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Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike Broke Its Daily Ridership Record on Wednesday (AMNY)
  • NY1 Stopped by Last Night’s L Train Meeting in Canarsie
  • Developers Reopen DeKalb Avenue Subway Entrance in Downtown Brooklyn Mall (Bklyn Paper)
  • Slant: True BRT and Flexible Zoning Could Accommodate Much NYC Growth
  • The Greenway Isn’t the Only Public Space the City Is Summarily Slapping Restrictions On (Gothamist)
  • 4-Year-Old Boy Dies From Elevator Shaft Fall in Park Slope Parking Garage (Post, News)
  • Advance: Child Hit by Driver While Boarding School Bus Will Live; Charges? Who Knows
  • Taxi Fleet Owners Say There Aren’t Enough Accessible Cabs to Go Around (Crain’s)
  • The Ceaseless Tribulations of Storing One’s Car on the Street for Free (Rag, Crain’s)
  • Gothamist Has Some Ideas for Long Weekend Long Bike Rides
  • Happy Memorial Day, America! Don’t Die! (CNN, AdvanceNY1, WSJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Eric Adams Wants Bike Lanes and Other Traffic Calming Measures on Flatbush Avenue (AMNY)
  • Driver Strikes Child Boarding a School Bus in Stapleton Section of Staten Island (Advance)
  • No One Is Stepping Up to Address the Northeast’s Deteriorating Transit Infrastructure (NYT)
  • WTC Concourse Linking PATH and the Subway Opens Today (CBS, NY1); News Not Impressed
  • The MTA Is Holding an L Train Meeting in Canarsie This Evening (AMNY)
  • The Second Avenue Subway Is Officially on the Map (NY1)
  • Daily News Story on de Blasio’s Stalled MTA Board Nominations Is Clear as Mud
  • Citizens Budget Commission Questions de Blasio’s BQX Cost Estimates (Crain’s)
  • More Coverage of Council Reform Package for Minor Offenses: NYT, Gothamist; Post Yells at Cloud
  • New York Spends Less on Parks Than Other Major U.S. Cities (Politico)
  • If You Can’t Add Density on Broadway in Manhattan, Where Can You Do It? (Politico; DNA 12)
  • Welcome to New York, Where Widened Highway Bridges Are Considered “Green” (ENR via @capntransit)

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Today’s Headlines

  • State Approves MTA Capital Plan and Cuomo’s IOU (WNYC, News, AMNY)
  • Second Avenue Subway Construction Costs Still Going Up (DNA)
  • Hudson River Park Trust to Disrupt Greenway Segment for a Year, Give or Take (DNA)
  • DNA Has More Coverage of DOT Union Square Bike Improvements
  • In Albany, Uber Has Taken a Back Seat to Preet (Politico)
  • If You Walk or Ride on NYC Streets, You’ll Want to Read This Politico Exposé on Private Trash Haulers
  • Family of Allison Liao: Fatal Traffic Collisions Aren’t Accidents (PIX)
  • Cops Chase Staten Island Driver as Pedestrians Scurry Out of Harm’s Way (Advance)
  • An Off-Duty NYPD Highway Cop Killed Two People Whose Car Broke Down on the LIE (NewsPost)
  • Chuck Schumer Drops In to Scold the MTA for Last Week’s Metro-North Fire (Post)
  • Parks Without Borders Program Aims to Make City Green Spaces More Accessible (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Riders Alliance: L Train Riders Want Bus Lanes and Bike Lanes While Subway’s Shut Down (AMNY)
  • TLC Setting New Rules to Reduce Fatigued Driving — How About Better Pay? (News)
  • Cuomo’s State DOT Refuses to Tell the Public How It’s Spending Their Money (MTR)
  • Christie Vetoes Port Authority Reform Bill (Crain’s)
  • With the Q Getting Routed to Second Avenue, MTA Will Revive the W (2nd Ave SagasAMNY)
  • A Post Editor Racked Up 2,000 Miles on Citi Bike
  • The Daily News Sides With David Greenfield on F Express
  • Letting the Noisiest Voices Dictate the Agenda Is No Way to Set Transportation Policy (IVM)
  • Fear and Loathing on Queens Boulevard (TL)
  • Reimagining the Streets Underneath the Livonia Avenue Elevated (ioby)
  • The Infrastructure Fantasy That Makes Gondolas Look Great (Curbed, DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYT to Cuomo: Do Something Significant for Transit for Once and Get MoveNY Through Albany
  • Subway Crowding Causing ~30 Percent More Delays Than Last Year (NY1)
  • The #CrashNotAccident Campaign Caught the Attention of the Times
  • Will NYPD Fix Its Collision Investigations Without Michael Ameri? (RoW)
  • Citi Bike Mechanics Are Worried About Some Components in the Newer Bikes (News)
  • DOT Will Add Nine Citi Bike Infill Stations on the Upper East Side (DNA)
  • Diabolical David Greenfield Pits Brooklyn Neighborhoods Against Each Other (NYT)
  • $100 Million in Station Improvements Could Make F-Express More Appealing (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • The BQX Streetcar Show Played to a Tough Crowd in Red Hook (Gothamist, AMNY)
  • More Clinton Ave Bikeway Coverage (DNA, Brooklyn Paper)
  • Hit-and-Run Green Cab Driver Injured Woman in Gowanus (News); 3-Car Pileup in Bensonhurst (Post)
  • Meet New Yorkers Who Citi Bike Everywhere (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • F Express Not a Done Deal, Says MTA (Crain’s, Second Ave Sagas)
  • Dwyer: Delaying Gateway for Environmental Review Would Be Risky and Counterproductive (NYT)
  • City to Shell Out Millions to Truck Drivers Who Were Ticketed for Parking Illegally (Post)
  • Ben Fried and Dana Lerner Talk Vision Zero With Errol Louis (NY1)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Pedestrian in Port Richmond (Advance)
  • Think Speed Might Have Been a Factor in This Motorcyclist Fatality? (Advance)
  • WABC Anchor Liz Cho Stopped for Distracted Driving, Arrested for Unlicensed Driving (News)
  • Bill Bratton’s Can’t-Do Attitude Toward Traffic Violence Does Not Apply to Gun Violence (DNA)
  • Bike Snob on Speed Cams: You Can Judge a City by Its School Zones, and NYC Is Failing (Reclaim)
  • People You Share the Streets With (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Crain’s: Politicians Should Buck Up and Acknowledge the Scourge That Is Free Curbside Parking
  • Fire Spreads to Manhattan Metro-North Tracks, Commuters Diverted to Subways UFN (NYTAMNY)
  • MTA May Revive F Express Without More Trains (AMNY, 2AS); Will Launch LaGuardia SBS in Fall (News)
  • Trottenberg Doesn’t Rule Out Shutting 14th Street to Cars During Canarsie Tunnel Work (News)
  • Even When He’s Talking About Transit, Cuomo Can’t Stop Talking About Cars (Politico)
  • Tish James and Velmanette Montgomery Not Sure Clinton Avenue Cyclists Are Worth Protecting (KCP)
  • Drivers Collide on UWS, Injuring Bystander (News); Trucker Runs Over Senior in Far Rockaway (News)
  • NYPD and the Daily News Gang Up on Dead Toddler and Her Grieving Mother; Gawker Calls BS
  • Bill Bratton Has No Tolerance for Reckless Behavior by People Who Aren’t Driving Cars (Post, News)
  • Take a Ride With Gothamist on Canal Street and the Manhattan Bridge
  • The Randalls Island Connector Is an Unqualified Hit, and the Times Is On It — Really!

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of the Vehicular Killing of 3-Year-Old Mariam Dansoko (News, Post)
  • Teen Driving Stolen SUV Crashes Onto Brooklyn Sidewalk, Injuring 2 Women With Strollers (NewsPost)
  • Street Safety Advocates Remember Michael Ameri (DNA)
  • AMNY: Go Ahead and Build the Queens Boulevard Bike Lane in Elmhurst
  • MoveNY-esque Tolls Are on the New York Building Congress’s Policy Wish List (Crain’s)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Joie Sellers Sentenced to 5-15 Years (News, Post, NY1)
  • The Share of New York Workers Who Commute Without Driving Rose to 71 Percent By 2014 (MTR)
  • If You Believe Page Six, Sergeants Union Boss Ed Mullins Could Be Next Police Commissioner (Post)
  • Is Planning Chief Carl Weisbrod on the Way Out? (Crain’s)
  • Signalized Crossing Coming to Columbia Street Intersection By Brooklyn Waterfront (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Michael Ameri, an Officer Who Took Street Safety Seriously, Commits Suicide (NewsNYTGothamist)
  • Brad Hoylman: Make 14th Street Transit-Only While L Train Shuts Down — and Leave It That Way (DNA)
  • Kabak: While We’re Waiting for More Subway Capacity, Get More Out of Our Bus System (Crain’s)
  • Bx6 Select Bus Service Could Launch as Soon as This Fall (DNA)
  • Citi Bike Enlists Members to Help Rebalance System (Gothamist)
  • Broadway Pedestrian Spaces Between 41st Street and 35th Street Will Be Cast in Concrete (News)
  • Drunk, Unlicensed, Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in West Farms (News, Post)
  • The Post Keeps Up the Crusade for People Who Park in Front of Pedestrian Ramps
  • NYC Will Replace Bright LED Streetlights With Lower Wattage Bulbs (Post)
  • Happy Bike to Work Week, NYC (NYT)

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