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Today’s Headlines

  • State Budget Throws a Bone to NYC With $1.5B for 2nd Ave Subway (2ASNYT, PoliticoPost)
  • Center for an Urban Future Maps How Long Your Long Commute Is (Gothamist, DNA, Crain’s)
  • Tony Avella and Ron Kim Say City Should Delay Flushing Rezoning Until Transit Improves (News)
  • Port Authority Entertains Eminent Domain for Bus Terminal (Crain’s)
  • Former City Officials Back Plan to Overhaul Waste Carting Zones (Politico)
  • Cop Who Nearly Ran Over Postman He Arrested Loses Gun and Badge for Now (Post)
  • Driver Charged With Murder for Killing MTA Bus Driver Rejects Vance Plea Offer (News)
  • Nassau Nanny in a Coma After Saving Baby From Turning Driver Who “Will Not Be Charged” (AP)
  • The Post Ran a Column Lambasting New Jersey’s Inane “Distracting Walking” Bill
  • Reality Intrudes on Fantasy at the Car Show (Post)
  • The MTA Is Doing Whaat? (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio’s Streetcar May Screw Up the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway (DNA)
  • The Times Editorial Board Wonders Why Cuomo Is So Hot to “Blow a Hole” in NYC’s Budget
  • Post: City Can Afford Both Vision Zero and Graffiti Clean-Up
  • Tri-State: LIRR Service Problems Are Costing Long Island a Ton of Money (MTR)
  • Bronx: Unlicensed Driver Hits 5 on Sidewalk; Hit-and-Run Car Thief Critically Injures Teenager (News 1, 2)
  • More on Yesterday’s Hearing on Plaza Regulations: Politico, DNA, GothamistNews, Post
  • Northern Boulevard to Have One Less Gas Station (Queens Courier)
  • Colorado Transit Fan Tyler A. Green Has a Map of NYC’s Frequent Transit Network
  • Bike Snob Can’t Wait to See How New York State Botches the Tappan Zee Bike Path

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Today’s Headlines

  • Interim Org Formed to Get Gateway Going; Schumer Hopes to Start Digging in 2018 (Post)
  • While Cuomo Spends Lavishly on Upstate Roads, He’s Squeezing NYC Medicaid (Politico)
  • Crain’s Editors Cautiously Optimistic on de Blasio Ferries
  • Happy Talk Notwithstanding, DOT Budget Is Stretched to the Max (Post)
  • A Thousand Citi Bikes Will Be Taken Out of Circulation for Maintenance (NY1)
  • 20th Precinct Says It Can’t Figure Out How to Ticket Speeding Drivers (DNA)
  • TLC Looks to Tighten Rules Against Sexual Harassment of Taxi Passengers (Gothamist)
  • Water Street Property Owners Want Covered Sidewalks Opened to Commercial Use (WSJ)
  • If You Think Sandy Was Bad, Wait Until This Lower East Side Gas Station Closes (DNA)
  • It Is What It Is (Politico@ShellySilver)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Meet the Circular Firing Squad Responsible for the Leaky Hudson Yards 7 Station (NYT)
  • City Council to Vote Next Week on Giving DOT Authority to Establish New Rules for Plazas (Gothamist)
  • Another Downside to Having Two Different Bike-Share Systems in Neighboring Cities (Jersey Journal)
  • Gridlock Sam Talks Move NY and Crumbling BQE With the Brooklyn Paper
  • 2016 Bike Map Is Out — Check Twitter and Update It Accordingly (Gothamist, DNA 1, 2)
  • Northern Boulevard Will Get New Pedestrian Islands, Crosswalks, Turn Bans in July (TL)
  • How Vision Zero Parallels the Fight Against Drunk Driving a Generation Ago (Velojoy)
  • 300 More Parking Spaces Coming to St. George/SI Ferry Terminal (YIMBY)
  • Winter’s Over — Time for the Year’s First Coverage of the Cramped Brooklyn Bridge Bike/Ped Path (WSJ)
  • The Joy of Biking Around NYC With Young Kids (@jehiah)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Robert Rodriguez and Alex Matthiessen Talk Move NY Toll Reform With Brian Lehrer (WNYC)
  • Even After Those Huge Corruption Convictions, Ethics Reform Remains Elusive in Albany (WSJ)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas Discouraged By the State of MTA Capital Funding
  • TSTC Encouraged By Last Week’s Port Authority Board Meeting (MTR)
  • A Lot of Red Hook Residents Want a Streetcar, But Not Streetcar-Based Development (NYT)
  • Speeding Driver Crashes Into Allerton Ave Storefront and Dies (News, Post)
  • News Makes the Case for Smaller Emergency Response Vehicles
  • Will New Jersey Be the First State Stupid Enough to Criminalize Walking and Texting? (News, Post)
  • Behind the Scenes at Brooklyn Community Board 9 (Post)
  • Jake Dobkin’s Guide to When It’s Okay to Own a Car in NYC (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • PA Board Votes to Finance New Midtown Bus Terminal Whatever the Cost (PoliticoNYT, Crain’s, WNYC)
  • “I Have the Right of Way Because I’m Law Enforcement” (NYT)
  • Who’ll Run Out of Money First, Chris Christie’s Transportation Agencies or Andrew Cuomo’s? (MTR)
  • Scott Stringer, Daily News, and the Post Feed the Speed Camera Resentment Beast
  • Build the Hunts Point Truck Ramps, But Don’t Forget to Tear Down the Sheridan (Crain’s)
  • Driver Hits Woman on Linden Blvd, Inflicting Head Trauma; No Charges (News, Post)
  • 2-House Bill in Albany to Make Drivers Ed Teach How to Avoid Hitting People Outside Cars (Bklyn Eagle)
  • On Average, There’s a Collision at Tillary and Flatbush Every Other Day (DNA)
  • Larry Littlefield Explains Why the F Express Isn’t Coming Back (Bklyn Paper)
  • This Queens Community Board 9 Meeting About a Bus Re-Routing Was Eerily Quiet (QChron)
  • We Are Living in a Parking-Obsessed World, and Madonna’s a Parking-Obsessed Girl (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Manhattan Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez Introduces Toll Reform Bill (Crain’s)
  • Prendergast: MTA About to Run Out of Cash for New Contracts (AMNY, WNYCPost)
  • Port Authority Board Expected to Vote on LaGuardia Revamp Today (Crain’sAMNY)
  • Port Authority and Amtrak Allot Funds for Gateway Engineering Work (Politico)
  • De Blasio Knocks Bloomberg Development Policies, Says Cuomo Should Back Off (Politico)
  • For Third Time in Two Months, NYPD Claims Person Killed by Driver Was Lying in Street (NewsPost)
  • Ambulance Driver, Motorist Critically Injure Pedestrians in Sunset Park, PLG (PostNews)
  • Off-Duty Cop and Celeb Buddy With Outstanding Warrant Nearly Hit Pedestrian, Fight With Victim (Post)
  • NYPD Response to Death of Felix Coss Picked Up by Daily News and WABC
  • Staten Island Electeds Keep Their Eyes on the Prize (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Council Passes de Blasio Rezoning Plan (NYT, Politico)
  • Port Authority May Not Go Along With Cuomo LGA Rebuild (Politico)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian in East Harlem (News, NY1, WABC)
  • Gale Brewer Joins Opponents of East Side Waste Transfer Station at Jodi McGrath Vigil (News, DNA)
  • DOT Announces Pending Overnight Closure of QBoro Bridge Path, With Shuttles Every 15 Minutes
  • Parks Department Agrees Cherry Walk Greenway Segment Needs Lighting, Says It Can’t Afford It (DNA)
  • David Dunlap Is Impressed by Posh New Columbus Circle Subway Station Amenities (NYT)
  • What If These Parents and School Officials Helped Lobby Albany for More Speed Cameras? (DNA)
  • Here’s a Case of Queens Traffic Violence That Didn’t End With a Richard Brown Punt (NYT)
  • Story of Felix Coss Family’s NYPD Suit Picked Up by Slate, Daily Beast, Gothamist, DNA
  • Damn Plazas (News, News, Advance)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Heard This One Before? Bratton Wants to Hire 327 Traffic Agents to “Reduce Congestion” (Post)
  • MTA Knew About Leakage at Hudson Yards 7 Station Since 2012 (WNYCNYT, News)
  • City Council’s 2016 Albany Priorities Include Toll Plan “Such as the One Proposed by Move NY” (Politico)
  • MTA Bus Driver Hits FDR Support Beam, Injuring Several Passengers (DNA, NewsPost)
  • Driver Crashes Into Home on Bruckner Blvd and Flees (NewsPost)
  • Hit-and-Run Cabbie Who Struck and Killed a Person Says He Thought He Hit a Pothole (Gothamist)
  • How Come So Many Staten Island Bus Drivers Don’t Let Passengers Board? (Advance)
  • DNA Reports on the UES Crosstown Bike Lane Situation With a Straight Face
  • MAS President Gina Pollara Loves the $4 Billion Calatrava PATH Station (Crain’s)
  • Camden Will Add Some Parking Tumors to Its Infamous Downtown Parking Crater (MTR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Cabbie Kills Woman on First Ave (Post, Gothamist)
  • NYPD Sends Tough Message to Cop Involved in Drunken Hit-and-Run… Wait, Scratch That (News)
  • Will the Port Authority Rush Into a Bad Design for the New Midtown Bus Terminal? (MTR)
  • Getting the 2nd Ave Subway Running This Year Seems Unlikely (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Developer Shifts Location of 86th St. 2nd Ave Subway Station From Building Interior to Sidewalk (DNA)
  • The Myrtle-Wyckoff L Station Smells Strongly of Human Sewage Because Sewage Leaks Into It (News)
  • Dangerous Manhattan Bridge Exit Won’t Stay Open 24/7 Any More (Bklyn Paper)
  • The Struggle to Control Flooding on a Hamilton Beach Block By Building a Shared Street (QChron)
  • No More Car Lanes Until Drivers Start Obeying the Law (Advance)
  • Driver Smashes Up Sheepshead Bay Flower Shop (News)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (Gothamist)

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