Today’s Headlines

  • Subway Delays Skyrocketed Last Year (Post, Jalopnik)
  • Driver Who Killed Ariel Russo Pleads to Manslaughter, Up to 9 Years in Jail (NYTDNANews, Post 12)
  • Right-of-Way Law Sponsor Weprin Opposes Bus Exemption, Wants “Sensitive” Enforcement (News)
  • More Coverage of $250 Million Vision Zero Great Streets Announcement (Capital, AMNY, News 12)
  • Move NY Interests L.I. Republican Marcellino, But David Weprin Remains Against It (Capital)
  • DOT Plots Next Round of Bike Network Expansion in Sunnyside (LIC Post)
  • Speakers at Queens CB 5 Meeting Endorse Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel (Q Chron)
  • Curbside Parking Reform Is Under-Used Tool to Cut Traffic and Raise Revenue (Gotham Gazette)
  • ULI-NY and MTA Citizens Advisory Committee Heads Urge Public Debate on Capital Program (C&S)
  • At Meeting, Northeast Queens Residents Ask MTA for Bus Service Improvements (TL)
  • The Average Citi Bike Trip Is Shorter Than Ever (bikeshareNYC)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • Eric McClure

    I am rarely cheered by seeing young men sent to jail, but man, Franklin Reyes Jr. needs to do the max. What a poor excuse for a human being.

  • AnoNYC

    Great article by the Gotham Gazette.

    Sum up: Surface parking meter rates are too cheap, raise and use it to discourage driving into congested areas using smart meters. Also collaborate with car share services and issue residential parking permits.

    Not a solution but a supplemental. Congestion pricing is needed inevitably. We also need to eliminate parking minimums.

    Also, please fill out this survey by NYC.gov:

    http://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/planyc-survey.page

    In regards to city issues.

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