New York City

We've gathered a sample of the responses to Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal for a $2.2 billion streetcar to connect Brooklyn to Queens.
2 days ago   The New York Times
Paul Krugman, one of the most influential voices of liberal policy in the United States, has identified a culprit in the U.S. affordability crisis: over-regulation.
Nov 30, 2015   The New York Times
A Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce report offers compelling evidence of the borough's ongoing transformation.
Nov 26, 2015   Crain's New York Business
Brooklyn-based artist Ekene Ijeoma newest piece shows what parts of New York City are affordable to different people across the spectrum of salaries in the form of crystalline islands called "wage islands."
Nov 17, 2015   Doggerel
Without designated industrial zones, New York manufacturing companies risk losing their facilities to the residential development market. The de Blasio administration has promised some zoning protections for industrial enclaves.
Nov 13, 2015   Crain's Business New York
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Bicycle sharing has become increasingly popular across the world. More cities are adopting bikeshare schemes, but one of the challenges has been how to encourage people using a bikeshare to also use a helmet to minimize head injury in the event of an accident.  Blog Post
Nov 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Access to campus is a primary obstacle for low-income, minority students to overcome in attending college. The College of Staten Island has found a simple solution that applies in less urban communities as well.
Nov 8, 2015   Politico New York
The latest chapter in the ongoing supply vs. demand chronicles takes place in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, where a community board came down firmly in opposition to new density in their neighborhood.
Nov 4, 2015   DNAInfo
Much has been made of New York's current boom in high-rise construction. A new interactive feature by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat allows for some historic perspective on the city's penchant for building skyward.
Nov 3, 2015   CityLab
Big investments in residential building in New York City indicate the strength of the city's economy, according to an article in Crain's New York Business.
Nov 2, 2015   Crain's Business New York
A long, contentious political process has finally produced an approval for a massive capital investment program for the New York MTA. Some questions about funding remain, however.
Nov 1, 2015   Politico New York