Wednesday’s Headlines: The Disco Era Returns Edition

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The 1070s: Wide sideburns. Wider ties. Disco. But it wasn’t all bad — because way back then, some workers dug part of a tunnel for the Second Avenue subway. Well, the MTA is finally going to use that tunnel, which stretches between 110th and 120th streets, saving $500 million, the Daily News reported. Fortunately, disco is not returning with the revival of the tunnel.

And here’s the rest of the news:

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Mayor de Blasio tries to hear — then ultimately didn't really answer — a question from Streetsblog's Julianne Cuba at his presser at Trump Tower on Monday: Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography

Tuesday’s Headlines: What He Should Have Said Edition

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We told you so — we told you that Mayor de Blasio would drive to his Green New Deal press conference at Trump Tower. We wish he hadn't. But then, we also wish he'd put some city money into Citi Bike or build protected bike lanes in Bay Ridge, but he won't do that, either. Click the headline above for the rest of the day's news.

Today’s Headlines

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With Work Slowly Moving Ahead at Amtrak’s Moynihan Station, Schumer Calls for More Funds (NYT) Teachout: Then-Candidate Cuomo Did Nothing to Stop Christie From Cancelling ARC Tunnel (News) News Backs Christie on ARC “Monstrosity,” Says Teachout “Has No Idea What She’s Talking About” $4.9 Million Expansion in Bus Service Takes Effect in Five Boros Sunday (News, DNA) Driver Critically Injures […]

Today’s Headlines

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Goldsmith Raises Prospect of Privatizing NYC’s Parking Meters (Post) FDNY Tests Out New Non-Emergency Response: Driving Normally (NYT) Transpo Projects Grind to a Halt in NJ as ARC Tunnel Dispute Heats Up (Star-Ledger) MTA’s Efforts to Streamline Management Turn Into Bad Press for the MTA (Post) Schumer’s Running an Ad Touting His Support for Transit […]

Today’s Headlines

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Turning Driver Struck and Killed Maria Serrano, 50, on Amboy Road (Advance, News) Steve Levin Is All for the Jay Street Redesign (Bklyn Paper) Don’t Speed (News, AMNY, Post) Daily News: Step to It on Gateway Tunnel, But Don’t Forget to Vet Amtrak’s Penn Station Plans Remember When Diversity Plaza Was a “Barren” Failure? (TL) People Who Park […]

Today’s Headlines

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Subway Tunnels, Bus Garages Flooded; No Timetable for Restoring Service (DNA, TN 1, 2; NYT, SAS) Driving During Sandy Singled Out as a No-No by Bloomberg at Monday Night Press Conference Sandy’s Economic Impact Up to $20B; Affected Areas Home to 20 Percent of U.S. Population (NYT) Taxi and Limousine Commission Released Taxi App Rules Yesterday (CapNY) […]