The Lowline won't be built, electric Citi Bikes are back, & more

By Emily Myers | February 20, 2020 - 11:00AM 

New, stricter rules on facade inspections are now in effect in NYC after a series of accidents involving falling masonry (press release)

Funding problems spell the end of the ambitious Lowline project, the park intended to revitalize the abandoned subway terminal near Essex Street station (Crain's via Bowery Boogie)

Electric Citi Bikes with modified designs are returning to NYC after they were pulled last year over safety concerns (The Verge)

Thousands of New Yorkers have signed an online petition saying the new ice rink and pool planned for the north end of Central Park will be too small (Gothamist)

A dozen city agencies are sharing data on the status of capital projects so New Yorkers can check whether they will be delivered on budget and on time (press release)

Critics of the latest plan to address sewage overflows in NYC say it doesn't go far enough (Curbed NY)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

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