Today’s Headlines

  • Ratner Takes City to Court, Says Barclays Center Is Overvalued (DNA)
  • Obama Counsels Cuomo and Bloomberg on Disaster Relief (News)
  • Shuttle Train Service Begins on Rockaway Peninsula (NYT, DNA)
  • Some NJ Transit Users Are Still in the Dark (TransNat)
  • Subway Station Wi-Fi and Cell Service Delayed (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • NYPD All But Stopped Issuing Parking Tickets for Two Weeks After Sandy (WNYC)
  • Community Boards Object to East Midtown Rezoning Plan (DNA)
  • DOT to Brooklyn Spoke: Change to Prince Street Bike Lane Is Temporary
  • Kevin Parker Said to Be Gaming for Senate Dem Leader (News)
  • TSTC: Federal Tax Discussion Should Include Bike Commuter Benefit

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • jrab

    What does the IRS allow you to claim per bicycle mile traveled?

  • Bolwerk

    Building a giant human excrement-colored (and shaped) monstrosity in Brooklyn didn’t devalue that property to Ratner’s liking? The thing looks like it was designed by a Soviet planning committee. Hell, it looks like the disembodied brains of Le Corbusier,
    Minoru Yamasaki, Gerhard Kallmann, and Wallace Harrison are still sitting in bubbling glass jars, consorting malicious, diabolical ways to ruin urban landscapes.

    I’d throw Oscar Niemeyer and Frank Gehry in too, but apparently both are still alive in hu-man form.

    Some small good news: Baruch pedestrian plaza at 23rd Street approved.

  • Bolwerk

    Sorry, that’s 25th Street, not 23rd Street.