Weekly News Roundup – August 8, 2023

Developer Re-Files Yorkville Tower Plans - Patch

Renderings Revealed For The Treadwell At 249 East 62nd Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Migrants Will Sleep Outdoors Because ‘There Is No More Room,’ Adams Says - NY Times

How Waves of Migrant Arrivals Sparked a Housing Fight in New York City - WSJ

Adams warned Biden there was no room for migrants. Now they’re sleeping on the sidewalk. - Politico

Migrants Sleep on the Sidewalk, the Face of a Failing Shelter System - NY Times

Central Park Eyed As Potential Site For Migrant Tents: Report - Patch

NYC’s Right to Shelter Implodes as Mayor Adams Warns ‘It’s Not Going to Get Any Better’ - The City

What Happens When New York’s Shelters Run Out of Room? - NY Times

Migrants cleared from sidewalk of Manhattan's Roosevelt Hotel - Gothamist

Now hiring: A new head of housing for New York City - Gothamist

Rental brokers lay out case against Council bill - The Real Deal

City’s Affordable Housing Production Saw a Boost Last Year After Prior Plunge - City Limits

Adams, Hochul, James announce $485 million gun violence prevention plan - City and State

New Commissioner Forces at Least Four Top Cops to Retire From N.Y.P.D. - NY Times

Top New York Democrats unite to counter soft-on-crime attacks from Republicans - Politico

District Attorney’s Investigations Burrow Into Adams’s Circle of Support - NY Times

Some Democrats Don’t Like Eric Adams. But Can They Beat Him in 2025? - NY Times

Left-Leaning Democrats Meet in Secret to Find a Challenger to Eric Adams - NY Times

School therapists want a better contract deal. The UFT wants them to give up. - Chalkbeat

As States Confront a Reading Crisis in Schools, New York Lags Behind - NY Times

PASS, FAIL: Automated Traffic Cameras Coming to Some NYC School Buses - Streetsblog

In-Car Tech Would Force NYC’s Worst Drivers to Slow Down Under New Proposal - Streetsblog

Overtime pay enables dozens of MTA workers to earn more than the governor - Crain’s

MTA bridge and tunnel tolls rise Sunday — E-ZPass tolls up 6%, mail-in tolls up 10%; hike greater than on NYC Transit subways, buses - Daily News

Critics say MTA's E-Hail expansion plan will limit riders - NY1

Bill to create real-time bike map for NYC expected to get a Council vote Thursday - Gothamist

MTA to start crackdown on fare evasion in September after reporting $315M in losses - NY Post

‘Not a Bike-Friendly City:’ Cyclist Deaths Are Surging This Year in NYC - Streetsblog

City Council Requests Federal Help in Fight Against Black Market for Temporary License Plates - Streetsblog

Dangerous Vehicle Seizure Program’s Future Uncertain as City Fails to Release Required Report - Streetsblog

Unlicensed cannabis sales overrun state's legal program, strangling tax revenue - Crain’s

New Yorkers consume the most cannabis in the world, this study says - Time Out

NY lawmakers want to make it illegal to smoke pot in public - Pix11

As Homeless Population Booms, NYC Steps Closer to an Accurate Shelter Census - City Limits

Council Bill Would Require Monthly Reports On Street Homeless Sweeps - City Limits

As actors and writers strike continues, NYC freelancers brace for months without pay - Gothamist

City Council backs striking Hollywood unions - City and State

Royal expert hired to monitor Central Park carriage horses - ABC NY

Are you wasting your time pressing crosswalk buttons in New York City? - Pix 11

Citi Bike operator could be worth up to $500M as Lyft weighs a sale - Crain’s

New York City is going to get even more expensive this month - Crain’s

New York Covid Cases Are Rising Slightly, Officials Warn - NY Times

State Board of Elections approves controversial electronic voting machines - City and State

NY HEAT bill aims to fight rising energy costs. Lawmakers are giving out free ice cream to tell you. - Gothamist

Summer Streets Returns To The Upper East Side: What To Know - Patch

Council Approves Diminished Permanent Outdoor Dining Program - Streetsblog

Patients Need Kidneys. A Law to Boost Donations Is Stuck in Limbo. - NY Focus

New Bill Would Block Utilities From Lobbying at Customers’ Expense - NY Focus

Guggenheim latest NYC museum to hike admission costs as art institutions across US struggle to regain visitors - NY Post

‘The Tempest’ will be the last show at Central Park’s Delacorte Theatre until Summer 2025. Here’s why. - Time Out

Say ‘goodbye’ to takeout utensils and single-use condiments - Time Out

NYC food establishments now need to bin their trash instead of throwing it on the sidewalk - Time Out

NYC practices its response to Marburg virus following outbreak in Africa - Gothamist

State spending too much federal infrastructure money on NYC highways: Comptroller Lander - Gothamist
NYC animal shelters overwhelmed as owners give up pets in record numbers - Gothamist

To Beat the Heat, Cities Should Foster Forests: Study - City Limits

New York BOE expected to vote on the use of highly controversial electronic voting machines - City & State

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