3 days ago
An investigative report digs into the causes of delays on the New York subway and finds that the official company line might not square with reality.
5 days ago
Six winners in three categories—signaling, subway cars, and communications—have won the MTA's unique crowd-sourcing exercise.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 9, 2018, 7am PST
Queens Boulevard from Roosevelt Avenue to 73rd Street got a new look in 2015, but the New York Department of Transportation is planning to take the street redesign even further.
March 8, 2018, 9am PST
Not really a song, but close: $1.
March 7, 2018, 7am PST
Less "sharing economy" and more normal economy for New York City in New York City, according to the findings of a recent study.
March 5, 2018, 7am PST
Traffic safety still needs a lot of work. Better maps can certainly help the cause.
March 1, 2018, 1pm PST
A flurry of air rights purchases have already begun as large property owners take advantage of Midtown East's upzoning. Some big names include JPMorgan Chase and the Archdiocese of New York.
Crain's New York Business
March 1, 2018, 6am PST
It's great that the New York MTA is overhauling its fare system and doing away with the MetroCard, but there's so much more potential to realize.
February 23, 2018, 11am PST
Bus transit has been hemorrhaging riders in New York City, and the MTA is readying a plan to address some of the problems.
February 23, 2018, 10am PST
A landmark judgement potentially paves the way for graffiti to be protected under the Visual Artists Rights Act.
February 22, 2018, 5am PST
A highly controversial proposal hit the newswire this week, as JP Morgan announced its plans to demolish 270 Park Avenue (formerly known as the Union Carbide tower), designed by architect Natalie Griffin de Blois.
February 16, 2018, 5am PST
In this fake, satirical article, The Onion imagines that the MTA has finally had enough complaints about service failures and overcrowding on the New York subway. Vulgarities ensue.
February 15, 2018, 1pm PST
New York is the latest city that will prioritize shared uses when it divvies up public parking spaces.
February 14, 2018, 5am PST
The Fountain fo the Fairs was deigned by Robert Moses for the 1964-1965 World's Fair but it's now in need of a makeover.
February 13, 2018, 5am PST
Congestion pricing, done right (details matter), mitigates a downside of urban density: traffic congestion. Professor John Rennie Short explores the history of congestion pricing, its application in Singapore and London, and why it's good for NYC.
February 11, 2018, 9am PST
The New York subway might lead the nation in terms of reach and ridership, but it still lags behind other rail systems in the country on one critical point: access to people with special needs.
Crain's New York Business
February 9, 2018, 10am PST
Three cities around the country have the hardware to provide coverage of the Olympics in public.
February 7, 2018, 9am PST
A new report from the Regional Plan Association identifies the nature of the problem with the New York MTA's construction costs, and recommends 11 possible solutions.
February 5, 2018, 6am PST
A new $2.5 billion building plan could reshape the Brooklyn Navy Yard, again.
February 2, 2018, 12pm PST
A new report from the Regional Plan Association, expected for release early next week, will provide suggestions for how the city of New York can empower community boards.