Today’s Headlines

  • De Blasio to Announce Car-Free Sections of Central and Prospect Parks This Morning (Capital, Vine)
  • Mayor Nominates Ydanis Rodriguez, Veronica Vanterpool, David Jones to MTA Board (WNYC)
  • Meanwhile, Cuomo Under Fire for Not Reappointing S.I.’s Allen Cappelli (Advance, Post, News)
  • Tony Shorris: Albany Is “Amazingly Irresponsible” for Failing to Act on MTA Capital Program (Post)
  • Senate Passes Gianaris Bill to Crack Down on Unlicensed Drivers Who Injure or Kill (TL)
  • Jimmy Van Bramer Stands Up for Subsidized Parking in Long Island City (DNA)
  • Queens CB 1 Backs Astoria Neighborhood Slow Zone Plan (DNA)
  • Bklyn CB 9 Considers DOT Proposal for Ped Island, Other Changes at Parkside and Ocean Ave (DNA)
  • Gary Roth: Is the Taxi Medallion System Past Its Useful Life? (Chelsea Now)
  • Developers Hope to Spruce Up 6½ Avenue, Midtown’s Mid-Block Walkway (WSJ)

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