Weekly News Roundup – June 26, 2020

A Bridge From Queens to Manhattan, but No Cars Allowed - NY Times

MTA Pulls Emergency Brake on All Major Projects as Financial Woes Mount - The CIty

New York City to Permit Swimming at Beaches Next Week - WSJ

De Blasio launches crackdown on illegal fireworks suppliers - Politico

Malls, gyms, movie theaters won't open in New York's phase four - Times Union

Gun Violence Spikes in N.Y.C., Intensifying Debate Over Policing - NY Times

De Blasio Shatters Alternate Side Parking Status Quo: NYers Only Need To Move Cars Once A Week - Gothamist

NYC to continue offering free meals through summer: Mayor de Blasio - Daily News

Number of Black Patrol Cops Falls as NYPD Upper Ranks Remain Majority White - The City

Health department: More than twice as many police-related deaths than previously reported - Politico

De Blasio's big budget gamble: Threatening 22,000 city jobs - Politico

De Blasio Floated Layoffs to Save $1 Billion. But the City’s Financial Future Teeters on Many Unknowns - The City

‘Four-alarm fire’: MTA's budget straits could bring service cuts, fare hikes - Politico

New York region imposes quarantine mandate on 131M Americans - Politico

MTA Explores Use Of Artificial Intelligence To Measure Mask Compliance On Subways - Gothamist

NYC Adding "Huge Expansion" Of 23 More Miles Of Open Streets, Including 9 Miles Of Protected Bike Lanes - Gothamist

NYC Council set to legalize electric bikes and scooters - NY Post

New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus - AP

De Blasio plans to install Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower - NY Post

The Met & The New-York Historical Society Are Both Planning To Reopen In August - Gothamist

New York’s public libraries to begin reopening July 13 - NY Post

Roosevelt Island Operating Corp. head fired over ‘racially and sexually offensive’ remarks - NY Post

4 Things to Watch as Mayor and City Council Finalize New Budget - Gotham Gazette

Amid nationwide protests, de Blasio, Council near budget deal that would slash NYPD spending - Politico

How the Floyd Protests Turned Into a 24-Hour ‘Occupy City Hall’ in N.Y. - NY Times

NYC Streets Will Open For Outdoor Dining - Patch

De Blasio’s ‘open streets’ rapidly vanishing, causing fights among neighbors - NY Post

NYPD Officers Raked In $115 Million In Overtime During First 2 Weeks Of Recent Protests - Gothamist

Monument of women’s rights pioneers coming to Central Park this summer - NY Post

Affordable Housing Lottery Odds Worst for Those Who Can Afford the Least - The City

Council Rep To Hold Info Session On Roosevelt Island Apt Lottery - Patch

For UES Restaurants and Small Businesses, a Glacial Reopening - Our Town

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