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Speaker Adams: Council May Not Use its ‘Sammy’s Law’ Power to Lower Speed Limits

The Council may not lower the speed limit, even though it fought so hard to get that very right from the state legislature.

July 19, 2024

Roadway Dining May See Dramatic Decline Under Eric Adams As Deadline Looms

Fewer than two dozen restaurants are in the pipeline for roadside seating, according to public records.

July 12, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Back-Patting Edition

We interrupt our daily coverage of congestion pricing to find some common ground with Bob Holden. Plus other news.

June 14, 2024

Queens Pol: DOT Needs to Solve ‘Moped Crisis’ in Paseo Park

Residents fear mopeds on the "gold standard" open street — and the local Council member is focused on a better design.

June 11, 2024

Council Urges State to Expand City’s Tiny Red Light Camera Program to 600 Intersections

The state is expected to follow suit. But what happened to the promise of 1,325 intersections?

June 6, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Confirmation Consternation Edition

Life's a riot with Adams vs. Adams. Plus more news.

May 24, 2024

Activists Hail City Commitment to Fewer Trucks

The mayor's promise to rein in delivery warehouses was announced as the the Council's Land-Use Committee took up the mayor's City of Yes for Economic Opportunity zoning change.

May 22, 2024

Adams Backs Lower Speed Limits, Calls Crashes ‘Accidents’

The mayor wants New York City drivers to "slow down," but it's not clear yet how many streets will get lower speed limits.

May 8, 2024

Komanoff: A ‘Noise Tax’ Can Ground NYC Helicopters

A proposed $400 “noise tax” on “nonessential” flights is a start — and it will work.

April 18, 2024