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MTA Capital Plan Amendment Adds Debt, Skimps on Nuts and Bolts (NYT, AMNY, WNYC) Cuomo’s MTA Genius Grant Sure Looks Like Another Misdirection Tactic (AMNY) More Subway Delays Yesterday (NYT) Congress Nixes Federal Study on Stratospheric Transit Construction Costs (Vox) Access-A-Ride Users Protest State of MTA Paratransit Services (DNA) People Are Skeptical of de Blasio’s Placard Crackdown Pledge (WNYC; Post […]

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Cuomo Acknowledges He Runs the MTA, Doesn’t Know How (NYT, 2AS, Voice, Gothamist, Post, News) Cuomo Wants to Merge Penn, Farley, and Gateway Projects Under State Control (Post, NY1) NJ Transit Morris & Essex Line Will Be Rerouted From Penn to Hoboken This Summer (NYT) Relax Everyone, Cuomo Is Forming a Penn Station Task Force (Politico, @MarketUrbanism) M79 Select Bus Service Goes Live […]

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How Cuomo and His Predecessors Failed to Invest in the Subway Infrastructure That Matters Most (NYT) Cuomo Insists He’s Not “Shirking Responsibility” for MTA, Proceeds to Shirk Responsibility (Politico) More Info on MTA/DOT Bus Plans for L Train Shutdown, But Nothing About On-Street Busways (DNA) Errol Louis: Placard Enforcement Is a Joke in This Town (News) […]

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It’s Unanimous: The Subways Are Cuomo’s Problem to Fix (NYT, News, 2AS, Gothamist, Politico) Daily News Triple Feature on the Troubles With Subway Trains, Switches and Signals, and Reliability Charles Komanoff’s 3-Point Plan to Fix NYC Transit (News); Nicole Gelinas’s 10-Point Plan (Post) There Better Be More to the L Train Shutdown Plan Than What the Daily News Is […]

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Richard Rojas Charged With Murder for Times Square Rampage (NYT 1, 2; NBC; News) Deceased Victim Was Alyssa Elsman, 18, of Michigan (Post, News, CBS); AMNY IDs Some of the Injured TransAlt, TSTC, News, Ydanis Want More Safeguards From Everyday Recklessness; NYT Fearmongers Rojas Had Had Car Taken Away, But Not for Repeat DWIs (Post, DNA) Shameless Cuomo Disowns His Flailing Subway System (Politico, NYT); Meanwhile […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Sergio Gutierrez, 45, in Wakefield, Remains at Large (NY1) Citi Bike May Soon Come to the Bronx and Staten Island (DNA, News, Post) Daily News Calls on Cuomo to Back Toll Reform to Fund Transit No Answers on Deteriorating Subway Service; De Blasio Chimes In (Politico, AMNY, News, NYT) More Coverage of Yesterday’s Fair Fares Rally: Gothamist, Voice, News […]