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Bloomberg: New York Short-Changed on Terrorism Prevention Funds

Bloomberg: New York Short-Changed on Terrorism Prevention Funds

NEW YORK, New York – “The federal government needs to do more to help us protect our city,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told the first public hearing of the nine-member Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism Wednesday in New York. “I’m glad to see that Congress has…

Big Apple Goes Car-Free

Big Apple Goes Car-Free

New York, NY, August 8, 2008 (ENS) – New York City will clear a stretch of clogged Manhattan streets for the next three Saturdays so that bicyclists, runners, walkers and dancers can enjoy a car-free and noise-free experience. Hip-hop star Jay-Z joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan yesterday to publicize the pilot…

New York Streets Open to Car-Free, Green Tourism in August

New York Streets Open to Car-Free, Green Tourism in August

NEW YORK, New York, June 17, 2008 (ENS) – On three Saturdays in August, cars will be barred from a route through Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge to 72nd Street to give New Yorkers a car-free corridor for exercise and exploration. The experimental New York City program was announced Monday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and…