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The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?

Which Types of Traffic Signals Are the Safest?

New York rates four common options.

It's Almost Too Bad That Bloomberg Wants His Legacy to Be Education

There's no doubt the mayor deserves credit for major improvements to New York City schools, but the one thing he'd like to be remembered for is also his least clear-cut success story.

Is Bloomberg the Right Leader of the Anti-Gun Movement?

The blunt-spoken billionaire mayor may be popular in Washington and New York, but that popularity doesn't extend to other parts of the country.

Judge Invalidates Bloomberg's Soda Ban

The law was set to go into effect tomorrow.

1 Out of Every 100 New York City Children Slept in a Shelter This January

Mayor Bloomberg's other legacy: a homelessness crisis.

New York's 'Affordable Housing' Isn't Always Affordable

A new report finds that two-thirds of newly developed units are too expensive for local residents.

Mayor Bloomberg Is Coming After Your Coffee Cups

He is expected to propose a sweeping ban on plastic foam food packaging in his State of the City today.

Gas Shortage Underscores NYC's Move Away From Hybrid Cabs

A taxi lobby has fought the city's efforts toward a fuel-efficient fleet — and won.

Which City Might Try to Ban Huge Sodas Next?

Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.

The Politics of New York's Stalled Taxi Plan

A sweeping new proposal by Mayor Bloomberg would expand cab coverage beyond Manhattan. So why hasn't it gone anywhere?