Air Date: Dec. 12, 2018
Episode: Not in My Backyard
IN THIS EPISODE:
1. Ariama Long talks to residents in Flatbush, Brooklyn who are clashing with developers over a hotel that houses homeless people.
2. Max Zahn shares his reporting on a city council bill that would legalize many types of electric bikes and scooters, renewing a battle over the road between traditional bicyclists and food delivery workers.
3. Lea Ceasrine goes to a protest against the demolition of Little Italy’s Elizabeth Street Garden.
Environmental reporter Karen Savage
Producer: Joshua Christensen
Host: Avichai Scher
Assistant Producer: Rob Dozier
Music Producer: Matt Cutler
Digital Producer: Allie Weintraub
Stories by Ariama Long, Lea Ceasrine and Max Zahn
Brooklyn Residents Clash Over Hotel for Homeless
By Ariama Long
The Fight Over E-Bikes on NYC’s Streets
By Max Zahn
Saving Elizabeth Street Garden
By Lea Ceasrine