“This is not a story about cricket, its popularity, and whether New Yorkers would support the expansion of it. The issue here is the proper use of public parkland.”
“Teachers’ workloads are increasing without their salaries as they take on even more responsibilities to ensure the safety and well-being of their students.”
Karines Reyes and Sonal Jessel |
“New York State laid out the strategy for equitably addressing the climate crisis. Now we must pass the NY HEAT Act to ensure we can deliver on that promise and make New York a leader in addressing ‘the single biggest health threat facing humanity.'”
Vendedores ambulantes del sur del Bronx fueron los más inspeccionados por el DCWP en los últimos meses
En el primer trimestre de este año, el Departamento de Protección al Consumidor y al Trabajador (DCWP por sus siglas en inglés) de la ciudad emitió 414 multas a vendedores ambulantes en la ciudad. La agencia ya no lidera la inspección de vendedores desde el 1 de abril, fecha en que el Departamento de Sanidad (DSNY por sus siglas en inglés) empezó a hacerse cargo de estas funciones.
In the first quarter of this year, the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issued 414 tickets to street vendors. The agency is no longer leading vendor enforcement as of April 1, when the Department of Sanitation took over.
“Schools must be prepared and trained to administer Narcan, because the safety of our children far outweighs any political taboo. Needle exchange and overdose prevention sites must be equipped to offer free fentanyl testing strips and teach people who need them how to use this critical tool to prevent even more fatalities.”
New York has 123 homes constructed under the environmentally friendly “passive house” building standard certified by Passive House Institute US. But architects and environmental experts say it should become the norm, especially for affordable projects in New York City.
“Licensed sellers simply cannot compete with unregulated—presumably less expensive—cannabis retailers, and our communities cannot miss out on much-needed revenues intended to fund substance use education, prevention, and treatment initiatives.”
Ryan Pullido and Jeanmarie Evelly |
The Bronx Metro-North rezoning is among the first initiated by the city since Mayor Adams took office, and will look to spur development of 6,000 homes around future train stations in Morris Park and Parkchester. The plan is in line with Gov. Kathy Hochul’s strategy to increase housing statewide, with an emphasis on building denser in “transit-oriented” communities.
City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.