Weekly News Roundup – June 3, 2024

UES’s CB8 Zoning Committee Wrestles With ‘City of Yes’ Housing Overhaul - Our Town

NBC Nightly News Feature Story Tonight On Roosevelt Island Southpoint Park SUGi Pocket Healing Forest Planted Last Month - Interview With Local Resident And iDig2Learn Founder Christina Delfico - Roosevelt Islander Online

Foundations Underway For RAMSA’s 255 East 77th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Construction Progresses At 300 East 83rd Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Fighting 69th Armory on Lex to Undergo $130M Renovation in Joint NYS/Fed Project - Our Town

Regulated Apartments Vanish at Rising Rate, Rent Board Learns as It Readies Hike Vote - The City

Nonprofits helping vulnerable New Yorkers face soaring vacancy rates, report says - Gothamist

New Yorkers Who Need Help With Rent Can (Finally) Join a List for Help - NY Times

Congestion pricing is (probably) a month away. Is New York City ready? - City and State

Congestion Pricing’s Latest Challenger: New York City Truckers - NY Times

Congestion Pricing Ignites an Old Rift: Drivers vs. Transit Riders - NY Times

Here’s why no one escapes NYC’s controversial congestion toll — not even locals without cars - NY Post

Cracking down on fare evasion on New York’s subways and buses - City and State

The sometimes overlooked tech behind the MTA - City and State

Gov. Hochul likely to keep National Guard in NYC subway this summer - Gothamist

NYC Transit Chief Richard Davey Set to Depart Just Two Years Into Role - The City

MTA cracks Down with Arrests on Fake Plates, Toll Evaders Weeks Before Launching of Congestion Pricing - Our Town

New York’s major capital plans for commuter rail, subways and buses - City and State

This summer is the end of outdoor dining in NYC as we know it - Gothamist

Where Do Those Painted White ‘Ghost Bikes’ Come From? - NY Times

‘The Moped Crisis’: Bill Doubling Fines For Unauthorized Dealers Passes Senate - Streetsblog

State releases details of $239 billion budget - City and State

Mayor Adams’ team declines to take NYC Council questions at appointment powers hearing - Gothamist

Bill to add AI disclaimers appears ready to pass this session - City and State

This Secret Senate Committee Decides Whether Bills Live or Die - NY Focus

The laws and bills impacting trans New Yorkers - City and State

NY social media regulation, bottle refunds on deck as NY legislative session ends - Gothamist

To combat antisemitism, NYC 8th graders will visit the Museum of Jewish Heritage - Chalkbeat

Nearly 7,000 teens have signed up for NYC’s free online therapy platform in first 6 months - Chalkbeat

NYC schools plan pretend 'remote learning' day in June. Students are invited. - Gothamist

Tech watchdog fears social media regulation bill could harm minors’ privacy - City and State

New York’s first-ever ‘Youth Workers Bill of Rights’ aims to protect young workers - Pix 11

The Push to Control Plastic Waste in New York: What to Know - NY Times

Meet NYC’s coolest new street trees — and see where they're going - Gothamist

NYC homeowners get $14k incentive for climate-friendly upgrades. Here's who qualifies. - Gothamist

NYC officials preparing for Canadian wildfire smoke after widely panned response last year - Gothamist

Longtime French Eatery Closes In The UES After 35 Years: Report  - Patch

Why N.Y.C. Hotel Rooms Are So Expensive Right Now - NY Times

NYC tweaks lifeguard requirements to mitigate national lifeguard shortage - Gothamist

Where could there be a new casino in NYC? - City and State

Marymount Manhattan College is merging with Northeastern University. What does that mean for students? - CBS 

City Starts Enforcing Stricter Re-Sheltering Rules for Adult Migrants, As Advocates Stand Guard - City Limits

New York State’s Matching Funds Program Debuts. What Does it Mean for This Year’s Election? - City Limits

Doctor-Assisted Death Is Legal in 10 States. Could New York Be No. 11? - NY Times

Young families are fleeing NYC. Rising child care and housing costs are to blame. - Gothamist

New York Police Department flouts technology oversight law, report finds - Politico

It’s time to get vaccinated for mpox: Health experts urge care as Pride Month starts - Gothamist

NYC Council campaigning to finish adding 151 new public bathrooms - NY Post

Thirst no more: It’s no longer illegal to hand out water to New York voters - Gothamist