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
Westchester County, NY has a mandate to spread its affordable housing into wealthier neighborhoods instead of just clumping it in poorer ones. But making it happen is a challenge.
Apr 4, 2010 The New York Times
Roberta Brandes Gratz has released her own account of the showdown between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, with her own history of growing up in New York interwoven. George Beane has this review.
Apr 2, 2010 Metropolis Magazine
Fortunately for the unrelated roommates, that is, because in NYC the housing code prohibits more than three to live under the same roof. By one estimate, that would make at least 15,000 units illegal. This article looks at several of them.
Apr 1, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
While this article focuses on 'Heavy', the homeless hold-out, it really is a success story of how a popular, urban destination can tackle what many considerable an insurmountable urban problem - homelessness.
Mar 31, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Recent attacks in the Moscow subway system highlight concerns in New York City, where a closed circuit security camera system still has many gaps.
Mar 31, 2010 The New York Times
The New York Times City Critic ventures to Battery Park City to check out the city's newest and greenest library, yet occupying only 10,000 sq. ft. in a multi-story building, and comes away mightily impressed. Check out the photo slide-show.
Mar 29, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
New York City's second annual Sustainable Streets Index adds a wealth of data in support of green transportation and street safety.
Mar 26, 2010 Streetsblog