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Big Business Group in NYC Says Put Transit Where Jobs Are: Outer Boroughs

Thursday, August 15, 2013

WNYC

A big business group is putting its significant clout behind an effort to bring more bus rapid transit to New York's outer boroughs.  Compared to 10 years ago, 24 percent more people who work in Brooklyn also live there, according to analysis by the Partnership for New York City.  And they need transit. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Big Business Presents NYC Jobs Blueprint

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Mitch Rudin, Chief Executive Officer and President of US commercial operations at Brookfield Properties Corporation, and Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, discuss the NYC Jobs Blueprint they've put forth, outlining their recommendations for economic growth for the next mayor.

 

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The Empire

Quinn Might (Or Might Not) Still Have One Biz Group's Support for Living Wage

Friday, April 13, 2012

This week, the Partnership for New York City, a prominent business group pulled its support for City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's living wage bill. The group and the speaker evidently didn't see eye-to-eye on granting the mayor latitude (known as an "executive waiver") to exempt some projects from the higher wage requirement.

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