New York City plans a new route to fill a void in rail coverage through south Brooklyn. But will the alignment of the tracks and the ancient cars planned to run on them maximise capacity?
Sep 17, 2010 the transport politic
A year-old program in New York City intended to convert stalled condo projects into completed affordable housing has yet to make any progress.
Sep 17, 2010 The New York Observer
Small, private bus-like jitneys have taken off in cities across North Jersey, operating more frequently and at lower cost than NJ Transit. Their reckless driving and skirting of regulations, however, present problems for transit planners.
Sep 17, 2010 Market Urbanism
A cemetery on a high hill in Brooklyn is hoping to convince the city of the importance of its views -- a move that could have a big impact on future large developments in the area.
Sep 15, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
When the link between transit operators and real estate developers was severed in the early 20th century, transit became both unprofitable and unresponsive to market demand, and land value-lowering MTA cuts are just one example, says Stephen Smith.
Sep 14, 2010 Market Urbanism
What happens when a major retailer pulls out of a waterfront redevelopment project?
Sep 14, 2010 Artvoice Buffalo NY
With bike riding and commuting soaring in NYC, the question of where to store bikes - at home, is becoming more important. Bike storage is now a hot amenity in many Brooklyn and Manhattan apartments - so much that monthly fees may apply.
Sep 13, 2010 Crain's N.Y. Business.com
Brookhaven, New York received a 43-page Design Guideline document from their consultants. The city asked to have it all boiled down to one sheet, front and back.
Sep 10, 2010 New Urban Network
The New York Times reports that yes, construction is beginning to move more rapidly at Ground Zero.
Sep 7, 2010 The New York Times
Even as the City of Buffalo is spending millions to build new historically appropriate buildings on the waterfront, true historic buildings are allowed to be destroyed mere blocks away, says Donn Esmonde.
Sep 5, 2010 The Buffalo News