With an ambitious new resort in Atlantic City, struggling Indian casinos in N.Y. and Conn., and a deal to bring table games to Queens, big wins and losses loom.
This year, New York City will spend $10 billion on 17,000 contracts with private companies. Even though private contracts can invite corruption, whistleblowers are unprotected.
In Council District 39, voters chose to fund renovations at a needy South Park Slope elementary school. But they aren’t the only ones who want to improve the school…
Most likely, the massive development project will be exempt from living wage requirements if a City Council bill passes. How big of a setback is it for the bill’s supporters?
Community leaders and urban planners discuss the expansion at a public panel at Municipal Art Society.
Will a system that allows New Yorkers to find out how far away the next bus is boost lagging ridership rates? MetroFocus looks at how successful similar programs have been in other cities.
He projects that 50-cent tolls for cyclists and East River bridge tolls could amount to $1.2 billion annually.