Caroline Spivack

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Council proposals would re-anchor city’s process for clearing abandoned boats

Scattered along the city’s 520 miles of waterfront are hundreds of abandoned boats: half-sunken barges, sailboats aimlessly adrift and many more vessels fully...

Everything you need to know about congestion pricing’s political gridlock

For more than 50 years, lawmakers in Albany kicked around the idea of tolling motorists who drive into Manhattan’s busiest streets to reduce...

A Brooklyn mobility advocate founds a startup offering bike-parking pods

In 1998 maps of public transit networks from cities across the country began crowding the mailbox of the Brooklyn apartment where Shabazz Stuart,...

Tension over who’s responsible for greening city buildings

Building managers and engineers Friday discussed the obstacles they face when trying to comply with emissions caps imposed by Local Law 97. They...

Taxi medallion values inch up for first time since 2014

The value of taxi medallions has steadily inched upward in the past year for the first time since Lyft, Uber and other e-hail...

Two bills key to reaching state climate goals failed to pass in Albany

Two climate bills whose backers argued were key to reaching the state’s legally mandated climate goals were left on the cutting-room floor in...

How the arts and real estate can collaborate to build creative communities

Leaders in the city’s real estate and arts industries gathered Tuesday morning at the New York Athletic Club to discuss the challenges of...

Two new bills would nix 60K parking placards and pay New Yorkers to snitch on illegal use

City Council legislation introduced Thursday seeks to curb the misuse of parking placards by government employees by revoking thousands of the permits and...

City halts plans for Coney Island Creek ferry

The city has temporarily paused its plans to bring NYC Ferry service to Coney Island Creek, after officials said they underestimated the amount...

MTA launches plan to improve bike and pedestrian access across bridges, transit networks

After years of Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials’ reluctance to open up the agency’s bridges to cyclists, the authority is developing a plan to...

Five free outdoor events for Memorial Day weekend

Swap your oxfords for your flip-flops because summer is finally, if unofficially, here. For better or worse, New Yorkers are ready to shake...

New York Music Month returns to support the industry’s post-pandemic recovery

After a two-year hiatus, when it was mostly virtual, New York Music Month will return in June with more than a dozen in-person concerts,...

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