Trump’s Budget Cuts Could Make N.Y.C. Commuters Even More Vulnerable to Attacks

The White House has proposed a budget that slashes funds from some Homeland Security anti-terrorism programs in order to fund a border wall with Mexico.

New York City Defends Its Community Policing Approach

As the Trump administration defunds the Obama-era strategy, city officials are crediting it with reducing crime to record lows.

Could a Local Tax Fix the Gig Economy?

A group in New York is calling for a fee on all gig-economy transactions in order to provide workers with benefits like paid sick leave.

The N.Y.C. Terror Attack Is Part of a Trend That’s Getting More Difficult to Combat

As attacks become less sophisticated, they are also becoming harder to prevent.

Prioritizing Disaster Recovery Projects Through a Social Resilience Lens

Fostering social cohesion post-emergency is just as important as rebuilding infrastructure stronger.

Climate Change Will Bring Major Flooding to New York Every 5 Years

And that’s only counting the floods caused by hurricanes and tropical storms.

Can Cities Master Their Garbage With Better Design?

A band of architects and city planners insist that trash shouldn’t be a permanent feature of urban topography.

Self-Driving Vehicle Tests Poised to Begin Next Year in New York City

"Testing in New York will accelerate the timeline to deploying self-driving cars at scale,” according to the CEO of Cruise Automation.

The Problem With Electing Prosecutors

The Manhattan district attorney has come under fire for campaign donations he received—one from Harvey Weinstein's lawyer and others from a Trump family attorney.

WATCH: Crew Destroys Aging Bridge Span in N.Y.C. With Explosives

The Kosciuszko Bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Queens, was erected in an era marked by industrial innovation, ambitious public works projects and historic public mobilizations.

For Some Black Immigrants, Life in Limbo

The number of black immigrants in the U.S. has nearly quadrupled since 1980, to 3.8 million.

To Soften a Hurricane's Blow, Don't Drain the Swamp

Wetlands directly prevented half a billion dollars in damages during Hurricane Sandy, a new study has found.

36,000 Obsolete Smartphones at the Center of NYPD Procurement Mess

STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Feds call Denver ordinance “dangerous”; major IT upgrades in San Francisco; and water pressure busts pipes in booming N.C. town.

A Skeptical N.Y.C. Mayor Casts Doubts on Governor's Congestion-Pricing Proposal

STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | A Conn. city may prohibit pedestrian cellphone use in crosswalks; Colo. new autonomous vehicle pilot for construction zones; and Wyo. governor applauds Trump executive order on environmental review.

New York City Guarantees a Lawyer to Every Resident Facing Eviction

The new law protecting low-income tenants is the first in the nation.

Will New York Stop Arresting People for Evading Subway Fares?

The practice has its roots in “broken windows”-style policing.

N.Y.C. Department of Education Worker Fined for Mining Bitcoins on His Work Computer

It takes a lot of time and processing power to actually make any money from bitcoin mining.

Do Driverless Cars Need Their Own Roads Around Manhattan?

A concept for AV expressways promises to reduce travel times, but falls into an old trap of car-centric planning.

In New York City, Bike Share Is Faster Than Cabs When It Matters

As the city strives to cut carbon emissions, backseat travelers should know when there’s a quicker, cleaner route.