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FreshDirect Job Vows: At Odds with Environmental Claims?
Mayoral Hopefuls Asked: How to Pay for Public Housing?
Class of 2013: Tech Students Eye Careers As Reforms Stall
Details Emerge About Plan for Private Buildings on NYCHA Land
City Picks Plan to Replace Shuttered Housing Project
Many Are Responsible for Housing Project's Stall
Obama + Romney = Lesson for Brooklyn Students
Fiscal Woes, Long-Held Fears Spur Waste-to-Energy Debate
Class of 2013: Bloomberg's Babies Start Senior Year
Beyond Scandal, NYCHA Residents Seek More Power
Coney Island's Invisible Towers
Who Killed John Dewey High?
Child Welfare Head: Family Court Crunch Escapes Pols' Notice
From Mom to Not in Seven Minutes: Inside Family Court
When Delays Dominate, Kids Lose
Blurred Lines Between Advocates and Adversaries
Juvenile Justice System Excludes Many Youthful Wrongdoers
React, Reform, Repeat: A Round of Change Faces Family Court
A Separate System With Special Rules
'Kinship' Approach Shows Promise
In New York, the Department of City Planning (DCP) is responsible for changes in zoning, transit, and sustainable communities, among many other facets of the city infrastructure. Recently, Mayor Bloomberg and the DCP have drafted plans to reclaim New York’s title as a premier waterfront city by reconnecting people with waterfront and waterways. Additionally, Mayor Bloomberg has closed traffic in parts of Times Square to give more access to pedestrians.
Amid a sea of praise for Gov. Cuomo's second budget, advocates for low-income New Yorkers raised complaints. That, plus the latest on NYCHA, city job creation and the sick leave bill —all in our policy roundup.
Residents of NYCHA developments and people receiving Section 8 subsidies post an estimated 27 percent unemployment rate, says a new study, but there are new opportunities to lower it.
The Housing Authority's Chairman John Rhea warned of 3,000 layoffs unless the federal government moves to close a billion-dollar gap in public housing funding.
Watch City Limits' environment and transit correspondent Jake Mooney discuss what he found when he looked into the controversy over a Brooklyn bike lane.
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Conservatives want armed guards in the schools. Some liberals want to call in the National Guard if school violence threatens. What do those at risk—kids in school—say we should do after Newtown?
When Mayor Bloomberg took charge of New York's schools, he highlighted wide racial gaps in school achievement as a rationale for reform. A new study finds those disparities persist—and suggests ways to address them.
Yes, says this writer, but it will require vision and renewed drive by the Bloomberg administration: Doing a few things better will not be enough.
The city's teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
Zoning laws, building codes and other regulations can seem like bureaucratic obscurities. But, says this author, they have a powerful—and often negative—impact on urban areas.
A flowchart of the child welfare protection system in New York City.
From a report to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Authors: José Holguín-Veras, Ph.D., P.E.; Jeff Ban, Ph.D.; Miguel Jaller M.S; Lisa Destro and Robyn Marquis. For more information, see http://126.96.36.199/rtp/default.aspx