These days, Big Data is the topic at hand, but Arup's Vincent Lee says data analysis can only go so far. He uses his work on the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to illustrate why a "human element" is crucial to finding solutions.
Jan 22, 2016 Doggerel
The U.S.Treasury Department will begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end luxury real estate in Manhattan and Miami Dade County because of concerns about the illicit flow of money.
Jan 15, 2016 The New York Times
The Atlantic has deep and detailed coverage of the expensive, obsolete, and decaying technology used by the New York subway system.
Nov 15, 2015 The Atlantic
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.
Oct 11, 2015 CityLab
A subject sure to hit close home to many readers: the relationship between the modern concerns of parenting and expense urban living. In other words: how gentrification leads to helicopter parenting.
Aug 19, 2015 Next City
Interested in finding the road less traveled by? Walkonomics has launched in seven cities around the globe.
Jul 25, 2015 ASLA The Dirt
The U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 population estimates shows persistent trends of growth in the Sun Belt along with a few other noteworthy data points.
May 21, 2015 U.S. Census Bureau
A new study calculates the national consequences of restrictive housing regulations in three cities: San Francisco, New York, and San Jose.
May 12, 2015 New York Magazine
The city of New York is still working to support property owners in their recovery from Hurricane Sandy—as well as their preparation for the next extreme weather event. The zoning code is one area in need of improvement.
Apr 7, 2015 New York Department of City Planning
Although it hosts some of the nation’s first and most successful auto suburbs, Long Island has experienced a downturn. This infographic-focused piece delves into the reasons why.
Feb 22, 2015 CityLab