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Today’s Headlines

  • EPA: Cuomo Administration Jumped the Gun With Tappan Zee Bridge Loan (LoHud)
  • Keith Wright Presses Court to Reinstate License of His Top Staffer After DWI Arrest (Post)
  • Cement Truck Driver Runs Over Cyclist, Crushes Her Legs in East Williamsburg (Gothamist)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Woman in Williamsburg; Witness Says Driver Was Turned Around (WABC)
  • Hit-and-Run Motorcyclist Critically Injures Teen Crossing Grand Concourse (Post)
  • Crowley Bill Would Allow Workers to Spend Pre-Tax Dollars on Bike-Share (Observer, Post, WCBS)
  • TLC’s Joshi: Bending NYC’s Regs to Lyft’s Desires “Not Up for Negotiation” (CapNY)
  • New Plaza Is Central to Douglaston’s Plan to Revive Area Near LIRR Station (WSJ)
  • Eric Adams Talks Rezoning Brooklyn for More Housing With YIMBY
  • Crain’s Continues Its Campaign Against Installing Countdown Clocks at Bus Stops

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Today’s Headlines

  • NYC DOT Prepares to Implement 25 MPH Speed Limit Citywide (AMNY)
  • Cabbie Critically Injures 13-Year-Old Cyclist on UWS; Cops Blame Victim (Post, News)
  • City Pleading With State For Permission to Save on Construction Costs (Crain’s)
  • After Much Handwringing, SI Advance Concludes the Benefit of Speed Cams “Cannot Be Questioned”
  • Lyft Has Another Week to Work Out How to Comply With NYC Rules (DNA)
  • The Post Finds Connections Between Uber and Lyft and Bloomberg
  • Five-Week G Train Construction Shutdown Starts This Friday (AMNY)
  • More Coverage of Street Safety Vigil for Jean Chambers at NewsDNA, Gothamist
  • Take a Look at the New Hartford-New Britain Busway (MTR)
  • For Forth Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Biking Is a “Great Way to Connect With People” (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Crisis Averted: Cuomo Wrestles LIRR and Union to Ground With His Bare Hands (NYT, News, CapNY)
  • At Last, the Tappan Zee Bridge Financing Plan Has Been Revealed! (MTR, TU)
  • Thruway Chair: More Tappan Zee Lanes Mean More Cars to Pay for Bridge (Crain’s)
  • Amtrak CEO: Be “Very Concerned” About Perilous Condition of Hudson Rail Tunnels (CapNY)
  • Meanwhile, in Hong Kong: Former MTA Chief Walder Exits Early Over Rail Project Delay (SCMP)
  • Coach Bus Smashes Scaffolding in Hell’s Kitchen, Resulting in Minor Injuries (Post, PIX, DNA, WCBS)
  • News Wants Better Access to Randall’s Island; A New Greenway From the Bronx Opens Soon (DNA)
  • Downtown Electeds: WTC Memorial Plaza Should Not Close to Peds at 9 p.m. (Tribeca Trib)
  • EDC: Greenpoint Ferry Should Be Back Within a Week, Just in Time for G Train Shutdown (DNA)
  • Riverdale Press Mistakenly Believes Alt-Side Bill Would Magically Create More Parking
  • Forget the Housing Crisis: This Woman Needs Her Park Slope Food Co-op Parking (Bklyn Paper)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Michael Ameri Moving From 78th Precinct to Head NYPD Highway Patrol, Including CIS (News)
  • 89-Year-Old Man Struck by Driver in Midwood on Monday Dies From Injuries (JP Updates)
  • Donohue: With Strike Looming, MTA, LIRR Union “Very Close” to Reaching Agreement (News)
  • Tourists Injured by Hell’s Kitchen Bus Driver Say They Had the Right of Way (News)
  • Staten Island Traffic Crackdown Results In Two Arrests of Unlicensed Drivers (Advance)
  • City Wants to Sell Parking Lot Near Flushing LIRR for $1 to Affordable Housing Developer (Crain’s)
  • REBNY Gung-Ho About 7 Train to Secaucus; MTA Still Not Interested (CapNY)
  • Stolen Citi Bikes Often End Up in the Bronx or Brooklyn, the Post Finds
  • Citi Bike’s App “Consistently Underreported” Bikes at Each Station (Bedford and Bowery)
  • Phil Goldfeder, Donovan Richards Score Traffic Lights in Far Rockaway From DOT (Forum)
  • Illegally Taking Up Parking Spaces for Yourself? The City Ought to Crack Down on That (NY1)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Today: State Control Board Votes on Cuomo’s Clean Water Raid for Tappan Zee Bridge (CapNY)
  • Tri-State Summarizes Mounting Opposition to TZB Loan (MTR) — The Latest in the Post
  • A Few Speed Cams Are Outpacing All of NYPD’s Speeding Enforcement (News, Post)
  • DOT Rejects Requests to Extend Neighborhood Slow Zone to West Village (DNA)
  • Value Capture, Cross-Hudson Transit, Airport Discussed at Reinvention Commission (CapNY)
  • DNA Profiles Sokhna Niang, 49, Killed Crossing Flatbush Avenue on Monday
  • Malliotakis Wants Red Light Cam Data, But Maybe She Should See What’s Already Posted (Advance)
  • NJ Bill Would Exempt Residents From Out of State “Scam” Camera Tickets (WKXWWCBS)
  • City Hall to Announce Downtown Brooklyn Improvements, Including Bklyn Bridge Greenway (WSJ)
  • Prospect Heights Bike Corrals in Limbo Until CB 8 Meets Again in September (DNA)
  • Are You a Long Island Reverse Commuter? MTA Doesn’t Have a Strike Contingency for You (CapNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Westchester Officials Line Up Against Tappan Zee Bridge Loan (LoHudTU)
  • Sokhna Niang, 49, Killed by Driver on Flatbush Avenue by Prospect Park (News, WCBS, News 12)
  • Co-Chairs LaHood, Garvey Talk MTA Reinvention Commission With CapNY
  • Trottenberg on Toll Reform: “Haven’t Ruled It Out, Haven’t Ruled It In… We’ll Have to See” (Crain’s)
  • Who’s Getting Tickets From School Zone Speed Cams? Pretty Much Everyone, WNYC Finds
  • WNYC: Tappan Zee Project “A Metaphor for the Way Cuomo Governs”
  • Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Driver Who Stole Truck, Killed MTA Bus Driver (NY1)
  • Medgar Evers Scales Back Campus Green Project From Ped Plaza to Shared Space (News)
  • G Train Shutdown Looms, But EDC Won’t Say When Ferry Will Return to G’Point (Bklyn Daily Eagle)
  • AMNY: “Manhattan Urgently Needs a Brand-New, World-Class Bus Station”
  • NY1 Looks at Efforts to Bring Bike Lanes to Brownsville and East New York

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Driver Kills Jean Chambers, 61, on UWS; Charges Not Expected (News, DNA, Fox 5)
  • Charity Hicks Dies After Hit-and-Run, Curb-Jumping Midtown Driver Struck Her in May (Gothamist)
  • NYPD Chases Suspect at High Speeds Through Canarsie (News)
  • Madness: SI Mall Wants to Build on Parking Lots, But City Requirements Put Parking First (YIMBY)
  • Developer of Parking-Saturated East River Plaza Plans Residential Towers; Residents Upset (News)
  • PoJo Editorial Calls on State Control Board to Hit the Brakes on Cuomo’s TZB Clean Water Raid
  • IBO: MTA Takeover of Queens Bus Routes Promised Savings But Actually Costs City (News)
  • Driver Hits Bicyclist on Ocean Parkway at Cortelyou Road (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • Rockaway Transit Activists Call for More Bus Service From MTA (Forum)
  • Kosciuszko Bridge Renderings Show — Surprise! — Cable-Stayed Bridge, Like Goethals and TZB (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • LIRR Strike: Congress Is Out (NYT, WSJ); Cuomo Is In (CapNY); Like Mario Cuomo in 1994 (WPIX)
  • Queens CB 9 Transpo Committee Chair Calls Bus Lanes on Woodhaven “Obscene” (Forum)
  • Port OKs Air Rights Sale and $90 Million in Fixes at Bus Terminal (WNYC, WCBS)
  • NJ Lawmakers Want More Scrutiny of Non-Transpo Spending at the Port Authority (WSJ)
  • Moody’s: TZB Clean Water Loan Is Big, But EFC Usually Gets Paid Back; No Change to Rating (CapTon)
  • Enviro Advocates Press State Oversight Panel to Reject TZB Raid at Meeting Next Week (PoJo, AP)
  • Brewer, Garodnick to Chair Panel Overseeing Larger East Midtown Rezoning (CapNY, Crain’s)
  • Unlicensed Driver Arrested After “Intentional Bump” of Driver Ahead Leads to Fight (Advance)
  • Sidewalk Hogs: Woodhaven Residents Are Fed Up Along Atlantic Avenue (Forum)
  • Street Trees Are Important, and People Notice When They Go Missing (DNA)
  • Crown Heights Gas Station on the Market to Be Developed (Real Estate Weekly via Brownstoner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Warning of Tolls, Astorino Slams Cuomo’s TZB Clean Water Raid (LoHud); Cuomo Leads 59-24 (WSJ)
  • Crain’s Wants Cuomo to Put $3 Billion From French Bank Settlement to Tappan Zee, MTA Projects
  • Cuomo Doesn’t Seem Very Interested in Even a Milquetoast Port Reform Panel (CapNY)
  • Chin Defends Countdown Clocks at Bus Stops (Observer)
  • Seeking to Avert LIRR Strike, Prendergast Goes to Congress, Not Cuomo (2nd Ave Sagas, CapNY)
  • East River Plaza (And Its Empty Garage) Could Be Getting Tower With 1,000 Apartments (DNA)
  • Medallion Owners’ Group to Appeal Court Ruling in Favor of Taxi of Tomorrow (Post)
  • New DOT Rules Could Allow Components of Permanent Flood Barriers on Sidewalks (Crain’s)
  • Sidewalk Hogs: Fake Charity Bins Clog City Sidewalks (NYT), Go Up in Flames (South Slope News)
  • Vision Zero Is City Policy, But Culture Change Still Lags Behind (John Massengale via Brooklyn Spoke)
  • Brownstoner Digs Up a Special Section From 1898 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Devoted to Bicycling

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