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The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (5 Killed Since Nov. 16, 144 This Year, 12 Drivers Charged*) Union Square: Skateboarder Kyle Larson, 20, Killed by Truck […]

Today’s Headlines

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Riders Alliance Calls on de Blasio to Fund Discounted MetroCards (News, AMNY) Bay Ridge Motorists’ Insatiable Appetite for Free Parking Sparks Salamanca-Gentile Bill (Eagle) More on DOT’s Left Turn Safety Initiative (Voice, WNYC, AMNY, NY1, DNA) Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Woman on Lower Manhattan Sidewalk Going to Jail (Post) Mother of Child Killed by Speeding Driver Outside Harlem School Sues City […]

Today’s Headlines

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Now That Motorists Are Taken Care Of, City Will Clear Bike Lanes (DNA) NYC Is Working to Improve Snow Removal, But Not to Help People Who Aren’t Driving (NYT) De Blasio Apparently Has the Votes to Restrict Horse Carriages and Sink the Pedicab Industry (Politico) MTA Officials Shrug Off Cuomo’s Budget Bait-and-Switch (WNYC) Electeds Want Answers on Upcoming L Train Shutdown (Gothamist); DNA […]

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Private Trash Hauler Crushes Woman to Death in West Village (News, Post, AMNY, DNA, NY1) New York Must Get Subway Construction Costs Under Control or Get Left Behind (RPA) Cuomo in Talks With Amtrak About Penn Station Work (Politico) Patchwork Subway Fixes May Not Be Evident for Years (Post) Entrance at Brand New Second Avenue Subway Station Closed Due to Broken Escalators (DNA) The […]

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Amar Diarrassouba Is Buried; Erik Mayor’s Victim-Blaming Gets Attention (Post 1, 2) Unlike Press, Victim’s Family Doesn’t Blame Guard (NY Mag, DNA, Post 1, 2, 3, NYT, News 1, 2, 3) Parents at Diarrassouba’s School Complain of Large Trucks Delivering to East River Plaza (TransNat) Driver Kills W’burg Couple, Flees; Premature Baby Dies (Post, News, WSJ, DNA, Gothamist, NYT 1, 2) On the “Boulevard of Death,” News Holds Vigil With Victim’s […]

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Marty Golden and David Weprin Among Politicos Who Consider Themselves Above Traffic Rules (Post) City Hires Firms to Improve Public Realm Along With Midtown East Rezoning (DCP via Curbed) Elba Granizo, 75, Killed by Driver in Elmhurst (Times Ledger) Leroy Comrie to Introduce Bill Requiring NYPD to Release Yearly Hit-and-Run Reports (News) Finally, Motorists Get More Space […]