Weekly News Roundup – September 23, 2022

September 23rd, 2022

And… the New York City redistricting process has also devolved - City & State

City Hall made an 11th-hour push to torpedo planned Council lines - Politico

Upper East Side Community Board Votes for Crosstown Bike Lanes - Streetsblog

A ‘Recipe’ For Defending Abortion Rights - Our Town

Ugly UES Construction Site To Get Artsy Makeover By Local Students - Patch

New UES Rezoning Seeks 46-Story Tower In Yorkville, Plans Show - Patch

Chapman proposes UES rental tower despite likely opposition - Real Deal

3-K for All? Adams Retreats From Expanding N.Y.C. Preschool Program. -  NY Times

‘Just Keeping the Lights On’: Low Morale, High Staff Vacancy Rate Hobble Department of Transportation - Streetsblog

NYC's paramedics and EMTs 'continually short-staffed' as emergency call response times grow longer - Gothamist

A City Hall letter to NYC comptroller over hiring freeze leads to confusion - Gothamist

Why New York Is Resorting to Tents to House Surge of Migrants - NY Times

Disabled New Yorkers Face Off With MTA Over Dropped Mask Mandate - The City

NYC ferry system must ‘stabilize’ before it can expand, officials say - Gothamist

More People Snagged Units in NYC Housing Lotteries Last Year, But Wait Times Grew - City Limits

Shelter providers, housing advocates urge mayor remove barriers to housing amid longer shelter stays - Gothamist

What Would NYC Look Like Without Right to Shelter? Bleak, Say the People Who’ve Needed It - City Limits

Sewer Backups Nearly Doubled in NYC Last Year Due to Climate Change - City Limits

Three in Five NYCHA Buildings Have Open Doors or Busted Locks - The City

New York City Subway System to Install Security Cameras in Train Cars - NY Times

Approved home-grow regs, new growers and processors approved by Cannabis Control Board - Syracuse

NYC ends vaccine mandate for private sector but not city workers - Gothamist

Eric Adams’ public schedules tell a lot – but not nearly as much as they should - City & State

In New York City, the Demand for New Developments Is Bouncing Back - NY Times

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