Today’s Headlines

  • 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 (LoHudTranspoNation)
  • Transportation Engineer: Transit-Free Tappan Zee Will Create “Boom in Sprawl” (LoHud)
  • Q Poll Finds 56 Percent Support Statewide for MTA Payroll Tax (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Safety Improvements Finally Installed at Upper West Side “Bowtie of Death” (W Side Rag)
  • US Attorney Brings Charges Against 11 in $1B LIRR Disability Fraud Case (NYT)
  • Staten Island Wants Transit or Lower Tolls Before Spending on Secaucus 7 (Advance 12)
  • Joe Lhota’s First Day at the MTA (Post)
  • Jessica Lappin, Civitas, Hold Design Contest to Revitalize East River Greenway Uptown (DNAinfo)
  • Who Should Play Robert Moses in Oliver Stone’s HBO Biopic Based on The Power Broker? (Gothamist)

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  • carma

    Hmm.  Robert Moses..  the guy that brought you the crumbling BQE, and the Cross Bronx Nightmareway.   The guy who also stopped any mass transit improvements, and abused the use of eminent domain.  i say we nominate a train wreck of an actor.

    how about Charlie Sheen?

  • Josef Szende

    The most heartening thing about the entire Tappan Zee debacle is that people in New York’s suburbs are showing that they really understand the problem by protesting. Building for cars destroys quality of life and building for transit makes suburban living better and easier. 

  • digamma

    Ciarán Hinds seems like a good physical match.

  • Larry Littlefield

    You should link the LIRR disability pension scandal, because it’s important.  When people talk about “waste” at the MTA or the need to reduce labor costs, they are generally talking about the subway, or New York City Transit in general.

    There are bigger problems elsewhere, and they go back a long way.

  • Planning

    Great.  As if the Power Broker historical fiction didn’t cloud public understanding enough, we’ll double down and really make sure people buy into a myth.  

    Why would anybody want to know real facts, or try to consider any of the complexities of a long career or the implementation of public works, when we have such a convenient scapegoat?

  • fj

     Climate change dwarfs population as a problem, says McKibben – @DrBobBullard

    guess what?  Climate change dwarfs most problems — including those regarding transportation where cradle-to-cradle netzeroMobility is likely on the critical path to solving.

  • fj

    City Room: With Generators Gone, Wall Street Protesters Try Bicycle Power @NYTMetro Very clean.

    Occupy Wall Street is now fueled with pedal power! @SustnblFlatbush #ows Now they’re cooking!


Today’s Headlines

Homicide Charges Filed Against Driver in Fatal Head-On 90 MPH Collision (News) Private Garbage Truck Driver Kills Hell’s Kitchen Pedestrian; “No Criminality Suspected” (Gothamist) Tappan Zee Transparency: Cuomo Admin Won’t Say a Word About Likely Thruway Toll Hikes (LoHud) Felon Convicted of Defrauding MTA Hired to Run Payroll For East Side Access Contractor (News) Cool, If […]

Today’s Headlines

Senate Transportation Bill Includes $1.4B for New York City Transit (Post) With Cuomo on Board, State Legislators Sew Up Their Districts (NYT) Construction Underway on Cuomo’s Transit-Free Tappan Zee (LoHud, TransNat) Rudin Agrees to Fewer Parking Spots, Fewer Apartments for St. Vincent’s Development (NYT) Whole Foods Coming to Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg (NYT, Bklyn Paper) […]

Today’s Headlines

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

QPoll Shows Two to One Support For Bike-Share System (News) … But Daily News Prints Four Anti-Bike Screeds in Letters Section Westchester League of Women Voters Blasts State For Stripping Transit From Tappan Zee (LoHud) State Looks to Tolls to Pay For New Tappan Zee (Transpo Nation) Should Some NJ Transit Buses Skip Port Authority, Load on […]

Today’s Headlines

Isabel Rodriguez, 88, Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver on Brownsville’s Stone Avenue (Post) Five Dead in Van Wyck Traffic Crash, Including Two Children (NYT, News) Bike-Share Software Glitch Affects Locking, Delaying Chattanooga Roll-Out Until Fall (News) Skelos and Silver Oppose Thruway Toll Hike, and Cuomo May Back Down (Post) A Close Look at the Thruway Authority’s Shaky […]

Today’s Headlines

In Daily News Interview, Prendergast Prepares MTA Riders for Fare Hikes and Service Disruptions Gelinas: Quinn’s MTA Proposal Ignores Rising Costs and How to Pay The Bill (Post) Midtown Hit-And-Run Driver Injures Pedestrian, Crashes Into Crane During Escape (Post) Schumer: East River Ferry Expansion Will Get $1 Billion From Feds (Times Ledger) CB 1 Supports Williamsburg Plazas […]