Today’s Headlines

  • Bloomberg Speaks Softly at Swearing In; De Blasio Envisions a Louder Advocate’s Office (NYT, NYT)
  • Times Square Plazas Winning Over Retailers and Office Workers (Marketplace)
  • Late-Night Bus Commuters Stranded If MTA Has to Cut Service (NYT)
  • Cuts Would Hit Bay Ridge, Harlem, Fresh Meadows, and Westchester Square Especially Hard (Post)
  • Textbook Blame Game: Assembly Member Says MTA Failed to Toll Bridges. Really? (Herald-Record)
  • Let’s Get These Kids Up to Albany (NY1)
  • Paterson Rep Rejects MTA Capital Program Due to Lack of Funding (Post)
  • Drunk Livery Driver Kills Bensonhurst Man on New Year’s Day (News, Post)
  • Teenager in Critical Condition After Cab Hits Her on 34th Street (Post)
  • LIRR Atlantic/Flatbush Entrance Finally Opens, Surrounded By Hulking Sidewalk Barriers (Bklyn Paper)
  • Hey Terrorists, NYPD Won’t Look Twice at Your Vehicle If It’s Got a Bogus Parking Placard (NYT)
  • Cop Drives Into Bronx Cyclist; Cyclist Sues NYPD (News)
  • Will 2010 Be the Year That States Get Serious About Outlawing Distracted Driving? (NYT)
  • Achtung! Bono Wants to Revive Boomer Fantasy of Sexy Cars (NYT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.