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In the latest sign of worsening traffic, the city expands its congestion warning system beyond the holiday season to get more drivers off the roads. [Read More]
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More people in their 50s and 60s are starting their own businesses, redefining a start-up culture often ruled by the young. [Read More]
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The unveiling was a pivotal moment for New York City, the last major piece in the city's quest to rebuild what was lost, just before... [Read More]
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Nearly 17 years after the Cortlandt Street subway stop was destroyed on Sept. 11, a new station is opening in Lower Manhattan. [Read More]
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Faced with routes laid out in early 1900s, lagging ridership and long delays, New York is finally starting to update its bus maps. [Read More]
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A new online tool pinpoints more than 7,000 major construction projects across New York City — part of an effort by the buildings department to... [Read More]
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New York's Sanitation Department removes litter baskets if they are used for household or commercial trash. Residents say it's left sidewalks a mess. [Read More]
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Custom-made parade cars once carried the newsmakers of the 1940s, '50s and '60s in grand style. Only a handful remain. [Read More]
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Specialized high schools will fill 20 percent of seats through the Discovery program, which helps students who did not score high enough on the admissions... [Read More]
Riders mull a world with fewer Ubers, a day after New York became the first major American city to cap the growth of for-hire vehicles. [Read More]
New York City's official parade car, a 1952 Chrysler Imperial Parade Phaeton, has carried kings and queens, presidents, celebrities and the Yankees. [Read More]
The admissions test is supposed to identify students who will thrive at New York City's elite high schools, but there's scant statistical evidence showing that... [Read More]
A school that sends more than 200 students to the specialized schools would get about 20 spots under the new plan, which could upend the... [Read More]
The desegregation plan, one of several proposed, will require schools to fill 25 percent of seats with children who are poor and have low test... [Read More]
It has happened across the country, at small private colleges and large public universities: An invited guest is heckled or shouted down or disinvited because... [Read More]
New York City screens students for more than 20 percent of its middle and high schools, creating tiers of educational opportunity that often leave out... [Read More]
A novel desegregation plan would give priority to low-performing students for some seats at sought-after middle schools to create "academic diversity." [Read More]
The schools chancellor dismissed concerns that plans to change the way students are accepted to the specialized schools will unfairly affect Asian students. [Read More]
The middle school in northern Manhattan is named after Booker T. Washington, a champion of education for African-Americans. But in a district where half the... [Read More]
Despite some opposition to one district's middle-school integration plan, there is a growing sense in the city that it is time to act on segregation. [Read More]
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