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Today’s Headlines

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Bloomberg Puts Brakes on Pedicab Law (Newsday) Brooklyn Protesters Come Out Against One-Way Plan (NY Post) Long Wait to Fix Times Square Gap (Newsday) Manhattan Commuter Walks Five Miles Each Way (AMNY) Thinking Green on a Local Level on the LES (City Limits) Robert Moses Reconsidered, Again (City Limits) Cop Charged with DWI After Tire-Slash […]

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Electeds Want 16-Agency “Working Group” to Prepare for Canarsie Tube Closure (News, @2AvSagas) How Will NYC Manage Streets When There’s No L Service? De Blasio Isn’t Inspiring Confidence (Politico) The Times Ponders How Williamsburg Will Fare Without the L; Post Pleased With Shutdown Plan Keegan Stephan: Get the NYPD Out of Vision Zero (City Limits) Cyclist Seriously Injured […]

Shocker: Speed Limits Are Useless Without Enforcement

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If drivers don’t acknowledge the risk of speeding, street designs and enforcement practices have to do it for them. New research from Purdue University highlights the futility of controlling drivers’ speed with signs. The Times’ health blog has the story: When it comes to speeding, many American motorists don’t worry about safety. They just worry […]

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EPA Cites Detroit-Backed Energy Bill to Quash State Emissions Regs (NYT) Feds Kick Back Plan to Toll Pennsylvania Interstate (Philly Inquirer)  Atlanta Losing Business to Gridlock (AJC)  EU Tells Car Makers to Clean Up or Pay Up (NYT) Sweden Beats Kyoto CO2 Targets, in Part, With Congestion Pricing (AFP) Flight Limits Imposed to Reduce JFK […]

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City Council’s Albany Wish List: Commuter Tax, Speed Limits, Cameras, Truck Safety (WSJ, Observer) Black Boxes Can Help Crash Investigations, But Schumer Wants to Give Drivers an “Off” Switch (Forum) MNR’s New President Releases 100-Day Safety Plan, Including New Investigation Unit (WCBS, Post) Tri-State: MTA’s New Chief Safety Officer Must Focus on More Than Just Rails […]