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City to Place Weapon Detector Scanners in Subway

City to Place Weapon Detector Scanners in Subway

Subway riders will eventually see weapons scanners and more mental health professionals underground.
MTA Board Approves NYC Congestion Pricing

MTA Board Approves NYC Congestion Pricing

The toll on cars will be $15 during the day and $3.75 at night.
DUMBO Affordable Housing Lottery Now Open

DUMBO Affordable Housing Lottery Now Open

Applications for the DUMBO apartments are due May 24.
Years of Delay Pushes Gowanus Canal Tank Project to Cost Over $1B

Years of Delay Pushes Gowanus Canal Tank Project to Cost Over $1B

A recent report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General said the city and its own regional office is to blame.
Adams Bemoans Recidivism Rates, Says Top Aide Accused of Sexual Harassment Needs 'Due Process'

Adams Bemoans Recidivism Rates, Says Top Aide Accused of Sexual Harassment Needs 'Due Process'

The mayor addressed the topics of recidivism, mental illness, his ties to Turkey, debit cards for asylum seekers, and more during this weekly press conference.
City-Run Jobs, Workforce Training Fair in Brownsville Today

City-Run Jobs, Workforce Training Fair in Brownsville Today

The city plans to have monthly hiring sessions in every borough through August.
Security Monitor Screens to be Added to Buses

Security Monitor Screens to be Added to Buses

The screens will enhance safety for customers and bus operators, according to the MTA.
NYPD to Deploy 800 More Cops to Subway to Stop Fare Jumpers, Crime

NYPD to Deploy 800 More Cops to Subway to Stop Fare Jumpers, Crime

'Operation Fare Play' will send hundreds of officers into the transit system this week in an effort to combat fare evasion and crime.
East New York LIRR Station Should Also be Revamped, Advocates Say

East New York LIRR Station Should Also be Revamped, Advocates Say

Overdue improvements to the station include better signage and wayfinding, pedestrian-friendly connections, and accessibility upgrades.
The 2024 Voting Season Has Begun! Early Voting For Presidential Primary is Through March 30

The 2024 Voting Season Has Begun! Early Voting For Presidential Primary is Through March 30

Those who registered to vote early can do so through Saturday.