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Today’s Headlines

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WSJ Poll: 61% Blame MTA, Not Pols, for Transit Crisis as Service Cuts Disproportionately Hit Poor Yankee Stadium‘s 9,000 Parking Spaces Sit Half Empty; Operator Could Default on City Bonds (News) NJ Officials Put Hudson Transit Tunnel Work on Hiatus, Raising Doubts About Project’s Future (NYT) Cyclist Jasmine Herron Killed on Atlantic Ave After Unlicensed […]

Imagining a New Atlantic Avenue for de Blasio’s New York

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Atlantic Avenue is one of New York’s most prominent streets, and in most respects, it is completely broken. Stretching more than ten miles, Atlantic cuts through several neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens while functioning mainly as an urban highway for private motorists and truckers making their way east, toward the Van Wyck and Long Island, or […]

Today’s Headlines

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Real Estate Tax, Pension Contributions And Albany Pile On To MTA’s Money Woes (NY1) Poll Shows GOP Could Retake State Senate (Post) Without Market for Office Space, Atlantic Yards Proposes a Plaza Instead (City Room) Tish James Revives Call for Residential Permit Parking Near Arena (Brooklyn Paper) Bloomberg Endorses Parking Ticket Quotas as Traffic Enforcement Metric (News) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Are Congestion Pricing Hearings a Stall Tactic? (Daily Politics) RELATED: Albany Yielding to Minority on Pricing (Daily News) PlaNYC Goals Undermined by Atlantic Yards (Gotham Gazette) Preservationists Question Moynihan Station Plan (Post) Development Slated for Flatbush Ave Extension (Brooklyn Eagle) UN Expansion Could Include New East River Park (Sun) Designs Considered for Gateway Park Renovation […]

Tonight: DOT Workshop on Atlantic Ave Segment Where Driver Killed Senior

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Yesterday a motorist killed a senior who was trying to cross Atlantic Avenue at an intersection that has no crosswalks. Tonight DOT will host a public workshop to solicit input on a safer design for Atlantic between Georgia Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard, which includes the site of Monday’s collision. Helen Marszalek, 70, was walking across Atlantic at Grant Avenue […]