Crude-by-rail from the Bakken shale formation has transformed the sleepy Port of Albany, NY into a major supplier of cheaper crude for East Coast refineries. Jad Mouawad writes two articles on the importance of the port and the dangers from the oil.
Mar 4, 2014 The New York Times - Energy & Environment
Two years after Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined an ambitious 10-year, $1 billion effort to revive the Buffalo Niagara economy, the areas targeted for investment are beginning to become clear, reports David Robinson.
Jan 31, 2014 The Buffalo News
Driven by "the fantasy of the almost-reality," hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch gives new life to plans that never happened with hypothetical maps of the city that almost was.
Jan 30, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Marie Cusick reports on a community driven effort to bring bus service to a challenged neighborhood in Albany, New York.
Apr 8, 2012 NPR
In Albany, NY, a "complete streets" bill that would dictate that all new roads follow guidelines for bike and ped accessibility is gaining ground as it passes through the state Congress.
May 13, 2010 Streetsblog
"Getting There" columnist Cathy Woodruff investigates the use of cobblestones in Albany's historic neighborhoods.
Jun 4, 2009 Albany Times Union