NEWS: If you were one of the people who got stuck waiting in a long line last election day, then you already know that the Board of Election’s new electronic voting scanners suck. But did you know they might actually threaten this year’s mayoral race? That’s a whole lotta suck!
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: As the NYC Department of Transportation unveils a series of traffic-calming measures for Fourth Avenue to mixed reactions, State Senator Marty Golden and the police union are lobbying Albany lawmakers to nix a speed camera demonstration program previously approved by the New York State Assembly.
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: This past President’s Day, when alternate side parking [ASP] rules were suspended, many Bay Ridge drivers incorrectly assumed meter rules would also cease to be in effect for the day. In order to prevent this type of confusion in the future, Councilman Vincent Gentile has reintroduced legislation to coordinate ASP and meters so that both parking rules are suspended on the same days.
NEWS: With New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott saying a strike by school bus drivers this week is inevitable, bus companies have responded by threatening legal action.
NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg gives another update on the city’s recovery from Sandy.
NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg had another press conference just after 11 a.m. from the Office of Emergency Management [OEM] in Downtown Brooklyn.
NEWS: Bloomberg gives Hurricane Sandy Update at just after 5:30 p.m.
NEWS: Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On Hurricane Sandy At Press Conference