Commentary

A red streetcar in Toronto's Chinatown with overheard wires and a station in the middle of the road.
New York City's new transit chief innovated in Toronto. His new home could use some of that.
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Williamsburg Brooklyn mural
The New York mag author loves throwing the borough shade.
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New York's representatives in Congress, including Republicans such as Lee Zeldin and Peter King, should make protecting DREAMers from Trump's anti-DACA moves a condition of their vote for any budget agreement writes Phil Ramos.
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The New York City Department of Education should award contracts for school bus operation to a worker-owned cooperative that will use electric buses, writes Rafael Espinal.
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New York City's Sanitation Department clears the roads for vehicles, but no one clears the crosswalks for pedestrians. That's dangerous and unfair, but Mayor Bill de Blasio can fix it, writes Paul Steely White of Transportation Alternatives.
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New York is unlikely to defeat the new federal tax law in court
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Trump’s tax law will blow up New York's school funding politics
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The #MeToo movement comes to Albany
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Applying for public assistance in New York City is overwhelming and inefficient. Here’s how we can fix it.
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