Today’s Headlines

  • Feds Release First Round of Sandy Transpo Funds; $193 Million to MTA (WSJNewsPost)
  • In Case You Forgot, East Side Access Is Way Over Budget (Crain’sCapNYNewsSecond Ave Sagas)
  • Julio Acevedo in Custody for Glauber Hit-And-Run (DNA, Gothamist, NY1WNYC, Post 1, 2, News 1, 2)
  • Key W’burg Rabbi Questions Ray Kelly on Catch-And-Release for Drunk Drivers (DNA)
  • In Other News: Sports Star Busted for DUI – $190,000 Fine, License Suspended for 3 Years (Repubblica)
  • 2012 Traffic Ticket Breakdown: NYPD Still Enforces Tinted Windows More Than Speeding (News)
  • Quinn and Vacca to DOT: Keep Parking Cheap for “Hard-Working Commuters” Like Jimmy Vacca (Post)
  • As Predicted: Peter Vallone Jr. Says Five-Minute Muni-Meter “Grace Period” Not Enough (News)
  • Candidates Say DOT Doesn’t Work With Neighborhoods? CB Leaders Beg to Differ (Epoch Times)
  • Vincent Ignizio Got SBS Lights Removed; Mark-Viverito and Garodnick Want Them Back (Post)
  • Straphangers Campaign Subway Platform Report: Vandalism Up, Overall Conditions Improve (News)
  • WNYC Maps Commute Times; Southern Queens, Brooklyn Residents Have Longest Trips

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Larry Littlefield

    That map, like most, has commute times by place of residence.  What is more relevant is commute times by place of work.

    Which are high in Manhattan, because it has the highest average annual pay per worker of any county in the country, by far. People will travel farther, or pay more in housing costs to be near, that source of income.  Fortunately, many of the long commutes are via mass transit rather than by car, and thus less taxing.

  • The Epoch Times article is pretty good.  But I’m still not sure what to make of that newspaper, due to other stories like

  • kevd

    @disqus_wlgcE8xXNg:disqus- I think both maps are useful for showing different things, no?This map is useful in showing the disproportionately long average commutes endured by many outer borough residents.And while the title implies they are all co
    any also work closer to home.

  • Mike

    Epoch Times is a propaganda organ of Falun Gong, not a real newspaper. Not sure why Falun Gong cares about bike lanes in NYC, though…

  • Anonymous

    Even though flashing blue lights on SBS truly do violate law, the Ignizio thing pissed me off.  It’s why I started this page: (you don’t need a facebook account to use it).

    Like my other activism, I’ve recently had virtually no time to put any work into it, but that’s gonna change soon (starting a different job soon thank GOD).  Please check out the page.

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