Shows New Yorkers No One Is Good at Texting and Driving (News, NY1)
  • Glen: City Studying New Senior Housing on NYCHA Lots (CapNY)
  • It’s Driving Doctors vs. Car-Owning Residents in Fight Over Morningside Heights Street Parking (News)
  • Eric Adams Has More Taxpayer-Funded Cars Than Other Beeps, But Says He Prefers Transit (News)
  • Albany, Kingston, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon Plead With Senate for Red Light Cams (TU)
  • Iris Weinshall Becomes Chair of Prospect Park Alliance Board, Will Help Select New Director (CapNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Klein Bill Lowers Speed Limit But Makes It Harder to Implement 20 MPH Streets (Right of WayStorify)
  • “The Time for This Issue Has Come,” Bratton Once Said of Vision Zero, But He’s “Grown Quieter” (NYT)
  • Reckless Driving Tickets Up So Far This Year, But Still Just a Handful Per Precinct Per Day (WNYC)
  • Helen Rosenthal Wants State to Expand Cooper’s Law to All Drivers (DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man, 56, on Linden Blvd. Service Road in East NY (News, NY1)
  • More Q Poll: NYers Don’t Like Congestion (NY1) or Tolls (News) But Might Like Move NY (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo’s Election Year Toll Cut for VNB Truckers Goes Into Effect This Week (Advance)
  • Recently-Downgraded Thruway Authority Says No Toll Hikes Next Year, Despite TZB Costs (LoHud)
  • …As Cuomo Takes Out $511 Million Loan for TZB From AAA-Rated Clean Water Fund (LoHud, TU 12)
  • DOT Looking at Ped Safety Fixes at Third Avenue and 22nd Street in Gramercy (DNA)
  • Hunter Study: 13 Percent of NYC Drivers Are Distracted by Handsets or Hands-Free Devices (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Q Poll: NYC Divided on Fair Toll Plan, 41%-49%, Without Mention of Transit Revenue (CapNY)
  • Business Owners Afraid of New Street Design Get Queens CB 9 to Table DOT Vision Zero Plan (QChron)
  • Dan Doctoroff Won’t Give Up On His Olympic Dreams (Crain’s, CapNY)
  • EDF NY Director Criticizes De Blasio Housing Plan for Not Being Green, Ignores Parking (Crain’s)
  • Ulrich, Addabo, Goldfeder Join PS 232 Parents Calling for Safety Fixes From DOT (Q Chron)
  • CB 1 Supports Flushing Avenue Bike Route Consisting Mostly of Shared Lanes (Bklyn Paper, DNA)
  • CB 8′s General Board Supports Franklin Avenue Road Diet and Bike Lane; Next Up: CB 9 (DNA)
  • Bronx CB 8 Resolution Supports Greenway, But Not the On-Street Sections (Riverdale Press)
  • Ticket Blitz in Rego Park and Forest Hills (DNA); NYPD Launches Another One Citywide (Advance)
  • SEC Probes Port Spending on NJ State Road Projects (Record); Christie Not Worried (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • East Midtown Rezoning: NYT Likes de Blasio Plan; 2nd Ave. Sagas Wants It to Include New Subway
  • Thruway Removes Toll Hike Item From Agenda After Gannett Asks About It
  • Parking Being Redeveloped in Little Italy (Bowery Boogie), Downtown Bklyn (HotelChatter)
  • Extell’s Affordable Tower Near Manhattan Bridge: 14 Stories, Including Four Stories of Parking (Lo-Down)
  • A Drive-Thru Starbucks Is Just What Queens Boulevard Needs to Become More Walkable (DNA)
  • NJ Transit Now Has a Plan for Where to Store Trains During a Hurricane (WNYC)
  • Advance Readers Sound Off on Reckless Drivers and Their Traffic Shortcuts (1, 2)
  • Espaillat Says He Regrets Voting to Repeal Commuter Tax (News)
  • City Council Wants Teens on CBs (News); Oddo Wants New CB Members to Take Course (DNA)
  • Wow, @ErrolLouis, Wow

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