YIMBY’s 2019 New Building Report, released this time last year, showed a major jump in applications from 2017 into 2018, with new residential units filed with the Department of Buildings rising from 20,393 to 34,039.
The people are rising up. Protests erupted this year in cities around the globe, sparked by price hikes and service cuts, inequality and corruption, and affronts to human rights and democracy.
The holiday season usually coincides with an increase in travel across the nation. Last year, it was forecast that one-third of Americans would travel during the holiday season.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced the introduction of H.R. 5231, the Transportation Alternatives Enhancements Act, which would make several improvements to the Transportation Alternatives (TA) program.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation that will radically overhaul the City’s commercial waste program, bringing much-needed reform to an industry known for dangerous, unhealthy and unsustainable conditions.
The City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Sitings and Dispositions and the Committee on Land Use voted on Wednesday to approve the plan to close the jails on Rikers Island and build four new borough-based facilities.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and The City University of New York (CUNY) today announced an unprecedented $19 million investment in local community-based organizations to engage in mass education and mobilization efforts around the 2020 Census.
By Robert Walker By the Mid-1970’s Hip-Hop began to take the country by storm as an unstoppable music force, and although there was a resistance by the “established” music industry to push-back on what was seen as a “craze.
On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, a rally was held at Harlem Armory with an estimated 4,000 Harlem Children’s Zone students, parents, staff, leadership, and community partners who attended with children from all HCZ programs, ranging in age from 3 to 23 years old, participating.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that NYC Census 2020, the City’s first-of-its-kind census outreach and engagement campaign.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today released “Green Wave: A Plan for Cycling in New York City” to confront the rise in cycling fatalities in 2019.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have access to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Restorative Justice (RJ) practices and, when needed, earlier intervention from clinical social workers.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced that the City will adopt the vast majority of the preliminary recommendations made by the School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG).
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Jackie Bray as Director of The Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants.
Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs released its second Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City.”