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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De Blasio Budget: TEAs, SI Ferry (NYT); “Vague” on MTA (Politico); Gov’s Hand Still in the Till (Politico) Winter Cuomo Watch: De Blasio, MTA Predict Subway Service This Weekend (NYT, Politico) Feds Award $176M for Manhattan Resiliency (NYT); NJ Pledges No Local Funds, Loses Out (WNYC) DOT, CB 8 Promise UES Crosstown Bike Lane Proposal Doesn’t Touch Parking or Car Lanes […]

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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 […]

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Spot Check: Cops and Delivery Vehicles Are NYC’s Worst Bike Lane Blockers (DNAinfo) City’s East River Ferry Service Debuts — Fares Come Later (Brooklyn Paper, NYT, DNAinfo, NY1) City Room Spent All Day on the Ferry Rochester Residents Tell David Gantt to Get Behind Statewide Complete Streets Law (MTR) Garodnick: Double Traffic Fines for E-Bikes […]

NYC Stim Projects Help Fund Big Bike-Ped Improvements

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Brooklyn Bridge upkeep grabbed headlines this morning, but wait til you see what’s happening on Houston Street. Yesterday Mayor Bloomberg unveiled the list of city transportation projects set to receive an injection of federal stimulus cash. Budget-wise, the big ticket items are mostly bridge repair projects, but channeling those stim bucks toward necessary maintenance also […]

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NYC Budget Office: Surprise! The Yankee Stadium Parking Scandal Is a Disaster (IBO) It’s Not Just Bike Lanes: Anthony Weiner Promises to Tear Out Boro Taxis on Day One (CapNY) Tribeca CB Committee Likes Bike Plan, Except Short On-Sidewalk Route to Avoid Cobblestones (DNA) Meanwhile, in Dumbo: Test the Bike-Friendly Cobblestone Options DOT Is Considering […]

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Bloomberg: Don’t Spend Money on Subway Storm-Proofing; Use It for Expansion Instead (CapNY, SAS) Toll Increase in Effect for Port Authority Crossings Despite AAA Lawsuit (TransNat) Siena Poll: 59 Percent Say MTA Has Handled Sandy Recovery Well (News) Post: “Taking On More Debt Is In No Way a Free Lunch” for MTA Sandy Recovery Driver Crashes […]