Assemblyman Ron Kim has reintroduced a bill raising the penalties for assault on taxi drivers, Korea Daily reports.
The city just signed a $3.3 billion agreement with Waste Management which will cover hauling garbage from the new Southwest Marine Transfer Station, but local officials vow to keep opposing the transfer station, writes Kings County Politics.
A group of community leaders urged Chinese in the U.S. and in China to join forces to boycott United Airlines in the wake of the violent removal of a Chinese-Vietnamese passenger from a United flight on April 9, World Journal reports.
Hispanic leaders and residents, dismayed at the latest MTA fare hikes, are renewing calls to provide half-price MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
French filmmaker Benoit Cohen worked for a year as a New York taxi driver to research for a future film and a book that will be presented March 15 in Manhattan, French Morning reports.
Caribbean Life looks at what the Commuter Van Safety Act, signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, means for the Caribbean community.
President Trump’s executive order on immigration has prompted Fujianese immigrants to cancel trips to China, in turn affecting Chinese delivery businesses in New York, reports World Journal.
With the “Green Light NY Driving Together” campaign, activists seek once again to pressure the state legislature to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Cash-strapped Hispanic commuters expressed relief that MTA fare hikes are not as bad as expected, but complain that prices are too high already, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Mamaroneck is the latest Westchester town to join a campaign in support of statewide driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, Westchester Hispano reports.
Business owners in Flushing expressed concern about parking spaces taken up by NYPD patrol cars, making it difficult for customers to find a place to park, Korea Daily reports.
In an interview with Korea Daily, Korean-born Jean Shin discusses her art, New York and the New York spirit at the opening of the 63rd Street station of the Second Avenue subway, which features her installations, entitled “Elevated.”
Another election, new urban projects, and social, immigration and housing battles – El Diario La Prensa offers a list of challenges and goals for New York City in 2017.
The FDNY will unveil a new fleet of ambulances powered by electricity, with curbside charging stations, as part of an initiative to combat air pollution, a major concern in the South Bronx, Mott Haven Herald reports.
On the day President-elect Donald Trump announced Elaine Chao as his pick for transportation secretary, World Journal spoke to her father about the nomination.