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.
10 hours ago   The New York Times
The Regional Plan Association has created an animated video that simply and artfully explains the importance of a new Hudson River tunnel.
Oct 30, 2015   Crain's New York Business
The online customer review platform Yelp and the New York public transit system: A match made in heaven?
Oct 30, 2015   CityLab
Drawing on a distinction between equality and equity, Rick Jacobus argues that so-called 'poor doors' are a necessary compromise to promote affordable housing and neighborhood integration.
Oct 29, 2015   Rooflines
Only 10 miles separate New York City and Newark, New Jersey, but the two can seem worlds apart. Damon Rich, who moved from New York in 2008 to lead Newark's planning office, speaks about how his work there has shaped his perception of both cities.
Oct 27, 2015   Satellite Magazine
As New York rolls out its LED streetlights, one resident bemoans the ugly blue glow taking over the city.
Oct 27, 2015   The New York Times
The hoopla has subsided surrounding nearly $1 billion awarded by HUD to fund coastal resilience projects on the Atlantic Coast, but the work of implementing the winning Rebuild by Design projects has continued.
Oct 25, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
The neighborhood of Chelsea in Manhattan, location of the High Line and one of the hottest real estate markets in the city, provides a case study of the wealth gap, with each side living in close proximity.
Oct 25, 2015   The New York Times
Conventional planning think says that mixed-income development benefits low-income neighborhoods. But a survey finds that residents of public housing in New York don't agree—rather, they feel left behind by newcomers to the neighborhood.
Oct 21, 2015   New York Daily News
Some residents of East New York argue that mandatory inclusionary zoning and other changes proposed for the neighborhood will only help displace low-income residents.
Oct 15, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
With hot-button issues like the Hudson Tunnel crisis forcing a new perspective about the connection of New York city to its surrounding region, Mayor de Blasio has responded by creating a new office of regional planning.
Oct 14, 2015   Politico New York