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Sen. Chuck Schumer Aims to Deliver Infrastructure Dollars to Help Food Couriers

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) hopes to steer funds from the federal infrastructure bill to build rest areas for New York City’s delivery workers, he announced during a Wednesday ride-along in Harlem with the labor group Los Deliveristas Unidos. “I’m going to tell them about the Deliveristas,” the Senate majority leader promised regarding his colleagues in […]

Posted inTransportation

MTA to Get Slim Slice of Federal Infrastructure Bill as Cars Outpace Mass Transit

The federal government could inject $550 billion in new spending on infrastructure projects around the country — but the MTA, the nation’s largest mass transit agency, stands to get about a 1.9% sliver of that.  The money would help jumpstart big-ticket capital projects such as the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway, the purchase […]

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National Battle for Citizenship Path Marches Through New York City

Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled a $3.5 trillion-dollar budget reconciliation bill that included a proposed path to citizenship for “qualified immigrants” — and New Yorkers are poised to help lead the fight for passage. The National TPS Alliance came to the city last week to rally the roughly 25,000 New Yorkers who benefit from Temporary […]