Today’s Headlines

  • More on Passage of 25 MPH Bill: News 12Capital; CBSAP
  • De Blasio and City Council Settle on Budget, Add 200 Police (Capital, APPost, NewsAMNY)
  • TLC Telematics Pilot Will Include Taxi Speed Governors and Cameras (Post)
  • Cuomo Official Defends Appropriation of Clean Water Funds to Finance Tappan Zee (LoHud)
  • Trottenberg: Central Park Must Be Open to Cars Because Traffic (WNYC)
  • Bed-Stuy Collision Ends With Private Trash Hauler Inside Corner Deli; Eight Injured (News, CBS)
  • Better Bus Service for Woodhaven Boulevard? Parking, Says CB 9 Transpo Chair (Queens Courier)
  • City Shuts Down Film Shoots in Long Island City Over Parking Complaints (News, DNA)
  • Next City: De Blasio’s Affordable Housing Plan Is About Resiliency, Too
  • 88th Precinct, Covering Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, Pays Attention to Bike Thefts (DNA)

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  • com63

    Cameras on cabs is great news. There should be cameras on all public vehicles (taxis, buses, police cars, fire trucks, city workers etc.) recording all the time. They will capture innumerable accidents and show clearly who was at fault.

  • Jeff

    25 MPH coupled with speed governors on cabs could make a real difference. Granted 25 MPH is still insanely fast on single-lane side-streets, but this could really add some civility to the Manhattan avenues and other borough arterials.

  • Guest

    With the 25 mph bill passing the state legislature by

  • KeNYC2030

    With the 25 mph bill passing the state legislature by a total vote of 164-15, what does that say about the prospects of state lawmakers allowing NYC to once again make its own street-safety decisions, assuming such a measure were permitted to come to a vote?

  • Gepap

    Absolutely nothing at all. Each bill is its own creature, and gets to a vote in the Legislature based on its particular politics.

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