Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Tells Broad Pro-Transit Tappan Zee Coalition He Won’t Pay For Buses (LoHud)
  • Work Rules, Not Wages, Top Issue in MTA/TWU Negotiations So Far (News)
  • With Half-Million Rides, East River Ferries Sail Past Predictions (DNAinfo)
  • In Latest Taxi Summit, Cuomo Grills Yassky About Handicapped Permits (NewsTranspo Nation)
  • Op-Ed: Cuomo Infrastructure Fund Plan Flunks Transparency, Accountability Tests (Times-Union)
  • Transit Matters: MTA, NJ Transit, HopStop Top New York Google Searches in 2011 (Gothamist)
  • Staten Island North Shore Plan Would Boost Bike/Ped Access, But Needs MTA Assist (Advance)
  • Lew Fidler, Community Board Oppose Bike Lane Request for Emmons Avenue (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Amtrak Now Claims It Needs Rent-Free Moynihan Station to Increase Service (Bloomberg)
  • City’s Child Obesity Rate Drops Over Last Five Years (NYT)
  • Architects Go Crazy With Idea of Manhattan Grid (Curbed)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

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    Long discussion on the Sheepshead Bites article.  The “Lenny” who proposed the bike lane is criticized for asking for anonymity.  This choice to be anonymous seems to make sense.  When an anti-bike lane poster talked excitedly of hearing about bicyclists being killed by 18 wheelers, a number of others “liked” this vicious comment.

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