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Today’s Headlines

  • TA Report: City Hall Defends “Regularized” NYPD Enforcement: Gothamist; More: Voice, AMNY, NY1
  • With 2017 Fare Hike Looming, Advocates Worry Cuomo Will Stiff Straphangers (Gothamist)
  • Second Ave Sagas Not Optimistic Biennial Fare Hikes Will Bring Improved Service
  • Delays on Some Subway Lines Are Up, But Vague MTA Data Doesn’t Tell Riders Much (DNA)
  • MTA Dismisses Proposal to Run E Trains on G Tracks During Canarsie Tube Work (DNA, Gothamist)
  • DOT Will Study Oddo Proposal to Add Staten Island Ferry Stops (NY1)
  • Cyclist Injured in Fall Sues Citi Bike for Not Making Him Wear a Helmet (NewsPost)
  • Slowing Drivers and Making Room for Cyclists Would Be Riverdale’s Undoing, Warns Press Reader
  • Study Not Funded by Uber Finds Uber Has No Effect on Drunk Driving (Motherboard)

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Today’s Headlines

  • TA Report: Haphazard NYPD Enforcement Is Hindering Vision Zero Progress (WSJ)
  • Straphangers Should Expect to See Another Fare Hike in 2017 (NewsAMNY, NY1)
  • Prendergast Wants Canarsie Tube Repairs to Wrap Ahead of Schedule (Post)
  • Cuomo’s Pointless LaGuardia AirTrain Is Happening (Times Ledger)
  • Team BQX Says Expired 421-a Tax Abatement Won’t Affect Project Financing (Times Ledger)
  • MTA Sues City Over Harlem Fire That Damaged Metro-North Tracks (WSJ)
  • DIY Guide Has “Survival” Tips for 7 Train Commuters (DNA)
  • New Speed Humps and Stop Signs Get Thumbs Up From Paul Vallone and Queens CB 7 (QNS)
  • NYPD School Cop Watches Motorist Brother Beat Senior to Brink of Death, Lies About It (News)
  • Federal Suit Looks to Force Cuomo’s Hand on Uber Drivers’ Employment Status (Politico)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Electeds Want 16-Agency “Working Group” to Prepare for Canarsie Tube Closure (News, @2AvSagas)
  • How Will NYC Manage Streets When There’s No L Service? De Blasio Isn’t Inspiring Confidence (Politico)
  • The Times Ponders How Williamsburg Will Fare Without the L; Post Pleased With Shutdown Plan
  • Keegan Stephan: Get the NYPD Out of Vision Zero (City Limits)
  • Cyclist Seriously Injured in Greenwood Collision; Driver Claims Victim Ran Stop Sign (News, DNA)
  • Unlicensed Hit-and-Run Driver Gets 1 to 3 Years for Crash That Killed Guler Ugur-Yaacobi (Post)
  • There Was a Fatal Motorcycle Crash in the Lincoln Tunnel This Morning (NY1)
  • The Post Reports on NYC’s June Traffic Death Spike
  • With New Limits on Hours, Why Isn’t the TLC Talking About Raising Cab Driver Pay? (Crain’s)
  • Steve Matteo, Staten Island Advance Come to Aid of Drivers Who Speed in School Zones (1, 2)
  • James Oddo Wants the Staten Island Ferry to Have More Manhattan Destinations (Advance)
  • What Happens When Old-Timey Subway Cars Break Down (WNYC, NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bratton Won’t Stay Beyond Next Year (NYT)
  • L-Pocalypse 2019! (2nd Ave Sagas, News, DNAAMNY, PostBklyn Paper)
  • It Doesn’t Look Like the 2nd Ave Subway Will Launch This Year (DNA)
  • Crain’s: John Degnan Needs a Better Plan to Replace Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • DDC Won’t Finish Astor Place Reconstruction Until the Fall (DNA)
  • Metro North Rolls Out Mobile Ticketing on the Harlem Line (DNA)
  • 4 Ways to Improve Bus Service Besides Dedicated Transit Lanes (MTR)
  • Only 1.8% of NYC Freight Moves By Rail, Hence the Truck Traffic Pounding Our Streets (Crain’s)
  • There Are Bioswale NIMBYs in Flushing and of Course Tony Avella Is Fighting for Them (TL)
  • Cap’n Transit: Street Fairs Shouldn’t Disrupt the Bike Network

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Opts for Full 18-Month Closure of L Tunnel — Time to Start Planning Some PeopleWays (NYT)
  • NYT: If Cuomo Is Serious About Fixing the MTA, He’ll Push for Move NY
  • Minivan Driver Strikes and Kills Terrence Montrose, 26, in Breezy Point; No Charges (News)
  • NYPD Found the Car Used to Kill Matthew von Ohlen. Why Haven’t They Made an Arrest? (Gothamist)
  • Police Arrest 6 Black Lives Matter Protesters for “Blocking Traffic” in Brooklyn (Post)
  • MTA May Split the M5 Into Two Routes to Improve Reliability (NY1)
  • 7 Train Riders Won’t Be Getting Open Gangway Subway Cars Anytime Soon (TL)
  • DNA Has an Explainer on the F Express Situation
  • Brooklyn CB 6: DOT Rushing Decisions on Union Street Bridge Replacement (Bklyn Paper)
  • Breaking: The Naked Cowboy “Wouldn’t Be Able to Do This Job” Without Free Parking (WSJ)
  • NYC’s First Zoning Resolution Was Enacted on This Date 100 Years Ago (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Deputy Mayor Asks Port Authority to “Reconsider” Bus Terminal Redesign Process (Crain’sWNYCNY1)
  • Komanoff to NYPD: A Bike Bell Wouldn’t Have Saved Matthew von Ohlen (News)
  • Dan Biederman: Penn Station Overhaul Needs to Include Better Streets for Pedestrians (Crain’s)
  • Tour Bus Driver Veers Onto Fifth Ave Sidewalk By Central Park, Smashing Into Tree (News, DNA, Post)
  • The Islanders Might Leave Barclays Center and Build an Arena By Citi Field (Post)
  • Nydia Velazquez Comes Out Against F Express (DNA)
  • Brooklyn DA Has Until January 17 to Indict the Drunk Driving Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel (Post)
  • Developer Envisions Cramming 12,000 Airport Parking Stalls Into Neighborhoods Near LGA (QChron)
  • Shocker: Watering Down Woodhaven SBS Hasn’t Placated the NIMBYs (QChron)
  • Jake Dobkin’s Sensible Bike-on-Subway Etiquette Tips (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • No Subway Service as NYPD Standoff With “Disturbed” Man Shuts Columbus Circle (NewsAMNY, NY1)
  • Nadler and Other Pols Say Port Authority Is Rushing Bus Terminal Plan (Politico)
  • More Coverage of Advocates’ and Electeds’ Call to Fix City Buses: Politico, DNAAMNY, NY1
  • Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel Fired (DNA); Bratton: Drunk Driving “Not a Problem” at NYPD (NYT)
  • Related: How Often Does the State Liquor Authority Get Involved in DWI Investigations? (DNA)
  • As NYPD Focuses on Deadly Driving Behavior, NY1 Asks: Who’s Policing Scofflaw Cyclists?
  • Unlicensed Driver Arrested After Striking Pedestrian, Reportedly a Child, in Stapleton (Advance)
  • People Can’t Figure Out How to Get to LaGuardia Without Driving Themselves (CBS)
  • Staten Island Ferry Commuters Fighting Each Other to Charge Their Phones (NYT, Advance)
  • Citi Bike Is Expanding in Jersey City (Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • What Can Be Done to Fix New York’s Ailing Bus System? (Politico)
  • Crane Collapse Shuts Tappan Zee, Cuomo Takes Control of Scene (NYT, Journal News, AMNY)
  • NYPD Announces Next “Safe Passage” Ticket Blitz; Bratton: We All Have a Role to Play (AMNY)
  • DOT Will Begin Work on Jay Street Protected Bike Lanes This Month (DNA)
  • Plaza 33 May Not Be Back for Good (MTR)
  • Transit Advocates: Landmarking Park Ave Building Could Impede Grand Central Improvements (News)
  • Richard Brown Will Appeal Judge Gia Morris’s Right of Way Law Ruling (DNA)
  • Ozone Park Speeding Hit-and-Run Killer Arrested, Charged With Manslaughter (Post, News)
  • NYPD Disciplines Cops Whose Drinking Buddy Killed Andrew Esquivel (Post)
  • All You Need to Wreak Havoc With a Motor Vehicle Is Access to the Keys (DNA, Advance)
  • No One Minding the Store in New Jersey (NYT 1, 2)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bicycling in NYC — A Piecemeal Bike Network, Overseen By a Police Force That Doesn’t Care (Slate)
  • More on the MTA’s New Trains and Stations (2AS, Politico, NYTAMNY, PostMTRDNA, NY1)
  • To Combat Fatigue, TLC Votes to Cap Daily For-Hire Driving at 12 Hours (NYT, News)
  • Survivor Recounts the Terrifying Moments Before Speeding Driver Killed His Wife (News)
  • Driver Who Killed Cyclist Sean Ryan Had BAC Twice the Legal Limit, 4 Passengers in Car (News)
  • Unreal: The Post Serves Up Excuses for the Drunk Off-Duty Cop Who Killed Andrew Esquivel
  • Drunk Staten Island Man Crashes Minivan Into Pole, Injuring Four Child Passengers (Advance)
  • Jessica Lappin Hopes This Summer’s Shared Streets Day Marks the Start of Something Bigger (DNA)
  • There’s a New Midblock Crossing on Clinton Street Between Grand and East Broadway (DNA)
  • Bronx CB 11 Insists on Keeping a Strip of Asphalt for Cars on the Pelham Parkway Malls (BxTimes)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Drunk Off-Duty Cop Drives Onto Williamsburg Sidewalk, Killing One, Injuring 3 (News, PostNYT, DNA)
  • Suspected Drunk Driver Kills 17-Year-Old Cyclist in Gerritsen Beach (News)
  • Speeding BMW Driver Kills Woman in South Ozone Park, Critically Injures Her 9-Year-Old Daughter (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Delivery Worker in Crown Heights (Gothamist)
  • Report: MTA Pension Costs Higher Than Peer Agencies’ in London and Paris (WSJ)
  • De Blasio Hires Toronto Streetcar Expert to Build Trust in BQX Project (NYMag)
  • TransitCenter’s Steven Higashide Tells NY1 What Riders Want
  • Keith Wright and Inez Dickens Plan to Swap Seats (Post)
  • LIRR Work Car Derails in Queens, Disrupting Today’s Commute (PostAMNYNY1)
  • City Won’t Say What’s Delaying Construction of Ramp for 81st Street Pedestrian Bridge (DNA)
  • Driver Who Killed Roxina Clayton While Chased By Police Killed Someone the Same Way in 1989 (TL)

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