The company has five standing contracts with city agencies -- three with DOT adding up to about $2 million and two with the Department of Environmental Protection worth about $35 million apiece. All but one of those -- an $800,000 contract with DOT -- were signed during the de Blasio administration.
The Hudson River Greenway is the most heavily used bike path in the United States, carrying roughly one-seventh of all cyclists entering Manhattan below 50th Street. In Upper Manhattan, where there are fewer bike lanes and much less on-street protection for cyclists than further south, it is truly the backbone of the bike network. Despite […]
Last week’s Chinatown disaster has prompted a good bit of discussion about idling vehicles. As it happens, two bills are wending their way through the City Council that would tighten idling restrictions and foster improved enforcement. A vote is expected tomorrow on Intro. 2007-631, which would reduce the maximum idling time from three minutes to […]
Comptroller William Thompson and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer want the city to enforce a law mandating that sightseeing buses reduce harmful emissions. Meanwhile, a citizen group called "Tour Buses No — Tourists Yes" also wants the buses off residential streets. In separate letters issued this month to the Department of Environmental Protection, Thompson and […]