New York

A new feature on Transportation Nation will highlight the tragedy of traffic fatalities in New York City, by profiling the people who passed and the traffic circumstances that took them.
3 hours ago   WNYC: Transportation Nation
Daniel Goldstein was the spokesperson for the group Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, fighting against a massive redevelopment project that would take his home. One of the last holdouts, he sold his apt. today for $3 million.
Apr 21, 2010   New York Post
Former Albuquerque Mayor Martin J. Chavez writes that the great success of Mayor Bloomberg's PlanNYC is due in large part to a process that borrowed key principles from the business world.
Apr 20, 2010   Environmental Leader
In many cities, stormwater and sewage water are collected in the same sewer. As a result, good rainwater is combined with dirty sewage water. Overflows can create major problems for cities. But avoiding those problems is not exactly easy.
Apr 17, 2010   Urban Omnibus
Wyandanch, in Babylon, NY is using an old asset to become new urban.
Apr 16, 2010   New Urban News
In this commentary, Tom Angotti questions if New York's sustainability plan can be effective if the process remains remains top-down and Mayor-controlled.
Apr 15, 2010   Gotham Gazette
New York City's long-term sustainability plan is coming up on its three-year anniversary. Tom Angotti says that now's the time to take its broad citywide efforts down to the neighborhood level.
Apr 15, 2010   Gotham Gazette
<em>The New York Times</em> takes a look at plans to redesign Governors Island, control of which was recently take over by the City of New York.
Apr 14, 2010   The New York Times
A new service allows drivers in New York City to pay a fee to find an available parking spot in their vicinity.
Apr 13, 2010   The New York Times
The City has reached a deal to take over 172-acres of undeveloped land from the State, and redevelopment possibilities are flooding in - public park, high school, commercial buildings, NYU satellite campus, and more.
Apr 12, 2010   New York Times
New York City has GPS data from tens of thousands of taxis and is beginning to mine that information to improve its streets. We talked to some transportation experts for their ideas on how to use it.
Apr 8, 2010   Streetsblog