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9:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2015

    • Ryan Russo Defends DOT's Refusal to Include Bike Lanes in Street Redesigns (Architect's Newspaper)
    • Cuomo Continues to Say Hudson Rail Tunnel Isn't His Problem (News, AP); the Times Disagrees
    • Dan Donovan Doesn't Comprehend Why This Hudson Rail Tunnel Thing Is Such a Big Deal (Politico)
    • De Blasio: Prepare for a Total Reset of NYC Taxi and For-Hire Regulations (WNYC via News)
    • Hoboken's Bike-Share System to Launch Next Month (WSJ,, WCBS, News 12, PIX)
    • Unlicensed Speeding Driver Indicted for Manslaughter in Crash That Killed Passenger (Advance)
    • City Will No Longer Join Willets Point Developers in Appealing Court Decision (NYT, Crain's, Politico)
    • Proposed LIC Development Includes Bike-Pedestrian Bridge to Roosevelt Island (Politico)
    • Bronx BP Diaz Is No Fan of NYCHA Infill Development (Observer, Politico)
    • Ghosts of Parking Lots Past: Old Curb Cuts Litter the Far West Side (Chelsea Now)
    • Podcast: DNA Interviews UWS Cycling Photographer and Advocate Liz Patek

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