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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.
Yesterday, some news came out that seemed to play directly into the hands of Bill de Blasio, whose run for mayor has been premised on fixing what he describes as a "tale of two cities," one super-rich and increasingly so, the other struggling to get by.
The former head of city sanitation planning has a proposal he'd like the next mayor to consider: pneumatic tubes.
The report says that the New York City office market will probably be able to absorb the extra 3.2 million square feet of office space that could be created in the decades following the rezoning.
Bill de Blasio, who has received more than $250,000 from the taxi industry, today vowed to replace taxi commissioner David Yassky.
Mayor Bloomberg does not feel repudiated by a recent poll showing most New Yorkers want a new direction.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg used the occasion of the latest mass shooting to warn that there's nothing to stop the same sort of thing from happening all over again.
Some of the transit advocates who hailed Joe Lhota's leadership of the M.T.A. have soured on him since he launched his bid for mayor.
Beware: Once the M.T.A. is done repairing the R and G train tunnels, other tube closures are likely to follow.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today said that he is done talking about the election to succeed him.