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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s Reinvention Commission Invisible as MTA Releases Capital Plan (Capital, Crain’s)
  • To Fill Massive Gap, MTA Proposes Shifting Payroll Tax From Operating to Capital Budget (Gannett)
  • WPIX Files Powerful Human Interest Report on Hit-and-Run Victim; Driver Remains at Large
  • Brooklyn Spoke Analyzes Sam Freedman’s Stale Bikelash Tropes in the New Yorker
  • NYPD Out in Force in Central Park, Ticketing Cyclists (WPIXPost)
  • Some Guy Thinks He Was Buzzed By Jason Marshall Two Months Ago, and the Post Runs With It
  • Bottom Line: Be Nice to Each Other; We Are All Flesh and Bone (CityLab, NYT)
  • More Coverage of New Hit-and-Run Fines (NewsWNYCGothamistNY1DNAAdvance)
  • Council Member Chaim Deutsch Defends Speed Cam for Catching Speeders (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Elderly Driver Hits Reverse, Smashes Into Flushing Grocery Store (Post)
  • MTA Rejects Vincent Gentile’s Request for a One-Day Toll Cut on the VNB (Brooklyn Paper)
  • Closing a Crumbling Parking Garage? That’s an Ideal Site for New Affordable Housing (Times Ledger)

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Today’s Headlines

  • $15.2 Billion Capital Plan Funding Gap Is Largest in MTA History (WNYC, WSJ2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Tappan Zee Loan Investigation “First Real Test” for Body Set Up to Keep Tabs on Authorities (Capital)
  • As Anticipated Deal With REQX Drags On, Stringer Begins Audit of Citi Bike (News)
  • Feds Announce $3.3 Billion to Beef Up Transit Resiliency Against Future Storms (NYT)
  • Trottenberg on Central Park Cyclists: “We’re Going to Need More Enforcement, Clearly” (Capital)
  • Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine Proposes Lower Speed Limit, Car-Free Parks (News)
  • Illegal Dollar Van Drivers Get Back on Road After Enforcement Sweeps (DNA)
  • Driver Hits Woman Pushing Stroller in West End Avenue Crosswalk (West Side Rag)
  • Diplomats From More Than 180 Countries Owe NYC $16 Million in Parking Tickets (WSJ)
  • Streetsblog Gets Results: Norwood Sidewalk, Once Usurped for Parking, Now Restored (Urban Residue)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Over 300K Participate in March (NYT, WSJ), But Can NYC Withstand Climate Change Summit? (PIX)
  • De Blasio Announces Climate Plan, With Focus on Energy-Efficient Buildings (NYT)
  • NYPD Van Crash Kills Officer, Injures 8 More (NYT); News: There Are 4,000 NYPD Wrecks Annually
  • NYPD Confiscates Jason Marshall’s Bike as Evidence, Source Says Felony Charges Possible (Post)
  • Post: With 316 Pedestrian Injuries in 2013, Cyclists Are Clearly Out of Control (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Trottenberg Treats ABC 7‘s Meaningless Bike Lane Stats Awfully Seriously
  • Witnesses Detain Hit-and-Run Driver After Edenwald Collision, Pedestrian in Critical Condition (News)
  • Not Enough Crossing Guards to Go Around for Schools in Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx (DNA)
  • Yellow and Boro Cab App Providers Team Up to Take on Uber (Crain’s)
  • Rockefellers Divest From Oil Stocks (NYT); Schneiderman to Call for New Climate Change Laws (CapNY)
  • Steve Vaccaro Talks With Brian Lehrer About New York State DMV’s Bike Ticket Scam (WNYC) 

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cyclist Strikes Pedestrian in Central Park; Victim on Life Support (Post, News)
  • NYT Wowed by TZB Construction, Devotes Six Sentences to Cuomo’s Financing Shenanigans
  • Bill Bratton Inherited NYPD’s Deadly Drunk Driving Epidemic (WNBC)
  • More Coverage of Thursday’s TLC Vision Zero HearingPostAMNYEpochNewsWNYC
  • De Blasio Determined to Replace Central Park Horse Carriages With Electric Cars (CapNY)
  • 70th Precinct Defends Criminal Summonses for Parade Ground Walkers and Bikers (DP Corner 1, 2)
  • Whew: Crossing Guard to Put a Stop to Recklessness, Child Maimings on Northern Boulevard (News)
  • DOT Can’t Decide If Cars Landing in Front Yards Warrants Fix at St. Albans Intersection (NY1)
  • Queens Supreme Court Staff and Visitors Risk Death to Keep Parking (Post)
  • 78th Precinct Gets Into the Park(ing) Day Spirit (Brooklyn Spoke)
  • Teen Driving: What Could Be More Wholesome? (NPR, PIX)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor’s Fiscal Year Report Card is Out (Capital); Traffic Deaths Down 7 Percent From Last Year (Post)
  • MTA Bus Driver Crushes, Kills Woman on Bedford Avenue in Bed Stuy (Post, News, DNA, Gothamist)
  • Another MTA Bus Driver Strikes a Cyclist and a Pedestrian in Williamsburg (Gothamist)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver on the Loose After Injuring Woman Beneath BQE (Greenpointers)
  • It’s Official: Citi Bike Employees Join TWU Local 100 (News)
  • DOT Bans Turns at Deadly Queens Boulevard Intersection; Drivers Gripe at CB Meeting (DNA)
  • Verrazano Bridge Path Advocates Plan Rally for October 18 (Advance)
  • Could EPA’s Loan Denial Open Door for Cuomo to Spend Bank Settlement Cash? (Nyack News & Views)
  • Loan or No Loan, State Authorities Budget Office Has Already Started Its Investigation (Capital)
  • Montefiore Revises Riverdale Plan to “Appease Community,” Including More Parking (Crain’s)
  • Great Images of Women Who Get Around NYC By Bike (Mic)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Van Bramer Bill Doubles Fines, Now Up to $10,000, in Hit-and-Runs (News)
  • More Coverage of EPA’s Rejection of Tappan Zee Clean Water Loan: NYT, WSJ, News, PoJo
  • CB 7 Transpo Co-Chair Andrew Albert Stars in New ABC7 Attack on Protected Bike Lanes
  • Other Bloomberg Alumni Work for Uber, Yassky Advises Lyft (Capital)
  • EDC Releases Renderings for East River Greenway Gap Through Midtown (Architect’s Paper)
  • Driver Jumps Curb, Crashes Into East New York Food Pantry (News 12)
  • After Rejection at CB 1, Williamsburg Businesses Try Again for Bike Corrals (DNA)
  • Southeast Queens Residents Pleased With New Q114 Bus, Call for More (TL)
  • Aerial Trams Are a Topic of Discussion, But They Shouldn’t Be (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Maybe the Solution Here Is to Get Rid of Parking for Private Cars? (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WABC Goes Full Windshield Mode to Gin Up Bikelash
  • George Steptoe Picks Apart the Massive Waste of Resources That Was “Operation Safe Cycle”
  • Suspended License, Reckless Driving Charges Didn’t Keep This Dollar Van Driver Off Road (DNA)
  • Eight Parking Garages in Manhattan and Brooklyn Up for Sale, Could Be Developed (TRD)
  • Pete Donohue Takes a Tour of the (Air-Conditioned) Fulton Transit Center (News)
  • There’s a Lot More Work to Do for the MTA to Fix Sandy-Damaged Tunnels (Capital)
  • Better Than a Ferry? Developer Proposes Aerial Tram to Williamsburg Waterfront (Crain’s)
  • AMNY Tallies Outer-Borough Transit Wish List, From F Express to More Metro-North for the Bronx
  • Vincent Gentile’s Crusade to Get Rid of Tolls on VNB’s 50th Anniversary Is Almost Cute (NY1)
  • “The Power Broker” Turns 40: Robert Caro Regrets Cutting Chapters From His Tome (Daily Beast)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Kimmelman: NYC Needs Smarter Parking Regs to Build an Affordable City (NYT)
  • Welcome Back, Montague Street Tube and Interborough R Service (News, PostNYT, WNYC)
  • Cuomo Sees Subway Stormproofing as Hugely Ambitious of Himself (CapNY)
  • Daily News Gives Prendergast a High-Five for Coming in On Time and Under Budget
  • 2nd Ave Sagas: What Can We Learn From the Success of the R Train Fix-up?
  • Livery Driver Kills Man Changing Flat, Injures 3 Others on Van Wyck (NewsWSJ)
  • Woman in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Driver Struck Her Beneath BQE (Gothamist)
  • Four Bike Corrals Coming to Vanderbilt Ave and Washington Ave (DNA)
  • Metro-North Testing Bike Racks That Could Be Added to All Trains (AP)
  • Kaufman Studios Appropriates a Public Street in Astoria (HyperAllergic)
  • Even the Simplest Street Safety Fix Will Be Jarring to Some Motorists (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Vincent Gentile: Let’s Honor 9/11 Victims With Unfettered Free Parking (News)
  • Cydney S. Arther, Hit by Driver on West End Avenue Last Weekend, Dies From Injuries (DNA)
  • DiNapoli: Cities in NY Spending Less Than a Third of What’s Needed for Infra Upkeep (MTRCrain’s)
  • Downtown Brooklyn Tower Developer to Take Advantage of Reduced Parking Minimums (YIMBY)
  • One Dead, Two Injured in High-Speed Bronx Crash; Witness Says Drivers Were Racing (News)
  • Industry City and NYC DOT Apply for Grant to Calm Third Avenue in Sunset Park (DNA)
  • 50th Precinct Conducts Two-Week Enforcement Campaign on Broadway in Riverdale (R’dale Press)
  • Daily News: Port Authority Should Open Greenwich Street to Pedestrians
  • Unless You’re in a Car, Your Life Just Isn’t Worth That Much Ink to the Mainstream Press (NYT)
  • Next Up From the Post: A Red Hot Exclusive on Overdue Library Books

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Bus Driver Kills Pedestrian on Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst (DNA, WPIX, WNBC)
  • How Can NYC Shrink Its Cab Fleet? (Next City)
  • Uptowner Covers Effort by Upper Manhattan Residents to Secure Better Bike Infrastructure
  • Queens Teen Driver in High-Speed Crash That Killed Four Passengers Given Up to 15 Years (Patch)
  • SI Crash Where Bus Driver Seriously Injured Senior Pedestrian Remains Under Investigation (Advance)
  • Vacca Proposes Online Petition System Because “Not Everyone Can Go to a Public Hearing” (NYT)
  • Banning Horse Carriages? Espinal, Other Council Members Aren’t So Sure About That (News, Capital)
  • Another One Bites the Dust: Permits Filed for Apartments on Site of Cobble Hill Gas Station (YIMBY)
  • What Are People Complaining About to Citi Bike? BikeShareNYC Introduces the Crank-o-Meter
  • NYC Is the Best City for Bicycling in the US? Bike Snob Is Not Impressed

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