OpEd: Transitioning NYC horse drawn carriages to electric

Just as Other Places Have Done, New York City Can Preserve Jobs and Tradition with Electric ‘Horseless’ Carriages The Gotham Gazette | By Elizabeth Forel & Susan Wagner | 11 May 2021 Flashback to the 2013 New York City mayor’s race where one front-and-center issue that ultimately helped propel Bill de Blasio to City Hall… Continue reading OpEd: Transitioning NYC horse drawn carriages to electric

Both NYC mayoral candidates say they will ban carriage horses

Horse-drawn carriages may be a thing of the past when the new mayor takes control but the horses that power the industry may be sent to slaughter, a Daily News investigation found. WRITTEN BY MARA GRAY Cross-posted from the New York Daily News Report Source >> Mara Gray writes: Whoa! After protests by animal rights… Continue reading Both NYC mayoral candidates say they will ban carriage horses

Bill de Blasio switch on Central Park carriage horses brings activist donations

THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS By SALLY GOLDENBERG Bill de Blasio has promised to banish carriage horses from Central Park “within the first week” if he becomes mayor — but when he was on the City Council and had a chance to sign on to similar legislation in 2007, he passed. His change of heart… Continue reading Bill de Blasio switch on Central Park carriage horses brings activist donations