NYC to launch new hybrid ferry to Governors Island "New York City’s first-ever public hybrid-electric ferry will set sail next summer. Revealed on Wednesday by Mayor Eric Adams and the Trust for Governors Island, the new vessel uses a hybrid propulsion system that drastically reduces air pollution, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by roughly 600 tons per year, according to a press release. The ferry will start carrying passengers between Lower Manhattan and Governors Island in the summer of 2024." (6sqft)

New York’s $3BN Skyscraper Gamble "Is this New York's comeback skyscraper?" (B1M - YouTube)

Transit fare could shoot over $3.50 without new funding from Albany: MTA "MTA Chair Janno Lieber warned that fares on subways and buses could rise to over $3.50 per ride without an infusion of funding from Albany in the state budget, which is due on Saturday." (amNY)

Final Map of ‘Climate Disadvantaged’ Communities Now Includes Blocks Previously Excluded — But Other Vulnerable Areas Left Out "A block in Hollis, Queens, where a family died during Hurricane Ida is now considered a state priority. But a similar block in Woodside isn’t on the final map." (The City)

Ex-homeless tenants face mass eviction by Lower East Side landlord "A Lower East Side landlord who received more than $200,000 from the city in exchange for renting apartments to formerly homeless New Yorkers has filed to evict them, court documents show." (Gothamist)

MTA Boss Casts Doubt on All-Door Bus Boarding ‘Hypothesis’ Despite Proven Speed Boost "Speaking to reporters after the MTA’s monthly board meeting, authority CEO Janno Lieber said it would be unfair to allow tap-and-go back-door entry when most bus riders have yet to adopt the new OMNY fare system." (Streetsblog NYC)