New York

We've gathered a sample of the responses to Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal for a $2.2 billion streetcar to connect Brooklyn to Queens.
1 hour ago   The New York Times
Conventional planning think says that mixed-income development benefits low-income neighborhoods. But a survey finds that residents of public housing in New York don't agree—rather, they feel left behind by newcomers to the neighborhood.
Oct 21, 2015   New York Daily News
Utilities profit from building more power plants—a flawed model for a diminishing natural monopoly.
Oct 15, 2015   Vox
Some residents of East New York argue that mandatory inclusionary zoning and other changes proposed for the neighborhood will only help displace low-income residents.
Oct 15, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
With hot-button issues like the Hudson Tunnel crisis forcing a new perspective about the connection of New York city to its surrounding region, Mayor de Blasio has responded by creating a new office of regional planning.
Oct 14, 2015   Politico New York
$285 million in capital dollars through 2019 will help fund parks in New York not called the High Line and lacking high-profile private backing.
Oct 13, 2015   Inhabitat NYC
A strong scent of snark is detected in a recent editorial criticizing the possibility of building a shared bike and pedestrian path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to State Island.
Oct 10, 2015   Staten Island Advance
It's now illegal for businesses to use air conditioners on the sidewalks of New York City. Some see government overreach—some see common sense energy efficiency measures.
Oct 9, 2015   The Washington Post
An essay identifies imperatives for a new theory of tall, dense construction, and begins to sketch out a theory that will reconcile the skyscraper with contemporary business ideals.
Oct 8, 2015   Medium
An industry report finds rising vacancies rates and lots of new supply coming down the pipeline. Could the nation's renters finally be in the market for some relief on the cost of housing?
Oct 8, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
Has New York done enough to continue to build new high-end buildings in flood zones around the city?
Oct 7, 2015   New York Magazine