Weekly News Roundup – June 10, 2024

Hochul announces ‘indefinite pause’ for controversial New York City toll plan - Politico

Here's how NYC subway service could suffer now that congestion pricing is effectively dead - Gothamist

Two Huge Questions About ‘Gridlock Gov.’ Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Delay - Streetsblog

Business Leaders ‘Furious’ at Hochul Reversal on Manhattan Congestion Charge - The City

Is Hochul’s Plan to Stop Congestion Pricing Legal? - NY Focus

Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Pause Leaves MTA’s Grand Ambitions in Shambles - The City

NY lawmakers won’t tackle Hochul-created congestion pricing budget hole, for now - Gothamist

MTA says it will focus on 'most basic and urgent needs' after Hochul's congestion pricing flip-flop - Gothamist

New York City Launches ‘Green Fast Track’ To Expedite Housing Development - YIMBY

New York’s housing crunch collides with development skeptics - Politico

What Does the Mayor’s ‘City of Yes’ Proposal Mean for New Yorkers? - NY Times

Borough presidents hint at softening mayor's City of Yes housing plan - Crain’s 

Behind the Adams administration’s Albany housing strategy - City and State

Façade Installation Progresses On 200 East 75th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Construction Progresses On THE74 At 201 East 74th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Schwarzman Animal Medical Center Opens Surgical Care Facility In Lenox Hill, Manhattan - YIMBY

NY MTA Seeks Behavioral Expert to Combat Record Fare Evasion - Bloomberg

Is your NYC subway station gross? There’s a new way to complain about it. - Gothamist

Families of New Yorkers hurt in e-bike fires seek justice, but often come up empty - Gothamist

‘A menace to our city’: Mayor announces e-bike crackdown after rabbi hit-and-run - Our Town

Hochul considers smartphone ban for New York schools, citing student mental health concerns - Chalkbeat

Amid backlash, Eric Adams restores funds for popular education programs - Politico

3-K Seat Shortages Rally Parents to ‘Playdate’ Protest at City Hall - The City

NYC public schools will educate students and their families about safe gun storage - Gothamist

NYC day cares struggle to retain staff, paid less than DOE-employed child care workers - Gothamist

NY lawmakers pass bills curbing social media algorithms and data collection on kids - Gothamist

NYC Council votes to expand authority over mayoral appointments - City and State

NY lawmakers reach deal on bill to reduce plastic packaging on shelves - Gothamist

Bill Seeks to Boost NYC’s Composting Capacity With More Borough-Based Sites - City Limits

Free lawyers for low-income defendants are in 'crisis,' says New York's top judge - Gothamist

More Northwell Health patients will get free care, financial aid - Gothamist

The NYPD is going all-in on drone pilot program for shootings and life-threatening emergencies - AM NY

Office Building Losses Start to Pile Up, and More Pain Is Expected - NY Times

Hidden $80K Donation Further Fuels Battle at Community Board Roiled by Development Fights - The City

NYC is building more public toilets with online locators so you can find them  - Time Out

NY lawmakers approve bill to make sure public has say before hospitals are shut down - Gothamist

NYC broker fee bill set for Council committee hearing on Wednesday - Gothamist

Want to earn about the judges on the ballot in New York? There’s a tool for that. - Gothamist

More red light cameras coming to NYC intersections under newly passed legislation - Gothamist

Blood supplier for NY hospitals is running critically low. Officials hope you'll donate. - Gothamist