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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 […]

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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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Health Department: The Number of New Yorkers Who Bike Is on the Rise (AMNY) The Driver Who Killed 13-Year-Old Jazmine Marin Gets a Pass From NYPD (News, Post) Surely This State DOT Highway Expansion Will Fix Staten Island’s Traffic Problems (DNA) Passenger Exiting SUV Doors Northbound Cyclist on Jay Street By MetroTech (Bklyn Paper) Woodhaven SBS NIMBYs Also Detest Expansion […]

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Read All the Way to the End of This Times Piece for the Real Story on NYC’s Traffic Death Spike … … Or Just Read the Brooklyn Spoke Edit Gothamist Wonders If Next Mayor Will Twist Fatality Uptick to Roll Back Safe Street Improvements NYPD Still Withholding Crime Data, and Chris Quinn Has Nothing to […]