Weekly News Roundup – September 11, 2023

September 11th, 2023

NYC loses 15K unlicensed short-term rentals as Airbnb rule kicks in - Gothamist

Temporary health care workers could be a lifeline for city's Airbnbs - Crain’s

SCOTUS Will Soon Toss or Take Rent Stabilization Cases. Here’s What to Know. - City Limits

CB8 Considers DOT’s Cargo Bike Rules, With Public Comment Period Coming to a Close - Our Town

DOT Commish: We Want to Get the Rules Right for Cargo Bikes - Streetsblog

Advocates to DOT: End All Parking at T-Shaped Intersections - Streetsblog

New York City’s Battle Against Congestion Begins at the Curb - Bloomberg

Outdoor Dining: What Will the April-to-December Program Look Like? - Streetsblog

DOT is Not Installing Safety Bollards at Intersections, Schools, Plazas as Council Sought - Streetsblog

N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail - Streetsblog

Congestion Pricing Is Coming. It Doesn’t Have to Be Painful. - NY Times

As F Train Remains Rerouted, Bottleneck Said to Form at Roosevelt Island Tram - Our Town

MTA eases rules for ‘fare capping’ on NYC subways, buses - Gothamist

New York City’s Lucrative No-Bid Migrant Services Contract Is Rejected - NY Times

NYC receiving more than 2K migrants each week as more buses arrive at Port Authority - Gothamist

Why Hochul is resisting moving more migrants from NYC to the suburbs - Politico

Mayor Adams ignites controversy after saying the migrant crisis will 'destroy' NYC - Gothamist

NYPD overtime to be cut to help pay for migrant crisis — even as crime remains higher than before COVID - NY Post

Adams warns city agencies could face 15% funding cuts amid migrant crisis - AM NY

Feds Seek Fix to Speed Work Permits to Thousands of Migrants in NYC - The City

NYC plans to place migrant families with children in congregate homeless shelters - Gothamist

Two New Cannabis Dispensaries Are Coming To Lenox Hill - Patch

Crackdown on loophole allowing some stores to sell THC products draws complaints - City and State

NYC Council to weigh awareness campaign on illicit weed sales - Gothamist

Judge rules no exemptions as New York cannabis license injunction continues - Spectrum

UES Council Member Takes Pot Shot At Illegal Pot Shops - Patch

80,000 Students With One Dilemma: Will N.Y.C. School Bus Workers Strike? - NY Times

NYC Elementary Schools To Be Locked During School Days, City Says - Patch

N.Y.C. Schools Reimagine Reading This Fall to Fix Dismal Literacy Rates - NY Times

NY students face up to 60 active shooter drills before graduating. There's a push to change that - NBC NY

‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show - Streetsblog

New Deal Will Test Whether N.Y.P.D. Can Alter Its Response to Protests - NY Times

NYC has paid $50 million so far this year in police misconduct payouts, Legal Aid says - NYPD

UES Redeemer Church Site Is Dangerous For Workers: Lawsuits - Patch

City’s pandemic wage gains mostly benefit high earners, study finds - Crain’s

Don’t call it a booster: What NYC should know about COVID vaccines this year - Gothamist

Tourists Are Back to NYC in Big Numbers - The City

City's use of $286M opioid settlement threatened by lax oversight and limited funds - Crain’s

NYC is one of the most expensive cities to be happy in the U.S. - Time Out

Manhattan BP urges City Hall to use alternative to X amid antisemitism concerns - Gothamist

New York’s plan to save birds from crashing into buildings: lights out - The Guardian

Nearly 8 people seriously injured on NYC streets daily in 2023 - Gothamist

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