Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his seventh State of the City address at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday, February 6, 2020.Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his seventh State of the City address at the American Museum of Natural History on Th
In his State of the City de Blasio introduced his plan to turn city vehicles electric
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NYC taxi drivers are facing a taxi medallion loan crisis.
Experts weigh in on whether an app, surge pricing or a bailout can stop the industry’s implosion.
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The MTA is looking into subsidizing shared ride-hail trips.
A proposed pilot would use fees from a fee on ride-hail apps to fund late-night ride-hail service in outer boroughs.
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Debates on how to classify ride share drivers are in full swing.
The debate over whether Uber drivers and delivery cyclists should be classified as independent contractors is in full swing.
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How will technology impact voting in New York?
New York doesn’t use an app, but its voting technology has had its own problems in the past.
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First Read Tech talks to the director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Operations, and acting Algorithms Management and Policy Officer for the city.
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Broadband cables.
New York is now eligible for $16 billion in broadband funding.
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Revel scooter.
First Read Tech talks to Frank Reig, the CEO of Revel.
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Traffic on the Throngs Neck Bridge.
Members of the panel setting fees and exemptions have yet to be named, but here’s what’s known.
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A City Council task force wants to help save taxi medallion owners who are underwater.
A City Council task force is recommending an app to save taxi medallion owners.
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