The new jobs in New York City aren't in Manhattan, but in the boroughs. For low-income workers to be able to access those opportunities, improved bus service will be necessary, says a new report.
Feb 28, 2011 Streetsblog
NYC's Deputy Mayor of Operations Stephen Goldsmith reflects on the value of listening to people, and talks about the new crowdsourcing projects the city is rolling out.
Feb 27, 2011 Governing
Some researchers say that crowded sidewalks in cities like New York are contributing to "sidewalk rage".
Feb 26, 2011 CBS
An emerging design movement is trying to counteract obesity in American cities.
Feb 26, 2011 Fast Co. Design
Phase One of the Hunter's Point South waterfront development is set to begin as Mayor Bloomberg unveils details of the plan.
Feb 23, 2011 Gothamist
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday that the city will begin to utilize QR (quick response) codes on all building permits, providing more access to information for New York residents.
Feb 23, 2011 TechCrunch
When you look at Obama's $3.73 trillion, 2012 budget proposal, with EPA down 11% and HUD down 16%, one department stands out - transportation, increasing 68%. Yonah Freemark looks at some of the details in his transportation budget proposal.
Feb 16, 2011 theTransportPolitic
A residential development in the Upper West Side aims to bring a taste of Danish urban aesthetic to the Big Apple.
Feb 16, 2011 GOOD Magazine
New York City's savvy transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan is using data-backed policy initiatives and local governance to boost bicycle and public transit facilities, despite a conservative media backlash.
Feb 16, 2011 AlterNet
Climate change and sea level rise are expected to increase the amount of major storm events worldwide. For coastal parts of New York City, the effects could be catastrophic. The city is trying to plan now for the storms to come.
Feb 15, 2011 WNYC