A state proposal that would allow gig workers, such as the city's delivery riders, to form unions and bargain for wages would also undercut recent City Council efforts to give far more rights to those workers, advocates say.
Transit and safe streets are the foundation for climbing out of the coronavirus pandemic because street safety and transit improvements "can boost mobility, access, safety, and resiliency," a coalition of groups argue.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators revealed a coronavirus compromise bill on Tuesday morning that provides less than half of what transit agencies need, an offer that advocates and transit agencies greeted with like being given a lump of coal on Christmas.
Advocates are hopeful that incoming President Biden will fast-track congestion pricing so that they can still start in 2021. But how would such a thing happen? Here's our latest deep dive into the issue.