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.
Yesterday   The New York Times
On New York City's Roosevelt Island, residents have long lived free from the roar of garbage trucks. Instead they use Avacs, an island-wide system of pneumatic tubes that moves trash to a central location for processing.
Aug 21, 2015   The New York Times
Stakeholders are hoping that the 93 million car-for-hire trip records will better inform a heated debate in NYC.
Aug 17, 2015   FiveThirtyEight
Crain's New York Business calls on the experience of Chris Ward to the state of infrastructure in New York.
Aug 16, 2015   Crain's Business New York
Researchers who studied the appeal of New York City streetscapes find an additionally significant factor on the streets of Salt Lake City: the photo op.
Aug 12, 2015   CityLab
With a track record of success in Brooklyn, Car2go is expanding its service to Long Island City and the rest of western Queens. An article in Crain's examines the implications of the move.
Aug 12, 2015   Crain's New York Business
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