Weekly News Roundup – December 4, 2020

December 4th, 2020

New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Reduce Hybrid Learning - NY Times

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students Dec. 7, mayor says - Politico

"Thank God We Have This Support": More New Yorkers Lining Up At City's Food Banks This Year - Gothamist

FDNY first responders among first to receive emergency COVID vaccine - Daily News

NYC Blows Past Deadline To Certify General Election Results As Lawmakers Push Reforms - Gothamist

De Blasio Administration Millions Behind on COVID Mask and Glove Stockpile Goals - The City

NYC’s congestion pricing program may be delayed by two years, MTA says - NY Daily News

Subway Slowdown: Sleek New Train Cars Running Late in Pandemic - The City

Cuomo Orders Hospitals To Make Emergency Preparations, Warns NY Could PAUSE Again - Gothamist

NYC middle and high schools won’t offer in-person learning until 2021 at the earliest - Chalkbeat

Food Delivery Apps Are Booming. Their Workers Are Often Struggling. - NY Times

New York City Urges At-Risk Residents to Stay Home to Avoid Covid-19 - WSJ

NYC Climate Progress on Ambitious Emissions Goals Backslides As Strategic Plan Sprawls - The City

New Yorkers of all stripes blast MTA fare and toll hikes - NY Post

Tax on second home, pay freeze for city workers and more suggested by NYC’s Independent Budget Office - Daily News

City's 'Open Storefronts' Program Critiqued as Too Late and Too Limited But with Room to Grow - Gotham Gazette

Covid Shifts Discussion on 'Future of Open Space' in New York City - Gotham Gazette

NYC sees big bicycling boom in year of COVID, according to DOT data - Daily News

New York Will Initially Get Enough Covid-19 Vaccine for 170,000 People - WSJ

Cuomo: $1B Push Needed to Vaccinate New Yorkers - NY State of Politics

New York City to receive 500,000 vaccine doses but faces the battle of buy-in - Politico

NYC’s homeless student population could skyrocket due to COVID-19 - NY Post

What’s Ahead for New York City Housing in 2021 - City Limits

Museum Facades Are New York City’s Latest Canvas for Art - WSJ

Rybak closes on site for planned Upper East Side high-rise - Crain's

Pushback on Lenox Hill’s Revised Expansion Plans - Our Town

MTA Inches Closer To Long-Awaited Elevator At 68th St. Subway - Patch

Midtown Board Members Harassed Over Planned Hotel Shelter - Patch

Yet Another Study Suggests Mass Transit Is Not Where Viruses Tend To Spread - Gothamist

COVID Relief Measure Gains Steam, Will Transit Be Funded? - Spectrum

Rail Worker Accused of Overtime Fraud Made $461,000 in One Year - NYTimes

Crowded Subways? Yes, in Neighborhoods Where People Have to Go to Work - NYTimes

Education Department pauses bills for student loan borrowers amid uncertainty over relief - Politico

'Miracle On Madison Avenue' Returns To UES For Charitable Cause - Patch

A 4-Day Workweek for 5 Days’ Pay? Unilever New Zealand Is the Latest to Try - NYTimes

The Epicenter - NYTimes

Outdoor Dining Is a Hit. What About Outdoor Shopping? - NYTimes

Georgia Was a Big Win for Democrats. Black Women Did the Groundwork - NYTimes

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