Today’s Headlines

  • NYPD “Pedestrian Education” Technique: Beating an Old Man Bloody for Jaywalking (PostNews)
  • 24th Precinct Ticketing Pedestrians at 96th and Broadway After Fatalities (WNBC)
  • Samantha Lee, 26, Killed by Two Drivers While Crossing West 96th Street (Post, NY1)
  • Pedro Santiago, 45, Killed While Riding Bike on 125th Street; No Charges (News, Post)
  • Driver Making Illegal Turn Kills Angela Hurtado, 69, in Maspeth; Arrested for Unlicensed Driving (TL, Post)
  • Unidentified Man Killed by Driver Walking Near Union Turnpike; No Charges (News, Post)
  • Woman Crossing Second Avenue at 68th Street Loses Leg to Driver Turning Cement Mixer (DNA)
  • De Blasio’s Vision Zero Task Force Met for First Time on Friday; DOT Working on 96th Street Plan (NYT)
  • Gelinas: Will de Blasio “Put Safety Over Being Liked?” (Post)
  • If de Blasio Is Going to Tackle City’s Widest, Most Dangerous Streets, It Will Take Courage (Cap’n Transit)
  • Invisible Visible Man Sends Letter to Bratton Asking Him to Back Up Stat Blaming Peds for Most Crashes
  • Off-Duty NYPD Officer Faces Drunk Driving Charges After Rear-Ending Street Sweeper on SI (Advance)
  • Shed a Tear for The Plaza: City Refuses to Negotiate With Luxe Hotel’s Anti-Citi Bike Lawyer (Post)

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