Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of Death of Nicholas Soto, 14 (NewsPostDNAWABCAMNY)
  • MTA Bus Safety VP Talks Driver Training, Defensive Driving, Distracted Pedestrians With WNYC
  • Van Bramer, Gianaris, LIC Students Install Crosswalk and Stop Sign After DOT Rejects Request (DNA)
  • UES Transfer Station Opponents Talk With DSNY (WCBS), Hire Lobbyist Close to de Blasio (Crain’s)
  • Atlantic Yards Construction Could Put Eastbound Atlantic Avenue on a Temporary Road Diet (AYR)
  • VNB Drivers Get New Two-Lane Ramp to Lower Level (Advance)
  • Two-Car Crash Sends Driver Onto Sidewalk at Crash-Prone Flushing and Classon (Bklyn Paper)
  • Bronxites Petition DOT for Safety Improvements at Coddington and Crosby (Bronx Times)
  • Head of Cooper Stock’s School Makes Plea for Safer Streets (HuffPo)
  • FDNY Budget Includes $1.3 Million for One-Day Driver “Refresher” Course (PostCapNY)
  • City Breaks Ground on 3.3-Mile Greenway Connecting to Freshkills Park (DNA, NY1)

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  • Matthew Ayala

    Nick soto was my cousin and it really sucks that no charges were filed against the person who took his life may my cousin R.I.P

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