Today’s Headlines

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  • State Legislators Approve Bill to Expand NYC Speed Camera Program (Post)
  • Cuomo’s Hail Mary Pick for MTA Chief: Part-Timer Joe Lhota (NYT, Politico, NewsAMNY)
  • MTA Board Meetings Are Getting Feistier Than Usual (PoliticoPost, DNAAMNY, WNYC)
  • Gov’s Latest Ploy to Duck Responsibility for His Transit System Is Fooling No One (Voice, DNA)
  • Who Will Pay for LIRR Penn Station Contingency Plan? (Gothamist)
  • MTA Pledges Access-A-Ride Improvements (AMNY)
  • Nine Out of 10 Arrested for Turnstile-Jumping Are People of Color (DNA)
  • Windsor Terrace Locals Move Heaven and Earth to Get Buffered Bike Lanes Out of DOT (Bklyner)
  • Dept of Transformation Shows How the Law Should Treat Cycling at T-Intersections (Gothamist)
  • Prospect Heights Ice Cream Shop Wants Curbside Seating, and NY1’s Jeanine Ramirez Sees a Scandal

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Cuomo: Still Playing Games With the MTA (2ASPoliticoNYT; News 12)
  • Trains Delayed Again This Morning; More on Yesterday’s MessNBCABC, Post
  • Curbed Is Maintaining a Running List of Subway Meltdowns
  • Experts Propose Extended Subway Shutdowns — Intentional Ones — to Expedite Repairs (AMNY)
  • Post Has Subway Plan; News Applauds LIRR Discounts, Eric Adams Not Impressed (DNA)
  • WSJ Piece Advises Transit Commuters on Keeping Their Sanity; The New Yorker Is Down
  • Assembly Passes BQE Bill; No Movement Reported on Speed Cameras (Politico)
  • DDC Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora Resigns (News)
  • Paul Massey’s G Train Solution to the L Train Shutdown Would Mess With the F (News)
  • MTA to Extend M1 Route (DNA); Countdown Clocks Coming to East Side (AMNY)
  • Unoccupied MTA Bus Rolls Down Bushwick Street, Hits Cars, Sidewalk Fence; 1 Injured (ABC, Post)
  • What If NYPD Treated All Crash Victims’ Families Like Human Beings? (NYT)

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Lauren Davis was killed by a turning driver on Classon Avenue last April. Photo: Family of Lauren Davis

Instead of a Classon Avenue Bike Lane, Bed-Stuy Electeds Want a Street Where No One Rides Bikes

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On Thursday, DOT announced plans to paint a bike lane on Classon Avenue, the northbound one-way street where a left-turning driver killed Lauren Davis as she rode her bike to work last April. As bicycle infrastructure goes, it's the bare minimum -- some stripes and stencils to designate space for biking, with no changes to moving lanes or parking. But that hasn't stopped a group of local officials from coming out against it.
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