13 hours ago
The Democratic governor proposed a ban on single-use plastic bags in his state-of-the-state address on Jan. 15. Nearly two years earlier, he signed a bill that prevented New York City from charging for bags as the District of Columbia and Boston do.
New York and Chicago asked residents to suggest sites for new docking stations. Most were not put at those locations, but that doesn’t mean collecting public input is not a useful and important part of the planning process, say researchers.
5 days ago
More people are cycling in the city, and a Bike Mayor would help promote biking and encourage better, safer infrastructure.
January 16, 2019, 2pm PST
Suddenly, after years of inaction, momentum is building for congestion pricing in New York City.
January 14, 2019, 6am PST
Dozens of subway cars manufactured by Bombadier for the New York subway have defects. Some 48 of 112 new cars have defects, and the rest of an order of 300 subways cars has yet to be filled.
January 13, 2019, 5am PST
A 2018 law required Airbnb to share the names and addresses of hosts in the New York City. A judge ruled that the mandate violates the 4th Amendment.
January 12, 2019, 11am PST
San Francisco-based shuttle operator Chariot, acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2016, will end its operations by March in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, New York, Columbus, Detroit, Denver, and London.
January 7, 2019, 11am PST
East Coast transit systems used to be the envy of other cities, but now the West Coast is taking big steps to expand their networks.
January 7, 2019, 5am PST
After the initial shock of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cancellation of the planned L Train closure subsided, analysis and commentary rolled in.
January 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Thanks to two recent New York State court rulings, disposable food and beverage containers will no longer be made from polystyrene in the nation's largest city. The ban was originally proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in February 2013.
January 3, 2019, 11am PST
Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.
December 29, 2018, 1pm PST
The real estate market in most of New York City is sluggish to close out 2018, but for now, Long Island City is going gangbusters.
December 28, 2018, 2pm PST
Delays kept NY from setting a record in terms of new protected bike lanes, but the city continues to expand its bike network.
December 28, 2018, 12pm PST
Traffic fatalities declined in New York City for the fifth consecutive year.
December 26, 2018, 5am PST
Sunnyside Yard, a 180-acre railroad yard in Queens, is in the initial stages of a planning process that may eventually bring development surpassing the scale of Hudson Yards. This time, it is hoped, there will be greater focus on affordability.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
December 24, 2018, 9am PST
More priority will be given buses as 275,000 daily commuters find new ways to and from work while the L Train is closed for repairs in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
December 20, 2018, 6am PST
December 17, 2018, 11am PST
Both Apple and Google have announced expansions in recent days that required a ten-figure total to describe.
December 14, 2018, 7am PST
The New York City roadway is desperately in need of repair, but just tearing it down and replacing it would be a shortsighted fix.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
December 12, 2018, 10am PST
A transit rider offers a powerful perspective on what it's like to use a wheelchair in New York City.