The Metropolitan Rail Freight Council (MRFC) today released its first-ever Action Plan, a guiding document dedicated to growing rail freight capacity and volumes, investing in and preserving rail freight infrastructure, creating quality jobs, promoting environmental sustainability, creating an infrastructure bank, and ensuring a more resilient freight supply chain for the New York City metropolitan area.
The private sector saw moderate job declines in February 2017, but economic activity in the city is growing at a steady rate. On the podcast, we explore the gender wage gap in New York City and around the country.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking responses to this Request for Expressions of Interest (“RFEI”) for the lease and operation of the Food Building, as defined herein. The goal of this RFEI process is for NYCEDC to select a respondent (“Tenant”) to lease an approximately 7,500 gross square foot building (the “Food Building”) located prominently on 43rd Street within the Bush Terminal campus in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking proposals from Department of Buildings (DOB) approved Special Inspections agencies to provide Special Inspections and other related services on an on-call basis, as needed basis. Special Inspections replaced “Controlled Inspections” for all construction projects filed on or after July 1, 2008 and may only be performed by Special Inspectors employed by a DOB approved Special Inspections Agency. The New York City Building Code and The Rules of the City of New York (RCNY) require that certain materials, operations, and equipment be inspected or tested in order to verify compliance with code requirements under the provisions of Special Inspections. All required inspections and tests of such materials, equipment, and operations will be made by the Special Inspections Agencies retained by NYCEDC.
Simon and Andrew review the state of private sector employment in April 2017 and are joined by special guest Anthony Hogrebe to explore the economic impact of NYC Ferry – the new public transportation option launching Monday, May 1.