Today’s Headlines

  • State Senate Votes 53-8 to Expel Hiram Monserrate (NYT, GG, News, Post)
  • Bronx Council Member Larry Seabrook Charged With Money Laundering (NYT, Post)
  • David Weprin Packing for Albany After Assembly Special Election (NY1)
  • Quinn on Screwy Transit Tax Plan: "Outrageous, Outrageous, Outrageous, Outrageous" (TDP)
  • Struggling Manhattan Costco Comes Up Short on Promise to Employ Locals (DNAinfo)
  • Lo and Behold: Surveying Users on Improved Park Circle, Times Finds Driver Who Hates It
  • DA Dan Donovan Joins Cops, Other Electeds for Hylan Boulevard Safety Summit (NY1
  • Man on a Mission to Bring Street Parking to Rockaway Beach ‘Hoods (City Room)
  • Westchester Takes a Pass on Improving Bike Facilities (MTR)
  • Case Closed: SUV Collision That Left Brooklyn Kid Critical Just a "Terrible Accident" (News)
  • Melbourne "Road Hierarchy" Will Prioritize Transit, Peds, Bikes (Age)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Larry Littlefield

    “Under the new proposal, New York City businesses would now contribute 88 percent of all mobility tax revenues, up from 70 percent. This will ensure a more equitable distribution of tax liability in line with the fact that New York City is the destination for over 90 percent of weekday ridership.”

    I answered my own question. In FY 2007 NYC Transit and MTA Bus accounted for 78.1% of all MTA revenues that were not fares (tolls, taxes, federal aid, debt).

  • About the Park Circle revamp:

    Also, Mr. Laufer continues to look for parking sites to replace the 50 spaces that were lost at the head of Ocean Parkway in the redesign.

    Now why would we want to eliminate organizations that fight so tenaciously for what’s right?

  • TKO

    With the Costco development why does any one believe anything written when it is done with orest City Ratner Companies? Foolish.

  • You know what amazes me about the changes at Park Circle and other improvements in NYC? How quickly it happens. Back in September 2008, in Boston, I want to a “final” meeting for planned improvements at an intersection The process had started in 2006. At the end of the meeting, after support was clear, the city officials announced that they would be moving forward. It’s 2010 and nothing has been done yet.