Bill de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.
The New York City Department of Transportation on Tuesday unveiled a new northbound median-to-median crosswalk at 96th Street and Broadway as part of an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.
The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.
Dozens of people are marching from a Harlem church to the Nigerian consulate in New York in support of captured Nigerian girls.
Twelve more names were added to the 9/11 memorial wall at 1 Police Plaza, making the number of officers dead from 9/11-related illness greater than the number of officers killed in the terror attacks.
About 5,000 school safety agents, mostly women, say they’re paid $7,000 a year less than other similar workers.
Comparing the first quarter of this year to last, the number of stop-and-frisks is down 86 percent.
9/11 Families Blast ‘Greedy,’ ‘Disrespectful’ Decision To Store Unidentified Remains Underground In Museum
The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum will house the remains at bedrock level of the World Trade Center site. Some families have labeled that plan as disrespectful and want an above-ground entombment on the Memorial Plaza.
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his first executive budget Thursday, a $73.9 billion proposal in line with his reflexively liberal vision of greater government involvement for the less fortunate.
Forty were killed this year, compared with 60 during the same period last year, and those injured by vehicles dropped by 8 percent.
Traffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.
A carriage driver has been accused of altering a hoof brand to make a 22-year-old draft horse with a breathing ailment appear to be a healthier horse nearly half its age.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said high-technology jobs have been growing four times faster than the rest of the city’s economy the past four years and paid an average 2012 salary of $118,000, about 50 percent higher than the citywide average.
A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled the NYPD must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request from an animal rights group.