As New Yorkers, we appreciate that our mayor headed to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to help. We're just not sure why his entourage included so many political people with no obvious expertise. Plus other news.
The nation's largest housing authority will lead the city's effort on waste containerization, according to documents.
Brooklyn's Pitkin Avenue BID also gets a trash corral as the containerization effort moves into more locations.
Car ownership is up, transit use is down, and for-hire vehicles and delivery trucks clog our streets like never before. If done correctly, congestion pricing can make New York City more livable, and fund public transportation. If done incorrectly, it risks being a regressive form of taxation with limited benefits.
Maybe the mayor's motto should be "Get SOME stuff done," though DOT has disputed the findings.
Forgive us if we get a little bit of a slow start this morning, but we indulged in a bit too many apples and too much honey last night as we rang in 5783 last night. But we did manage to read through all the stories over the weekend to give you this handy news digest.