New York City

A new online interactive project allows new access to the history of Manhattan before Dutch settlers began taking residence on the island in 1609
2 days ago   CityLab
The wave of skyscraper construction in New York is about to jump the East River.
Aug 6, 2015   Crain's New York Business
Inside access to a huge volunteer effort underway in New York City to account for the condition of an estimated 600,000 street trees—where every single one of the city's trees counts.
Aug 4, 2015   The Nature of Cities
A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
Aug 3, 2015   Next City
Caron Atlas has spent decades working to understand and improve the relationship between cities and the arts. As co-director of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York, she advocates for the recognition of artistic activity throughout NYC.
Aug 3, 2015   Satellite Magazine
Motor vehicle crashes claim over 30,000 lives per year, with related costs in the hundreds of billions. While we sometimes view that frightening statistic as inevitable, there are reasons to reexamine speed limits and how we set them.
Aug 2, 2015   Five Thirty Eight
The Bronx Parking Development Co. was created to build new parking around the new Yankee Stadium, but the glut of new parking has not yet produced a profitable venture.
Aug 1, 2015   Crain's New York Business
Not since 1963 have so many construction permits been issued. In fact, permits issued in the month of June alone exceeded the average annual total over the past two decades.
Jul 30, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
It may be too late to pivot on the recently announced rebuilding of New York City's LaGuardia Airport, but Jim Venturi has some ideas about how New York can solve two critical problems—one infrastructural, one humanitarian—at the same time.
Jul 29, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
Public and private interests have emerged to revitalize the Queens neighborhood, an inter-modal hub ten miles east of Midtown Manhattan.
Jul 28, 2015   New York Times (Real Estate)
There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
Jul 28, 2015   FiveThirtyEight