Today’s Headlines

  • The #Sneckdown Craze Goes Global: Clarence Eckerson Talks With the BBC
  • Council Leadership Unveiled Today: Greenfield at Land Use, Rodriguez at Transpo (CapNYObserver)
  • Sam Schwartz Has Recommendations for de Blasio, From Speed Cams to Crash Investigations (News)
  • Cabbie Drives on Hell’s Kitchen Sidewalk to Bypass Snowstorm Traffic (Gothamist via WNBC)
  • Brooklyn CB 1 Gives Thumbs-Up to Traffic Calming Plan on Deadly Stretch of Kent Avenue (News)
  • Vance Weighs Homicide Charges Against Allegedly Drunk, High Driver After Victim Dies (News)
  • Lionel Lebron on the History of “Jaywalking” and the Problems With NYPD’s Enforcement (WPIX)
  • MTA Receives First $802 Million of Expected $3.9 Billion from FTA for Sandy Repairs (Post)
  • Gelinas: “MTA Cannot Borrow More Unless It Finds New Income to Pay the New Debt” (C&S)
  • Observer Wants the New Tappan Zee Bridge to Be Called the “Cuomo Bridge,” After Mario Cuomo
  • Surprise! Some Lawmakers Who Carpool to Albany Have Progressive Transpo Platforms (WSJ)
  • High Roller Going to the Super Bowl? You’ll Probably Take the Bus or Train Like Everyone Else (NYT)

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