New York is the third worst city—behind Newark, N.J., and New Orleans, La.—in terms of urban heat islands, with temperatures reaching an average of more than 7.6 degrees higher than less developed areas nearby.
The undocumented population overall also declined in both the city and state, from almost one million (916,611 persons) across the state in 2010 to 641,683 two years ago, a reduction of almost 30 percent.
En la ciudad la población indocumentada se redujo sustancialmente pasando de 685.734 personas en 2010 a 450.864 personas en 2019, es decir, una reducción del 34.2 por ciento.
‘Everything has been car-centric since Robert Moses divided the borough in half with the Cross Bronx Expressway,’ one Bronxite who welcomes the scooters told City Limits. ‘It’s just a matter of righting a lot of those wrongs, and we’re glad the city is finally paying attention to us.’