Do NYCHA's $80 Million Crime-Reducing Lights Actually Reduce Crime?

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Gothamist—In April of 2016, the city installed over 300 high-powered “safety lights” at the Bushwick Houses, a NYCHA complex in Brooklyn. The lights were part of the Mayor’s Action Plan (MAP) for Neighborhood Safety, a $210 million initiative aimed at reducing violent crime in public housing. The plan targeted 15 developments that house 60,000 New Yorkers and see almost one-fifth of all crime at NYCHA. [ more › ]

LORD Corporation Invests $80 Million in Saegertown. SAEGERTOWN, Pa., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, has announced plans to expand and upgrade operations at its Saegertown, Pa. facility. An anticipated $80 million investment over the next five years, the project will...