Since the Free Academy in Manhattan received its state charter 176 years ago this month, the City University of New York (CUNY) has been a beacon of accessible higher education and an engine of economic opportunity and upward mobility for generations of working class and low-income New Yorkers.
19 deaths occurred in New York City jails in 2022. The Board covered the deaths of Tarz Youngblood, George Pagan, and Herman Diaz in a May 9, 2022 report titled February & March 2022 Deaths in DOC Custody Report and Recommendations.
This report analyzes motor vehicle crash-related personal injury claims against the City, filed and settled between FY 2012 and FY 2021, with the goal of identifying interventions to reduce financial liability to the City and reducing preventable harms to New Yorkers.
The document evaluates the City Council redistricting plan passed by the Districting Commission to ascertain whether the plan satisfies the requirements of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965, utilizing racial bloc voting analysis of prior citywide elections in NYC.
The Community of Interest Report 2023 outlines discussions regarding defined communities of interest in New York City, and how these communities are divided between neighborhoods. It is an analysis of changing demographics throughout the city and describes trends of population growth.
Study investigates the feasibility of using alternative fuels and propulsion technologies in the ferries owned and operated by the City (specifically the Staten Island Ferry and the NYC Ferry) & recommends near- and long-term implementation options. Study is pursuant to Ad Code 19-307(k).
Streetscapes for Wellness includes approximately 30 case studies from New York City and a handful of other communities to suggest ways of reimagining public spaces to further social and environmental justice while enhancing public health.
On November 16, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of nine individuals in Department of Correction custody in 2022.
In recent months, there has been mounting evidence, including first-hand observations by Board members and staff, that the New York City Department of Correction (DOC or Department) has been locking down housing units for longer durations and with greater frequency.
On September 12, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation regarding six suicides and four deaths by drug intoxication that occurred in Department of Correction custody in 2021.
Local Law 66 of 2021 requires an assessment of the 311 service request intake map in order to determine the feasibility of improving the location accuracy of this map. OTI has undertaken an assessment, the results of which are included in this report.
On May 9, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of Tarz Youngblood (February 27, 2022), George Pagan (March 17, 2022), and Herman Diaz (March 18, 2022).
The study reports on housing affordability and tenant income in the City's rental market. The study highlights year-to-year changes in many of the major economic factors affecting the City's tenant population.
Study analyzes the cost of operating and maintaining rental housing, examining the conditions that existed in the NYC rent stabilized housing market in 2020 and also the extent by which these conditions changed from 2019.