New York’s slow progress moving to EVs highlights obstacles cities face

While the city has struggled to build public chargers for electric vehicles, it has made strides in electrifying its own fleet.

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No major earthquake damage reported in New York City

In a briefing alongside various agency heads, Mayor Eric Adams said New Yorkers should go about their business, but further assessments of infrastructure is ongoing.


New York City crane collapses, hits neighboring building

The building struck by the crane is home to a Success Academy charter school.

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A big change in the plans to renovate Penn Station

The new plan to renovate the Manhattan train hub will no longer include funding from surrounding office towers, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced.


Opinion: How walkable streets strengthen New York's neighborhoods

Prioritizing pedestrians improves public health and makes cities more resilient.


Part of Adams’ Albany agenda: building stuff faster

The comptroller and City Hall officials headed to Albany to lobby for capital process reforms.


Biden touts $300 million grant for 'critical first phase' of Gateway Hudson River tunnel

The funding, however, will only go towards a sliver of the work that’s needed for the $16.1 billion project, which is set for completion in 2038.


Federal infrastructure bill is still a long way off

Spending money to advance the Gateway rail tunnel and other projects could jump-start the economy when New York reopens.

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De Blasio is worried about NYC’s supply chain, should you be?

Some experts say sick drivers could cause shortages, but others say the system could adapt.


Which infrastructure upgrades will get a green light this year?

Three ways that lawmakers, business interests, local governments and unions want to work with the governor to jump-start infrastructure projects across the state.

New York City

Fixing upstate’s transportation infrastructure

State lawmakers want more funding for roads and bridges in the next capital plan.

New York City

By the numbers: New York City’s plan for safer streets

The City Council passed requirements for 150 miles of miles of protected bus lines, 250 miles of protected bike lanes and more.

New York City

NYC ‘Parks Without Borders’ program draws controversy

New York City’s Parks Without Borders program has received glowing endorsements from elected officials, park conservancy groups, and positive press coverage, but some neighbors of the parks think the changes are harmful to the parks and longtime community members.