New York

A new online interactive project allows new access to the history of Manhattan before Dutch settlers began taking residence on the island in 1609
Yesterday   CityLab
The bi-partisan duo of governors from New Jersey and New York have penned a letter addressed to President Obama asking for a 50-50 funding share on the critical tunnel project for the Amtrak line connecting the two states.
Sep 15, 2015   The Record
The New York Housing City Authority launched a program with an ambitious target of 1,000 affordable housing units by selecting two city-owned properties for development.
Sep 15, 2015   Politico New York
On Sept. 13, the Hudson Yards Subway Station, the new Manhattan terminal for the #7 line that terminates in Flushing, Queens, will open with a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony considering the $2.4 billion cost for the one mile extension.
Sep 12, 2015   The New York Times
More and more often, barriers have been erected between the public and POPS, as privately owned public spaces are known.
Sep 11, 2015   The New York Times
Plans to transform 60,000 square feet of dormant space under New York's Delancey Street into a park could be ready to reemerge into the public discussion.
Sep 8, 2015   The Awl
With a surging homeless population, the city's cluster site program incentivizes slumlords and reduces the supply of affordable housing.
Sep 4, 2015   The New York Times
What was promised as the tallest building in the world built by modular construction is delayed and the subject of lawsuits. State documents, recently made public, describe water damage, tolerance challenges, and unanticipated repairs.
Sep 2, 2015   City Limits
New York City is launching a program that will spend $100 million in capital funding on storm protection infrastructure in lower Manhattan.
Aug 31, 2015   New York Daily News
Facing tough competition from Uber, New York City's neighborhood car service providers are using apps to retain clientele. The jury's still out on whether adaptation will help them stay in business.
Aug 31, 2015   The New York Times
The piece begins not in New York but three thousand miles west in Seattle with Janette Sadik-Khan explaining how she triumphed over auto interests by taking back precious road space and returning it to the people in the form of plazas and bike lanes.
Aug 30, 2015   CityLab