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After city cuts rates, rec center membership jumps

More New Yorkers are using New York City's recreation centers now that the city has lowered rates for people between 18 and 24 years old

5:06 a.m.

 
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City delays Taxi of Tomorrow-friendly regulation

The city will delay implementation of a late-Bloomberg-era regulation that was intended to salvage the Taxi of Tomorrow program

Sep. 18, 2014

 
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De Blasio: Horse-carriage bill coming ‘very, very soon’

'I've said very simply, you know, we should not have horse carriages on the streets of New York City,' the mayor said.

Sep. 18, 2014

 
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Mayor and Council strain under the weight of a horse pledge

Promised carriage ban is late in coming, and has put council members in a bind

Sep. 18, 2014

 
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De Blasio releases traffic fatality numbers

Traffic fatalities went up in the fiscal year that ended in June, compared to last, according to the mayor's management report, which he's required to release every year.

Sep. 17, 2014

 
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Feds launch controversial resiliency competition

Undeterred by local protests, on Wednesday morning the federal government launched a contest to distribute $1 billion in disaster relief money to resiliency projects nationwide

Sep. 17, 2014

 
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Former taxi commissioner now advising Lyft

Mayor Bloomberg's former taxi commissioner, David Yassky, is now working as an advisor to Lyft, the taxi app

Sep. 16, 2014

 
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Downtown Brooklyn’s Lexington Avenue problem

"One of the biggest problems that Downtown Brooklyn faces...is the 4, 5, 6 train coming out of Lexington [Avenue]," said Economic Development Corporation president Kyle Kimball Tuesday morning

Sep. 16, 2014

 
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Brooklyn Public Library zeroes in on developer for Heights

On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Public Library's full board will vote on a proposal by Hudson Inc. to redevelop its Brooklyn Heights branch at the base of a luxury apartment building

Sep. 16, 2014

 
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To fight Uber, livery group dresses in pink

Livery car companies push a women’s equality angle

Sep. 16, 2014