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BY MICHAEL OSSORGUINE | M.T.A. officials came to the Community Board 2 Traffic and Transportation Committee meeting last Thursday to get input from the district on the agency’s repair plans for its two L subway tubes under the East River — the Canarsie Tunnel — that were swamped by Superstorm Sandy. As the worst storm […]

BY YANNIC RACK | A boon for New York’s sidewalks, or a kick to the curb for its newspaper boxes? In an effort to clean up the sidewalks, the City Council is pushing for tighter rules governing the roughly 10,000 newspaper boxes across the five boroughs. But the proposed legislation is facing heavy pushback from newspaper […]

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BY YANNIC RACK | A boon for New York’s streetscapes, or a kick to the curb for its newspaper boxes? In an effort to clean up public sidewalks, the City Council is pushing for tighter rules governing the roughly 10,000 newspaper boxes spread across the five boroughs — but the proposed legislation is facing heavy […]

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BY YANNIC RACK |The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is speeding up its probe into whether General Electric’s cleanup of the Hudson River was a success, giving in to pressure from environmental groups who say the company needs to do more to clear the waterway from chemicals. The $2 billion six-year dredging project concluded earlier this […]

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BY YANNIC RACK | The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is speeding up its investigation into whether the clean-up of the Hudson River by General Electric (GE) was a success. The move comes after concerted pressure from environmental groups who say the company needs to do more to clear chemicals out of the waterway. The $2 billion, […]

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BY YANNIC RACK | The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is speeding up its investigation into whether the cleanup of the Hudson River by General Electric (GE) was a success, giving in to pressure from environmental groups who say the company needs to do more to clear chemicals out of the waterway. The $2 billion, six-year […]

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BY YANNIC RACK | Trains from Long Island will start rolling into Grand Central Terminal within the next seven years, according to the MTA’s chief engineer in charge of the monumental East Side Access project. “We plan to complete the construction by 2020,” Dr. Michael Horodniceanu, the authority’s president of capital construction, said this week during […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Port Authority has taken a step toward a replacement plan for its aging bus terminal, outlining three possible options in Midtown. On May 23, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released a scoping document, kicking off a formal environmental review process and a 120-day period for public comments […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA  Alternate side parking rules are a hassle for car owners across the city, but in a telegenic area such as Downtown Manhattan, there’s an extra headache. Production companies shooting films and TV shows in the increasingly residential neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan routinely occupy entire blocks where locals would ordinarily be able to […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The Halloween terror attack that stole eight lives in Lower Manhattan has renewed calls to provide schools near the West Side Highway with much needed crossing guards, and local civic honchos are demanding the Mayor’s Office sit down with community members to hash out a solution before it’s too late, according to […]

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