New York City

February 1, 2016, 6am PST
New York City’s new public Wi-Fi system is fast—really fast. But before you logon, remember to take all those encryption precautions you've heard about for years.
The Wall Street Journal
January 31, 2016, 5am PST
A case is emerging from data shared by Citibike that the system gets the most use by commuters. Federal legislation is in the works that would make bikeshare-as-transit official.
Next City
January 27, 2016, 5am PST
Take a visual tour of the changes that transformed Queens Boulevard.
Streetfilms
January 21, 2016, 8am PST
Sometimes, city walks can mean more than just getting from place to place. Author and book critic David Ulin discusses his favorite accounts of that rich experience.
Barnes and Noble Review
January 20, 2016, 10am PST
This past April, the Landmarks Law turned 50. Its legacy and impact has been inconsequential for shaping the urban environment.
Thriving Cities Blog
January 19, 2016, 12pm PST
About 80 percent of New York City's greenhouse gas emissions come from its building stock, so the city's goal to cut emissions 80 percent by 2050 will hinge on aggressive retrofitting requirements in addition to new green building standards.
Politico New York
January 11, 2016, 1pm PST
The Washington Post performs a sort of reverse archaeology: looking skyward to the heights of building for a record of the country's economic fortunes.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
January 7, 2016, 5am PST
A victory lap for one of the organizations spearheading the MillionTreesNYC program, which after eight years of effort succeeded where many other cities have failed.
New York Restoration Project
January 6, 2016, 5am PST
Streetsblog presents a look back, with some snark involved, at the year that was in transportartion.
Streetsblog USA
January 5, 2016, 7am PST
The changes sweeping New York City include the end of Manhattan's Music Row.
The New York Times
January 4, 2016, 11am PST
Commuters working in New York City and Washington, D.C. will now enjoy transit tickets and passes purchased using pre-tax income.
Planetizen
January 4, 2016, 10am PST
Traffic deaths dropped by 27 in 2015 to 230, a reduction of over 10 percent from 2014. Pedestrian deaths decreased only slightly. Bicyclists fared better: deaths dropped by 30 percent.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
January 2, 2016, 11am PST
While much of New York City is actively planning and designing resilience into its systems, a city audit pulled all the alarms in its assessment of the New York City Housing Authority's emergency preparedness.
Metro
December 30, 2015, 11am PST
The Curbed New York team takes a tour of "the good, the bad, and the ugly" in urban planning from 2015.
Curbed NY
December 29, 2015, 5am PST
For better or for worse, the tall, skinny towers that have helped to remake New York’s iconic skyline appear to be growing in popularity among developers.
New York Times
December 25, 2015, 11am PST
A little Christmas Day diversion for those who never stop thinking about cities.
Urban Scratchoff
December 24, 2015, 9am PST
The early results of New York City's far reaching Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic fatalities to zero has produced positive results—everywhere except Staten Island.
SI Live
December 23, 2015, 2pm PST
Researchers found a small uptick in Manhattan traffic during rush hour, as Uber gains more riders from 4 to 7 p.m. than taxis lose. Uber also holds general sway over the other boroughs when it comes to for-hire vehicles.
FiveThirtyEight
December 22, 2015, 5am PST
A 2,100 square foot park on the banks of New York City's Gowanus Canal is part of a plan to catch pollutants from storm off from draining into the already polluted waterway.
New York Times
December 19, 2015, 5am PST
As Mayor de Blasio pulls out all the stops to make the case for zoning proposals critical to his affordable housing plans, the Citizens Budget Commission assessed the economics of housing construction in the city.
New York Citizens Budget Commission