Today’s Headlines

  • Brodsky Claims Moving Half a Million Students Costs the MTA Next to Nothing. Wrong. (GG, SAS)
  • De Blasio Directs Straphanger Ire Toward Albany (NY1)
  • DOT Tables Plan for One-Way Conversions in Flushing, as Arrival of Traffic Magnet Looms (Your Nabe)
  • State DOT Has Four Options for a New Kosciuszko Bridge, and They All Add Three Lanes (City Room)
  • With Fare Hike Already on the Horizon, Christie Budget Devours NJ Transit Funding (WNYC, CBS2)
  • TIGER Grants Rejected Funding for East Side Bus Enhancements (WNYC)
  • Amtrak Agrees to Move Operations to Moynihan Station (GlobeSt)
  • Shocker: Cabbies Displeased With Distracted Driving Regs (News)
  • A New Frontier for Space Hogging (New York Shitty)
  • Car-Free Commuting: See How Big American Cities Stack Up (Infrastructurist)

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