In the News: Local Politicians Pester City for Construction Oversight

••• A delivery person riding his bike the wrong way on Washington Street got hit by a car last night. “The ambulance came in 10 minutes” while “the police from the 1st Precinct came to the scene about one hour later.” The cyclist appears to have been OK. —Tribeca Trib

••• “Local pols signed onto a letter drafted by state Sen. Daniel Squadron’s office to First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris calling on the city to assign a construction coordinator to Lower Manhattan to help mitigate the mayhem the Warren St. and Worth St. projects will wreak in Tribeca.” Not to mention the many other private projects going on at the same time…. —Downtown Express

••• “Before you decide to take a ride on the Citywide Ferry when it gets underway this summer, you can get a sense of what one of the fleet’s 19 boats will look like at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Partnering with Borough President Eric Adams’ office, the city’s Economic Development Corporation has placed a scale model of one of the vessels in the lobby of the building. […] The ferry is expected to get underway sometime in June this year, and once it’s up and running will provide service to the Rockaways, South Brooklyn, and Astoria, and will also merge with the existing East River Ferry.” Renderings of boat and dock, below. —Curbed