City Council Invites New Yorkers to Vote for Participatory Budget Projects Through April 14th

Through Sunday, April 14, 2024, the City Council welcomes New Yorkers to vote during Participatory Budgeting Vote Week to determine how $24 million in capital funding from the Fiscal Year 2025 budget will be spent among 24 Council districts. Participatory budgeting funds focus on improving public spaces like schools, parks, and libraries or helping beautify city streets.

DOT Announces New Rules to Allow E-Cargo Bikes as More Sustainable Delivery Option

On March 27, 2024, the New York City Department of Transportation announced that e-cargo bikes are now authorized for use on city streets and established safety standards through new agency rules. The e-cargo bikes will provide a more sustainable and safer option for deliveries by helping reduce the number of large delivery trucks needed citywide. 

City Announces Award of Over $70 Million in Grants for Electric School Buses, Electric Vehicle Charging at Hunts Point

On March 18, 2024, Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York City received $77 million in grants through the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand the number of electric school buses and trucks citywide and the creation of the nation’s first freight electric vehicle charging hub. 

COMPLETE VIDEO: 191st CityLaw Breakfast with Matthew Ketschke, President of Con Edison of New York – 3/5 at 8:15 AM

On March 5, 2024, Matthew Ketschke, President of Con Edison of New York, spoke at the 191st CityLaw Breakfast on “New York’s Clean Energy Future.” Ross Sandler, Professor and Director of the Center for New York City Law, offered opening remarks. Dean and President of New York Law School Anthony W. Crowell also provided remarks.  The event was sponsored by Con Edison, Verizon, and Greenberg Traurig LLP.