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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

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

Speaker Adams Wants Streets Plan ‘Tracker’ to Make Sure Mayor Adams Follows the Law

"Laws and policies are only as good as their implementation. A prime example is the Streets Plan," the Speaker said during her "State of the City" address.

March 14, 2024

Council Speaker Wants Fair Fares to Reach More Working New Yorkers

Someone making minimum wage should be able to get the 50-percent transit discount, advocates say.

March 14, 2024

Divorce NY Style: The Council and DOT Have Moved to Splitsville

It's the battle of who could care less — and safety is losing.

February 28, 2024

Council Speaker Adams Says She’ll Consider Suing Mayor Adams over Streets Master Plan Failures

"Just like you have to comply with the law and I have to comply with the law, the administration has to comply with the law as well," Speaker Adams said on Thursday.

February 9, 2024

Pro-Safety Council Member Lincoln Restler Booted from Transportation Committee

Council leadership removed one of the most prominent safe street politicians from its powerful Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

January 18, 2024

Speaker Adams on Reckless Drivers: ‘Going Forward, We’ll Look at Next Steps’

The City Council does not currently have a plan to replace or reauthorize the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program, which expires later this month.

October 5, 2023

Op-Ed: Seasonal-Only Outdoor Dining Law Doesn’t Work for the Industry

A bar owner tells Mayor Adams that outdoor dining must be a year-round affair.

August 16, 2023

Council To Vote on Outdoor Dining Bill Next Month

The long-stalled outdoor dining bill is finally set to come up for a vote.

July 22, 2023