Opinion

Transportation

Opinion: Serial speeders are killing New Yorkers. It’s time to slow them down.

A proposed bill would require “speed limiter” devices to be installed on serial speeders’ vehicles, stopping them from going more than 5 mph over the speed limit.

News & Politics

Opinion: Clearing the air on Randy Mastro

Here’s why one the city’s most experienced litigators should be its next corporation counsel

Opinion

Opinion: How I became my father on Israel

Suddenly, I put my hand up to touch my face. It was deep red. I had become my father.

Courts

Opinion: New York’s complex court bureaucracy shields judges from accountability

Judges are less accountable to the public than to court administrators who arbitrarily shuffle them around to different courts and issue secret memos to guide their interpretation of the law.

Opinion

Opinion: Common sense never goes out of style

Political trends come and go, but pragmatic, results-oriented governing remains key.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: The MTA is ready to make a deal on vacant retail space

The transit agency is negotiating with entrepreneurs to bring businesses back to the subways.

Opinion

David Paterson: The case for Randy Mastro

The former governor calls Mastro, Eric Adams’ pick for corporation counsel, “a pro who rises above party lines.”

News & Politics

Opinion: We visited the solidarity encampment at Columbia University. Here’s what it’s really like.

What we saw couldn’t be more different from the dire warnings of rampant antisemitic threats and pervasive danger coming from City Hall, Albany and the White House.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: 4/20 isn’t just for smoking this year

Tokers, already outside, can enjoy 53 car-free streets as part of the New York City Department of Transportation’s early celebration of Earth Day.

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Opinion: A real plan for Empire AI

New York’s AI initiative needs strong labor standards and ethical guardrails.

Opinion

Opinion: Training the next generation of cyber experts

In an age of cyber threats, investing in our cybersecurity workforce is crucial to our national security.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: Oh, by the way, OJ died

The former Buffalo Bills running back, actor and convicted felon’s death was a passing afterthought.

Rikers Island

Opinion: Is it possible to get the effort to close Rikers Island back on track?

The troubled jail’s closure has been cast adrift in a sea of half truths, bad ideas and polarized debate.

Housing

Opinion: Domestic violence survivors like me need housing support

To ensure survivors can obtain safe housing, Albany must include funding for the Housing Access Voucher Program and New York State Supportive Housing Program in the state budget.

Opinion

Opinion: New York’s inequality is a policy choice. Our budget can fix this.

Gov. Kathy Hochul should be investing in our communities instead of proposing education and health care cuts.

Budget

Opinion: Answering the call to save local news in New York

Since 2004, New York has lost nearly half of its local newspapers. The bipartisan Local Journalism Sustainability Act will ensure New Yorkers have access to the independent local news they deserve.