Today’s Headlines

  • Albany Reaches a Budget Deal That Empowers Cuomo in Future Budget Talks (Politico)
  • Speeding Driver Kills 21-Year-Old Man, Injures 5 Others in Brownsville (Gothamist, Post 1, 2, 3)
  • Elderly SUV Driver Veers Onto Astoria Sidewalk, Injures Man and Smashes Into a Building (Post)
  • Stoned Unlicensed Box Truck Driver Critically Injures Girl in Williamsburg (DNA)
  • The Times Delves Into Penn Station Dysfunction
  • NJ Lawmakers Say They’ll Get to the Bottom of Derailments at Penn (Politico)
  • Schumer’s Using This Opportunity to Press Trump for Infrastructure Money (AMNY, Post)
  • Concrete Ties Are No Cure-All for Derailments (WNYC)
  • DOT Installs Ped Safety Upgrades at Jamaica Ave and Jackie Robinson Parkway (News12)
  • Drivers Get a Reminder to Stop for Pedestrians at Cadman Plaza East and Red Cross Place (Bklyn Paper)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

Streetsblog will be on a light publishing schedule today in observance of Passover.

  • Vooch

    what about a ‘Ghost Pedestrian’
    program ?

    spray paint a white outline of every incident of traffic violence in one’s neighborhood ?

    if people knew traffic violence was this widespread ( see attached for just few months ) it might start transforming the agenda. People are horrified when I show them this image.

    Advocates realize the extent of carnage on our streets, but very few other do.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0442e34582153e3bb30a0658a7a6cf32c895a6a985ed3c3e680cb30a5153519a.jpg

  • Larry Littlefield

    New Jersey and New York politicians:

    How dare a federal agency cash cow our transportation system to send money to other interests! Only we are allowed to do that!

  • AnoNYC

    Any updates on:

    E 81st St East River Greenway Bridge? Bridge is almost done it seems. When will it open?

    Bruckner Blvd Greenway Phase 2? No movement, no presentations, nothing?

    E 138th St and Bruckner Blvd traffic calming plan implementation? Plan was presented a year ago and recently someone else was killed there.

    2nd Ave bike lanes south of the Queensboro Bridge and near Q-M Tunnel?

    De Blasio’s city wide traffic mitigation plan?

    ???

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