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Despite operating on public right-of-way, food vendors claim that developers are pushing them out of established vending spots.
5 days ago
With 90 percent of its usual commuters still working from home and a full return to the office highly unlikely, what will become of New York City's towering office buildings?
The New York Times
March 30, 2021, 7am PDT
Between two rounds of funding, the city of New York has only awarded $7 million of a total $60 million intended for tenant relief.
March 29, 2021, 8am PDT
With more people getting back in their cars, can pedestrian-oriented open streets survive?
March 23, 2021, 5am PDT
The massive River Ring Waterfront Master Plan includes two towers containing 1,050 residential units, a three-acre beach, and 5,000 square feet of community kiosks.
Urbanize New York
March 19, 2021, 6am PDT
Emergency responses to Hurricane Sandy have turned into long-term lessons in New York City, as the nation's largest city crafts a response to sea-level rise and extreme weather by making changes to the zoning code of coastal areas.
Commercial Observer
March 17, 2021, 10am PDT
A new report by the Bus Turnaround Coalition has a prescription to "build back better": fix the bus.
AM New York
March 17, 2021, 5am PDT
An optimistic timetable for the proposed LaGuardia Air Train could see construction begin by the middle of 2021.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 16, 2021, 5am PDT
One of the most hopeful days for public transit in New York City in...well, a year.
Urbanize New York
March 12, 2021, 5am PST
Construction on the Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar, a potential legacy project for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, was supposed to begin in 2019. The fate of the heavily debated project will rest with the next mayor.
NY1 News
March 11, 2021, 5am PST
Transit accessibility incentives are also included in a package of zoning reforms proposed this week that would provide incentives for grocery store developments in a wider swath of New York City.
Commercial Observer
March 7, 2021, 5am PST
In a city where density is everything, these park projects make creative use of existing public spaces—and, in some cases, create their own.
Urbanize New York
March 4, 2021, 5am PST
The city's proposed comprehensive planning bill could create a more equitable and collaborative planning process
Gotham Gazette
March 3, 2021, 6am PST
Imagining a post-car (or car-lite) New York City.
February 26, 2021, 5am PST
New York's busy airspace can be an inescapable nightmare for residents who experience noise pollution on a daily basis.
StreetsBlog NYC
February 25, 2021, 6am PST
If completed, the North Atlantic Rail project could transform New England's transportation landscape.
Bloomberg CityLab
February 25, 2021, 5am PST
The proposed Empire Station Complex project would link an upgraded Penn Station, the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall, and a tentative new terminal one block south of Penn Station.
February 24, 2021, 5am PST
The question of whether a public review process conducted by Zoom is sufficient to approve a sweeping rezoning plan is a matter of no small legal concern in New York City.
Commercial Observer
February 18, 2021, 6am PST
With some of the highest per-mile costs in the world, the state wants more accountability for New York City's transit spending.
New York Daily News
February 17, 2021, 5am PST
A pied-à-terre tax proposed by New York State legislators faced the scrutiny of the Independent Budget Office.
The Real Deal