Today’s Headlines

  • Dov Hikind: DOT to Rip Out Borough Park Ped Refuges; Marcia Kramer Crows
  • Chinatown Bus Crash Kills Four, Spurs Further Calls for Regulation (TransNatNYT)
  • Newsday Editorial: Albany and Washington Must Focus on Pedestrian Safety
  • City Targets Vehicle Registrations in Latest Attempt to Collect on Parking Tickets (News)
  • Transit Access and Transit Hub Tax Credits Lure Panasonic HQ to Newark (NPR)
  • Christie Rides State Copter to Little League Game, Reignites Perennial NJ Issue (WSJ)
  • NYC’s Structurally Deficient Bridges Down From 74 to 4 (News)
  • Cop’s DWI Would Have Been Fixed If He Hadn’t Resisted Arrest (News)
  • Defunct Parking Authorities Could Be Axed Under Reform Proposal (CapTon)
  • Long Island State Senator Launches Payroll Tax Repeal Website (LoHud)
  • MTA Catches Bus Manager Steering Inflated Contracts to Nephew’s Firm (Post)
  • Data Visualizations Compare NYC Density to Mumbai and Istanbul (WSJ)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Special Guest

    Why is Borough Park allowed to opt out of pedestrian safety engineering? Is Borough Park opting out of measles and polio vaccines? Why is pedestrian safety different from other forms of public health? Why are local politicians allowed to endanger New Yorkers to satisfy their own irrational conceits?

  • MK

    In Sweden, long unpaid parking tickets are deducted from a person’s salary.

  • Mwallin16

    Lets not forget that Williamsburg was also allowed to opt out of pedestrian and bicycle safety.  Seems like a pattern to me.  

  • Brooklyn Ped

    There’s blood on Dov Hikind’s hands the next time someone gets run down crossing that section of Ft. Hamilton Parkway.

  • Jeff

    Can we also get DOT to remove those stupid railings they use to keep us from falling off of bridges?  I, too, like to live on the wild side.

  • Kaja

    Disrespecting a cop is the only real crime.

  • Josef

    Instead of giving the money back for his helicopter ride, Christie should be investing in congestion-busting transit. His use of a helicopter is a tacit admission that NJ roads are so hopelessly clogged only the super-elite can afford to get around quickly by ‘copter. Instead of 2.5 grand for his flying joy ride, Christie should be investing 2.5 billion in the ARC tunnel.