City to dedicate hundreds of parking spaces to car-share program, Confederate memorial controversies in NYC, more

By Nathan Tempey  | August 17, 2017 - 11:15AM

The Regional Planning Association wants a bus terminal built under the Javits Center and a train tunnel connecting Penn Station to Sunnyside, Queens, among other big-ticket transit proposals (Gothamist)

Governor Cuomo is calling on the Army to rename streets in a Brooklyn base honoring Confederate generals. (The Army recently said doing so "would be controversial and divisive") (New York Times)

Bronx Community College's busts of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee are coming down (Gothamist)

Developers are set to demolish a nearly century-old synagogue on the Upper West Side to make way for condos, over the objection of preservationists (DNAinfo)

A major downtown investment firm is facing a tenant harassment investigation by city and state agencies (The Real Deal)

The city is planning to dedicate 600 parking spaces to a pilot car-share program, in collaboration with private companies (Bklyner)

A billionaire friend of Donald Trump is turning a former Jehova's Witnesses dorm in Brooklyn Heights into apartments (Brooklyn Paper)

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