The agency sent a letter out reminding the contractor of the state idling laws, preferring to educate over handing out fines.
Activists gathered at City Hall Tuesday morning in support of a new proposal to put citizens on patrol to crack down on idling cars in New York City.
Exhaust coming from cars idling all around the city has one council member hoping to put an end to it, with the help of everyday citizens.
Engine exhaust from cars, trucks and buses has been linked to cancer, strokes and New York City’s high rate of childhood asthma. The city has tough laws to prevent drivers who sit with their vehicles running, but some say it’s no more than an idle threat, because it’s rarely enforced.