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.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, who's running for mayor this year, has decided he's a big bike-lane booster.
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.
Today, the city released its new evacuation zone map, which now encompasses one in three New Yorkers.
"The last time the UFT's endorsement got somebody elected was better than two decades ago, ok?" said Mayor Michael Bloomberg today.
Former comptroller and mayoral hopefull Bill Thompson swatted away his rival Christine Quinn's criticism today.
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.
Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wrote a letter to Major League Soccer urging them to build a stadium in the Bronx.
On Wednesday in Union Square, an old lady in gym shorts yelled at Anthony Weiner.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today unveiled a raft of proposals that he said would help New York City withstand climate change.