Today’s Headlines

  • NBBL Enabler Randy Mastro Is Bill Thompson’s Biggest Fund-Raiser, and He Plans to Help Lhota (Post)
  • DiNapoli Promises Thorough Review of Tappan Zee Contract; Must Conclude by Mid-March (Newsday)
  • TZB Financing Elusive, But LaHood Says TIFIA Loan for DC-Area Transit “Looking Good” (TransNat)
  • NYPD Sergeant Busted for Having a License Plate Flipper on His Car (Gothamist)
  • Three of Four New Yorkers Approve of Ray Kelly, a Record High (NYT)
  • MTA Has No Problems During School Bus Strike (CapNY); Many Kids Get Driven Instead (Advance)
  • Student MetroCard vs. Yellow Bus: Turns Out the City Is Spending a Lot (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Real-Time Subway Info Now Available via Mobile Web (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • The Post Has Kind Words for a Biking Dad, But Only in the Face of Striking School Bus Drivers

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Larry Littlefield

    So what do millions of New York serfs have to offer in a deal with these candidates, compared with the public employee unions and whoever is funneling money through Mastro?  Votes?  They can lie to get those, and they only matter on Election Day when most Democrats think things will already be decided.

    Without money, public employees, or employees of non-profit organizations funded by the government, you can’t even collect the signatures to get on the ballot.

  • PostItChild

    Your link for “DiNapoli Promises Thorough Review of Tappan Zee Contract; Must Conclude by Mid-March” says LoHud (Journal News) but the story it links to is on Newsday. Isn’t that like confusing Macy’s and Gimbels? That is, if Macy’s mad a habit of publishing the names of all of their customers who also held pistol permits? 🙂

  • Well, at least Mastro’s taste runs to untenable politicians.

  • Anonymous

    There’s a lot going on in that Newsday article. Is the math not working out without massive toll hikes? What does DiNapoli want? What inspired Schumer to pipe up (which he never does without a reason)? Does a loan for Dulles block one for the TZB (they’re the two top projects)? Lots to dig into…

  • Swifty

    FRIDAY “live” JANUARY 18, 2013 Live stream from 09:00 to 10:00 a.m. Eastern
    Keynote – Shaping the future of urban transport
    Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and the Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, will discuss challenges facing cities and urban transport, share examples and solutions, and spur action.
    https://sites.google.com/a/embarq.org/transforming-transportation-2013/watch?utm_campaign=socialmedia&utm_medium=worldresources&utm_source=twitter.com