October 4, 2006, 10am PDT
Income gains made by Caribbean immigrants boost the black median income in Queens. It is the only place in the U.S. with a population over 65,000 where the white household median income is less than the black median household income.
October 2, 2006, 2pm PDT
MacArthur "genius grant" recepient Majora Carter talks about the Sustainable South Bronx initiative and environmental justice.
September 28, 2006, 8am PDT
Shaun Donovan, commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, is winning cheers for his innovative thinking as he works to meet the city's ambitious housing goals.
September 26, 2006, 2pm PDT
A recently released safety report on bicycling in New York City is pushing local departments to establish more than 240 miles of new bike lanes in the city.
September 26, 2006, 6am PDT
The Internet blog Gawker releases an interactive map showing what each subway station in New York City smells like, complete with a legend distinguishing the occasional pleasant and usually not-so-pleasant smells found below.
September 25, 2006, 11am PDT
Following in the footsteps of cities in California, Michigan, and Massachusetts, the New York City Council majority leader is throwing his weight behind a proposal to restrict the number of high-calorie, fast-food giants in the city's neighborhoods.
September 22, 2006, 1pm PDT
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a long-term planning and environmental sustainability initiative for New York City.
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.