New York's new big plans are actually quite small, according to this architectural review from <em>The Guardian</em>.
Jun 28, 2011 Guardian
It's common for community gardens today to be so popular there is a waiting list to get in, and the system favors those new to the neighborhood. A pair of farmers has set out to change all that.
Jun 27, 2011 The Christian Science Monitor
Nicholas Lehmann wrote a review earlier this week wrapping up all of the latest planning books like Ed Glaeser's Triumph of the City into one hodgepodge critique that boiled down to a defense of the suburbs.
Jun 26, 2011 The New Republic
The U.S. Department of Transportation in 2007 selected five cities it thought could effectively implement congestion pricing, but none have come to fruition. What's holding back congestion pricing in the U.S.?
Jun 24, 2011 Next American City
A recent study by Queens College for the New York Times shows that more than 50% of African-Americans who left New York in 2009 moved to the South.
Jun 23, 2011 The New York Times
This <em>Kickstarter</em> campaign is hoping to raise money to build a floating pool in the waters around New York City that use and filter river water to provide a public swimming facility.
Jun 18, 2011 Kickstarter
An old disused airport in Brooklyn will be converted into an urban campground, expanding from its current 5 campsites to more than 600.
Jun 17, 2011 Inhabitat
Evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson is trying to understand how natural selection works at various levels. His new lab: the city of Binghamton, New York.
Jun 17, 2011 Nature
That's the dilemma with Interstate 81 in Syracuse, NY, an elevated freeway that cuts through the center of the city. At the end of its life expectancy, planners are debating its fate.
Jun 15, 2011 NCPR News
New York City cyclist Casey Neistat got ticketed $50 by the NYC police for riding outside the bike lane - which may in fact not be illegal, but tell the officer and judge that.
Jun 13, 2011 You Tube