Mega-Landlord Bought Rent-Controlled Apartments Then Forced Tenants Out of Them "In a landmark settlement, several NYC landlords are paying restitution to tenants and the city." (Vice)

The U.S. Has Regained All of Its Lost COVID-Era Jobs — But Not NYC "Local unemployment remains over 6%, with just 82% of the jobs that existed in February 2020."

US DOT Will Double the Nation’s Electric Bus Fleet (But It Will Still Be Tiny) "On Tuesday, the Federal Transit Administration announced a record $2.2 billion in competitive grants under the Buses and Bus Facilities and the Low- and No-Emissions Vehicle Programs, which collectively received a staggering 600-percent boost when the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law was signed." (Streetsblog USA)

It’s TrainTime! MTA merges three apps into one for LIRR and Metro-North "The new TrainTime app rolled out Wednesday and lets Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad passengers purchase tickets and plan trips all in one place, said the head of both suburban transit services." (amNY)

New York commits $8M to renovate Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture "Founded in 1925 and designated a national landmark in 2017, the center features over 11 million items related to Black history, arts, and culture, including books, photographs, artworks, videos, and more. The cultural institution was first established with a collection of items from Puerto Rican-born Black scholar, Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, the center’s namesake." (6sqft)