We asked the New York City Transit President to drop the diplomacy and tell us what he really feels about the Adams administration's bus efforts so far. Here's what he said (no, he did not drop the diplomacy).
Even as the city's businesses reeled during the pandemic, the city's business improvement districts provided nearly the same level of sanitation and other supplemental services — which may be why the Adams administration is hoping BIDs will be the engine to pull the city out of the doldrums.
See it: Gorgeous plazas with lush plantings in movable containers. Refurbished 19th-century factory buildings on quaint cobblestone streets. People sipping drinks under red cloth umbrellas — and hardly a car to be seen. Are we really in the Manhattan? Yes.