Dana Rubinstein

Cuomo cuts an M.T.A. labor deal with 'no fare increases':

Deal includes five years of annual wage increases 

Bio: Dana Rubinstein is a reporter for Capital. She has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Observer, and the Brooklyn Paper.

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De Blasio, who called Sadik-Khan a ‘radical,’ comes around on an expansion of bike lanes

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, who's running for mayor this year, has decided he's a big bike-lane booster.

Jun. 19, 2013

 
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Councilmen to Sadik-Khan: Don’t let the Park Slope community board stop you

Today, two councilmen sent a letter to the city's transportation commissioner urging her to move forward with planned improvements to Fourth Avenue, despite one community board's opposition.

Jun. 18, 2013

 
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If you live in New York City, there’s now a 1-in-3 chance you’re in an evacuation zone

Today, the city released its new evacuation zone map, which now encompasses one in three New Yorkers.

Jun. 18, 2013

 
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‘The kiss of death’: Bloomberg warns candidates who ‘shill’ for the teachers union

"The last time the UFT's endorsement got somebody elected was better than two decades ago, ok?" said Mayor Michael Bloomberg today. 

Jun. 17, 2013

 
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Swatting away Quinn’s ‘name-calling,’ Thompson talks about a 911 overhaul

Former comptroller and mayoral hopefull Bill Thompson swatted away his rival Christine Quinn's criticism today.

Jun. 17, 2013

 
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Bloomberg’s new resiliency plan nods (on page 406!) to a congestion pricing scheme

For more than a year, former city transportation commissioner (Gridlock) Sam Schwartz has been pushing a congestion pricing scheme that would help prop up the M.T.A.'s finances and make the city's bridge tolling system more equitable.

Jun. 13, 2013

 
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Borough president to Major League Soccer: Forget Queens, build in the Bronx

Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wrote a letter to Major League Soccer urging them to build a stadium in the Bronx.

Jun. 13, 2013

 
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Anthony Weiner goes shopping, calculates in bulk

On Wednesday in Union Square, an old lady in gym shorts yelled at Anthony Weiner.

Jun. 12, 2013

 
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‘The futility of retreat’: Bloomberg hopes to withstand climate change without conceding to it

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today unveiled a raft of proposals that he said would help New York City withstand climate change.

Jun. 11, 2013

 
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Bloomberg proposes a Battery Park City for Manhattan’s East Side

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today proposed a Battery Park City-like development on Manhattan's East Side to better protect lower Manhattan from the next Hurricane Sandy.

Jun. 11, 2013