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9:05 AM EDT on August 14, 2009

    • Cabbie on Cell Phone Fails to Yield, Kills 8-Year-Old Boy in Crosswalk, No Charges Filed (Post, News)
    • Construction Lobby: NYC Transpo Agencies Slow to Spend Out Stim Money (Post)
    • Ben Kabak Gets the TWU's Side of the MTA Labor Deal, Plus the Arbitration Decision (2nd Ave Sagas)
    • Ear-Splitting Subway Emergency Exits: Do They Serve Any Real Purpose? (WNYC)
    • 1,000 More Cars a Day Into Manhattan? SI Pols Want Autos Back on the Ferry (Post)
    • More on Paterson's Response to Taconic Crash: It's All About Protecting Child Passengers (City Room)
    • MTA Eliminates Express Bus Discount for Students (News)
    • SI Motorists Can't Resist Temptation to Drive in the Bike Lane on Capodanno Blvd (SI Live)
    • Bloomberg: Segways Should Be Legal on NYC Streets (News)
    • Philly Cyclists Band Together to Support Proposed Center City Bike Lanes (BCGP via

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