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Today’s Headlines

  • Will Cuomo Address Transportation Funding in Today’s State of the State? (Politico)
  • Times: Cuomo Isn’t Thinking Big on Penn Station (1, 2)
  • “This Is Not an Accident”: Judge Sends Sociopath Who Killed Jean Chambers to Jail (News, Post)
  • Truck Driver Kills Richard Oates, 32, on Lower East Side; NYPD: Victim’s Fault (DNA, AMNY)
  • Insurance Companies Have a Ton of Data About Driving Behavior That Causes Crashes (WSJ)
  • Schumer Wants Federal Grant to Increase L Train Capacity (Politico)
  • De Blasio Nearing Deal to Reduce Horse Carriages and Keep Them Inside Central Park (News)
  • DOT Installs Curb Ramps, Fresh Paint on Queens Boulevard Service Road Near MacDonald Park (DNA)
  • Locals and Electeds Want to Know Why the Squibb Park Pedestrian Bridge Is Still Closed (Bklyn Paper)
  • Police Arrest Driver for FDR Hit-and-Run Death of Anthony Pham (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hard to See How Cuomo Can Pay for His Transpo Wish List Without Road Pricing (PoliticoCrain’s)
  • What?! Judge: Driver Who Killed Victoria Nicodemus on Sidewalk Wasn’t Reckless (DNA, Gothamist)
  • Add It All Up and Cuomo Wants to Spend $100 Billion on Transportation Projects, Says Aide (Politico)
  • The Most Important Project Is Maintaining the Transit System We Already Have (Gotham Gazette)
  • Where Are Cuomo’s Infrastructure Ideas Coming From? (Crain’s)
  • TWU and Pete Donohue Now Just Blaming Pedestrians for the Hell of It (TWUPost)
  • Former NYC DOT Policy Director Jon Orcutt Hired By TransitCenter
  • Overhauling 30 Subway Stations in 3 Years Still Isn’t Fast Enough (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • DOT Fleet Overseer Caught Racking Up E-ZPass Fees for Personal Trips on the Taxpayer’s Dime (Post)
  • The End of DDC Construction Work on Astor Place Plaza Within Sight (Bedford and Bowery)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s Big Subway Reveal: Countdown Clocks, Wi-Fi, Contactless Fares (Politico, WNYCNY1)
  • Ben Kabak: That’s It?
  • The Governor Has an Expensive Transportation Wishlist (NYT) And No Way to Pay For It (NYSlant)
  • Can the Port Authority Afford Its Share of Cuomo’s Penn Station Overhaul? (WSJ)
  • Drivers Hit and Kill Man in Brownsville, One Flees Scene (Post)
  • Advocates to City Council: Don’t Jump the Gun on Uber Regs (Crain’s)
  • Kvetchers Blame Queens Blvd Congestion on Bike Lane That Barely Claimed Any Space From Cars (DNA)
  • Meanwhile, Queens Boulevard Redesign Recognized as a National Example (NY1)
  • UES Residents Raise Red Flag About Intersection of 79th and York (DNA)
  • The Case for Broadway as a Linear Park (News)
  • 50 Years Ago, a Transit Strike Rocked NYC and “Rush Hour Started at 4 AM” (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning SUV Driver Kills Andrea Kremen, 68, on UES; “No Criminality Suspected” (News, WPIX)
  • Cuomo’s Penn Station: Advo Concerns Muted (Crain’s); Dwyer: Could Happen; WNYC Posts Timeline
  • Pouring Cash Into the Moribund Convention Business Is the Quintessential Cuomo Big Idea (NYT, Politico)
  • Politico Says Master Road-Builder Cuomo Is Shaping Up as a Climate Change Hero
  • Port Authority Reform Goes Nowhere in NJ State Legislature (Politico)
  • WSJ: Bypassing de Blasio, City Council Wants to Make It Even Easier for Uber Drivers to Get Licenses
  • DNA Maps Parking Tickets Issued in Fiscal 2015
  • Park Slope Got Two Citizen-Requested Speed Humps, and the DOT Crew Got Cake (DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 29-Year-Old Man on FDR Drive (NewsPost, AMNY)
  • ATU Prez Larry Hanley Blames Death of Maryland Pedestrian on Bus Mirrors (The Hill)
  • Damn Cyclists (Post 1, 2, 3; News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo’s Penn Station Announcement Underwhelms, Mostly (2ASWNYC, NYT, Politico, WSJ)
  • Upstate Highway Program Would Take Five Years; No Increase in TZB Tolls (NYT)
  • Has Cuomo Read “The Power Broker” All the Way to the End? (@2AvSagas)
  • Ritchie Torres Wants to Make Community Boards Representative of Communities (Gazette)
  • Rodriguez, Levine, and Andy Cohen See Demand for Hudson River Ferries (DNANews)
  • City Island Residents Wish Visitors Would Leave Their Cars at Home (Crain’s)
  • Cab Drivers Are Sexually Assaulting Female Passengers, and Bratton Says “Buddy Up” (Post 1, 2)
  • Family Settles Suit Against SI Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Child and Injured Sister (Advance)
  • Tom Wrobleski on Cuomo Toll Cuts: Gimme Gimme Gimme (Advance)
  • Chris Christie Is Strangling New Jersey Transit (Bloomberg)
  • Lawmakers Vow to Clean Up Albany — Seriously This Time! (NYT, Politico)

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Today’s Headlines

  • WSJ: Cuomo Has a Plan to “Overhaul” Penn Station
  • Tri-State: New York Needs a Cohesive Vision for Transportation Investment, Not a Grab Bag
  • More on Cuomo’s LI Transpo Event: NYTWNYC, 2AS; LI Republicans Unimpressed (Newsday)
  • The Deterioration of Subway Service Continues Apace (Gothamist)
  • De Blasio Signs Law to Increase Civil Penalties for Hit-and-Run Drivers (@JimmyVanBramer)
  • Rafael Salamanca and George Alvarez Are Running for Open Bronx Council Seat (DNA, Politico)
  • Rafael Espinal and Eric Adams Want Changes to East New York Rezoning Plan (Crain’s 1, 2)
  • MTA Completes Rehab of Grasmere Staten Island Railway Stop (DNA)
  • Group Proposes Streetcar for Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront (News)
  • Bed-Stuy Parking Lot to Be Replaced by Housing for Homeless, With Bike Storage (YIMBY via DNA)
  • What Bill Bratton Thinks About as NYPD Fails to Enforce Street Safety Laws (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cabbie’s Failure to Brake Unattended Vehicle in Midtown Kills 22-Year-Old Woman (PostNews)
  • Broken Rail Caused Massive Delays on 7 Train During the Monday Morning Commute (DNA)
  • As of This Week, Many More New Yorkers Can Get the Transit Commuter Tax Benefit (NY1)
  • Amtrak Activates Positive Train Control Between NYC and Philly (WNYC)
  • DOT Cuts Ribbon on Safety Improvements for Bruckner Blvd/Hunts Point Ave Intersection (BxTimes)
  • What It Takes to Get Charged With Reckless Endangerment for Bad Driving (News)
  • Cap’n Transit: Knowing You Killed Someone Is Not a Penance
  • 2nd Ave Sagas Previews the Year Ahead for the MTA
  • Photos: Workers Put Finishing Touches on $4 Billion Transit Station (AMNY)
  • Which Celeb Rides the Subway Best? (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 230 People Were Killed in Traffic in NYC Last Year — a New Low (NYT)
  • Few Drivers Who Injure or Kill Pedestrians and Cyclists Face Right of Way Charges (DNA)
  • The Port Authority Has No Idea What to Do About Its Aging Midtown Bus Terminal (Politico)
  • WSJ Surveys the State of the NYC Region’s Transportation Mega-Projects
  • Citi Bike Closed Out Its Big Turnaround Year With the 10 Millionth Ride of 2015 (Gothamist)
  • Riders Alliance Plan to Overhaul Q70 to LaGuardia Has Serious Momentum (NYT)
  • Do E-Hail Apps Explain NYC’s Drop in Drunk Driving Cases? (Post)
  • A Big Dose of Complacency About Traffic Deaths, Courtesy of the Daily News Opinion Page
  • The Times Profiles the One and Only Jimmy’s Bike Shop in Jackson Heights
  • You’ve Been Sharing the Road With This Guy Whose License Was Suspended 88 Times (Post)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Council Members Brace for Failure of $55 Million Ferry Plan (News)
  • Riverkeeper Threatens to Sue Thruway, New Tappan Zee Bridge Builders (Westchester Biz Journal)
  • Tri-State Looks Back at the Year in NJ Transportation — It Wasn’t All Bad
  • White Plains Tries to Revive Its Downtown Streets (NYT)
  • On CB 9’s Empire Blvd Meeting: “You Will Get Applause for Anything Pro-Car” (@FLYINGCHOPSTIK)
  • DOT’s Redesign of Amsterdam Avenue Can’t Come Soon Enough (West Side Rag)
  • Gianaris Wants to Turn Sunnyside Commuter Parking Into Commercial Parking (TL)
  • It’s the Most Traffic-ful Time of the Year (AMNY)

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Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Bus Driver Charged Under Right of Way Law for Killing Eleonora Shulkin (Gothamist, News)
  • De Blasio Reflects Two Years In: “I Want to Do Better” (NYT)
  • Ben Kabak Has Some Advice In Case the Mayor Is Reading His Obscure Transportation Blog
  • John Massengale: We Need to Redesign NYC Streets for 20 MPH Max Speeds (City Limits)
  • Trottenberg and Chan Beg Staten Islanders to Drive Safely (Advance)
  • Elderly Driver Strikes Traffic Agent on Hylan Blvd; NYPD: “No Criminality Suspected” (Advance 1, 2)
  • Everything You Wanted to Know About NYC’s New Transit Commuter Benefit Law (Gotham Gazette)
  • Queens CB 5 Votes for Jamaica-Hunters Point LIRR (TL)
  • NY1 Looks Back at the 2005 Transit Strike
  • Here Are the Mid-Block Shortcuts to Bypass Times Square’s Crowded Sidewalks (WSJ)

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