What's Next For Crumbling BQE? Options On Table Are Awfully Expensive, But Clock Is TickingMany New York drivers know first hand that the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is in desperate need of repairs. City officials are trying to change that, but it will come with a huge cost.
NYCHA Advocates Rip Gov. Cuomo At Rally For Not Putting Money For Public Housing In New BudgetAt a rally on the steps of City Hall, the advocates demanded that the governor earmark $3 billion for public housing projects in the state, including $2 billion of it for NYCHA.
City Council Unveils Its Comprehensive Homeless PlanIt includes 90 separate recommendations focusing on preventing homelessness and increasing access to permanent housing.
City Council Reportedly Considering Legislation To Reduce Use Of Paper ReceiptsThere are reportedly several bills on the matter that are being considered.
Number Of New HIV Diagnoses In New York Falls To Record LowCity Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot says the city takes “a data-driven, sex-positive approach” to preventing new infections with the virus that causes AIDS.
Point Of View: An Interview With NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonWhat will the City Council Speaker do about the rising tide of people being killed and injured as they cycle in the city streets?
NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Criticizes Bill De Blasio, Discusses Possible Mayoral RunThe council speaker said he doesn't expect to kick off his campaign in earnest until after next year's presidential election.
Mayor De Blasio Signs 'Master Plan' Redesigning City Streets In Favor Of Buses And Bikes Over CarsThe sweeping agenda calls for transforming streets to speed up buses and make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
Growing Number Of Online Orders Creating A Congestion Nightmare On NYC StreetsLast year FedEx, Fresh Direct, Peapod, and UPS alone got over half a million parking violations equaling $27 million in fines.
Council Speaker Johnson Unveils Sweeping NYC Streets 'Master Plan' Designed To 'Break The Car Culture'City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and transportation advocates rallied Tuesday on the steps of City Hall as lawmakers prepared to approve a new "streets master plan."
City Council Votes To Discipline Councilman Andy King With 30 Day Suspension, $15,000 Fine, Monitor"I deplore his cowardice and disdain with which he treated his employees, the committee and this entire body," said City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.
City Officials Question Officer's Actions During Subway Fight With TeenagersVideo shows a cop punching a teenager, and seconds later, that same cop appears to swing at another teen.
Council Speaker Corey Johnson Says He Supports Banning Cars From Busy Crosstown StreetsJohnson told WNYC the city should consider making 34th and 42nd streets open to only buses and trucks, like the 14th Street busway that took effect earlier this month.
Macy's, Bloomingdale's To Stop Selling Fur Within 2 YearsThe shift will mean the closure of 34 “fur vaults” at Macy’s and 22 Maximilian salons at Bloomingdale’s.
NYC Council Speaker Pushing Plan That Would Drastically Increase Bike And Bus Lanes Across City"I want a city where getting around doesn't make you insane," City Speaker Corey Johnson said.