Today’s Headlines

  • Planning Chair Carl Weisbrod Spewing Nonsense About Times Square Plazas (DNA)
  • De Blasio: Task Force Will “Ensure Times Square Remains a Safe, Positive, Popular Public Space” (News)
  • Jan Gehl: European Cities Had to Learn How to Manage Their Public Spaces Too (NYT)
  • Even the Daily News Doesn’t Think the Plazas Should Be Removed
  • Public Space Pros Say NYC Needs a Better Framework for Managing Plazas (Politico)
  • Three People Killed in NYC Traffic Crashes Over the Weekend (Post)
  • Driver Plows Onto Bronx Sidewalk, Seriously Injuring Mother of Three (WNBCPost)
  • How Car2Go Handles Parking Tickets Racked Up By Its NYC Customers (WSJ)
  • Pope’s Visit Will Put Trans-Hudson Transit Capacity to the Test (WSJ)
  • How Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue Went “From Grand Parkway to Canyon of Mediocrity” (Curbed)
  • Gothamist Delivers a Lesson on Dealing With Rude Cyclists — And Why Bike Laws Should Change

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