Weekly News Roundup – October 10, 2023

October 10th, 2023

A walk with Community Board 8's chair - NY1

Avalanche of New Applications for Legal Weed Shops Hit Local CBs, After Hochul Gives OK - Our Town

US Supreme Court rejects challenge to NY’s rent stabilization laws, but two cases linger - Gothamist

Can NYC Ease Housing Costs With ‘City of Yes’ Proposal? - Bloomberg

“Airbnbust” rocks New York’s short-term rental landscape - The Real Deal

Op-ed: Northwell’s expansion is a bitter pill for the community - Crain’s

Adams and Hochul Hack Tax Break Impasse to Spur New Housing - The City

Evolving Requirements For Tenant Lawyer Funding Met With Protest - City Limits

Panel weighs MTA's congestion pricing tolls and carve-outs - Gothamist

Drivers using NYC tunnels will get congestion-toll discount - NY Post

Congestion pricing toll will be paid by riders, not drivers, of taxis and for-hire vehicles - AM NY

State Comptroller Report Faults MTA for Lack of Climate Change Plans - The City

No vaping or fare evasion: MTA asks riders to be 'courteous' as more return to subway, buses - Gothamist

MTA’s 20 Yr Wish List Includes Some Mega Projects for Manhattan - Our Town

Crew Shortages Slowing Subway Service – With Workers Pinning Blame on Assaults - The City

MTA unveils plan to expand 2nd Avenue subway - NBC4 New York

The MTA Has A Long Way To Go To Make OMNY Great: Report - Streetsblog

The N.Y.C. Subway Is No Longer Broke. Can It Buy Rider Happiness? - NY Times

State DMV’s New Rules Could Kinda Sorta Make Roadways Safer - Streetsblog

NYPD Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Mopeds, But Some Advocates Want a Different Approach - Streetsblog

Speaker Adams on Reckless Drivers: ‘Going Forward, We’ll Look at Next Steps’ - Streetsblog

Parking in New York City Really Is Worse Than Ever - NY Times

Dept. of Ed. Distributing Narcan to NYC Public High Schools But Rollout Lags - Our Town

To boost public school enrollment, NYC proposes $21 million ad campaign - Chalkbeat

How to shrink class sizes in NYC? A working group shares its recommendations - Chalkbeat

NYC's new literacy curriculum criticized as uninteresting, rigid - Gothamist

‘We Can Do Better’: Schools Chief Acknowledges Flawed Flood Communication - The City

Selective middle school admissions return to one Manhattan district after fierce debate - Chalkbeat

Ready to hire: Hochul announces 18,000 potential job openings for migrants in New York - City and State

Mayor Adams files motion to suspend right-to-shelter citing migrant 'emergency' - Gothamist

Turning to Street Vending, New Migrants Find a Competitive World - NY Times

Amid Autumn Upheaval, New York City Migrants Wonder Where They’ll Go Next - NY Focus

How much is Mayor Adams’ Latin America tour costing taxpayers? City Hall won't say.- Gothamist

Mayor Adams' bid to suspend right to shelter for some will have 'ripple effects,' advocates warn - Gothamist

Speaker Adams opposes proposed changes to right to shelter - City and State

Asylum-seekers would face no time limits on shelter stays under NYC Council bill - Gothamist

Adams Went South to Deter Migrants. Many Say They’ll Come Anyway. - NY Times

NYC is sinking — but it's not because of large buildings - Gothamist

NYC’s public hospitals to offer abortion pills via telehealth, despite uncertainty in courts - Gothamist

Haters, Waiters, Fools and Buffoons: Eric Adams Rates His Critics - NY Times

In the Big City, Wildlife Researchers Are on the Prowl - NY Times

Pols Ask Governor Hochul to Sign LLC Transparency Act - Our Town

Central Park’s Great Lawn closed until April due to damage from Global Citizen Festival, heavy rains - Gothamist

Officials, advocates call for restructuring of domestic violence service delivery - City and State

Food Apps Get Fresh Pause on Delivery Minimum Wage - The City

Was New York City Unprepared to Handle Last Week’s Extreme Rainfall? - NY Times

Over 100 campaigns requested public funds in NY — but a change might weaken small donors' power - Gothamist

A new study confirms that New York is one of the best cities in the world - Time Out

Pickleball Brawl: Players Hash Out Gripes, Antisemitism On UES Courts - Patch

Yorkville Parking Garage To Be Demolished, Seven Story Condo Planned - Patch

NY battle over voting map still has Democrats, GOP at odds - Gothamist

How many New Yorkers have gotten the latest COVID vaccine? No one knows - Gothamist