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7 hours ago
The "Miracle on 14th Street" continues.
AM New York
Yesterday
The extra costs of automobile dependency turn assumptions about affordability on their head, according to a recently published report by the Citizens Budget Commission.
Texas Monthly
Yesterday
The growth in transit rips in the United States over the course of the second and third quarters of 2019 can be traced to growth in two key cities.
CityLab
Yesterday
This performance ranking separates the fakers when it comes to reducing carbon emissions from transportation.
Streetlight Data
Yesterday
There's no draft rezoning plan for SoHo yet, but there's plenty of controversy.
Gothamist
2 days ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expressed disappointment with a plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Crain's New York Business
January 9, 2020, 5am PST
The city had ambitious goals to reduce waste, but millions of tons of garbage are still sent to communities around the country each year.
Politico
January 8, 2020, 5am PST
Next City's Jared Brey reviews a year of developments in housing politics and policy, teasing out several big trends.
Next City
January 7, 2020, 10am PST
A new plan to add significant space for new tracks and platforms at Penn Station would require demolishing a whole city block in Manhattan.
The New York Times
January 2, 2020, 6am PST
Traffic data shows more and more cars and trucks using the new Tappan Zee Bridge in 2019, in what looks like an obvious case of induced demand.
Times Herald-Record
December 29, 2019, 11am PST
Over the last decade, many historic buildings and cultural institutions throughout New York City have disappeared. The result has been the transformation of neighborhoods and the city’s character.
Curbed New York
December 25, 2019, 9am PST
The changes to 14th Street in Manhattan have proven innovative ideas about bus priority and congestion relief.
Streetfilms via Vimeo
December 24, 2019, 11am PST
In a deep dive into the sad state of the nation's busiest transit hub, Marc J. Dunkelman raises a dispiriting question. In their zeal to ward off future Robert Moseses, have progressives crippled government's power to carry out its job?
Politico
December 24, 2019, 5am PST
A court decision to toss a signature rezoning plan of the de Blasio administration in New York City had immediate repercussions for a development proposal that would have added hundreds of new affordable housing units.
Crain's New York Business
December 23, 2019, 7am PST
A skyline-changing pair of towers are proposed for for the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 22, 2019, 7am PST
The New York MTA currently operates ten all-electric buses, including its first all-electric articulated bus.
Smart Cities Dive
December 18, 2019, 5am PST
Two New Jersey suburbs of New York City are taking an interesting approach to attracting New York City Millennials looking for refuge from the high cost of rent in the Big Apple.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
December 17, 2019, 5am PST
The New York City Council approved Proposed Initiative 1482B by an overwhelming margin, ensuring bird-friendly design and construction practices in the largest U.S. city.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 16, 2019, 7am PST
The city of Newark is accusing the city of New York of creating the Special One-Time Assistance program to systematical relocate the homeless.
CNN
December 16, 2019, 5am PST
Data from New York City show that male drivers are responsible for the vast majority of traffic fatalities in the city, and more of those fatalities are caused by male drivers behind the wheels of trucks and SUVs.
New York Daily News