The Omnibus Roundup – EDC Violations, Transportation Bill Decisions, Playground Designs, Boardwalk Remnants, Neighborland Ideas and a Bronx Greenway
by Urban Omnibus • July 6th, 2012
NOT-FOR-LOBBY The Economic Development Corporation has spearheaded Mayor Bloomberg’s highest profile economic and public works initiatives over the past decade....
The Omnibus Roundup – Taxi of Tomorrow, Financing & Greening Infrastructure, Census Data 1940-style and Making Policy Public
by Urban Omnibus • April 5th, 2012
THE TAXI OF TOMORROW The "Taxi of Tomorrow", the Nissan NV200, the first taxi specifically designed and engineered for driving in New York City, has been unveiled. While the new cab will feature some major safety innovations, including airbags for passengers and lighter sliding doors, they are neither ADA compliant nor are they hybrids. These are two big criticisms. Nonetheless, the new features emerge...