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Wednesday’s Headlines: Just the Facts Today Edition

12:03 AM EST on November 25, 2020

We know you're busy making your get-out-of-town go-to-Joe-Borelli's-house-on-Staten-Island Thanksgiving plans, so we'll get right to the headlines:

    • So what would the MTA's doomsday cuts look like? The Times explored.
    • In another indication that the city has no plan for package delivery, Upper East Siders are complaining that their streets are choked with trucks delivering packages from Amazon and other online retailers (Patch). Loading zones would help, of course, but then you'd have all the car owners freaking about how the city "took" away "their" spaces! (NY Post)
    • The Patch story reminded us that Assemblyman Bobby Carroll has a bill that he thinks would reduce the number of deliveries — or at least raise revenue off of them! (Streetsblog)
    • Gov. Cuomo got some support for his skinny Gateway plan from the consulting team hired to study it. (NYDN)
    • Like Streetsblog's, the Daily News story about the killing of pedestrian Eugenia Atamian in Middle Village yesterday pointed out that there is no crosswalk on the fatal three-block stretch of Juniper Boulevard, alongside a park!
    • Police are finally — finally! — giving e-bike riders a break. (NY Post)
    • The Daily News had more details about Marco Antonio Bravo, who died trying to cross the Belt Parkway on Tuesday.
    • Does this sound right to you? A driver blows a tire in his fancy car — then loses control of the car and crashes into another car, killing its driver? The Daily News and The Post bought the story, but we're dubious.

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