New York

Henry Louis Gates Jr. of Harvard University and The Root tells of the Virginia outpost that helped inspire the artists of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s.
2 days ago   The Root
New York State Assembly Member Sam Hoyt is sponsoring new legislation to bring state spending in line with smart growth planning principles.
Jun 10, 2010   Streetsblog
More changes are coming to Manhattan as auto-space yields to bus-space on First and Second Aves. Will transit users comply with the honor system as boarding will take place from all three doors? The lanes will be 'terra-cotta brown' without barrier.
Jun 8, 2010   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
The 150-year-old Staten Island Railway is one of the NYC Transit Authority's little known gems. There's no charge if you travel between any of the 20 intermediary stations. It serves the St. George Ferry Terminal for the ferry trip to Manhattan.
Jun 5, 2010   Staten Island Real-Time News
More than 100 photographers were set out on the streets of New York as part of a six month project to document the changes the city has gone through over the past decade.
Jun 5, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
A new report about how New York City should react and adapt to climate change raises ideas and questions about what other large cities should do to prepare themselves for a changing climate.
Jun 4, 2010   Fast Company
A new video from <em>Urban Omnibus</em> explores life in five New York neighborhoods, delving into the daily interactions between people and the built environment.
Jun 3, 2010   Urban Omnibus
A group of planners and designers recently headed out to audit Petrossian Square in Manhattan, carefully observing how people use the space.
Jun 2, 2010   Planning Commissioners Journal
Rachel Maddow ventures seven stories below Manhattan to watch the boring machine move six feet forward, and then back, as it digs the on & off again subway in soft soil that must be frozen before it can be drilled.
Jun 1, 2010   The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBS)
A new amusement and entertainment section has opened at New York City's Coney Island. Long suffering from disrepair and neglect, the new development marks a turnaround. But some locals still object.
May 31, 2010   Yahoo News
Columnist Roger K. Lewis says Washington D.C. has a lot to learn from New York City in terms of reusing old and outdated infrastructure.
May 27, 2010   The Washington Post