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3 days ago
A stinging critique of the public review process in New York City.
4 days ago
The visions of a car-free utopia that might have seemed like a potential silver lining in March and April have given away to a tragic reality.
New York Post
November 25, 2020, 5am PST
Parking scofflaws beware: your neighbor could soon have a financial incentive to notice your hijinks.
November 24, 2020, 5am PST
The new skyscraper being built at 200 Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan might be forced by an appeals court to remove 20 floors of the mostly complete building.
November 23, 2020, 6am PST
Assuming that Congress isn't going to act, does New York Gov Cuomo have the political will to save the New York MTA from sweeping layoffs and service cuts?
StreetsBlog NYC
November 19, 2020, 5am PST
A vague threat, present since the beginning of the pandemic, is now much more defined in New York City, as transit riders get an idea of what pandemic austerity looks like for the city's mobility. Congress can still save transit agencies.
New York Daily News
November 18, 2020, 5am PST
Local advocates are celebrating the start of clean up work on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Paper
November 17, 2020, 5am PST
The New York Department of Transportation is changing the way it plans and manages open streets as political support for the concept wavers.
StreetsBlog NYC
November 11, 2020, 6am PST
Many cities like New York have reallocated space formerly reserved for moving and storing cars to help restaurants and stores weather the pandemic, but as more residents rely on cars for the same reason, the dynamic threatens to boil over.
New York Post
November 10, 2020, 5am PST
Major micromobility comapnies and lesser known competitors are stating their interest to take part in a New York City e-scooter pilot program slated for Spring 2021.
Smart Cities Dive
November 9, 2020, 5am PST
Outdoor dining programs have provided relief for local restaurants and retailers, while offering an oasis of social life for residents. The winter months will challenge that momentum, but creative, flexible approaches can save the day again.
Andrew M. Manshel
November 5, 2020, 5am PST
A growing number of congressional representatives serving the city of New York support aggressive public investment in housing programs.
November 2, 2020, 5am PST
In keeping with the goals of the Regional Plan Association's Fourth Regional Plan, New York City must continue its nascent trend of rezoning for more building capacity in affluent neighborhoods.
Regional Plan Association
October 30, 2020, 5am PDT
The Staten Island Expressway is expanding in the name of congestion relief.
Staten Island Advance
October 28, 2020, 5am PDT
Back in June, the city of New York seemed poised for a major shift in transportation priority. In October, reality is setting in about how hard a sell the transformation will be.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 27, 2020, 5am PDT
The rental market is triggering metrics not seen since the depths of the Great Recession, according to a new report on the state of the rental market in three New York City boroughs.
October 23, 2020, 7am PDT
How the Joint Ownership Entity NYC is helping its community developer members stay strong during COVID.
Shelterforce Magazine
October 22, 2020, 5am PDT
With 520 miles of coastline, New York City is ready to implement the lessons of Hurricane Sandy in the zoning code for the entire city.
NYC Planning
October 21, 2020, 5am PDT
There's a new chapter, and maybe an end, for the "Great Subway Map Debate."
October 15, 2020, 5am PDT
Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, the four biggest U.S. technology companies have leased or bought enough office space in New York City for 22,000 employees.
The New York Times