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NYC adopts law targeting the handful of skyscrapers that are spiking the city’s carbon footprint

New York City's just-passed Climate Mobilization Act rolls up six climate-mitigation laws that comprehensively remake the city's approach to climate change (it's colloquially known as the Green New York Deal).

70% of the city's carbon footprint is generated by heating and cooling for buildings, and a third of that comes from 50,000 of the city's biggest ...

Add Craigslist to the tech platforms Russians used to manipulate the 2016 election

In one of the weirder revelations to come out of the Mueller report released this morning, it seems that Craigslist was yet another tech platform used in Russia’s election influence campaign. Facebook? Sure. Instagram? Yup, that too. YouTube? Twitter? Oh my, yes. Even Tumblr makes an appearance (LOL. Tumblr). But Craigslist? Apparently the Russians used ...

Kindbody raises $15M, will open a ‘Fertility Bus’ with mobile testing & assessments

RRE Ventures has backed the New York-based fertility startup. ...

Hometalk raises $15M to grow its DIY community

Hometalk, a DIY community site with just under 10 million monthly users and over 21 million monthly visits, today announced that it has raised a $15M growth round led by NFX, with participation from WeWork founder and CEO Adam Neumann and Altair Capital. If you’re not familiar with Hometalk, you can think of the site ...

New York City Ordered 15 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE Electric Buses

03.30.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More electric buses coming to New York City The New York City Transit will expand its electric bus fleet by 15 low floor  60-foot Xcelsior CHARGE from New Flyer. The latest order – the biggest for articulated Xcelsior CHARGE buses so far –  includes also 16 150 kW Siemens DC fast chargers. The New Flyer’s ...

Reviews of New York City’s subway bathrooms

New York Times reporters Andy Newman and Ana Fota took one (and sometimes two) for the team by visiting subway station restrooms across New York City. It was a ****** job, but someone had to do it. I guess. From the New York Times:

Norwood-205th Street, Bronx D line

The cracked concrete floor of the men’s room ...