Friday’s Headlines: ‘Green Wave’ or Waving the White Flag Edition

The NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad does not play a role in Vision Zero and should be taken away from the NYPD, argues this op-ed. File photo: Gersh Kuntzman
The NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad does not play a role in Vision Zero and should be taken away from the NYPD, argues this op-ed. File photo: Gersh Kuntzman

The day’s news was dominated by Mayor de Blasio’s bicycle safety announcement, which Streetsblog both loved and hated.

Here’s how everyone else played it:

There was, of course, some other news yesterday:

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First Highlights From de Blasio’s Vision Zero Announcement

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Mayor de Blasio is at PS 152 in Queens this afternoon with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg to discuss the administration’s initiatives to sharply reduce traffic deaths and injuries. We’ll have a full report later today, but here’s what reporter Stephen Miller has broadcast on Twitter so far… De Blasio announces […]
Council Member Antonio Reynoso will rally today for sanitation reform. Photo: John McCarten/NYC Council

Wednesday’s Headlines: A Very Full Day Ahead Edition

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It's going to be a busy day, what with a court hearing on Mayor de Blasio's Morris Park Avenue safety redesign at 9:30, an announcement by Revel scooters at 11 a.m., a press conference on Antonio Reynoso's private carting reform bill, then the passage of the Vision Zero Design Standards bill by the Council, despite Mayor de Blasio's opposition, and then we'll end the day with a Taxi and Limousine Commission "dialogue ride" between cyclists and cabbies. Start with the news.