New York lawmakers call for $2.75 fare freeze and free bus pilot in NYC "...the state legislature’s one-house budgets rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to raise transit fares to $3, and instead called for a freeze on fares and an investment of $50 million for a free bus pilot program." (6sqft)

NYC will give high schoolers municipal IDs and discounted ferry rides "They are now the latest group paying a reduced fare to ride the costliest mode of transportation the city maintains. The city began offering reduced fares of $1.35 for seniors, people with disabilities and low-income riders in 2022." (Gothamist)

Hochul Housing Scheme Snub by Legislature Jeopardizes Crisis Response "Assembly and Senate budget bills both challenge foundations of proposals by the governor and mayor to build hundreds of thousands of new homes." (The City)

Clean Curbs Pilot ‘Not Scalable’ Citywide, Says DSNY Commish "DSNY Commissioner Jessica Tisch said the pilot on W. 45th Street, between Ninth and 10th avenues in Hells Kitchen, took a lot of resources and bags still end up outside the bins — even when the receptacles aren’t full." (Streetsblog NYC)