Weekly News Roundup – September 9, 2022

September 9th, 2022

Pressure Mounts For More UES Bike Lanes In Wake Of Cyclist's Death - Patch

It’s a global phenomenon — now New York is poised to lead the nation in congestion pricing - Politico

The most common congestion pricing misconceptions from marathon public hearings - Gothamist

The Final Days of New York’s ‘Wild West’ Outdoor Dining Scene - NY Times

Fixing NYC’s 50K illegal homes would cost $14B: city - NY Post

NYC flood map shows where Ida hit hardest — and where urgent action is still needed - Gothamist

A Gym For Public Elementary School Kids — At Spence - Out Town

Why weed companies can't make any money - Politico

NYC Council passes non-binding resolution urging Education Dept. to reverse school budget cuts - Daily News

NYC Education Dept. adding 850 new school safety agents for new school year  - Daily News

Kids won’t get to enjoy winter weather as snow days canceled for NYC schools this year - NY Post

Eric Adams Tells Panel Looming Deficits Are ‘Manageable.’ Budget Watchdogs’ Forecast Isn’t So Sunny - The City

One in Five Jobs Unfilled at Health and Buildings Departments, City Council Finds - The City

As NYC agencies struggle to fill thousands of jobs, some city workers say they’ve been instructed to lowball new hires - Gothamist

New York legislative staffers optimistic about union - City & State

Mayor Adams signs bills to improve maternal health education and services - Gothamist

NYC to host landmark exhibition honoring Black lives lost to racial injustice - NBC

New York housing agency to crack down on rent-regulated, 'Frankenstein' loophole - Gothamist

New York lifts mask mandate for public transit, correctional facilities, shelters - Politico

NYC Ferry Embarks on New Bids, Seeking Operator That Can Land the Most Money - The City

NYC Ferry fares rise to $4 per ride starting Monday - AM NY

Hundreds of Families Forced from Domestic Violence Shelters into Strained DHS System Each Year - City Limits

Hochul, health officials say omicron-specific booster shot is vehicle to containing COVID-19 this winter - Spectrum

N.Y.C. Schools Reopen With Focus on Recovery From Pandemic Losses - NY Times

In Hasidic Enclaves, Failing Private Schools Flush With Public Money - NY Times

How City Council's Democrat-led redistricting could aid the GOP - Politico

City’s Supportive Housing Remains Out of Reach for Most Applicants, Data Shows - City Limits

Hochul Declares Polio State of Emergency for New York - NYTimes

NYC Ferry, taxis, Uber drop remaining mask mandates in wake of state decision - Gothamist

East Village public housing tenants mystified as city claims no arsenic in water — but maybe Legionella - Gothamist

La Niña conditions could mean warmer fall season, experts say - Gothamist

Data shows New York is violating a new law banning solitary confinement - Gothamist

'You Do You' MTA Masking Signs Draw Backlash As COVID Rules Relax - Patch

Millions in looted antiquities seized from Metropolitan Museum of Art - NY1

Anything But Normal - Our Town

Photo essay: Labor Day Carnival returns to Brooklyn, and a new generation of revelers emerges - Gothamist

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