Lower East Side Links

–A bus driver was arrested after a fatal bus crash in Virginia that left two people dead. The bus was operated by Tao Travel under the name Starline Express, with a final destination of Canal Street in Chinatown. Police said the driver was speeding. [Daily News]

–A driver has been charged with, “failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to use due care” in a crash that killed a 90-year-old pedestrian at the intersection of Bowery and Bayard streets this past November. [Patch]

–An investigation finds that eight of Jared Kushner’s East Village buildings are illegally occupied. [The Real Deal]

–The F Train has a 50% on time rate, the worst in the entire subway system. Here’s a look at why the lettered lines in general perform so much worse than the numbered ones. [New York Times]

–Local State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou and two Albany colleagues, “share a progressive vision and a 7-room apartment.” [New York Times]

–A new exhibition in an empty lot on Ludlow Street gives passersby a view of live streamed images of Earth from a NASA satellite. [Untapped Cities]