Today’s Headlines

  • Cuomo and Port Authority Board Come to Terms on PABT — But Does Cuomo Get His AirTrain? (NY1)
  • TWU Local 100 Says Off-Board Fare Collection Is Safer for Bus Drivers, Wants More of It (AMNY)
  • Developers Who Have Bungled the GWB Bus Terminal Reno Deign to Engage the Locals, Kind Of (DNA)
  • Bronx Council Members Withdraw Support From Bill to Reform Solid Waste Distribution (Politico)
  • O’Neill Says NYPD Will Keep Doing Stop-and-Frisk, Won’t Target Undocumented Immigrants (WSJ)
  • Motorist Hits Three People Changing Tire on I-95 in the Bronx, Killing One; No Charges (AMNY, News)
  • Drivers in the 19th Precinct Put Two People in the Hospital Last Weekend and Ben Kallos Said Nothing (DNA)
  • Safe Streets Critic and Toll Reform Foe Tony Avella Says He’ll Run for Mayor Again (Politico)
  • Meadowlands Mega-Mall Will Be Heavily Subsidized by New Jersey Taxpayers (WNYC)
  • Tom Wrobleski: Let’s Give DOT’s Car-Share Parking Plan a Chance — Ha Ha JK (Advance)

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  • Elizabeth F

    Malls have been built everywhere possible, NJ is now littered with old dying malls, and shopping is going on-line. What to do about it? Hey… let’s build an EVEN BIGGER mall on wetlands, and have taxpayers foot the bill? What words do we have for this, other than “inept” and “corrupt”?

  • ItsEasyBeingGreen

    Cement truck hits, kills Hell’s Kitchen cyclist

    Looks like victim will be blamed for riding on the sidewalk and eschewing this high quality bike facility:

  • JudenChino

    I think corrupt. Christie pushed for this. He didn’t have to. At the same time he killed ARC. Imagine instead of subsidizing a fucking mall for billions, he instead pushed for ARC Alt-G. But instead, a fucking mall, with very poor transit access (despite being a major sports destination).

  • c2check

    Would it be possible to make the posting date visible on the homepage? So headlines would read “Today’s Headlines for Date” or something like that?

  • Something of that nature is on the post-launch to-do list.

  • Kevin Love

    Deluded quote of the day, from the bottom Advance link:
    “So however we got here, parking is a shrinking commodity on Staten Island. We can’t just be giving spots away to private entities.”

    Kevin’s comment:
    By “private entities” the author was referring to car-share companies. But he is apparently OK with giving away for zero price valuable public property to private entities such as private car owners.

    Here’s an idea: Let us not give away valuable public property for nothing. There is a name for that. It is called “Socialism.” Instead, let’s use free-market capitalism to set a price for these car driver’s parking spots.


Today’s Headlines

Council Approves Budget (Politico, NY1, WSJ); De Blasio Signs Bill Easing Quality of Life Penalties (DNA) Toll Reform, Upstate Uber Expansion, Ethics Reform Not on Albany’s To-Do List (NYT) Cuomo Says His LaGuardia Renovation Will Turn New York Around (DNA, Politico, Crain’s, News) 2nd Ave Sagas: What’s the Deal With Cuomo’s LaGuardia Train? Daily News Upset With Port Authority Bus […]

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Cuomo’s Latest Transportation Reveal: Cashless Tolls and Pretty Lights (NYT, Politico, AP, AMNY) The Voice Captured the Essence of Cuomo’s Cutting Edge Transformational Sexy Bold Creativity Cuomo in No Hurry to Appoint a New Port Authority Chief (Politico) PABT Survey Highlights Disconnect Between Ribbon Cutters and Commuters (Bloomberg) Process-Truther Dan O’Donnell Says Citi Bike Wastes “Critical Parking Spaces” on UWS (@pfrishauf) Now’s […]

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The Times Says de Blasio Will Talk About Vision Zero With Brian Lehrer This Morning Chan on Why NYPD Doesn’t Always Enforce Traffic Laws: People Lose Interest (News) More Coverage of Current Dangerous Driving Crackdown: AMNY, DNA, Post Prendergast Promises to Speed Up SAS Phase 2, Rangel Promises to Help (2AS) How Will Cuomo and Christie Divvy Up […]

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MTA Board to Vote on Fare Hike Today (NY1) De Blasio Budget Increases Spending, Adds Crossing Guards (NYT, Politico, DNA, News) Not Funded: Discounted MetroCards, Bike-Share Expansion (AMNY) Hakim, Foxx, Lhota on Cuomo’s Short List to Succeed Tom Prendergast (NYT) Gelinas and Kabak on What Cuomo’s TWU Contract Will Cost the MTA: Post, 2AS Jersey Dems Won’t […]

Today’s Headlines

Manhattan Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez Introduces Toll Reform Bill (Crain’s) Prendergast: MTA About to Run Out of Cash for New Contracts (AMNY, WNYC, Post) Port Authority Board Expected to Vote on LaGuardia Revamp Today (Crain’s, AMNY) Port Authority and Amtrak Allot Funds for Gateway Engineering Work (Politico) De Blasio Knocks Bloomberg Development Policies, Says Cuomo Should Back Off (Politico) For Third […]