Escalators across the subway system are becoming less reliable (New York Times)
Local opposition has put the breaks on a NYCHA plan to lease an East Williamsburg site to private developers for market-rate housing (The Real Deal via Politico)
A homeless shelter on the Upper West Side has been given the go-ahead by a judge who threw out a lawsuit fighting it (West Side Rag via The City)
The size of the four borough-based jails replacing the one on Rikers Island will be smaller than originally planned—partly thanks to criminal justice reforms reducing the inmate population (The City)
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