Morning Reads: Ferry Accident Report, Pre-K Seats, Parkour Daredevils

Federal investigators say errors by the captain and faulty boat design led to the ferry accident on the East River last year (NYT).

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is concerned about the way Pre-K seats are going to be distributed; demand is expected to be highest on te LES and in Chinatown, among other downtown neighborhoods (Daily News).

The Landmarks Commission approves the design of a new hotel next to the Merchant’s House Museum (Curbed).

Checking in on Alphabet Plaza (EV Grieve).

Never mind the stunt at 1 World Trade Center; parkour is a fitness sensation playing out at many locations throughout the Lower East Side (WSJ).