Brooklyn Paper Launches New Transpo Beat

meanstreets.jpgTo complement your headlines today, check out the Brooklyn Paper’s trio of transportation/public space stories, grouped under a new beat that the paper is calling "Mean Streets."

The "Mean Streets" label may be a bit sensationalized, but hopefully New York’s big dailies will start poaching the Brooklyn Paper’s street-level reporting style.

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Today’s Headlines

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After Bus Crash Injures School Children, Bed Stuy Residents Call on CB 3 to Approve Slow Zone (DNA) Center for an Urban Future Report Takes on NYC’s Aging Infrastructure (Crain’s, CapNY, 2nd Ave Sagas) News Focuses on Neighborhood With Lowest Road-Quality Ranking in the Report: West Harlem Driver Beats Up Another to Get Him to […]

Today’s Headlines

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So Far, 2012 Is the Northeast’s Hottest Year on Record (AP) Hit-and-Run Driver Charged With Manslaughter for Killing Sunset Park Dad (News, Post, City Room) More on the Brooklyn Bridge Bike/Ped Expansion Proposal (NYT, WSJ, Bklyn Paper, CapNY, Observer) …Just Another Occasion for the Post to Spew Bike Hate Will Straphangers End Up Subsidizing Road-Pulverizing Fracking […]

Today’s Headlines

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City: One-way Plan Is DOA (Brooklyn Paper) RELATED: Want to Stop DOT? Make Our Streets Safer (Brooklyn Paper) RELATED: In Defense of A Technocrat (Brooklyn Paper) Fifteen Buildings to Fall Soon, Says Ratner (Daily News) Pedicab Fight Gains Speed (AMNY) Please, Renovate Queens Plaza! (Queens Gazette) LI Woman Gets 4-12 Years in DWI Death (Daily […]

Three Myths From Marty About the PPW Bike Lane

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It’s showtime for the Prospect Park West bike lane, with a bike lane protest and a rally for the redesign coming up tomorrow morning. In a prelude to the big day, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is making some rounds in the media. The Brooklyn Paper and NY1 got some choice quotes from the beep, […]

Today’s Headlines

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Gore, Climate Change Panel Win Nobel Peace Prize (NYT) Storms Bring Flooding, Tornado Warning (AMNY, Gothamist, 1010 WINS) Anti-Pricing Group Recommends Parking Reform (NYT) Lawmakers Rally Against Verrazano Toll Increase (Brooklyn Paper) Williams Says Illegal Parking Pics Were a ‘Cheap Shot’ (Brooklyn Paper) City Investigating Yankees’ Rent Deduction Claims (News) State Plan Would Use Garage […]

Today’s Headlines

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DOT: Ninth Street Bike Lanes Set for July (Brooklyn Paper) Gay Rights Group to Protest Parade Law (onNYTurf) Two in Critical Condition After Separate Hit-and-Runs (Newsday) With Fewer Parking Spots Available, Mets Fans Take Transit (Newsday) Bus Stops Eliminated to ‘Fight Congestion’ (Brooklyn Paper) Officials Investigating 20-Car Crash on Gowanus Highway (Post) Is That Finally […]