Read these stories in today's Daily News to speed up your morning commute:

For Boston: The 32,000 runners who hustled 10 miles down Broad Street honored Boston and swore off fear.

Ban booty: Politicians like state Rep. Dwight Evans have taken thousands of dollars worth of gifts. But public service shouldn't include taking things most of the public never get, columnist John Baer says.

Super slugger: A blind New Jersey boy, after being honored in a pregame ceremony at Friday's Phillies game, asked Ryan Howard for a homerun. Done.

Stu vs. the bikeheads: Enforcement against bicyclists who violate traffic laws is up, but with so few bikers, why do we still need bike lanes, columnist Stu Bykofsky wonders.