Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board to Vote on Fare Hike Today (NY1)
  • De Blasio Budget Increases Spending, Adds Crossing Guards (NYT, Politico, DNANews)
  • 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 Act on PANYNJ Reform Bill While Christie Is in Office (Politico)
  • SEIU, WFP, and Taxi Workers Alliance Oppose Cuomo Ride-Hailing Plan (Politico)
  • NYC EDC Is Building de Blasio’s First Ferry Dock, in the Rockaways (NY1)
  • NYPD Chases: DWI Pursuit in SI (Advance); Man Who Hit Brooklyn Senior Surrenders (News)
  • School Safety Agent Hit by Two Drivers in Schuylerville; No Word on Charges (Post, NY1)
  • People You Share the Streets With (News, News)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • Larry Littlefield

    The Administration has gotten rid of a table that for years has allowed people to easily see how much of the spending on each function goes to wages and salaries, pensions, other benefits, debt service, judgments and claims, contracts and other purchases, and how much is funded by city funds vs. federal and state funds.

    The table is no longer in the Budget Summary. I spent some time looking for it in other budget documents and was unable to find it, or the information needed to re-create it the hard way.

    https://larrylittlefield.wordpress.com/2017/01/25/the-deblasio-budget-hiding-the-facts/

  • bolwerk

    “Jersey Dems Won’t Act on PANYNJ Reform Bill While Christie Is in Office” – too bad Jersey Dems didn’t find their courage like 7 years ago.

  • Kevin Love

    When reading the two “People You Share the Streets With” articles, I could not help but be reminded of the Sesame Street song, “People in your Neighborhood.” See: