Great reporting exposed systemic problems and ended careers.
Snow in New York City
Agencies are quick to deflect blame following severe commuter delays.
a private sanitation truck in New York City
City leaders on both sides of the argument weigh in.
A man riding on the back of a garbage truck
Waste Equity passed. But the fight over commercial pickup zones is about to get nasty.
Garbage trucks in New York City.
Coalition argues for business-friendly New York City Council bill instead.
A big yellow private sanitation truck driving through the streets of Manhattan.
Zoned franchises for waste management harms customer service. Other approaches can improve safety.
Black bags of trash on sidewalk in New York City street waiting for service trash truck.
ProPublica and Voice for America report on the bad behavior and political connections of Sanitation Salvage.
A commercial waste removal truck
43 New Yorkers have died in crashes with private sanitation in the last eight years.