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Today’s Headlines

  • With No Action in Albany, Prendergast Warns City Council of MTA Shortfall (News, Capital, Crain’s)
  • Driver Jumps Curb in Sunset Park, Critically Injuring 4-Year-Old; No Charges (Post, News, WNBC)
  • Turning Driver Critically Injures Man on UWS (Post, WNBC, DNA); “Police Sources” Blame Ped in News
  • Driver Critically Injures Man Crossing Cropsey Avenue in Gravesend (Bklyn Daily)
  • Passenger Killed, Driver Injured After High-Speed Crown Heights Crash (News, WPIX)
  • TWU Annoyed It Isn’t Getting Support From Ydanis Rodriguez for Right of Way Exemption (Post)
  • New Subway Cars Will Replace Ancient Models on the C Train This Summer (News)
  • Police Issue 779 Tickets for Failure to Stop for a School Bus During “Operation Safe Stop” (Advance)
  • The 7 Train Extension Is Almost Here — For Real This Time! (DNA, Post)
  • Citi Bike Brings In Bike-Share Workers From Other Cities to Finish Repairs (Post, Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Albany Won’t Act on $14 Billion Hole in MTA Capital Plan (News)
  • Livery Driver Kills Man Near Yankee Stadium; No Charges (Gothamist)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man Walking By Double-Parked Vehicle in Midwood; No Charges (News)
  • QChron Talks to Transit Advocates About Woodhaven BRT
  • Surprise: Bus Lanes for the Q44 Have Some People Freaking Out About Traffic (QChron)
  • Queens CB 3 Votes for Raft of Bike/Ped Improvements (QChron)
  • Staten Island North Shore Residents Clog Streets With Cars to Protest Upzoning (Advance)
  • Delivering Mattresses By Bike Cuts Costs For Start-Up Casper (Crain’s)
  • Parking Spaces of the .001 Percent (DNA)
  • Damned Bike Lanes (Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian Crossing Grand Concourse (News, Post, WCBS, WNBC)
  • Cyclist Killed in Harlem Hit-and-Run Identified as Sergei Musatov, 42 (News)
  • …The Times Wants to Know If Musatov, Hit From Behind, Was Wearing a Helmet
  • Greenfield and Treyger Ask City to Raise Speed Limit on Ocean Pkwy to 30 MPH (Ditmas Park Corner)
  • Bronx CB 10 Votes Down Road Diet for East Tremont Avenue (Bx Times)
  • Advance Takes a Speed Gun to the Streets of Staten Island
  • Bill in Albany Would Legalize Commercial E-Bikes, Require Helmets for Riders (AMNY)
  • DOT Proposals for Queens CB 3 Include 108th Street Bike Lanes, Astoria Blvd Ped Safety (Q Chron)
  • Cabbie Refuses to Drive San Juan’s Mayor to Her Hotel in the Bronx (NYT, Capital, Post)
  • Honeymooning Couple on Out-of-Town Trip Begs City Not to Tow Their Illegally-Parked Car (DNA)
  • The Things People Will Do for Subsidized Parking (WCBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Speeding Driver Kills Cyclist in Harlem, Flees on Foot With Two Passengers (News, WCBS, PIX)
  • Blocks Away, the Post Does Its Own Intrepid Reporting on Traffic Violence
  • Council Gives Final OK to Rezoning Near Grand Central, Transit Upgrades (NYT, News, Capital, Crain’s)
  • City Fails to Install Promised Bike Lanes on Rockaway Boardwalk, Tells Cyclists to Dismount (DNA)
  • Lower East Side Community Board Asks for Pedestrian Safety Fixes at Intersections (Lo-Down)
  • The Subway Is Now Being Taken Apart by Vandals for Scrap Parts (NYT, Capital, Post)
  • Riders Alliance Travels to Albany to Throw the Book at Governor Cuomo (Capital)
  • Uber and Taxi Drivers Can Agree on One Thing: They’re All Annoyed at TLC (Crain’s, News 1, 2)
  • The Times Looks at NJ’s Broken Status Quo: Higher Transit Fares, Rock-Bottom Gas Tax
  • NYPD Cuts Down West Village Tree “to Free the Truck and Get Traffic Moving Again” (DNA)
  • Stay Classy, TWU — And Don’t Forget to Get Your Facts Straight First (Gothamist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Stringer: NYC Already Sends Billions Each Year to MTA (Capital, Crain’s, WNYC, News, Post, Advance)
  • SUV Driver Plows Into Flushing Pathmark, Injuring Five (WPIX, WNBC, WCBS, News, Post)
  • Bicyclist Injured on Section of West End Ave That DOT Didn’t Redesign (West Side Rag)
  • Weisbrod: Passage of Grand Central Rezoning Will Tie Development to Transit Improvements (Post 1, 2)
  • Construction Set to Begin on Underground Retail at Columbus Circle Subway Station (WSJ)
  • South Ozone Park Driver Runs Red, Killing One and Injuring Children (News, Post, DNA, WNBC)
  • Speeding Driver Dies After Hitting MTA Bus on Victory Blvd (Advance, News, Post, WCBS)
  • Senior Housing Advocates Identify Parking Lots That Should Be Developed for Housing (WSJ)
  • Bioswales Coming to Streets in the Bronx (Bx Times)
  • As New Yorkers Spread Out, They’re Commuting for More Than Just Work (Observer)
  • Times Columnist “Loves a Hellbent, Maniacal Ride” in NYC Taxis (NYT via Bike Snob)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Driver for Killing Ian Paul Bubb, 49, in Canarsie (PostWNBC, News 1, 2)
  • Truck Driver Fatally Strikes Woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant (WPIX)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures 7-Year-Old Abriana Carrasco in Allerton (News, Post, DNA, PIX)
  • Driver Critically Injures Sincere Atkins, 8, in South Jamaica (News)
  • Police Release Video of Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Bronx Boy, 12, Last Weekend (WNBC, WCBS)
  • Daily News on Vision Zero: Traffic Deaths Are Down, But Some Major Streets See Increases
  • Cabbie Who Killed Cooper Stock Tries to Weasel Out of Civil Lawsuit on Technicality (Post)
  • TWU Goes After de Blasio in Quest to Get Special Exemption From Right of Way Law (News)
  • TLC Reduces Fines for Taxi Drivers Caught Running Red Lights (NY1)
  • MTA Funding Ideas From Assemblyman Rodriguez (Crain’s) and Citizens Budget Commission (C&S)
  • 10 Percent of NY Region’s Gas Stations Closed From 2003-2013, Mostly in NYC (Post)
  • Meet the Man Behind the Latest Petition for a Car-Free Prospect Park (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bath Beach SUV Driver Going in Reverse Kills Galina Shibayeva, 76 (News)
  • De Blasio Visits Staten Island to Promote Increase in Street Repaving Budget (DNA, WCBS)
  • …And Gets an Earful From a Man Who Likes Speeding (NYTWSJ, News, Capital, Advance, AP)
  • WCBS Spends Time With NYPD to Learn About Laser Speed Enforcement
  • Second Avenue Subway Is More Than 80 Percent Complete; to Open December 2016 (WSJ, Post)
  • ATU’s Larry Hanley Wants Improvements to Bus Design, Not Right of Way Charges (Post)
  • Driver Injures Man in Woodhaven, Likely Suffering Broken Leg; No Charges (Forum)
  • Vacca Backs DOT Road Diet Proposal for East Tremont Ave Opposed By Merchants Group (TL)
  • City Regulator Wants to Know How Much Private Trash Haulers Drive Around NYC (Capital)
  • New Pedestrian Bridge to Connect Van Cortlandt Park Over Major Deegan Expressway (Bx Times)
  • De Blasio Hates the Cross Bronx Expressway, Loves Driving Down Tenth Avenue (Observer, News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tour Bus Driver Kills Woman, 68, on Amsterdam Ave (Post, News, DNA, West Side Rag)
  • Lancman on His Efforts to Weaken Right of Way Law: “We’re Not Weakening the Law” (AMNY)
  • Cuomo Nominates Former Aide Steve Cohen to Port Authority Board (WSJ, News)
  • Moody’s: Less Traffic on Port Authority Crossings Threatens Finances (Capital)
  • Move NY Makes Its Case to the Staten Island Advance (1, 2)
  • Bed Stuy Restoration Corporation Gets Funding to Promote Bike-Share Use (DNA)
  • Constantinides Plans Meeting to Discuss Ferry Service Slated for Astoria (DNA)
  • NYPD’s Zach Tumin Talks Social Media and Open Data (Capital)
  • NJ Transit Riders Getting Socked With Higher Fares as Gas Tax Stays Flat (MTR)
  • Avella Bill to Outlaw Passing in the Parking Lane Would Actually Legalize It (TU)
  • A History of Car-Free Streets in Bay Ridge (Hey Ridge)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rory Lancman Explains Why He Wants to Hinder NYPD Crash Investigations
  • LICH Developers Try to Appease Apoplectic Cobble Hill Locals With Parking (Bklyn Paper, DNA)
  • Cyclists Say More People Would Bike the Bronx If Streets Were Safer (City Limits)
  • WNYC Explains Why It Will Be Years Before MTA Implements Positive Train Control
  • Lancman: Toll Reform a Bad Idea Because Drivers Have Different Incomes (QChron via SB)
  • NJ Transit Moves Seating Away From Penn Station Waiting Area, Baffling Commuters (Voice)
  • Evgeny Friedman, Who Wanted City Bailout, Avoids Foreclosure on Taxi Medallions (Post)
  • Cab Drivers Collide, Overturn Taxi Near LaGuardia; Three Injured (News)
  • Amazon Is Using the Subway and Bikes for Manhattan Deliveries (Gizmodo, Consumerist)
  • Daily News Editorial Board Says What All New Yorkers Are Thinking

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Today’s Headlines

  • $1.3 Billion Bailout Keeps Thruway From Adding More Debt or Tolls (TU, Capital, LoHud, Bloomberg)
  • De Blasio’s NYCHA Plan Includes New Development, Higher Parking Fees (WSJ, NYT)
  • Driver Leaving Gas Station Injures 3-Year-Old on Sidewalk; No Charges (Post)
  • Port Authority Police Officers Crash Into SUV and Lightpole in Gramercy (WNBC)
  • De Blasio Administration Wants City Council to Rewrite Law Banning Motorized Pedicabs (Post)
  • MTA Shortens Station Announcements, Adds Staff to Crowded Platforms (WNYC, DNA)
  • Nicole Garcia Named DOT’s New Queens Borough Commissioner (TL)
  • Far West Side Residential Development Pushes Car Dealerships From 11th Avenue (Observer)
  • 10-Story Apartment Building to Replace Gas Station on Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy (YIMBY)
  • MTA Uses 8-Bit Aesthetic to Explain Train Delays (Gothamist, Curbed, Brokelyn)

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