Today’s Headlines

  • Times: Bring on the Protected Lanes for Bikes and Scooters
  • Phil Murphy Struggles to Clean Up Chris Christie’s Mess at NJ Transit (NYT)
  • How Three Rutgers Students Are Empowering Girls in Newark With Bicycles (NYT)
  • “Microhaulers” on Bikes See Opportunity in NYC’s Waste Carting Reforms (Crain’s)
  • Cuomo Can’t Believe He’s Being Held Accountable for the Transit System He Controls (NY Mag)
  • De Blasio Crows About Uber Bills That Corey Johnson Led to Passage (News)
  • Staten Island’s Redesigned Express Bus Network Launched Yesterday (AMNY, NY1)
  • SUV Driver Kills Man on Moped in Williamsbridge (News, Post)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Utopia Parkway (News)
  • A Hit-and-Run FDNY Ambulance Driver Ruined Aeliana Boyer’s Life (News)
  • Town Halls on Andy Byford’s Fast Forward Plan Start Tomorrow (AMNY)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • Larry Littlefield

    “The MTA — you have never seen a governor held accountable for the MTA the way the newspapers have tried to hold me accountable!” he shouts, only partly to be heard over the roar of the helicopter.”

    All about him? Same with DeBlasio. And of course Trump.

    “My father was governor for 12 years.”

    And got credit for the restoration of the transit system.

    “Pataki. Never heard of a governor being held responsible for the MTA.”

    He should be — despised. In the end, however, Cuomo has decided to stay on the side of insiders and his generation, instead of explaining to those coming after how they’d been screwed and sacrificing his career, if needed, to hand out the pain and turn things around.
    I certainly tried to hold Pataki responsible.

    http://ipny.org/10worst.html

    I might change the order today. Move number six and number ten closer to the top, because they are the ones killing us most right now, 15 years later.