Today’s Headlines

  • Enviros Warn Cuomo: Rushing Ahead With TZB Now Will Delay It Later (Lohud)
  • SUV Driver Kills 18-Year-Old Bronx Cyclist; Witness: Driver Going Too Fast (NBC)
  • The Post Files a 100% Victim-Blaming Version of the Story
  • Tom Vanderbilt Plumbs the Science of Pedestrian Movement With RPA’s Jeff Zupan (Slate)
  • Check Out the Ten Most Used Subway Stations in Each Borough (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Scenes From the 86th Street Station Blasting (NY1)
  • Sandhogs Have Never Had So Much Work (Voice)
  • One Wrongly-Installed Part Caused September 2011 LIRR Service Outage (WSJ)
  • No Hook Is Too Small for the Bklyn Paper to Hang a Gratuitous PPW Bike Lane Reference
  • With So Much Free Parking in NYC, How Do Storage Rentals Stay in Business? (Post)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Anxiously Awaiting Bike Share

    Anyone have information or the presentation that was presented to Manhattan CB3 last night on bikeshare?

  • Yes, I’ll have a report later today. Basically, DOT showed a preliminary station map for the district, the committee said it looked good and offered a few suggestions to add or subtract stations, and DOT is looking at a July launch for the system.

  • Larry Littlefield

    The NBC and Post articles seem to describe two different accidents.  According to NBC, the bike set off from the street near the curb and was hit by the motor vehicle.  According to the Post, the bike was riding on the sidewalk and suddenly swerved into traffic.

    Only witnesses can distinguish between the two versions of events.  If this were at night and no one was around, the driver would just make the Post claim and that would be the end of it.  I wonder if witnesses were interviewed by the police?

  • @f9b2cb395abd5a101456b3b0a40912e1:disqus Note how the NBC reporter got information from witnesses at the scene without any filtering from NYPD. The Post, on the other hand, got their info from “cops and witnesses.” The only witness directly cited in either story who says the victim “came out of nowhere” is the driver. Good enough for NYPD to call it a day, it seems.

  • carma

    July launch…. so close, yet still so far away.

    anxiously awaiting bike share

  • Anxiously Awaiting Bike Share

    Thanks Ben! Just saw the full article up

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