Today’s Headlines

  • Walder: NYC Needs to Prioritize Buses on the Street (NYT)
  • New MTA Chief Will Keep Pursuing Lawsuit to Void TWU Contract (News 1, 2)
  • Advance to SI Parents: Quit Complaining About Traffic Enforcement in School Zones
  • Bay Ridge Gets a Ferry Launch at 69th Street Pier; Still Waiting for Ferry Service (Bklyn Paper)
  • Planning Commission Approves Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment Project (City Room)
  • Wanted: Volunteers to Document Truck Traffic in Williamsburg and Greenpoint (MTR)
  • Pilot Project Whets Appetite for Complete Streets in St. Louis (Switchboard)
  • Starting in February You Can Let Honda Teach You "How to Ride a Bike" (Uber Gizmo)
  • Now for Something More Useful: New Bike Locks Hitting the Market (TreeHugger)
  • Speeding Fines Ain’t What They Used to Be (How We Drive)

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If School Bus Drivers Strike, City Will Buy Students MetroCards — or Pay for Car Costs (News) Reynoso, Van Bramer to DSNY: Make a Better Plan to Clear Snow From Bike Lanes (AMNY) If a Reanimated Robert Moses Could Ram These Projects Through, Would You Want Him To? (Crain’s) Driver Hits and Drags Woman By Queens Midtown Tunnel and Peels Off […]

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City Releases Data Showing How Many New Yorkers Bike, Walk, Drive, Take Transit to Work (NYT) News Isn’t Convinced 34th Street Transitway Will Pay Off Why Don’t NYC Kids Play Street Games Anymore? (Post) …It Probably Has Something to Do With This (Post) NYC Garbage Trucks Have Injured 294 People in the Last Three Years […]

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Unidentified Woman Killed by Driver in Hit-and-Run on Highland Boulevard in Jamaica (News) Trucks and How Leading Pedestrian Intervals Can Stop the “Left Turn of Death” (Cap’n Transit) The Media’s Perspective Needs to Change Before There’s Real Progress on Traffic Fatalities (PPS) Environmental Review: Necessary, But in Need of Major Reform (NYT via 2nd Avenue […]

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"Cash for Clunkers" Funds Dry Up — Now Car Dealers Want More Taxpayer $ (NYT, Post) NJ Turnpike Authority to TSTC: How Dare You Try to Prevent Highway Widening (MTR) House and Senate Pass Short-Term Patch for Transpo Funding (NYT, Streetsblog Cap Hill) Bloomberg Agrees to Have City Vehicles Pay to Use MTA Crossings (News) […]

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Albany’s Process for Allocating Road Funds Is a Farce (Politico) Unlicensed Motorist Drives Onto Fort Greene Sidewalk, Killing Victoria Nicodemus, 30 (News, Post) Federal Transpo Bill Lets Amtrak Reinvest NEC Profits in NEC Service (WNYC) Even AAA Is on Christie’s Case for Siphoning Port Authority Revenue to Pay for NJ Roads (Post) David Weprin and Tony Avella […]