September 21, 2006, 5am PDT
With a population cut in half and an almost abandoned waterfront area, the city of Buffalo is thinking redevelopment. Actually, the city has spent nearly 50 years thinking redevelopment. Now steps are actually being taken to improve the waterfront.
September 19, 2006, 8am PDT
Research shows that New York City's heat island could be mitigated by increased vegetation and green roofs.
September 18, 2006, 6am PDT
Both the Federal and State of New York governments have tentatively agreed to occupy 1 million of the Freedom Tower's 2.6 million square feet of office space. The question is, who will fill the rest?
September 17, 2006, 7am PDT
Ryan Russo, New York City Department of Transportation's Director for Street Management and Safety talks about the city's aggressive plans to build out the city's bicycle commuting network.
September 13, 2006, 11am PDT
New York City officials release a public health report on bicycle safety and announce a major expansion of New York City's bicycle network.
September 13, 2006, 8am PDT
Interactive multimedia presentations review the design and progress of rebuilding at Ground Zero and Flight 93 and Pentagon memorials.
September 11, 2006, 2pm PDT
A 24-page special report looks at the "combination of big money, prime real estate, bottomless grief, artistic ego and dreams of legacy" that has left Ground Zero as "a 16-acre, 70-foot-deep hole in the heart of Lower Manhattan."
September 11, 2006, 1pm PDT
The three tower designs unveiled for Ground Zero last week mostly miss the point, writes The Slatin Report: It's not about them.
September 11, 2006, 9am PDT
New York City Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff responds to community members' calls for comprehensive transportation planning and congestion relief.
September 8, 2006, 9am PDT
Spurred by a desire to increase a wealthy New York village's worth and appeal, a string of politicians spent over 10 years trying to use the power of eminent domain to acquire a private golf course and make it public. Despite Kelo, the push failed.
September 8, 2006, 7am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
September 7, 2006, 8am PDT
The seemingly endless controversies over the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site may have encouraged members of the public to look elsewhere for ways to understand and commemorate the disaster.
September 6, 2006, 5am PDT
The New York metropolitan region has the highest rate of public transit ridership in the nation, and a new Census Bureau survey reports that ridership is rising.
September 1, 2006, 11am PDT
130 blocks have been rezoned to include an inclusionary housing requirement in the New York City borough.
August 31, 2006, 3pm PDT
Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, two World War II era middle-class housing developments on Manhattan's lower east side, are up for sale -- with an estimated value of $5 billion.
August 31, 2006, 9am PDT
Joe Massaro simply wants to build an unrealized design for a spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright house. Along the way, he is learning that the merits of posthumous architect are controversial.
August 28, 2006, 9am PDT
With a slate of major new development projects, including the new Yankee Stadium, New York's Bronx borough is headed for a comeback after decades of decline and struggle.
August 25, 2006, 7am PDT
Can a bus station attract tablecloth dining facilities? The Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC has for years had a bad reputation, but in recent years it has been turned around, along with the surrounding area.
August 24, 2006, 1pm PDT
Commercial wind farms are to many small towns in rural, upstate NY what the Cape Wind proposal is to Cape Cod -- highly controversial. Moratoriums play key role in developing land use regulations to quell citizen opposition.
The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY
August 19, 2006, 11am PDT
Immigration and gentrification is changing the composition of New York and its suburbs in a trend that reverses long-standing patterns of white flight from the city replaced by immigrant infill.