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Bloomberg to skip 7 train opening

capitalnewyork.com — Michael Bloomberg was once so excited about the No. 7 train extension to Manhattan's far west side, that one of his last acts as mayor was to host a press conference at the train's new terminus 10 stories below ground. He even named the two Herrenknecht tunnel boring machines that burrowed the tunnel after his daughters.

Cuomo on lauding Biden while backing Clinton

capitalnewyork.com — On Thursday afternoon, reporters asked Governor Andrew Cuomo to explain how he could sound so encouraging about a prospective Joe Biden campaign for president and yet steadfastly support Hillary Clinton, who is already running. "It doesn't have to be that you support one person it means you hate the other person," said Cuomo.
Sep 04, 2015

"Asked if he would rethink his endorsement of Clinton if Biden got into the race, Cuomo said, 'No.'" politi.co/1ilEvY0

De Blasio: Clinton getting 'more and more' compelling

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender. "I think Secretary Clinton is offering a more and more powerful vision for addressing the issues that I'm particularly focused on, and I give her a lot of credit for that," he said on Wednesday during an unrelated press conference.
Sep 02, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender politi.co/1Us8AB8

Sep 02, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender politi.co/1Us8AB8

Sep 02, 2015

BDB inching closer to endorsing HRC: "I think with each passing day she’s put forward a stronger & clearer vision" politi.co/1O9LD3u

Sep 02, 2015

Hillary Clinton's 2000 campaign manager is learning more and more about her every day capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

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Former public advocate candidate to raise for Clinton

capitalnewyork.com — Reshma Saujani, the tech-sector activist and former hedge fund attorney who ran for public advocate in 2013, is hosting a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton on Sept. 30, according to a copy of the invitation acquired by POLITICO New York. She's apparently co-hosting it with her husband, tech entrepreneur Nihal Mehta, whose first name (but not last) is also on the invite.

Report: Subway stations on pace for good repair by 2067

capitalnewyork.com — A grim report released Wednesday morning about New York City's subway stations concludes that if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were to keep fixing them up at the current rate, they won't be in good shape until 2067. The authors of the report, from Citizens Budget Commission, invoked Sisyphus to describe the prospect of the M.T.A.

De Blasio breaks stride on a safe-streets issue, again

capitalnewyork.com — Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives and New York City's leading bike advocate, has been taken aback by Bill de Blasio before. Back in 2012, about three years before the administration would announce that it was reconsidering the pedestrian plazas of Times Square, then-candidate de Blasio told a bunch of Brooklyn donors that he would take a more "incremental" approach to safer streets than Michael Bloomberg, whose transportation commissioner de Blasio dubbed a "radical."
Sep 01, 2015

"You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: "You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: "You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

Bill de Blasio wakes up every morning as a car lover in a city that ain't politi.co/1N7yoTW (OK, that might be a stretch)

Sep 01, 2015

Park Slope activists @EricMcClureBK & @Naparstek get a mention in this @politicony story on de Blasio & safe streets: politi.co/1hvuUx6

Plaza managers hope for a more ambitious Times Square discussion

capitalnewyork.com — On Friday morning, a reporter asked Mayor Bill de Blasio's planning commissioner if he was surprised by the uproar the administration had caused when it declared itself open to tearing up the Times Square pedestrian plazas to fix a purported bare-breasted lady problem.

Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues

capitalnewyork.com — Add Uber to the myriad obstacles facing the agency that runs New York City's subways and buses. If the San Francisco-based car hail company with the more than $50 billion valuation continues its swift growth in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority might soon find one of its funding sources a bit less reliable, according to the Citizens Budget Commission.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @urbanophile: Politico New York: Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues - capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @urbanophile: Politico New York: Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues - capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Labor group prods Cuomo on Cosmos stadium bid

capitalnewyork.com — Two and a half years after the Cosmos bid to build a soccer stadium at Belmont Park, the head of New York State's AFL-CIO urged Governor Andrew Cuomo's economic development chief to get it done already.

'The jury's out': De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Print Bill de Blasio isn't so sure about that pedestrian plaza in Times Square anymore. Last night, at the second-to-last debate before the mayoral election, CBS reporter Maurice DuBois asked de Blasio if he would "take out the tables and chairs from Times and Herald squares and reopen Broadway."
Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: "I have profoundly mixed feelings on this issue," the Democratic candidate for mayor responded.” - 2013 @BilldeBlasio capitalnewyork.com/article/politi…

Aug 20, 2015

RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

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Sep 04, 2015

RT @Lis_Smith: STATEMENT: @MartinOMalley calls on US to abide by moral principles, accept 65K Syrian refugees pic.twitter.com/nXXWIj96Xk

Sep 04, 2015

Former News Corp exec threatens to ‘tell everything’ politi.co/1NRAwiL

Sep 04, 2015

RT @markseibel: #Syria exodus: 'on flights from Beirut to Adana, attendants plead with passengers not to take the life jackets' nytimes.com/2015/09/05/wor…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @sternbergh: Fun fact from David Thomson's book on PSYCHO: In addition to all other taboos busted, PSYCHO was first US film to show a flushing toilet.

Sep 03, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Uber picks up another political operative in NYC: longtime labor guy @JGoldny is heading to work for car company.


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