Localize.city Uncovers Where New Yorkers Gripe Most about Parking Problems

Parking-related complaints to 311 spiked 228 percent over the past five years Long Island City had the most parking complaints per resident Blocked driveways were the most griped-about issue, with residents from one block in Flushing logging nearly 500 blocked driveway complaints over past year Complaining about parking headaches is something of a sport among … Continue reading Localize.city Uncovers Where New Yorkers Gripe Most about Parking Problems

Where New York City Renters Are Plagued by Unsafe Living Conditions

New analysis and interactive map from Localize.city illustrates that New Yorkers in neighborhoods with a median income below $30,000 are exposed to significantly more violations Localize.city found that nearly 33 percent of housing code violations were in the Bronx, 22.5 percent were in Central and Eastern Brooklyn, and 14.5 percent were in Northern Manhattan   … Continue reading Where New York City Renters Are Plagued by Unsafe Living Conditions

Marijuana Enforcement Drops Significantly in City Parks, Except in Bronx, Localize.city Finds

– While marijuana-related offenses in parks were down citywide from 2016 to 2017, they barely budged in the Bronx and remained the most common NYPD-reported incident type in the borough’s parks –  Macombs Dam Park, near Yankee Stadium, had the highest number of NYPD-reported marijuana-related offenses for any NYC park last year. Localize.city found that … Continue reading Marijuana Enforcement Drops Significantly in City Parks, Except in Bronx, Localize.city Finds

Localize.city Uncovers the Most Perilous Walks to New York City Schools

– A new report from Localize.city reveals the 43 schools where students face the highest risk of being hit by a car within 500-feet of their school – Localize.city found that intersections near these schools had nearly 4x higher rate of crashes than citywide average An elementary school student walking to Jamaica’s P.S. 182 was hit … Continue reading Localize.city Uncovers the Most Perilous Walks to New York City Schools