Anticipating possible storms and heat waves that strain the electrical grid, the utility company ran a simulation of a disruptive event to practice its response.
The directive comes after Manhattan Congressman Jerry Nadler wrote the FCC that the 32-foot-tall pillars appear ‘out of context’ in historic districts like SoHo and Park Avenue.
The mayor, advocates for people with disabilities and even MTA board members have called the move unfair and questioned if the funding shift could worsen service reliability and accountability for Access-A-Ride.
Home gas and electric bills could increase to pay for the utility’s infrastructure investments — including some that would hinder the state’s ambitious climate goals, advocates say.
Thanks to the utility company not submitting proper data, hundreds of locations that received F’s may not deserve them.
A ‘free-for-all’ of bikes, e-bikes, scooters and e-scooters on sidewalks causes copious complaining to 311
The nonprofit that built PortSide Park was told on Friday to cease and desist, or get booted off the pier entirely. By Monday, the community space was gone.
Housing officials are consulting the experts in city green space to tackle longstanding problems at some crumbling play spaces.
While the city and state are taking some steps to mitigate future flooding, victims, experts and government officials themselves say more needs to be done.
The Department of Environmental Protection has floated the biggest rate hike since 2014. The public is invited to weigh in two days this week.
One line will bring down dam-generated electricity from Quebec, and another will feed the city with solar, wind and hydropower-created juice from Upstate. Without them, state and city climate targets were merely a pipe dream.
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Tech consortium CityBridge is poised to install ultrafast internet-transmitting structures to bridge the digital divide. But its earlier LinkNYC program was a debacle, ending in debt and unfulfilled promises.
More than 400,000 customers in the New York City area are at least two months behind on their bills. Here’s some quick info that may help if you’re one of them.
Smoke and gases from smoldering wires can send manhole covers flying — and the results can be disastrous.
Households in New York City are seeing big spikes in what they’re being charged this month, even though many aren’t using significantly more juice. We explain why, and what you can do.
The scariest story at the oldest library in the city is a tale of red tape causing new fire alarms to be overdue for more than 147 months.
Twenty-five libraries throughout the city were closed on Monday due to worker shortages, forcing some New Yorkers to stand outside in the cold for WiFi and to download tomes.
The paratransit service’s drivers may be seeing more green down the road as the MTA considers multiple measures — including bonuses and paying for bridge and tunnel rides — aimed at boosting reliability, THE CITY has learned.
A massive federal plan to spend $550 billion on public transit, bridges and highways stalled in Congress late Thursday, meaning a potential long-term impact to big-ticket projects in New York City and the region.
Some 250 storied artifacts spanning 4,000 years of human history — from Virginia Woolf’s walking stick to Malcom X’s briefcase — are newly on exhibit at the 42nd Street branch.