Downtown rush hour has still not roared back to pre-pandemic levels even as car travel surges in the suburbs, a new study finds — and it may help explain why traffic deaths have stayed so stubbornly high in U.S. communities.
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.