Today’s Headlines

  • Tony Avella: “Buying a Car, Having a Car, Is the Last Bastion of Freedom” (Gothamist)
  • Sorry Tony, Car Makers Are Looking Beyond Car Ownership to “Mobility Services” (NYT)
  • Welcome to the 12 Days of Cuomo Gloating About the 2nd Ave Subway (PoliticoAMNY, DNA, NY1)
  • Let Ben Kabak Take You on a Tour of the 96th Street Station (2nd Ave Sagas)
  • New Jersey Sees Cuomo’s Port Authority Power Grab as “Blackmail” (
  • The Uber/Lyft Bill Is Part of an Especially Grotesque Round of Albany Sausage-Making (News)
  • Uber Might Not Be Long for This World Unless It Becomes a Quasi-Monopoly (NYT)
  • These Council Members Don’t Sound That Excited About the BQX Streetcar (NY1)
  • What Happened to the 350 Real-Time Bus Arrival Displays de Blasio Promised for 2016? (Politico)
  • The Elusive Quest for Free-Flowing Traffic on Victory Boulevard (Advance)
  • Tri-State Reviews the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of 2016

Happy holidays, Streetsblog NYC readers. We’ll have a batch of Streetsie polls to vote on later this morning, then we’ll be back on Tuesday with our year-in-review posts.