Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByWinnie Hu and Mariana Alfaro Aug. 9, 2018 Jenine James no longer worries about getting stranded when the subways and buses are unreliable — a constant frustration these days — or cannot take her to where she needs to go. Her Plan B: Uber. So Ms. James, 20, a barista in Brooklyn, sees New York’s move to restrict ride-hail services as not just a threat to her own convenience and comfort but also to the alternative transportation system that has filled in the gaps left by the city’s failing subways and buses. She does not even want to think about going back to a time when a train was her only option, as unlikely as that might be. “It was bad, so imagining going back, it’s terrible,” she said. The ride-hail cars that critics say are choking New York … [Read more...] about Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York’s Plan B, Is There a Plan C?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by BREAKING ByEmma G. Fitzsimmons Aug. 8, 2018 Even as Uber has become one of Silicon Valley’s biggest success stories and changed the way people across the globe get around, the company has faced increased scrutiny from government regulators and struggled to overcome its image as a company determined to grow at all costs with little regard for its impact on cities. On Wednesday, the tech giant was dealt a major setback in its largest American market after the New York City Council voted to cap Uber vehicles and other ride-hail services, providing a model for other cities that are trying find ways to rein in the company. The City Council approved a package of bills that will halt new licenses for Uber and other ride-hail vehicles for a year while the city studies the booming industry. The … [Read more...] about Uber Hit With Cap as New York City Takes Lead in Crackdown
NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU are teaming up with the four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants for the sixth annual free family-friendly Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Quest Diagnostics. One of the tri-state’s largest open-to-the-public health events, the Health & Fitness Expo will be held at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. To access a calendar invite, click here. NBC 4 New York’s lead sportscaster Bruce Beck and Telemundo 47’s lead sportscaster Veronica Contreras will join New York Giants’ All-Pro safety Landon Collins as co-hosts of the health and fitness-focused event, which averages 50,000 visitors over the two-day span. Beck, Contreras, Collins, NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 anchors and reporters, as well as active and retired Giants players, will all be on hand throughout the weekend to meet attendees and sign autographs. “The Health … [Read more...] about Come to The NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 Health and Fitness Expo
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) announced today first-quarter 2018 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $.13 compared with $.08 earnings per share in the same period of 2017. Adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations (defined below) was $.17 in the first quarter of 2018 compared with $.10 in the first quarter of 2017.Operating profit rose to $34.1 million in the first quarter of 2018 from $27.8 million in the same period of 2017, principally driven by strong digital subscription revenues, which were partially offset by higher operating costs and lower print advertising revenues. Adjusted operating profit (defined below) increased to $55.5 million in the first quarter of 2018 compared with $50.2 million in the first quarter of 2017.Mark Thompson, president and chief executive officer, The New York Times Company, said, “In the first quarter, we saw increases in revenue and overall profitability … [Read more...] about The New York Times Company Reports 2018 First-Quarter Results
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments Post Nation by Erin Shaw Street by Erin Shaw Street April 20 at 1:45 PM Containers filled with tons of sewage sludge are shown on April 12, in Parrish, Ala. The town dealt with a horrid stench for more than two months after the “poop train” rolled in from New York. (Jay Reeves/AP) PARRISH, Ala. — All anyone here could talk about was the odor, which drifted from the rail yard to the softball … [Read more...] about A ‘poop train’ from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back