Correction…

On Thursday, March 8, in a story titled The New York City Parking Boom, we incorrectly reported that New York City’s Economic Development Corporation is funding part of the $500 million Flushing Commons development project in Queens. The situation is actually a bit more nuanced. The EDC is facilitating the sale of city property to a developer but is not subsidizing the project directly.

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