Weekly News Roundup – June 24, 2024

Subway service could deteriorate due to MTA budget shortfalls, Hochul’s end to congestion pricing - NY Daily News

Hochul’s bet against congestion pricing is backfiring - Politico

Congestion pricing pause jeopardizes NYC projects fighting air pollution in low-income areas - Gothamist

How to plug the MTA’s congestion pricing budget hole? Few options, fewer answers - Gothamist

NYC Stops Work to Expand Second Avenue Subway After Congestion Pricing Halted - Bloomberg

Judge rejects legal challenges to congestion pricing, but Gov. Hochul's pause remains - Gothamist

Rent Board Approves 2.75% Hike on One-Year Leases and 5.25% for Two Years in Contentious Vote - The City

Manhattan’s housing market shows relief thanks to wider selection from sellers - AM NY

Gen Z is hacking NYC rental culture — and living in upscale, amenity-rich shares for $1,600 a month - NY Post

Renovation Work Nears Completion On The Surrey, A Corinthia Hotel At 20 East 76th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

NYC’s aging buildings will be inspected proactively under 'transformative' program - Gothamist

Automated ticketing of drivers blocking MTA bus stops begins this week - Gothamist

Someday, You May be Able to Activate Open Streets with Fewer City Hurdles - Streetsblog

Remaking New York’s transportation infrastructure for the next generation - Crain’s

As Misconduct Complaints Rise in N.Y.C. Schools, Investigations Decline - NY Times

As heatwave hits, a new bill would ban students from hot classrooms. Here’s what it means for NYC. - Chalkbeat

Lax NYC school cell phone policies put burden on teachers, leave students confused - Chalkbeat

NYC gets $27 million from Juul lawsuit settlement to combat youth vaping - Chalkbeat

Admission for Black students at NYC’s specialized high schools ticks up slightly, but remains low - Gothamist

Is It Possible to Desegregate the Nation’s Biggest School System? - NY Times

Manhattan families get first dibs for most seats at 6 competitive high schools - Gothamist

How New York stands to win big on downstate casino licensing - City and State

More NYC groups oppose Times Square casino proposal, citing quality-of-life fears - AM NY

NYC treading water as lifeguard shortage lingers for another summer - Gothamist

Mayor Adams Makes a Splash With $1B Investment in City Pools - Our Town

Eric Adams Wants You... to Get Outside! - Our Town

Vending Tickets in Parks Climb Steadily as New Arrivals Face Ramped Up Enforcement - The City

Cannabis Licensees Blast Hochul for Disastrous Rollout Even as Gov Touts ‘New Era’ for Industry - The City

Council and Mayor Move to Revive Stalled Property Tax Debt Collections - The City

Meter Mix-Ups Shock Con Ed Customers - The City

NYC could mark the start of a ‘Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Corridor’ - Gothamist

NY workers are now entitled to paid break time to pump milk - Gothamist

Disparities in heat-related deaths persist among Black New Yorkers, report says - Gothamist

Federal money will cover just 5% of NYC lead pipe replacements, city says - Gothamist

NYC pols still naming streets after their parents, singers and heroic first responders - AM NY

Report: NYC has dismal voter registration rates for 18-year-olds - City and State

Missed Deadlines Pile Up As New York’s Climate Law Turns Five - NY Focus

The Dog Days of Summer Are Here Early. New York City Is Adapting. - NY Times

For the Price of a Police Helicopter, New York Could Save the Arts - NY Times

Delivery apps in NYC could be held responsible for workers following traffic laws - Gothamist

Why are so many migrant kids selling candy in NYC? Lack of child care, survey says. - Gothamist

All or nothing: New NYC horse carriage ban bill doesn’t include electric replacement - AM NY