Representatives from the city's Transport Workers Union say that the solutions to reducing subway deaths are simple, but the MTA doesn't want to spend the money.
At yesterday's emergency hearing on subway deaths called by city councilman James Vacca, the MTA unveiled a large-scale public education ... More >>
Carrying a condom in New York City can be proof you're a prostitute. Yes, now, in 2011. Gothamist reports that along with the City Council push to rename the Queensboro Bridge after Ed Koch, a resolution was also on the agenda yesterday meant to pressure the governor and state legislator to pass a d ... More >>
Never mind.Although Mayor Bloomberg surprised more than a few people last week when he signaled his opposition to Councilmember Jessica Lappin's proposed anti-food truck legislation, it turns out -- unsurprisingly -- that he's not really sympathetic to food vendors after all.
At a Cinnamon Snail's pace.The Street Vendor's Project is holding its first-ever street fair today. The Pushcart Market is on right now at Park Place, between Broadway and Church Street, until 6 p.m. Food trucks in attendance include Vendy finalist Fauzia Abdur-Rahman from the Bronx's Heavenl ... More >>
We all know how effective Mike Bloomberg can be when he focuses on a problem, and the weekend hit-and-run of mayor's office employee Erinn Phelan in Brooklyn has clearly moved him. Maybe it will be a wake-up call.
One of the city's grand and underappreciated organizations, Transp ... More >>
A few days ago we noticed councilmember Jessica Lappin has a bill going that would require NYPD to "report on complaints of harassment in the transit system." Looks like things are going her way: today the council's transportation, women's issues and public safety committees met with officia ... More >>