Massive Protest Erupts, 2 City Councilmen Arrested, As ICE Detains Prominent Immigration ActivistThe detention of a prominent immigration activist sparked a large protest in Lower Manhattan that ended with the arrest of two City Council members Thursday.
City Council Committee Passes Bill Focusing On Sidewalk Safety In Wake Of Deadly Lower Manhattan Vehicle AttackA City Council committee has unanimously passed a bill that would make sidewalks safer from potential terrorist attacks.
New Hit-And-Run Alert System Takes Effect In New York CityThe system works similar to AMBER Alert, with notices being directly sent to cell phones with as description of who or what to be on the lookout for.
'We Have To Learn From Barcelona:' Councilman Calls For More Safety Barriers On SidewalksA New York City council member is calling on the city to install more safety barriers on sidewalks in places with high pedestrian traffic, following deadly crashes like those in Times Square and Barcelona.
24-Hour Subway Survey Finds Delays Biggest Issue For RidersAfter collecting more than 2,000 commuter responses, the survey found that nearly 50 percent of riders say delays are the biggest issue while 75 percent say they missed appointments due to subway delays in the last two weeks.
Square Renamed For EMT Who Worked At Ground Zero Following 9/11Amsterdam Avenue at 172nd Street in Washington Heights is now Luis de Pena Jr. Square.
Council Members: NYC Shouldn't Pay More For MTA BudgetTwo New York council members say the city shouldn't pay any more than what's already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
De Blasio: East River Tolls Worth Exploring, But Plan Unlikely To Clear AlbanyCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez wrote in a policy report released Monday that charging the tolls would "revolutionize the way our city moves and make our roads that much cleaner, safer and more equitably used."
Councilmen Ask Google To Create Map Option That Will Make Streets SaferMany people turn to Google for answers, and now two New York City Council members say the technology giant has the answer to making city streets safer.
Survey: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Area Roads In Poor Or Mediocre ConditionThe survey also found that area drivers spend about $700 in repairs due to rough roads.
Officials Release Report On Overcrowding At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's ERThe report comes on the heals of a public hearing held in early December on overcrowding at the facility.
Bill To Ban NYC Horse-Drawn Carriages Heading To City CouncilLong-delayed legislation to ban horse carriages in New York City is finally going to be introduced at the City Council next week.