Mayor Bill de Blasio

January 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Thanks to two recent New York State court rulings, disposable food and beverage containers will no longer be made from polystyrene in the nation's largest city. The ban was originally proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in February 2013.
The New York Times
December 28, 2018, 2pm PST
Delays kept NY from setting a record in terms of new protected bike lanes, but the city continues to expand its bike network.
StreetsBlog NYC
December 28, 2018, 12pm PST
Traffic fatalities declined in New York City for the fifth consecutive year.
Curbed New York
November 19, 2018, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
Commercial Observer
November 16, 2018, 5am PST
A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.
The Onion
October 8, 2018, 7am PDT
According to a bus advocacy coalition's progress report, New York City hasn't yet delivered on promises to get buses moving faster with comprehensive and well-enforced bus lanes.
NY Daily News
October 5, 2018, 5am PDT
After delays and a groundbreaking that still has not happened, proposed changes to New York’s big resiliency project have not been well received.
Politico
September 9, 2018, 7am PDT
Introduced with fanfare in 2015, the OneNYC plan is ready for an update.
Smart Cities Dive
September 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Plans for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector, otherwise known as the BQX, are still on the table, despite reports of the project's demise.
Crain's New York Business
August 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The New York City Council this month approved a rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood, located at the northern tip of Manhattan.
Crain's New York Business
August 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Union Square Tech Training Center overcame concerns about overdevelopment in the neighborhood.
AM New York
August 1, 2018, 7am PDT
A rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood could take a critical step forward this week.
Crain's New York Business
July 30, 2018, 8am PDT
To support the taxi industry and reduce congestion, the New York City Council could cap the number of ride-hailing vehicles operating in the city. The cap could be a first major step toward a new era of transportation regulation.
The New York Times
July 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A New York federal district court rules on a climate change lawsuit like its West Coast counterpart did last month: Don't hold oil companies accountable for climate change and sea level rise. Baltimore and Rhode Island file climate change lawsuits.
Inside Climate News
July 17, 2018, 5am PDT
New York is the first city in the world to report to the U.N. on SDGs in the arenas of clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, and land conservation.
CityLab
June 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.
The New York Times
June 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Critics of Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Five-Borough Bikeshare" program argue that Citi Bike should be expanded instead.
Crain's New York Business
May 9, 2018, 10am PDT
It's been awhile since the proposed PQX Streetcar project had any forward momentum in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
May 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
NYC Ferry, which opened in May 2017, would double in size if Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget proposal moves forward.
Crain's New York Business
April 29, 2018, 11am PDT
A set of zoning changes under consideration in New York City promises to be controversial; the de Blasio Administration is already onboard.
Crain's New York Business