Today’s Headlines

  • Bloomberg Sold on Secaucus 7 Extension, Hoping to Lock In Project by 2013 (Post)
  • Elected Officials and Residents Blast State For Removing Tappan Zee Transit (LoHud)
  • County Exec Astorino: Transit-Free Bridge “Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish” (Nyack News/Views)
  • Bill Thompson’s MTA Plan: Swap Payroll Tax for Commuter Tax, Add Weight-Based Vehicle Fee (Post)
  • MTA Board Member: Before Raising Staten Island Tolls Again, Toll City’s Free Bridges (Advance)
  • Staten Island Republicans Call for Payroll Tax Repeal, Organize Churches and Charities (Advance)
  • TWU: No Wage Freeze If Cuomo Gives Millionaires $5 Billion Tax Cut (Capital)
  • In Tie Vote, CB 5 Committee Opts Against Requesting Sixth Avenue Bike Lane Extension (DNAinfo)
  • Sam Schwartz’s Landlord Flouts Bikes In Buildings Law (AMNY)
  • Dangerous Flushing and Jamaica Streets Get Safer, But Electeds Want to Go Further (News)
  • With City Council Vote, Gifford Miller’s Sheridan-Adjacent Housing to Break Ground Next Year (Crain’s)

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Port Authority Toll Increases Spur Ridership Jump on PATH and NJ Transit (NYT) Staten Island Excited to Get First Pedestrian Plaza, Already Applying For Three More (NY1) County Execs Blast Cuomo For Scrapping Tappan Zee Transit, Steamrolling Locals (CapTon) Kate Slevin: Transit-Free Tappan Zee “Civics Lesson In How Not to Do A Transportation Project” (LoHud) […]

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Confirmed: Tappan Zee Replacement Will Keep Highway Widening, Drop Transit (LoHud) Feds Pushed State to “Streamline” Tappan Zee Plans, Leave Transit For Later (NYT) MTA Hasn’t Been Invited to Cuomo’s Tappan Zee Meetings For Months (Transpo Nation) Giuliani Aide Tops Short List For MTA Chief, Five Others Under Consideration (News) Stats Show Safety Gains From […]

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Jury Finds Driver Not Guilty of Homicide in 2010 Fatal Bike Crash, Sentences Him to Ten Days Jail (Post) Sixteen Arrested For Ticket-Fixing, Related Corruption Charges (NYT) …Tix Fix Charges Could Threaten Thousands of Routine Cases (News) Tappan Zee Financials Pending, While Residents Keep Calling For Transit (LoHud, TranspoNation) Transportation Engineer: Transit-Free Tappan Zee Will Create […]

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NYT: If Cuomo Cuts Payroll Tax, He Must Ensure MTA Is Reimbursed and That Funding Is Secure For All the MTA Payroll Tax Details, Head to Capital Tonight Lefevre Family Just Wants the Truth About Son’s Death, and NYPD Won’t Give It to Them (NYT) Denise Richardson on MTA Tax Cut: Cuomo Preparing Return to 80s […]

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Last week, we profiled Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s transportation platform, which tended in the direction of airy platitudes. In contrast, his Republican opponent Carl Paladino has probably never been accused of playing things too safe, and on transportation policy, he’s true to form. Paladino’s been blitzing the campaign trail with a no-holds-barred anti-toll, anti-transit message. […]