New York City Council Calls For Oversight Hearing On Why City Wasn't Better Prepared For IdaCity officials released a flooding analysis in May that called for updating flash flood responses by 2023 due to an increase in annual rainfall.
Lawmakers Scoff At DOT Proposal That Would Turn Some Brooklyn Streets Into Truck RoutesA plan to relieve truck congestion in one Brooklyn corridor has some telling the Department of Transportation to go back to the drawing board.
CBS2 Learns Some Of The Heating Guidelines For Outdoor Dining In New York CityAndrew Rigie with the NYC Hospitality Alliance and New York City Councilman Justin Brannan told CBS2 they have been calling on City Hall for months to release outdoor heating guidance.
NYC Lawmakers Pushing To Overturn 1948 Law, Allow Drones To Do Building InspectionsCity officials are backing a plan to allow drones to inspect buildings. The move comes after an architect was tragically killed last week by falling facade from a building in Midtown.
'He's Exploiting Veterans': Vendor Accused Of Using 19th Century Law To Avoid Food Truck Ban At Dyker Heights Christmas DisplayA Brooklyn politician says an ice cream vendor is taking advantage of veterans in order to qualify for a legal loophole.
NYC Councilman Wants MTA To Offer Free Service On Major HolidaysBrooklyn Councilman Justin Brannan says free bus and subway rides on holidays like Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July would be a way to give back to people who rely on mass transit.
NYC To Consider Bill To Ban Sale Of Cellphone Location DataNo federal law specifically protects cellphone customers' location data.
Small Business Owners Screaming Foul After Being Hit With Large Fines For Building SignsCould it be a sign of the times? Small business owners are being fined for the messaging above their stores. But why?