November 4, 2016, 2pm PDT
New York magazine offers a long reflection on the shifting lessons offered by Jane Jacobs after a year of new books and a re-emergence into the public eye.
November 4, 2016, 11am PDT
In an effort to curb traffic accidents, which typically increase with longer nights, New York is launching a 'dusk and darkness' ad campaign.
November 3, 2016, 5am PDT
It seems like pedestrian safety campaigns that focus on the errors and guilt of pedestrians miss the point. Shaming pedestrians will not keep them safe, but safer streets will.
November 2, 2016, 7am PDT
Faced with a surging population and a need for big new ideas, Crain's recently tasked 12 design and planning firms to conjure up creative ideas for the city.
Crain's New York Business
October 29, 2016, 9am PDT
A look at Parkchester, one of four planned communities built by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York City, circa 1940s. The complex includes over 12,000 rental and ownership apartments, located near the #6 subway.
October 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Stating the need for increased density and transit-oriented development, the Department of City Planning will remove the neighborhood's parking requirements.
October 24, 2016, 10am PDT
Suddenly, the business practices of Airbnb seem to be under attack in many locations—including one of the company's most lucrative markets.
October 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
The kind of air rights deal only possible in New York City will offer benefits for both parties and, hopefully, the public.
Crain's New York Business
October 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Many find advantages in buying studio apartments, and developers have taken notice.
October 10, 2016, 8am PDT
The most fantastic and fanciful projects ever proposed for New York City are collected and celebrated in a new book.
October 10, 2016, 5am PDT
A new interactive website by a bus advocacy group in New York City clarifies the ways MTA bus service needs improvement.
October 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
The initial reviews are in for Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to expand and improve Penn Station. The consensus so far: the plan doesn't go far enough.
October 5, 2016, 11am PDT
Bike lanes are considered a social intervention, and not directly medically related. But they are also proving to have an obviously positive effect on public health outcomes.
October 4, 2016, 8am PDT
New York City has come a long way since the Giuliani days, when sidewalk barriers were placed at intersections to facilitate turning vehicles, thus prohibiting pedestrians from crossing the street.
October 2, 2016, 7am PDT
As summer temperatures rise and heat waves roll through, cities can take steps to keep cool. But shedding the heat may be difficult for urban areas designed to retain it.
September 28, 2016, 7am PDT
With more than 600,000 daily commuters passing through, Penn Station is one of the busiest transit halls in the Western Hemisphere. Finally, there's a plan in place to make necessary repairs without making the commute even more unbearable.
September 27, 2016, 7am PDT
You can write all the tickets in the world but you can't stop drivers from parking in bike lanes.
September 27, 2016, 5am PDT
New Lab repurposes a gritty shipbuilding warehouse, giving manufacturing startups the support that software firms get from your typical incubator.
September 24, 2016, 9am PDT
Recent development controversies in New York City inspired one writer to set some priorities.
September 19, 2016, 8am PDT
A blogger offers a critical review of a podcast that examines the humans effects of gentrification in East New York, noting especially the lack of policy discussion's effect on the conversation.