Today’s Headlines

  • Revised DOT Plan for 111th Street Keeps a Car Lane and Drops Crosswalks (DNA)
  • Doored Cyclist Run Over by MTA Bus Driver in Williamsburg, in Critical Condition (DNANews)
  • StreetsPAC Petition Calls on NYPD to Update the Public on Matthew von Ohlen Investigation
  • Nassau County Exec Ed Mangano Expected to Be Charged in Corruption Probe (WSJPost)
  • Christie Will Appear in Court to Answer Bridgegate Summons (Post)
  • De Blasio’s MTA Board Appointees Make News by Not Sitting on Their Hands (WSJ)
  • Bronx Motorist Who Killed Three People Last Halloween Indicted for Homicide (DNA)
  • Someone Died After DOT Changed an UES Intersection to Accommodate One Motorist (DNA)
  • NYPD Issuing Criminal Summonses for Crossing Tracks Where LIRR Removed Ped Bridge (TL)
  • Advance Looks at History of Attempts to Bring the Subway to Staten Island

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • “While painted crosswalks had been included in the original plan, they
    are not in the updated one due to the width of road with two car lanes,
    an official explained.”

    Wut.

  • ItsEasyBeingGreen

    Could the fact that people are constantly instructed to ride in the door zone be increasing dooring risk?
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8bca959970805aa9789d07795354dadbbd17f11bce8f985cc9a05a1752434f2f.jpg

  • JudenChino

    Yah, Smith St is awful. 9th was super dangerous this morning. This is why I now take Bergen across most days. This is from today:

  • Kevin Love

    Good enough for the likes of you.

  • ohnonononono

    The specific examples of what exactly BDB’s appointees to the MTA are doing are somewhat underwhelming given the headline.

  • Joe R.

    This reminds me why I rarely ride during the day. I got stressed out just watching that. I could even mentally smell the fumes.

    The title is perfect, too.