Today’s Headlines

  • City Council to Vote on Slate of Traffic Safety Bills Today (Post, WNYC)
  • Espaillat and Levine Call for Extending 125th Street Select Bus Service to West Harlem (News)
  • Make Queens Safer Says NYPD’s Geocoded Crash Data Undercounts Injuries and Fatalities
  • Ben Kallos Bill Would Require NYPD to Map Traffic Summonses (AMNY)
  • No Charges for Parks Department Driver Who Ran Over Child, and No Explanation for Crash (DNA)
  • Teen Who Killed Ariel Russo Bragged About Speeding, Manhattan Prosecutors Tell Judge (NYT, News)
  • Brooklyn CB 15 Rejects Half-Baked NYS DOT Ocean Parkway Safety Proposal (Sheepshead Bites)
  • Con Ed and Parks Department Duck Responsibility for Incomplete East River Esplanade Work (DNA)
  • Brooklyn Homicide Detective Arrested for Driving Drunk (News)
  • City Has Allowed Trucking Company to Operate on College Point Residential Block for 24 Years (TL)
  • Sam Schwartz Pitches Toll Reform to Downtown Express Readers

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  • sammy davis jr jr

    In the Franklin Reyes case, the state shares culpability when it gives
    driver’s licenses to people who don’t have proper training to safely operate a
    motor vehicle, and a state that doesn’t police drivers sufficiently.

    Will the state revoke the license of this driver who jumped the curb on busy Broadway & 73rd Street? Is this not sufficient proof this person is incapable of safely operating a motor vehicle? pic.twitter.com/gdxTwIxgDW

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