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  • Self-driving cars are not part of some distant future – they’re already on the road.

    A range of autonomous vehicles already exist, from cars with a self-driving mode that…


  • One of the few issues that both Democrats and Republicans agree on is the poor condition of America’s transportation infrastructure, and the New York metro area is an especially egregious example. Its…


  • The New York City Council held a hearing on Tuesday on Bill 1447, introduced by Councilman Jumaane Williams, that would require state-sanctioned apprenticeship programs for all buildings above a certain…


  • Over the last week, President Donald Trump has announced a series of devastating executive orders aimed at carrying out his vision for a restrictive and less hopeful America. First, he is authorizing…


  • I spent 18 years as a guidance counselor in Queens, working with students and staff to build safe and supportive school climates. For the last 13 years, I have brought this same focus to the New York…


  • Indian Point nuclear plant is closing. It's an ancient, decrepit, dangerous, uneconomical white elephant 35 miles from Manhattan on the banks of the Hudson River. It is too dangerous…


  • Cash-strapped municipalities nationwide are under pressure to privatize their water systems, and with the Trump administration touting privatization as the way to rebuild aging infrastructure, that…


  • As Gov. Andrew Cuomo crisscrossed New York on his State of the State tour, a key theme was economic opportunity: why it’s vital to take action now and how the state can help more New Yorkers take advantage…


  • Later tonight, at the stroke of midnight, Donald Trump’s inaugural carriage turns into a pumpkin already rotting from within.

    Just a few short months ago, in this fractured fairy tale,…


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