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Today’s Headlines

  • Alberta Bagu, 46, Killed by Hit-and-Run Private Trash Hauler in Bushwick (Post, WCBSWABC, WNBC)
  • Turning Tour Bus Driver Seriously Injures Greenwich Village Pedestrian (DNA, Post, WCBS, News, PIX)
  • TWU Tries to Distract Daily News Readers From Its Battle Against Victims of Traffic Violence
  • MTA Report Obtained by Post Blames Broken Street Lamp, Not Bus Driver, for Killing Man in South Bronx
  • 90-Year-Old Driver Smashes Into Store at Bay Terrace Shopping Center; Minor Injuries (News, Post)
  • Lining Up Against the Uber Cap: Daily News, Black Biz Leader Ron Busby (News), Steve Cuozzo (Post)
  • Levine and Espaillat Urge Implementation of West Harlem Bus Lanes ASAP (News)
  • Brad Lander Wants Google Maps to Reduce the Number of Left Turns It Gives in Directions (WNYC)
  • NYPD Begins Crackdown on E-Bikes (News via WPIX)
  • Court Case Alleges NYPD Destroying Evidence of Quota System for Summonses (News)
  • Bike-Obsessed UWS Officer Is the Post’s Favorite Cop, But DNA Readers Are Split

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Today’s Headlines

  • Turning Driver “Loses Control” and Seriously Injures Two in East NY; “No Criminality” (WCBS)
  • Two Killed, Four Injured in Two-Car Crash Outside Middle School in Bayside (News, WABC)
  • Queens BP, Council Members Use Budget to Fund Bus Countdown Clocks (News, Gothamist, TL)
  • Judge Dismisses Case Against DMV for Extra Fines, Points for Bicycle Tickets (Gothamist)
  • East Side Pols Fear Delays Mean 2nd Ave Subway Won’t Open As Promised by End of 2016 (News)
  • Slate Joins Uber In Its Skepticism of City’s Case for Cap on New FHV Licenses
  • Behavior Like This Is What It Takes for TLC to Revoke a Hack License (News)
  • NYPD Officer Arrested for Third Time in Eight Months After Crashing Motorcycle (Post)
  • East Harlem Residents Turn Out for Citi Bike Station Planning Workshop (DNA)
  • More Coverage of Town Hall on 111th Street Safety Plan from Times Ledger
  • Trottenberg, Reynoso, NYPD Talk Transportation at Myrtle Ave BID Meeting (Times Newsweekly)
  • Witold Rybczynski Sets the New York Times Straight About Cars in Central Park (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio Mad as Hell With Cuomo and He’s Not Gonna Take It Anymore (NY1, NYT)
  • Uber Cap: More Coverage of Hearing (Capital) and Uber’s Protest Outside (NYTPost, News, Observer)
  • Post and AMNY Not Impressed by de Blasio’s Planned Cap on Uber and Other For-Hire Cars
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Drank Before Killing Betty Jean DiBiaso Turns Himself In (WNBC)
  • This Week’s Village Voice Cover Stories Look at the MTA’s Woes (1, 2, 3)
  • Canarsie Car Owners Cannot Deal With New Bike Path in Their Neighborhood (News 12)
  • Man Repeatedly Punches Financial District Traffic Agent After Getting Parking Ticket (DNA)
  • There’s No Proof Crossing Guards Make Streets Safer, But They Do Put Themselves at Risk (Crain’s)
  • Condos to Replace Shuttered East Village Gas Station on 2nd Avenue (Bowery Boogie)
  • Get Ready for More NYPD Vehicles Parked on the Brooklyn Bridge Path (News, Post)
  • Meet the Mets, by Bike: Team Advertises on Citi Bike for First-Pitch Sweepstakes (News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Halfway Through 2015, Pedestrian Deaths in NYC Haven’t Declined Much (WNYC)
  • Say It’s an “Accident” and NYPD Will Let You Get Away With Killing Someone With Your Car (News, Post)
  • NYC’s Transit System Isn’t Keeping Up With Its Population Growth (News)
  • Uber Deploys Its Pressure Tactics Against City Hall (Crain’s, Post)
  • De Blasio Taps Maria Torres-Springer, Former Aide to Seth Pinsky, to Run NYC EDC (NYT, Crain’s)
  • NJ Transit Riders Will Absorb Another Round of Fare Hikes + Service Cuts on Christie’s Watch (MTR)
  • Reactivated South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Promises to Cut Truck Traffic (CapNY)
  • DNAinfo Names the Officers Living the Dream of Issuing Bike Tickets By the Hundreds
  • More Coverage of Central Park Car-Free Expansion From Gothamist and WNYC
  • 13 Metro-North Train Crew Members Indicted for Cheating on Job Exams (NYT, News)
  • Sharrows on a Few Blocks of Fulton Street Are Too Much for Brooklyn CB 3 (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Get Ready for Permanent Car-Free Zones in Central Park Above 72nd Street, Starting Today (News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Betty Jean DiBiasio, 21, in Astoria Early Saturday A.M. (Post)
  • Speeding Driver Causes 4-Car Collision in Marble Hill and Dies (PostNews)
  • Driver Speeding and Running Reds Crashes Into Second Car, Killing Her Passenger (News)
  • Steve Levin in Uber’s Cross-hairs for Backing a Slowdown in Black Car Licenses (Bklyn Paper)
  • How Will Residents of 5,500-Unit Greenpoint Landing Get Around? (Gothamist)
  • In a First, Cops Ticket Cabbies Who Double-Parked While Praying (Post)
  • Apparently, There’s “No Room” on Staten Island for More Bus Lanes (Advance)
  • Market Rate for Parking in DUMBO: $350-$450/Month; On-Street Rate: $0 (DNA)
  • Komanoff: The Pope Didn’t Come Out Against Carbon Taxes — Far From It (NYT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It Was Big and It Was Ugly: Albany’s Legislative Session Is Finally Over (TU, C&S)
  • Downstate Transit Riders (WCBS) and Upstate Manufacturers (MTR) Hurt By Albany’s MTA Inaction
  • Families for Safe Streets Asks TWU to Stop Its Campaign to Secure Special Treatment (C&S)
  • Team Cuomo Lays Out Timeline for Initial TZB Bus Upgrades But Nothing More (LoHud)
  • Cuomo Spent Nearly $700,000 in Legal Fees for Fruitless TZB Clean Water Fund Raid (WNYC)
  • State’s Top Court Backs TLC in Requiring Taxi of Tomorrow for Entire Fleet (News, Post)
  • Access-A-Ride Driver Seriously Injures Woman Crossing 14th Street in Manhattan (News, Post)
  • Cabbie Who Killed Cooper Stock in Crosswalk Refuses to Watch Video of Crash in Court (Post)
  • S.I. Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault for Ramming Off-Duty Cop on Motorcycle (Advance)
  • Queens CB 3 Hosts Its Third Outdoor Meeting in Diversity Plaza (Q Chron)
  • The Times Weeps for Drivers Who Will No Longer Be Able to Use Parks as Rush Hour Shortcuts

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Today’s Headlines

  • The Right of Way Law “Has Been Effective and Saved Lives” (NYT)
  • De Blasio Defends Right of Way Law as S.I. Pols Line Up for Bus, Taxi Exemption (Advance)
  • Prendergast “Confident” Albany Will Fund MTA (Capital, News) But Projects Still Threatened (Post, WNBC)
  • Driver Charged for Drunk Driving After Killing David Craig, 57, on Park Bench (WCBS, News)
  • Martin Celmer, 27, Dies After Driver Struck Him on Metropolitan Ave in W’Burg; No Charges (Bklyn Paper)
  • Second Hit-and-Run Driver Who Ran Over Melwood Hughes, 93, Turns Herself In (DNA, News, WNBC)
  • Corrections Employee Arrested for Drunk Driving After Smashing Two Parked Cars (News)
  • Senate Confirms Prendergast to First Full Term as MTA Chairman and CEO (NYT)
  • Uber and the Post Blast Mayor, Council for Proposing Slowdown in For-Hire Licenses (News, Crain’s)
  • 207th Street Is Inwood’s Most Dangerous; Schools Push for One-Way Streets in N’Hood (DNA 12)
  • Newark’s First Protected Bike Lanes — Previously Given Up to Parking — Have Returned (NJBWC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Subway Delays Up Again, Hitting Four-Year High (News)
  • Meanwhile, in Albany… (NYT)
  • More Coverage of Cyclist Death on Church Ave (DNA, Post, News, PIXBklyn Paper)
  • City Budget Deal Includes 1,300 New NYPD Officers (NYT, C&S, AP, DNACapital, Gotham Gazette)
  • Rising Real Estate Taxes Help MTA Budget, But Authority Still Faces Capital Plan Gap (Crain’s)
  • MTA Hires Cleaning Crew to Spruce Up Select Bus Service Stops (News)
  • Medallion-Financing Agency, Facing Declining Values, Sues TLC to Stop Ride-Hail Apps (Post)
  • TLC Passes New Rules for Ride-Hail Apps, Requiring More Info for Consumers (NYT, WCBS, AP)
  • Staten Island Man Faces Lawsuit After Allegedly Dooring Park Slope Cyclist (Post)
  • Canarsie Driver Smashes Cars, Person, Home in Attempt to Avoid Roadkill (News, WNBC)
  • If You Keep Getting Speed Camera Tickets, Maybe You Shouldn’t Drive So Fast (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Mother of Daily News Reporter in Bed-Stuy; No Charges (News)
  • Gelinas: Cuomo’s Abuse of the MTA Will Destroy Your Faith in Government (Post)
  • Albany Pretends to Care About Transit Riders (Post)
  • Parks Department to Install Permanent Memorial to Sammy Cohen Eckstein By Prospect Park (DNA)
  • Bus Lane and Sidewalks Coming to North Side of Pelham Parkway (BxTimes)
  • DOT Shows South Central Queens How to Get Around Without Driving (DNA)
  • After Nearly 40 Years, Vinicio Donato Relinquishes Chairmanship of Queens CB 1 (QChron)
  • NYC Needs to Strengthen Protections for Pedestrians, Not Water Them Down (MTR)
  • NYPD Squad Car Drivers Collide in 52nd Precinct, Injuring Five Cops (Post)
  • SpotPog — The Umpteenth App Purporting to Solve the Problem of Free Parking (News)
  • People You Share the Road With (Post, AMNY)

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