New York City

Policy

Touting New York’s MWBE opportunities

Chief Business Diversity Officer Michael Garner and other experts detail progress made on equity at City & State’s 2024 Diversity Summit.

NYPD

Policy

Inspector general: Digidog dodged disclosures

A report found that the NYPD is still not complying with a four-year old surveillance technology oversight law.

Policy

Policy

Where could there be a new casino in NYC?

Proposals have popped up in every borough – and outside the city.

New York City

Politics

Tensions between City Hall and the City Council spill into full view

Behind the scenes, both sides had their own explanations for whether an official invitation to testify was given to the Adams administration.

Personality

Personality

A retrospective on 30 years of branded MetroCards

The art and institutions celebrated on the cards offer a unique perspective on New York City’s history and culture.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s note: Show nonprofits the money

A cost of living adjustment increase from the Adams administration is welcome relief for these organizations, but it’s not enough when millions are still owed because of the city’s procurement backlog.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: ‘Even’ out our elections to increase voter turnout

To increase voter turnout, New York City should hold its local elections on the same years as state and federal elections.

Transportation

Policy

Congestion pricing is (probably) a month away. Is New York City ready?

Advocates say transit improvements and strong public reporting will make congestion pricing a success, and maybe even win over skeptics. That is, assuming New York acts fast.

MTA

Policy

The sometimes overlooked tech behind the MTA

From countdown clocks to signal modernization, here’s how the transit system is making much needed improvements.

MTA

Policy

Cracking down on fare evasion on New York’s subways and buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is taking steps to stem a problem that cost the transit agency $690 million in lost revenue last year.

Politics

Politics

Danny O’Donnell endorses Eli Northrup to succeed him in Assembly

The longtime Assembly member is breaking from many Upper West Side political power brokers to endorse Northrup over opponent Micah Lasher.

Heard Around Town

Policy

Council passes bills to fortify parking garage safety

The legislation follows a Lower Manhattan collapse that killed one person and injured five others last year.

New York City Council

Policy

Speaker Adams and Mayor Adams clash over City Council oversight of City Hall

The Council speaker is advancing legislation to give the council veto power over some mayoral appointments, but the mayor's newly-announced Charter Revision Commission could delay that.

Transportation

Policy

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.

Heard Around Town

Politics

City Council District 2 candidate rakes in over $26k in donations

Community Board 3 Chair Andrea Gordillo is getting a head start in what promises to be a competitive primary for the open seat.