Health Care

Policy

Setting the Agenda 2019

With Democrats in control in Albany, here’s an in-depth rundown of what’s up for debate.

Infrastructure

Policy

Is there any way to build more for less?

Here’s what state lawmakers are considering to tackle high infrastructure costs.

Andrew Cuomo

Policy

Congestion pricing, take two

Everyone agrees the MTA needs more money. If only the Democrats could agree on how to get it.

Julie Tighe

Personality

Julie Tighe on ditching government to save the environment

Julie Tighe left the Department of Environmental Conservation to run the New York League of Conservation Voters.

Infrastructure

Policy

Andrew Cuomo's marquee attractions

The governor’s plans to revamp JFK, LaGuardia and Penn Station.

Andrew Cuomo

Policy

The Greatest Showman: Are Cuomo's projects just window dressing?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has rolled out one marquee project after another. But has he neglected the state’s less flashy infrastructure needs?

New York City

Policy

Is there light at the end of the NYC freight rail tunnel?

A cross-harbor freight tunnel is essential to New York City’s continued existence, Rep. Jerrold Nadler says.

New York City

Opinion

Capping for-hire vehicles won’t solve NYC’s traffic woes

Better road management and transit service are more efficient answers than capping for-hire vehicles.

New York State

Policy

The Long Island outlook

The biggest Long Island projects and policy matters in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

MTA

Opinion

MTA should fast forward disabled accessibility in existing projects

The NYCTA improvement plan prizes accessible stations, so why won’t the L-train stations being shut down become accessible?

Andy Byford

Opinion

The MTA’s flashy new plan won’t solve the delays

Upgraded signals could provide significant service improvement, but to fully deliver speed and reliability would require changes to operating practices as well.

Andrew Cuomo

Opinion

New skyscrapers near Penn Station are a good idea

New skyscrapers near Penn Station are the ideal way to finance the station's reconstruction.

MTA

Policy

New York wants to double-dip from ride-hail companies

A “phase one” for congestion pricing in Manhattan isn’t the only state budget proposal affecting ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. An Assembly measure would add a new $1 tax on such rides in upstate and Long Island – and business groups aren’t pleased.

Policy

MTA

'Doing nothing is not an option'

ABNY hosts a panel to debate the merits of congestion pricing.

MTA

Opinion

Latest value capture proposal could harm NYC

City taxes should not be diverted to the MTA without local input.

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