The new traffic management system will use microwave motion sensors, cameras and other gadgets to provide real-time data on changing traffic conditions.
The UFT has reached a deal with the city DOE to accept a new teacher evaluation system to ensure city schools stay eligible for federal funds.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially opened the first section of the $165 million waterfront park.
Dozens of charging stations have been installed through the city, and while demand is still low, many say it's soon to grow.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio have also raised serious money ahead of the 2013 race.
Community boards around the park, incuding CB7 and CB5, have voted in support of testing the ban.
The mayor also signed legislation officially renaming 14 Manhattan streets and public spaces, including an extension of Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile up to East 110th Street.
More than 1,600 new police recruits - the largest class since 2006 - took the oath of office in Brooklyn Wednesday.
The office will open Sunday, July 24, in honor of the first day of gay marriage in New York.
Bloomberg blasted the practice of letting the media take pictures of defendants, a sharp reversal of his earlier stance.
The 9/11 health law will provide $1.5 billion in treatment for thousands of Ground Zero responders who are sick.
The mayor wants the scandal-plagued Science Applications International Corporation to refund $600 million.
After a a 15-hour delay, the Council voted 49-1 in favor of the plan, which saves teachers' jobs, but eliminates others.
The City Council will now vote on the austere 2012 budget and its deep cuts Wednesday morning.
Fernando Ferrer, the former Bronx Borough President, was nominated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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