Snow Clean Up
Friday, February 07, 2014
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
The mild weather this winter is helping the city's coffers. The Bloomberg administration estimates it has saved $11 million that would have gone to winter weather clean-up such as snow plowing, salt and overtime pay.
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will be setting up a website so residents can track the locations of snow plows during snow storms. The city began installing GPS devices in snow plows after last winter's disastrous "Blizzard of 2010." Word of the plan came after the city of Chicago announced a similar "plow tracker" site.
Thursday, February 03, 2011
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
PHOTOS. Clambering over a black and grey snow bank, Almando Martinez's foot sunk into crunchy ice. The 50-year-old plumber looked down and groaned. “It’s disgusting,” he said. “It’s the dirtiest I’ve ever seen.”