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8:53 AM EDT on July 8, 2014

    • Which Is More Important to Bill de Blasio: Affordable Housing or a City-Owned Parking Garage? (WSJ)
    • Cyclist Struck, Critically Injured by SUV Driver on Sands Street Near Manhattan Bridge (Gothamist)
    • Albany Wants to Take Plates of Toll Cam Cheats, Yet Speed Cams Give No Points, Suspensions (LoHud)
    • BP Katz Funds $1.1 Million in Capital Streetscape Improvements for Queens Commercial Areas (TL)
    • LIRR, Unions Restart Negotiations (WCBS); Cost-Saving Cuomo Says His Hands Are Tied (CapNY)
    • Rendering of 1,300-Foot Tower Next to Grand Central Features Vanderbilt Avenue Plaza (DNA)
    • Crowley, Agency Officials Talk Traffic Safety With Residents at Maspeth Vision Zero Forum (Q Chron)
    • Tri-State Visits Woodhaven SBS Meeting, Myth-Busts Qualms About Bus Rapid Transit (MTR)
    • Coming Soon: Tweet All Precinct Commanders About #VisionZero (DNA) or NYPD FOIL Fails (CapNY)
    • Citi Bike Opens Docking Valet at 7th Street and Avenue A on Summer Weeknights (Citi Bike Blog)
    • 100 Years Ago at Foot of W'Burg Bridge, There Was a Two-Block Elevated Park Above Delancey (NYT)

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