Today’s Headlines

  • Four Injured, Three Seriously, When Driver Smashes Through Brownsville Building (WNBC)
  • Queens CB 4 Votes Unanimously for Slow Zone in Elmhurst (DNA)
  • Times Square Retail Rents Continue to Surge as Retailers Chase All Those Pedestrians (Real Deal)
  • Council Member Liz Crowley Calls for DOT Safety Action at Hotspots in Middle Village, Maspeth (Gazette)
  • More Transportation Proposals from Cuomo’s Disappointing State of the State (TransNat)
  • Woodside Bar Owners and CB 2 Chair Ask DOT to Rethink Roosevelt Ave. Rush Hour Parking Ban (DNA)
  • NYPD Settlements Jump 35 Percent, Costing City $186 Million Annually (Brooklyn Bureau)
  • EDC Seeks Developers to Build SPURA Development, Including Extra Parking (Crain’s)
  • PATH Restores Some Late Night Service as Slow Sandy Recovery Continues (Gothamist)
  • More Coverage of CB 7 Vote Supporting Columbus Avenue Bike Lane (DNA, Spectator)

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  • Jeff

    I’m typically against rush hour parking restrictions because I find the “extra” lane tends to lead to dangerous, competitive driving.  Instead of a “keep right, pass left” scenario, you end up with the bulk of traffic using the left lane, and the right (formerly parking) lane becomes the de facto “tee-hee-hee lane”–used only when the occasional motorist gets tickled with the brilliant idea that, by erratically and aggressively passing other motorists on the right, they can save 1.7 seconds off of their trip.

    In this case, however, I have to chuckle:  A purveyor of alcoholic beverages is complaining that the city does not provide parking for the consumers of said alcoholic beverages.

  • Anonymous
  • Brad Aaron

    “… by the 1920?s the Velodrome was the hottest ticket in town.”

    http://myinwood.net/new-york-velodrome/

  • Jjmacjohnson

    If a project is worth doing then it does not need incentives.

    Well of course if your rich then why spend your own money.

  • Anonymous

    I like how, in the article about the parking regulations on Roosevelt, people who got their cars towed due to posted parking regulations that have been in effect for 30 years are described as “unlucky”.
    It’s like parking regulations are a game, and it would be ludicrous to expect drivers to actually pay attention to signs and respect them.

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