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Today’s Headlines

  • Citi Bike Operating at a Loss, Needs Cash Infusion (WSJ)
  • Move NY Attracting Motorists and Truckers to the Fair Toll Plan Coalition (CapNY)
  • Deep Dive on NYC’s Street Safety Movement and Vision Zero From BKLYNR
  • De Blasio Set to Pick Mitchell Silver to Run Parks Department — and Its Greenways (NYT, NewsPost)
  • No Mention of Parking Reform in This Post Piece on New Affordable Housing Honcho Vicki Been
  • Straphangers: Subways Getting Shmutzier (NewsNY1, DNA)
  • Parents, Teachers, and Students at Allie Liao’s School Take Car Safety Pledge in Her Memory (TL)
  • Will Hudson River Park Build More Parking to Pay for Maintenance? (Crain’s)
  • All These Jaywalking Tickets Are Terrible PR for Vision Zero (Gothamist)
  • Signs of a Relaxed NYC Bike Culture on the First Day of Spring (Brooklyn Spoke)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD Crash Reports and Investigations Hidden From Public — And Victims, Too (WNYC)
  • WNYC Reporters Talk About Station’s Year-Long Project on Traffic Fatalities
  • It’s Hard for Victims’ Families to Speak Up, But It’s Critical to Making Change (The Weekly Nabe)
  • Advocates Lament New York’s Uncertain Transit Funding Future (CapNY)
  • Court Throws Out Five Queens DWI Cases After Ruling NYPD Set Up Illegal Checkpoint (DNA)
  • Driver Crashes, Flips Vehicle in Flatlands After Gunman Opens Fire (News)
  • Port Authority Chair, Under Investigation, Skeptical That PA Can Be Reformed (WNYC)
  • Bronx Community Boards Seek More Training to Influence City Planning Decisions (City Limits)
  • A New Bike Corral Could Be On Its Way to Red Hook (DNA)
  • Woman Arrested for Driving SUV On Top of Q Train After Lying About Carjacking (DNANews)
  • This Is One Way to Get TLC to Suspend Your Hack License (Gothamist, WPIX)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Marlene Baharlias, 77, Killed by Driver Parallel Parking in Sheepshead Bay (Post, News, Gothamist)
  • NYT Takes a Deeper Look at the Death of 5-Year-Old Roshard Charles
  • Hsi-Pei Liao Talks With WNYC About the Crash That Took His Daughter’s Life
  • Cabbie Suffers Seizure on Queensboro Bridge, Dies in Two-Car Crash (Post, DNA, WNBC)
  • SUV Driver Smashes Through Fence, Lands on Moving Q Train in Flatbush (DNA, WCBS)
  • Advance Finds SI Driver Behavior Is “Disturbing” — And Chastises Pedestrians, Too (1, 2)
  • NYPD’s Precinct-by-Precinct Increase in Tickets Covered by JalopnikGothamist, Fox
  • More Coverage of Right of Way’s “20 Is Plenty” Signs From WNBC and WPIX
  • Toll Cheats Could Have Their Registrations Yanked Under Cuomo Plan (Post)
  • Iris Weinshall May Take Over Prospect Park Alliance; What Will It Mean for Car-Free Park? (CapNY)
  • The Weekly Carnage Has a Sibling: WNYC Begins Tracking Traffic Fatalities

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Today’s Headlines

  • CPC Approves Plan to Reduce Parking, Add Apartments in Massive West Side Project (PostCrain’s)
  • Right of Way’s 20 MPH Signs Get Coverage in Post, WCBS, Bklyn Paper, Brownstoner, Bowery Boogie
  • MTA Bus Deaths: 4 in 2011, 8 in 2012, 10 in 2013, and 5 So Far This Year (Post)
  • Five Injured, Including Four NYPD Auxiliary Officers, in Hillcrest Crash (Post, WNBC)
  • Police Arrest Man for Drunk Driving on SI After Catching Him Speed at More Than 100 MPH (Advance)
  • Advocates for Ditching Central Park Horse Carriages Split on Replacing Them With Cars (Metro)
  • State Suspends 8,900 Drivers Licenses Not for Bad Driving But Failure to Pay Back Taxes (Post, TU)
  • Bratton’s Shakeup Affects Harlem and UWS Precincts, Now Without Commanding Officers (News)
  • Port Authority Reforms Should Include Renewed Focus on Transportation Mission (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Some People Are Moving to Staten Island for Its Walkable Urban Amenities (Advance)
  • Electeds Push Bill to Allow 16-Year-Olds to Serve on Community Boards (DNA, Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rashard Charles, 5, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver Backing Up on Empire Blvd (NYT, DNA, Post, WNBC)
  • Steve Hindy: Getting to Vision Zero “Will Require a Culture Shift in New York” (Crain’s)
  • City Backs Off Citi Bike Relocation to 25th and Madison After Court “Threw a Tantrum” Over Parking (Post)
  • Right of Way Installs 20 MPH Signs In Neighborhoods Across City Still Awaiting Slow Zones (News 12)
  • MTA Bus Driver Suffers Stroke, Hits Parked Cars in Greenpoint, Injuring Five (NewsPostWPIX)
  • Off-Duty Sanitation Employee Arrested for DWI in Rego Park After Speeding (TL)
  • Williamsburg Neighbors Continue Push for More Traffic Calming on Kent Avenue (Bklyn Paper)
  • Preliminary QueensWay Designs Released In Advance of Community Workshops (Brownstoner, Curbed)
  • Port Authority Panel Will Study Reforms (WSJ) as PA Considers More WTC Tower Subsidies (NYT)
  • Oddo and Ignizio Want South Shore Ferry Service to Manhattan, Possibly From Perth Amboy (Advance)
  • NYT Feature on Bike Safety Gadgets Ignores Proven Safety Remedy: Protected Bike Lanes (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bratton Lowballs Jaywalking Tickets, Tells New Yorkers to “Get Over It” (WPIX via WNYC, Cap NY)
  • FRA Report Says Metro-North Emphasized On-Time Performance Over Safety (NYT)
  • DOT Installs Plastic Dividers at Intersection Where Angela Hurtado Killed by Turning Driver (Forum)
  • Funeral Planned for Kumar Ragunath, 64, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Northern Blvd (TL)
  • After Meeting With Housing Advocates and Beeps, Alicia Glen Meets With Developers (Cap NY)
  • Oddo Wants to Launch 311-Like App to Allow Staten Islanders to Report Potholes and More (Advance)
  • Rockaway Beach Branch Rail Reactivation Advocates Continue Push for Rail Service (Forum)
  • NY Mag, Gothamist, Observer, WPIX Cover Bay Ridge Jaywalking Warnings
  • Attorney Steven Sladkus Doesn’t Just Sue Over Citi Bike Stations — He Does Bus Stops, Too (Observer)
  • Does It Take a Crime as Shocking as the SXSW Crash to Prosecute Deadly Drivers? (Streetsblog USA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • UWS CB Committee OKs DOT Plan for Riverside Drive Street Safety Upgrades (DNA)
  • Charges Against Man Roughed Up After Jaywalking Stop Have Not Been Dropped (Post, WABC)
  • Daily News Covers NYPD’s Warning-Style Flyers for Jaywalking in Bay Ridge
  • Man Who Killed Bus Driver While Driving Stolen Truck Faces Murder, Vehicular Homicide Charges (DNA)
  • Three Injured — One Critically, Two Seriously — in Great Kills Crash (Advance)
  • NYPD Offering $2,000 Reward for Information on Deadly Northern Blvd Hit-and-Run Driver (Courier)
  • Shared Taxi Rides Have Huge Potential in NYC (Atlantic Cities)
  • Matteo Bill Would Extend Deadline for Homeowners to Fix Sidewalk Damage to 120 Days (Advance)
  • Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Meets With Borough Presidents to Talk Affordable Housing (Crain’s)
  • City’s Street Furniture Contract With Cemusa Has Yielded Few Public Toilets (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • After Bus Crash Injures School Children, Bed Stuy Residents Call on CB 3 to Approve Slow Zone (DNA)
  • Center for an Urban Future Report Takes on NYC’s Aging Infrastructure (Crain’s, CapNY, 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • News Focuses on Neighborhood With Lowest Road-Quality Ranking in the Report: West Harlem
  • Driver Beats Up Another to Get Him to Vacate Williamsburg Parking Space (Bklyn Paper)
  • NYPD Leadership Shakeup Continues: Bratton Transfers Up to 100 Commanders (DNA)
  • More Coverage of Forum on How to Improve Jay Street From Brooklyn Daily Eagle
  • Downtown Brooklyn Precinct Targets Jay Street in Double Parking Enforcement Sting (Bklyn Paper)
  • 70th Precinct Offers Ped Safety Tips: “Wear Light…or Reflective Clothing” (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • Daniel O’Donnell Talks About His Bill to Lower City’s Default Speed Limit to 20 MPH (Spectator)
  • Bronx CB Leaders Worry Required Meeting Webcasts Would Be Expensive, Hurt Engagement (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bed Stuy: Taxi Driver Broadsides School Bus, Injuring Nine, Including Six Students (WCBSNews, Post)
  • Drivers Crash Into Buildings, Cause Injuries in Flushing (WNBC) and Parkchester (WABC, WCBS)
  • UWS Block Honors Ariel Russo, Killed by Unlicensed Teen Driver Fleeing Police (News, DNA, WSJ)
  • NYPD Issued 97 Jaywalking Tix in Brooklyn in Jan and Feb, Five Times More Than 2013 (Bklyn Paper)
  • Suggestions From Last Night’s Jay St Forum: Protected Bike Lanes, Parking Restrictions (Bklyn Paper)
  • Reckless Driver Ditches Motorcycle to Escape Cops; Arrested When He Tries to Get Bike Back (Advance)
  • Police Seize Eight Unregistered Dirt Bikes in Upper Manhattan (News, Post), Hunting for More (News)
  • East Bronx CB Chair Suggests Traffic Agents Fill in for Absent Crossing Guards (Bronx Times)
  • Transit Ridership Grew Nationwide and Across NY Region, Except on Long Island’s Buses (MTR)
  • Pricey CPW Address Comes With Perk: Free Public Street Space for Chauffeurs to Idle Vehicles (NYT)
  • Surprise! Closing a Ramp to the Tappan Zee Will Not Create Uncontrollable Gridlock (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Shelly Silver Will Remove Cuomo’s $40 Million Transit Raid From Assembly Budget (News)
  • MTA Ridership Grew 3.6 Percent in 2013 (NYT)
  • De Blasio Nominates TLC Ex-Counsel Meera Joshi as Taxi Commissioner (NewsNYTCapNY)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Kumar Ragunath, 64, Crossing Northern Blvd (TL, NY1, NYT, DNA, WPIX)
  • Unidentified Man Killed by Driver Backing Out of Maspeth Driveway (TL)
  • Two Cabs Crash in LES, Injuring Passenger; One Driver Was Going 60 MPH (News, Lo-Down)
  • Golden and Malliotakis Launch Petition to Expand VNB Toll Giveaway (WNYC, WPIX)
  • Cuomo Funds New Bus Transit Service… to the Ski Slopes (News, Post, TU)
  • Bronx CB 2 and 41st Precinct Launch Joint Traffic Safety Task Force (Bronx Times)
  • Eric Adams in Caribbean Life: “Traffic Safety Reforms Must Be Fast-Tracked… We Need to Slow Down”
  • Tonight: Join TA for Workshop on How to Improve Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn (News)
  • Have You Spotted the 10 Citi Bikes Decorated to Celebrate Armory Arts Week? (Velojoy)

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