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FILE - Passengers crowd onto a bus on First Avenue. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Advocates Want Countdown Clocks Installed At NYC Bus Stations

Councilman Brad Lander and other lawmakers say countdown clocks at city bus shelters will make commuting for New Yorkers a little easier.

12/10/2012

Pregnant Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Legislation Proposed To Help Pregnant Women Working In NYC

More and more women want to work through their pregnancies and a measure introduced before the New York City Council might well help them.

11/28/2012

NYC City Council holds a hearing on the NYPD's practices on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

City Council Considers New Rules For NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy

New York City police stops of hundreds of thousands of people each year are in the spotlight as city lawmakers consider setting new rules for the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practice.

10/10/2012

City Councilman Brad Lander (credit: councilman's office)

City Councilman Lander Perplexed By Opposition To Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Lander said the idea that an inspector general would bring politics to the police department is wrong, noting that IGs are common practice at government agencies.

10/09/2012

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

City Council Members Call For Brooklyn Bridge Path Expansion

Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.

08/08/2012

Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

Brad Lander, Jumaane Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Eric Ulrich (file / credit: City Council Photos)

Four New York City Council Members To Let You Decide How Money Is Spent

There is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.

09/15/2011

Prospect Park Bike Lane Battle

NYC Announces ‘Rogue Rider’ Bicycle Ticket Blitz

The dramatic re-shaping of New York City streets is supposed to calm traffic, but it sure inflames passions. Take for example Thursday’s clash over the controversial bike lane in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

10/21/2010

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