Weekly News Roundup – September 5, 2023

September 5th, 2023

Airbnb alternatives try to work around new city rules - Crain’s

Small condo developers powering NYC’s housing production - The Real Deal

Pilot project to rehab rent-stabilized units is months behind schedule - The Real Deal

Hochul comes around to incentive approach on housing after lawmakers rejected her mandates - City and State

New York City’s Crackdown on Airbnb Is Starting. Here’s What to Expect. - NY Times

NYC school bus strike on pause, for now - Gothamist

NYC to pay for Ubers, Lyfts for thousands of students if school-bus drivers strike - NY Post

NYC school year set to begin with thousands of new migrant students - Gothamist

The NYPD and its Main Watchdog Don’t Want You to Know the Official Policy on Police Chases - Streetsblog

NYPD All But Abandons Idling Enforcement Amid Climate Crisis - Streetsblog

NYPD tries new tactics to pursue fleeing criminals — but high-speed chase policy not fully formed; critics cite danger - Daily News

Adams: ‘We have to push back on sci-fi aspect of drones’ - City and State

Top NY business leaders urge feds to act on migrants 'crisis' - Gothamist

Adams condemns Hochul’s handling of New York migrant crisis as ‘wrong’ - Politico

Hochul, White House announce some progress on work authorization for migrants - Gothamist

As Migrant Crisis Worsens, New York Leaders Pressure Biden to Do More - NY Times

Why Biden Can’t Expedite Work Permits for Migrants - NY Times

Despite State Emergency, New York Has Resettled Zero Migrant Families Through Flagship Program - NY Focus

The Explainer: What’s With Council Member Bob Holden’s Bill to Register E-Bikes? - Streetsblog

As Adams Urges Jobs for Migrants, the NYPD Confiscates the Mopeds They Need to Work - The City

Few Are Trading In Dangerous E-Bikes for Safer Ones, Despite Fire Risk - NY Times

MTA disables OMNY feature that displayed riders’ NYC travels over privacy concerns - Daily News

Elevators at Most Subway Stations? ‘I’ll Believe It When I See It.’ - NY Times

New COVID variant detected in NYC wastewater: What is BA.2.86? - Gothamist

Success: Drivers are Slowing Down on Streets with 24/7 Speed Cameras - Streetsblog

Roosevelt Island residents to feel big impact of subway service changes on F and M lines - ABC NY

FIRST ON amNY | Uber starts dispatching yellow taxis to some NYC customers through app - AM NY

Solar Customers Say Con Ed Still Not Crediting Them for Power Generated - The City

New York City Council is getting younger – defying national trends - City and State

The fight to recognize the MENA identity - City and State

Neue Galerie is reopening with discounted admission to see great art - Time Out

Manhattan is the most expensive place to live in the U.S. - Time Out

They tried to stop New York City rats from having babies. They failed. - Gothamist

As Climate Change Brings Hotter Temps, Can NYC Improve its Cooling Center Program? - City Limits

Is New York City’s Lanternfly Killing Spree Working? - NY TImes

Officials say no dead animals, pet poop allowed in compost as bins roll out across NYC - Gothamist

How New York's Public Hospitals Cut Carbon Emissions: More Vegetables - NY Times

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