In a city with crowded streets, a rising population and soaring land prices, most New York City parking is free. Experts say that contributes to a shortage of spaces that generates traffic, obstructs deliveries, slows buses and drives motorists crazy.
The northern Manhattan Councilmember wants to restore voting rights for non-citizens and shield small businesses from rising rents.
Jumaane Williams has had to articulate how he would manage a citywide office with potentially sweeping focused but fairly limited resources.
The report offers a detailed—but still preliminary—look at whether the city needs massive tidal barriers, or other measures, to protect against storm surge and ‘wave attack’ as sea levels rise.
In the next two decades, New Yorkers 65 and older will account for 18 percent of the city’s population, according to the AARP. And they’re going to need a lot more elevators than the transit system currently offers.