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9:08 AM EDT on October 8, 2009

    • Shocker: Vincent Gentile's DOT "Review" Bill Spurred by Brooklyn Bike Lane (Observer)
    • Reckless Driver Plows Into Queens Bus Stop, Injuring 7; NYPD: "Just an Accident" (News, Post, WCBS)
    • Decrepit Hunts Point 6 Station One of 50 Targeted by Under-Funded MTA Capital Plan (News, City Hall)
    • Lots of Subway Maintenance Scheduled This Weekend (Post)
    • Fulton Street Center Reportedly on Track for 2014 Completion (2nd Ave Sagas)
    • Livable Streets Education Marks Walk to School Day in Washington Square (Planetizen
    • Fearing for Kids' Lives, New Dorp Residents Turn to Homemade Speed Bumps (Advance)
    • School Plans Raise Traffic Fears in Boerum Hill (Bklyn Eagle)
    • Visitors Flocked to Car-Free Governors Island This Summer (Metro)
    • Meet Bill de Blasio's Republican Challenger, Aide to Sen. Andrew Lanza (NY1)
    • Post Continues Wall-to-Wall Coverage of "Street Clogging" Pedicabs; Priceless Quotes Ensue
    • Car-Crazed Miami on the Verge of Approving Bike Master Plan (Transit Miami via

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