FAA approves controversial LaGuardia AirTrain

The FAA's final approval of a planned monorail connecting trains from Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport means the Port Authority can pursue federal funding to help pay for the $2 billion project.

Diversifying the City Council in New York

New Yorkers citywide used ranked choice voting for the first time in the June primaries.  Ranking the top five candidates instead of just one has been credited with helping get more women and minorities elected to public office.