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Today’s Headlines

  • Albany Has Put Off Confirmation of de Blasio’s MTA Board Appointees for Nearly a Year (MTR)
  • Today’s the Day DOT Officially Opens the Pulaski Bridge Bikeway (Gothamist)
  • DOT’s Crosstown UES Bike Lane Plan — Now With More Bike Lanes (DNA)
  • $4 Billion WTC PATH Station Will Get a Ribbon-Cutting After All (Politico)
  • 3 Things Brooklyn Spoke Would Change About Car-Free Day
  • Western Queens Needs Better Pricing and Fewer NYPD Vehicles at the Curb (Courier)
  • Baychester Golf Course Will Be Replaced By Shopping Center With 1,200 Parking Spaces (BxTimes)
  • Pedestrian Island Coming to 138th Street and 31st Road; Tony Avella Pleased (QChron)
  • Surely This Will Fix Congestion on the Staten Island Expressway (AdvanceDNA)
  • The Marketing of de Blasio’s Ferry Service Has Begun (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio’s People Get Subpoenaed in Campaign Finance Probe (WSJ); Will Cuomo’s? (Politico)
  • Gridlock Sam: More Than One Senate Republican May Sponsor Move NY Bill (Politico – Paywall)
  • David Weprin Ties Himself in Knots Talking About NYC Road Pricing (News)
  • Why New York Needs a “Textalyzer” Bill and How It Would Work (WNYC, NYT)
  • NY/NJ Legislators Want More Oversight of Port Authority; Christie Silent (Politico)
  • De Blasio Budget Includes $328 Million for Staten Island Ferry Boats (DNA)
  • How the MTA Is Toughening SI Railway’s St. George Terminal for Future Storms (NY1)
  • In the Quest for More Parking, a Supermarket on Astoria Blvd Moved an MTA Bus Stop (TL)
  • It’s Not as Simple as This Guy Makes It Seem for the City to Reclaim Control of the Subway (Crain’s)
  • Mark Your Calendars for Next Week’s Jane’s Walks (WNYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio’s Ferry and Streetcar Plans Please the Same Developers (Politico)
  • John Kaehny on de Blasio Campaign Financing: Don’t Let City Hall Become as Corrupt as Albany (News)
  • Van Bramer: NYC Deserves a Bigger Say on MTA Board (Crain’s)
  • Not Much Thought Went Into the Walk/Bike Detour During Pelham Parkway Reconstruction (BxTimes)
  • 10 Pedestrian Injuries Led to 4 Failure-to-Yield Summonses in the Last Month on the UWS (DNA)
  • NYC Needs More Bike Racks and a Fair, Predictable System for Removing Derelict Bikes (DNA)
  • Subway Platforms Crumble in Eastchester (NY1) and Flatbush (Post)
  • Uber Planning Big Expansion in Upstate Cities (Politico)
  • Parking Brings Out the Best in People (Bklyn Paper)
  • Why Public Spaces Matter, Prince Edition (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Eric Adams to NYPD: Don’t Make Up Stories About Crash Victims and Gab to the Press (Bklyn Eagle)
  • More Coverage of the Memorial Ride for Lauren Davis and James Gregg (DNA, News)
  • Will 78th Precinct’s Truck Route Enforcement Last More Than One Day? (DNA)
  • Public Meetings on the BQX Streetcar Start Up Next Month (DNA)
  • De Blasio Budget Includes Major Queensboro Bridge Rehab, Crosswalk Snowblowers (News)
  • Thruway Authority Wants to Borrow $1.37 Billion More for Tappan Zee, Still Has No Toll Plan (Politico)
  • There’s a Plan to Liven Up Dreary Water Street With Outdoor Retail (Politico)
  • Nicole Gelinas Lays Out the Port Authority Bus Terminal Situation (Post)
  • In Observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Times Scolds Pedestrians
  • Damned Bike Lanes (Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Allegations Against de Blasio of Campaign Finance Misdeeds Are Mounting (NYT, Politico, News)
  • More Cuomo Meddling in MTA Management — What Could Go Wrong? (WSJ)
  • Shocker: Consultants Hired By City Hall Find BQX Streetcar “Reasonable” (Politico)
  • Design-Build Contracts Cut Construction Costs, But They’re Illegal for Most NY Projects (Crain’s)
  • DOT Shells Out to Accommodate Large Trucks, More Traffic By Hutchinson Metro Center (BxTimes)
  • Ydanis: Next Year’s Car-Free Day Will Be Bigger (News)
  • Red Light Running Driver Slams Into Church Van, Injuring 6, Then Flees (CBS2News)
  • Blossom Avenue and Main Street in Flushing Is a Dangerous Intersection in Need of Change (QChron)
  • David King: Penn Station Can Be Fixed Without Building a New One From the Ground Up (News)
  • The Times’ Guide for Beginner Cyclists in NYC
  • People You Share the Road With (NewsPost)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Car-Free NYC Day (GothamistNews), But the Mayor May Not Participate (Gizmodo)
  • Will de Blasio Take His Motorcade to Sign the Climate Change Agreement? (NY1)
  • Crosbie Backs Out of NJ Transit Post; Christie: “It’s Important to Keep Your Word” (NYT)
  • Kabak: Dragging Out Canarsie Tube Repairs Is Not the Way to Go (Crain’s)
  • MTA Unveils NIMBY-Compromised Revamp Plans for E. 68th Street Subway Station (DNA)
  • TLC Shelves Harassment Regs (Post); Partitions No Longer Required for Yellow Cabs (Post)
  • Politico Delves Into Byzantine Funding Scheme for Cuomo’s Staten Island Mall Subsidy
  • $1.7B BQE Reconstruction Project to Start in Five or Six Years, Says DOT (DNA)
  • Senior Dies Four Months After Driver Struck Her in Canarsie (News)
  • 78th Precinct Tickets Some Truckers (@BrooklynSpoke); Still No Charges for Gregg Death (News)
  • Bad Motorist Behavior Is a Natural Product of NYC’s Half-Hearted Commitment to Cycling (IVM)
  • Prince: Trailblazer, Genius, Cyclist (COS 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s MTA: Board Approves Capital Plan, Says Don’t Worry About $14B in Added Debt (NYT, 2AS)
  • Prendergast Says MTA Hasn’t Settled on Canarsie Tube Repair Plans (Gothamist)
  • Paul White: NYPD Indifference to Street Safety Starts With Bill Bratton (News)
  • Motorists Injure 2 Kids and Senior in Separate Crashes; Driver Kills Self in Queens (News 1, 2Post)
  • James Gregg: Trucker Cited for Off-Route Violation; Adams Speaks Out (CBS, Patch); News: Helmet?
  • DOT to Start Construction on Amsterdam Avenue Bikeway Next Month (DNA)
  • Local Cranks, Brooklyn Daily Lose Their Minds Over DOT Plan to Save Lives in Sheepshead Bay
  • Uber Tries to Get Ahead of TLC on Accessible Taxi Rules (Politico)
  • City Council Approves East New York Rezoning (Politico)
  • Feds, Vance Probe NYCLASS (WSJ); City Freezes Shomrim Funds After NYPD Bribery Arrest (Post)
  • Post Columnist Basically Makes the Case for Driving as a Constitutional Right

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Today’s Headlines

  • Silver Machine-Backed Alice Cancel Wins in 65th District; Dems Could Take State Senate (NYT, DNA)
  • Tri-State: Investment in Transit, Not Electric Car Incentives, Will Help Region With Climate Goals
  • Video: Jake Dobkin Counts the Number of Motorist Violations on His Bike Commute (Gothamist)
  • MTA to Expand Sleep Apnea Tests to Subway and Bus Operators, Say MTA and Cuomo (NewsPost)
  • Norwood News Looks at Service and Ped Safety Improvements Coming to Webster Ave SBS
  • The Columbus Circle Subway Station Shopping Mall and Food Court Is Open (2nd Ave SagasDNA)
  • Queens Residents Choose Bus Countdown Clocks, Park Upgrades in Participatory Budgeting (Courier)
  • Fleet Owners Like Evgeny Friedman Are a Big Reason Cab Drivers Drive Like This (Politico)
  • Drunken Thief Hijacks Cab, Tears Through Manhattan and Brooklyn, Injuring Several (DNA)
  • It’s Past Time for a Discussion on Raising the Driving Age (AP)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Subway Ridership Hit 67-Year High in 2015 (News, NY1, DNA)
  • At the Same Time, On-Time Performance Is Getting Worse (WNYC)
  • Cuomo’s Earth Day Posturing Would Feel a Lot More Genuine If He Cared About Transit (MTR)
  • Winner of Today’s Vote to Replace Shelly Silver Could Rep Lower Manhattan for Decades (JP Updates)
  • Skateboarder Killed in Crash With Parks Department Truck Driver Was Rodney Tavarez, 18 (News)
  • We’ll Know a Lot More About the L Train Shutdown Next Month (2nd Ave SagasNYT, DNA)
  • More Frequent Off-Peak Service Coming to the 2 and 7 Trains (NY1, DNA 1, 2)
  • The Times Explains MTA’s Next-Gen Fare Payment
  • …Which Probably Won’t Debut on Schedule, If You Can Believe It (News)
  • James Vacca Tries to Keep Traffic Moving (BxTimes)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Parks Department Truck Driver Kills Skateboarder Near Forest Park (NewsPost)
  • Accounts of Clinton Hill Cyclist Fatality Remain Inconsistent (NewsBklyn Paper)
  • Tractor-Trailer Driver Critically Injures Man in Maspeth (Post)
  • MTA Won’t Close Canarsie Tube for Repairs Until 2019 (NY1)
  • 72nd Street Station Construction May Hold Up Opening of 2nd Ave Subway (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Shelly Silver and Judy Rapfogel Still Drive Cars With Government Parking Placards (Post)
  • C&S Spoke to People on the Street About the BQX Streetcar
  • Chris Christie in No Hurry to Fix NJ Transit’s Budget Mess (WNYC, MTR)
  • Thousands of Words in the Times on the Impeding Closure of a Soho Gas Station
  • How Not to Coordinate a Multi-City Bike-Share System (Jersey Journal)

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