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It's storming through much of New York City, which likely will keep many protesters — and looters — home. Yet, the curfew continues, set to begin at 8 p.m. But one councilman says enough is enough. more
It was a project intended to boost average bus speeds by as much as 25 percent through improvements and new construction of bus-only lanes, including a planned lane on Broadway through Marble Hill. But it seems the coronavirus has claimed yet another victim as Mayor Bill de Blasio has put the brakes on his Better Buses Action Plan as the city scrambles to make up for budget shortfalls caused by the current economic turmoil. more
It's not easy to catch Andrew Cuomo off-guard these days, more than two months into the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down New York and many other states in the country. But some preliminary data the governor asked of medical facilities statewide did indeed catch him by surprise. more
Last year, believing it would help curb Manhattan traffic congestion and give yellow cab drivers a little relief, the city’s Taxi & Limousine Commission capped the number of vehicles it would allow for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Yet, some of that support waned Aug. 7 when the TLC voted to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles from a year to indefinitely. more
Each time the 1 train passed overhead, Rafael Alvarez paused his speech out of fear the rumble of the El would drown out his voice. For Alvarez, his message of support for a commercial tenants rights bill needed to be heard. more
For years, Andrew Cohen has batted a thousand when it comes to tackling key environmental issues — at least in the eyes of the New York League of Conservation Voters. more
Who will succeed new state attorney general Letitia James as New York City’s next public advocate is a question voters are set to decide in a special election Feb. 26 — but how to choose from a crowded field of 17 candidates is likely going to be a trick in of itself. more
Just two days after claiming the gay community controls city council, Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr., rejected calls for his resignation, saying the only ones who can ask him to resign are the ones who put him in office in the first place — the people in the city’s 18th Council District. more
It’s become so familiar to some residents by now, it almost feels like a twisted Kantian cliché of sorts — the hassle of getting around the city on its sputtering public transit system — crawling subways, bunched buses, no end in sight. more
If the city’s subway service weren’t already abysmal enough for residents looking to ride into Manhattan, it’s actually about to get even more complicated. more
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