Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Could Spend $20 Million on New Service, Cleanliness Programs (News via 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • After Waffling, TLC Commits to Issuing 6,000 Boro Taxi Licenses This Summer (CapNY, News)
  • DWI Driver Who Killed MTA Bus Driver “Too Drunk to Know What He Was Doing” (News)
  • Citi Bike Workers Organize to Join TWU Local 100 (News)
  • Car Wash Employee Hits Gas Instead of Brake, Running Over Woman in the Bronx (Post)
  • Truck Overturns on 45th Street in Hell’s Kitchen; No Injuries Reported (WNBC)
  • PS 41 Principal Leads Push to Expand West Village Slow Zone (Villager)
  • NYC Isn’t the Only Municipality Looking for More Control Over Speed Limits From Albany (MTR)
  • TLC Gives 30-Day Suspension for Wearing a Swastika, Same as Severing a Pedestrian’s Legs (Post)
  • 50 New Bike Racks Coming to Red Hook Waterfront This Summer (DNA)
  • NYC’s First Traffic Lights Were Installed in 1920 on Towers in the Middle of Fifth Avenue (NYT)

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  • bolwerk

    Are the boro taxi licenses set up the same way as old school medallions, or is the city keeping tighter control this time?

  • HamTech87

    If TWU organizes Citi Bike workers, will the union also advocate for city funding for expansion and maintenance?

  • millerstephen

    @bolwerk:disqus Boro Taxis are allowed on a permit basis, not issued as medallions. http://www.nyc.gov/html/tlc/html/industry/shl.shtml

  • Larry Littlefield

    Apparently borrowing, service cuts, higher fares will do and the short term underfunding of retroactive pension increases will do.