The pilot program in a dozen taxis and for-hire vehicles keeps an electronic eye on the driver and the road.
One bill, with the majority of members as co-sponsors, would criminalize chokeholds.
Neighborhoods around the city have seen a real estate boom, but the Bronx has lagged behind. Even so, change is happening in the most unlikely places.
City Island residents were claiming victory Sunday in its fight against a planned new bridge to the Bronx that they thought was out of scale with their small, maritime community.
The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.
The New York City Council is considering a measure that would allow missing persons ads to run on TVs inside taxi cabs.
Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his “Vision Zero” plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.
Commercial and recreational bikers beware. Jimmy Vacca, chair of the City Council Transportation Committee is promising tough new safety rules in the coming year and strict enforcement of the current ones.
After the Department of Transportation called CBS 2’s Bike Bedlam reports false, they reneged on its claim and admitted that there was a lack of bike safety data in New York City.