A city councilmen and a candidate for state Senate said they could close the jail within three years.
Steven Tlapanco, 20, stabbed a random tourist in the back of the head last year, police said.
The university refused to recognize the group because they did not want controversy, the suit says.
The two men got into an argument inside the Rainbow Station on Eighth Avenue, police said.
"The events of the past month have shown that we just have to step up our game," Amtrak's CEO said.
The eight-story building will house a gymnasium, cafe, squash courts and training rooms.
The budget includes funding for free preschool for 3-year-olds and legal services for immigrants.
The escalator buckled as the men were riding it at the Greenwich Street entrance, officials said.
About 74 percent of calls to the UFT's homework helpline are for math, up from 46 percent 20 years ago.
The university spent $2.5 million on a team of social scientists to study students' sexual behavior.
The public advocate called for an independent review of the beleaguered program.
The money will fund groups that serve the deaf, immigrants and other vulnerable people, DA Vance said.
Nearly 80 percent of subway stations are inaccessible for people who can't use stairs, advocates said.
Savor Beauty + Spa opened this weekend at 448 Columbus Ave.
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