New York City

NYC Department of Transportation

So when will NYC have congestion pricing?

Biden’s approval of an environmental assessment is a shortcut on the long road to completing the toll project.

New York City

How NYC can protect residents from extreme heat

Air conditioning is a lifeline, and it’s expensive. There are policies that can help.

New York City

First NYC mayoral debate and Stefanik rises

Rounding up the week’s political news.

Campaigns & Elections

Will stop and frisk be a top campaign issue once again?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Scott Stringer

Former Stringer staffers describe his demanding temperament

Two of them call it “Post-Traumatic Stringer Disorder.” Others say he’s no worse than a typical politician.


Yang and Adams benefit from rejecting defund the police

Progressives have been on a winning streak in New York City, but the mayoral race is shaping up differently.


How does the Civilian Complaint Review Board work?

Investigating police misconduct.

Campaigns & Elections

Underdog Hopes Third Time’s the Charm in Bronx Primary Against Council Land-Use Chair

Helen Hines is running for a third time against Rafael Salamanca, who enjoys hefty advantages.

Campaigns & Elections

14th City Council Race Has Attracted Big Bucks and Dueling Endorsements

Six candidates are vying to replace the term-limited Fernando Cabrera in a Bronx district that faces unique housing challenges.

Campaigns & Elections

The fall of the Barrons?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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2021 NYC Mayoral Candidates

What Shaun Donovan knows about housing

The former HUD secretary may not know what a home costs in Brooklyn, but he has a long, if sometimes controversial, record of tangible accomplishments on affordable housing.

Campaigns & Elections

Mayoral candidates and their bad answers

The New York Times interviews that led to its endorsement of Kathryn Garcia for mayor of the City of New York revealed how off others in the race were on several responses to key questions.

Interviews & Profiles

How can NYC build back faster?

New York City Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Jamie Torres-Springer talks COVID-19 capital project delivery, East Side Coastal Resiliency and borough-based jails.

Campaigns & Elections

Can the Barrons swap seats again in City Council District 42 in East New York?

Assembly Member Charles Barron is running for Inez’s seat, which he previously held, but he faces opponents with their own support.


NYC mayoral candidates should adjust strategies for ranked-choice

Candidates should seek (and share) “top five” endorsements to make the most of New York’s new ranked-choice elections

Campaigns & Elections

Race heats up to fill Corey Johnson’s council seat

Johnson’s former chief of staff, Erik Bottcher, has seen fundraising success since last year, consistently leading amongst candidates who aren’t incumbents and bringing in remarkable amounts of cash.

Campaigns & Elections

The endorsements for NYC mayoral candidates

New York City Democrats will have to make a choice in the June 2021 primary for mayor – but some prominent New Yorkers and organizations have already made their pick.