NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg faces challenges in his attempt to redevelop the Willets Point area of the city. Some opponents of the plan are prepared to file a lawsuit against the city.
Mar 8, 2011 The New York Times
Has historic preservation been responsible for making New York a luxury city? A former member of the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission argues no.
Mar 7, 2011 The Huffington Post
The city of New York has been trying to encourage an increase in bike lanes throughout the city. But the issue has become increasingly political, and progress has been slowed.
Mar 2, 2011 The Gotham Gazette
NYC is asking private investment banks to submit ideas on how to privatize city assets.
Mar 1, 2011 Streets Blog
The new jobs in New York City aren't in Manhattan, but in the boroughs. For low-income workers to be able to access those opportunities, improved bus service will be necessary, says a new report.
Feb 28, 2011 Streetsblog
NYC's Deputy Mayor of Operations Stephen Goldsmith reflects on the value of listening to people, and talks about the new crowdsourcing projects the city is rolling out.
Feb 27, 2011 Governing
Some researchers say that crowded sidewalks in cities like New York are contributing to "sidewalk rage".
Feb 26, 2011 CBS
An emerging design movement is trying to counteract obesity in American cities.
Feb 26, 2011 Fast Co. Design
Phase One of the Hunter's Point South waterfront development is set to begin as Mayor Bloomberg unveils details of the plan.
Feb 23, 2011 Gothamist
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday that the city will begin to utilize QR (quick response) codes on all building permits, providing more access to information for New York residents.
Feb 23, 2011 TechCrunch