New York City

A non-profit called the Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corp. will employ the New York City Planning department as a paid contractor as it creates a plan for the neighborhood of Flushing West.
3 days ago   Crain's New York Business
Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have spent the last 18 months scouring the New York Subway in the search for a DNA profile of the system. They even created a map of the 15,152 microbes they found.
Feb 6, 2015   Science Daily
Ferries, New York City's first commuter mode, will return big-time if Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way. Judging by how well the proposal in his February 3 State of the City address was received, he will.
Feb 6, 2015   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
New York may be the most famous example of the parks becoming the most conspicuous signifiers of neighborhoods for the haves, versus the have-nots, but Inga Saffron hopes that cities everywhere can find ways to even the playing fields.
Feb 4, 2015   The New Republic
In his State of the City Address on Feb. 3, the New York City mayor made it clear that his overriding priority is affordable housing. He targeted six neighborhoods in all five boroughs where development will be required to include affordable housing.
Feb 4, 2015   New York Observer
The New York Daily News focuses on the de Blasio Administration's efforts to combat a growing number of homeless in New York City.
Feb 2, 2015   New York Daily News
The New York City Department of Transportation is moving forward with a series of pedestrian and bike infrastructure improvements in a neighborhood built in the shadow of some of the city's most highest profile transportation infrastructure.
Jan 30, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC
For a MoMA exhibition about urban inequality, Brooklyn architects SITU Studios documented informal housing in New York.
Jan 29, 2015   Arup Connect
Times Square stakeholders have begun to raise the specter of "too much of a good thing," as the crowds flocking to Times Square threaten to squeeze the life out of the place.
Jan 29, 2015   New York Times
Two proposals for library makeovers in Brooklyn tie into a larger narrative about development, and architecture, in New York City.
Jan 27, 2015   New York Times
The law enforcement results are in from the first year of Vision Zero policy in New York City.
Jan 27, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC