The piece begins not in New York but three thousand miles west in Seattle with Janette Sadik-Khan explaining how she triumphed over auto interests by taking back precious road space and returning it to the people in the form of plazas and bike lanes.
Aug 30, 2015 CityLab
A 72-unit development in Rotterdam—the town in upstate New York, that is, not its namesake in The Netherlands, is one of the first in the United States to be called net-zero: it consumes as much energy as it produces.
Aug 30, 2015 News 10 ABC
Attempts to make over the conventional sidewalk shed are pretty but costly. Will Hadid's High Line canopy catch on?
Aug 28, 2015 The New York Times
A plan to revitalize Buffalo's Outer Harbor as an expansive, fully programmed park was sunk by a housing component. A new draft is expected soon.
Aug 26, 2015 The Buffalo News
On New York City's Roosevelt Island, residents have long lived free from the roar of garbage trucks. Instead they use Avacs, an island-wide system of pneumatic tubes that moves trash to a central location for processing.
Aug 21, 2015 The New York Times
Exotic street performers in the plaza have caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to reconsider his initial opposition to street plazas. Unlike his police commissioner and the governor, de Blasio has yet to make a decision on the removal of Times Square plaza.
Aug 21, 2015 The New York Times N.Y. / Region
East Coast states will no longer be able to send their waste to a landfill in Kentucky—where regulators and residents clearly got more than they bargained for.
Aug 20, 2015 The Courier-Journal
A subject sure to hit close home to many readers: the relationship between the modern concerns of parenting and expense urban living. In other words: how gentrification leads to helicopter parenting.
Aug 19, 2015 Next City
Stakeholders are hoping that the 93 million car-for-hire trip records will better inform a heated debate in NYC.
Aug 17, 2015 FiveThirtyEight
Crain's New York Business calls on the experience of Chris Ward to the state of infrastructure in New York.
Aug 16, 2015 Crain's Business New York