September 27, 2016, 5am PDT
New Lab repurposes a gritty shipbuilding warehouse, giving manufacturing startups the support that software firms get from your typical incubator.
September 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
Though he was elected while promising to clean up corruption in the state government, recent corruption charges are hitting New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's inner circle.
September 24, 2016, 9am PDT
Recent development controversies in New York City inspired one writer to set some priorities.
September 22, 2016, 1pm PDT
Lego-type housing construction has attracted the attention of two separate developers as an efficient means to provide housing for the city's large homeless population but has met objections from labor unions and the Mayor's Office.
September 19, 2016, 8am PDT
A blogger offers a critical review of a podcast that examines the humans effects of gentrification in East New York, noting especially the lack of policy discussion's effect on the conversation.
September 15, 2016, 11am PDT
A game design competition based on the most famous biography of Robert Moses's life attracted more than 100 submissions from around the world.
September 15, 2016, 10am PDT
A cynical person might say that this is why we can't have nice things.
September 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
Fear that skyscrapers might be a persistent target of terrorist attacks did not last long beyond the days and months following 9/11. Neither terrorists nor the Great Recession have stopped the city's skyline from continuing to reaching skyward.
September 11, 2016, 7am PDT
Just as Toronto's subway cars provide an example of the benefits that await New Yorkers when their new 'open gangway' cars arrive in 2020, Toronto's extensive streetcar network also provides an example for New York — of what not to do.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
September 10, 2016, 11am PDT
The New York City Council will consider legislation that would address a lack of employment benefits for 'gig economy' workers.
September 8, 2016, 9am PDT
The de Blasio Administration's next big rezoning push will occur in the southwest Bronx.
September 8, 2016, 5am PDT
Results showing progress in the fight to end traffic fatalities have disappeared, just like some of the safety projects installed under the banner of Vision Zero.
September 6, 2016, 6am PDT
Analysis by FiveThirtyEight offers a lesson in trade-offs. In this case: how much more New Yorkers are willing to pay for less time spent commuting.
August 31, 2016, 12pm PDT
Governors Island in NYC recently reopened after a massive remake into a park that can only be reached by ferry. The park is reviewed by former Empire State Development Corp. VP Carol Berens.
August 31, 2016, 6am PDT
About 6,500 apartments in 19 towers within 10 square blocks on Flatbush Avenue are expected to be available within two years, but don't expect rents to plunge. Renters should look for perks like one or more months of free rent.
August 30, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Kavli HUMAN Project will collect data at an unprecedented scale—from the lives of 10,000 New Yorkers.
August 30, 2016, 5am PDT
The New York Times transit reporter, Emma G. Fitzsimmons, reports from Toronto to see what riders think about their 'open gangway' subway cars. By 2020, New York will receive 750 of these cars that have no doors separating the cars.
August 28, 2016, 1pm PDT
Amtrak will replace, rather than overhaul, aging Acela trains with new, 186-mph trains from French manufacturer, Alstom, though they won't exceed 160 mph. The agreement was announced Friday by VP Joe Biden at Biden Station, Wilmington, Del.
August 28, 2016, 9am PDT
A case study in New York's response to the Hurricane Sandy flooding in the neighborhoods of Coney Island and Gravesend.
New York Economic Development Corporation
August 27, 2016, 5am PDT
Created so people could "experience nature in the midst of crowds," New York's Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge embodies the characteristics of all modern national parks: abundant, welcoming, and threatened.