Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo Administration Totally Caves on Thruway Truck Toll Hike (Crain’s, CapTon, Times Union)
  • Thruway OKs TZB Plan; AG and Comptroller Signatures Are Next (LoHud, Times Union, TransNat)
  • History Lesson: Why Is the TZB at the Second-Widest Point of the Hudson River? (NYT)
  • Senate Dems Choose Westchester’s Andrea Stewart-Cousins as Their Leader (CapNY, Times Union)
  • MTA Expects to Run R Train Below East River by Friday (Post, WSJ, SAS, NY1)
  • Hunts Point Market Lease In Limbo, But Truck Traffic Rolls on in South Bronx (NY World)
  • CB 1 Committee to Discuss Williamsburg’s George B. Post Plaza on Wednesday (DNA)
  • Alta Gets Contract for Portland Bike-Share; Must Find Sponsorship (OPB)
  • State Sells Trains Intended for Failed Pataki-Era Rail Project for Scrap (News)
  • Adam Sternbergh: Crazy Cuozzo Adds “Several Exciting Innovations” to Anti-Bike Genre (NYT)

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