Today’s Headlines

  • Quote of the Week: "Transit Funding Is a Political Problem" (NYT)
  • Most NYers Think State and City Should Pay for Student MetroCards (Metro via 2nd Ave Sagas)
  • Pols Perform More MTA Kabuki as NYC Public Hearings Draw to a Close (NYT, News)
  • Costly MTA Bus Routes Spared the Ax Because at Least Someone Is Paying for Them (AMNY)
  • Facing Global Epidemic of Traffic Violence, U.N. Declares "Decade of Action for Road Safety" (CityFix)
  • Remember When Closing the Times Square Bowtie Was a Big Deal? (WSJ)
  • Octogenarian Ed Koch Will Take a Shot at Saving Albany (NYT)
  • Queens Assemblyman and Congestion Pricing Critic Andrew Hevesi Has a Primary Challenger (News)
  • Luis Santiago Named Cop-of-the-Month in the 108th for Tracking Down Hit-and-Run Killer (QGazette)
  • Crosswalk Near Brooklyn Museum in Desperate Need of Safety Fix (Brownstoner)
  • Cessation of Subsidies for Highway Rest Stops Sets Off Uprising in Arizona (NYT)

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