Today’s Headlines

Bike-Share Headlines:

  • Bike-Share Debuts, Giving New Yorkers a New Transit Option (NYT, AP, WSJNews)
  • In First Six Hours, Bike-Share Logged 6,050 Trips, 13,768 Miles, And Totaled 16,463 Members (Citi Bike)
  • Daily News Reporter (No, Not That One) Loves Citi Bike, Cuts His Commute Time by More Than Half
  • Times Reporters Test Bike-Share and Find It’s Competitive With (Often Faster Than) Cab, Bus, or Subway
  • Gothamist‘s Jake Dobkin: “It’s Going to Be a Life-Changer”
  • If You Read Only the Post, You Might Think Bike-Share Is an Irredeemable Failure
  • Matt Yglesias: Bike-Share, Which Thrives on Density, an Ideal Match for NYC (Slate)
  • TV Stations All Aired Essentially the Same Bike-Share Report (NY1WCBSFox 5WNBCWABCWPIX)
  • Denis Hamill Incoherently Proclaims “I Hate His Obnoxious Bike Lanes, But I Like Mike’s Bikes” (News)
  • Alta May Have Violated DC Wage Laws, So Tish James Looks Into NYC Labor Rules (In These Times)

Other Headlines:

  • News and Post Bizarrely Talk About Bike-Share After Driver Kills Cyclist Mai Zhang, 74, in Bensonhurst
  • Hit-And-Run Driver Critically Injures 23 Year-Old Man on Tremont Avenue in Bronx (Post 1, 2)
  • Bill Perkins Keeps 125th Street Bus Riders Waiting as DOT and MTA Gut Bus Lane Plan (DNA, News)
  • Ray Kelly Says He Isn’t Running for Mayor, Despite Poll and GOP Draft Effort (CapNYVillage Voice)
  • Post Movie Critic Rehashes Bogus AAA Survey to Bash Camera Enforcement (Gothamist)
  • Diane Savino, Lobbying for Better Bus Service, Also Voted to Raid MTA Funds (2nd Avenue Sagas)
  • Kimmelman: City Council Should Play Hardball With MSG and Close Penn Station Loophole (NYT)
  • Taxi Driver Crashes Into Bar Whose Owner Was Killed by Speeding Driver in 2011 (Bowery Boogie)
  • Dollar Van Driver With 23 Prior Arrests Rams NYPD Vehicle, Leads Cops on Crown Heights Chase (Post)
  • Abandoned Car Shuts Brooklyn Bridge for Two Hours Over Terrorism Risk (News, Post)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill