Tall buildings and birds don't mix, crosstown bike lanes may be coming to Manhattan, more

By  | September 18, 2017 - 11:00AM

The city is proposing a new set of crosstown bike lanes after a truck driver seriously injured a Citi Bike user, the latest in a series of recent serious crashes involving cyclists on crosstown streets in Midtown (DNAinfo)

Two Trees Management is the latest real estate company to pay residents with large Instagram followings to turn their online lives into marketing for their buildings (New York Post)

There's drama looming for expediters as the city looks to crack down on these building-permit wheel-greasers (The Real Deal; previously)

Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing plan doesn't help those in the most dire need, according to another report activists (DNAinfo)

Tall buildings, glass surfaces, and artificial light are the death knell for many migratory birds passing through the city (Brooklyn Paper)

Staten Island is getting a new ferry stop for tourists, to herd them into the Empire Outlets mall (Staten Island Advance)

Three people are dead, and over a dozen more are injured after and MTA bus and a tour bus crashed in Queens early this morning (Daily News)

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