May 24, 2009, 7am PDT
Mineola, NY has approved a new 257-unit transit-oriented development, which will benefit from a density bonus. The project is expected to pump $2 million dollars into the economy.
May 6, 2009, 12pm PDT
A neighborhood in Buffalo, N.Y. is one of the emptiest in the U.S., according to a new analysis of the census from the Associated Press. About 1 out of every 3 homes is vacant.
February 22, 2009, 11am PST
Amid talk by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of converting the gas tax into a vehicle miles traveled tax, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs stated that the plan "will not be the policy of the Obama administration."
October 8, 2008, 11am PDT
By 2020, New Jersey will have tripled its wind energy use.
August 13, 2008, 5am PDT
In the wake of a recent scandal with MIT students hacking the subway comes a story of a Long Island couple who stumbled into a glitch in a ticket machine and exploited it for $800,000 in free tickets.
August 4, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>HUD's new report shows an astonishing decline in homelessness across the United States, but some groups are saying that they are too good to be true.</p>
July 19, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Nassau County, NY has released a plan to end homelessness using strategies such as developing a database to track homeless people, assist people at risk for homelessness with landlord/mortgage issues, and build significant new affordable housing.</p>
July 7, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Former single-screen cinemas in New York City and Long Island are reopening as multi-use art centers and helping to stimulate the revitalization of dormant downtowns.</p>
April 1, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>In an effort to highlight the disparity between generated revenue and received state funding, officials in Long Island have proposed a six-months study to weigh the benefits of seceding from New York to become the nation's 51st state.</p>
December 7, 2007, 6am PST
<p>Created as a celebration of American individualism and consumerism, suburbs will need to reinvent themselves to successfully lead an interdependent world, according to this article from <em>Newsday</em>.</p>
October 11, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>The Reason Foundation's Sam Staley offers ideas for improving the way roads work, placing emphasis on improved tolling and mapping.</p>
October 2, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Looking to London as an example, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has plans to expand the city's closed-circuit video surveillance camera system.</p>
October 1, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Architects in New York are trying to develop new types of long-term temporary housing as part of a design competition sponsored by the city and non-profit groups.</p>
June 20, 2006, 10am PDT
A portrait of the career of Lee Koppelman, chief of Suffolk County's planning department and executive director of the Long Island Regional Planning Board.
March 15, 2006, 5am PST
On the eve of her introduction into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, music superstar Deborah Harry of Blondie says that her "future will be in architecture and urban planning".
September 7, 2005, 10am PDT
In order to create a new New Orleans, we need to re-evaluate the role of government in housing the poor, redefine what we mean by homeland security, and learn to love our cities again.
July 12, 2005, 1pm PDT
The city of Dalton, GA has thought of a new use for the 16,000 tons of carpet waste it puts out every year -- use it as fuel.
June 3, 2005, 8am PDT
The controversy over what to build at ground zero has been complicated, but is also "very New York". The real catastrophe would be to let the crater sit empty any longer than it must.
May 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
Property rights, common good and charges of classism.
January 28, 2005, 8am PST
As European whites evacuate for the suburbs, immigrants fill their urban spaces.