July 22, 2011, 9am PDT
Tom Angotti writes that Mayor Bloomberg has ambitious goals for solving NYC's affordable housing problems, but they may not be in step with today's real estate market.
June 8, 2011, 7am PDT
Vicky Plestis reports that Manhattan's South Street Seaport, long criticized for failing to live up to its potential, is being rethought and redesigned by its developers.
March 2, 2011, 8am PST
The city of New York has been trying to encourage an increase in bike lanes throughout the city. But the issue has become increasingly political, and progress has been slowed.
January 25, 2011, 9am PST
Officials in New York are pushing a plan known as Vision 2020, which is aimed at restoring the city's waterfront areas and creating new public spaces. It also hopes to create preconditions for waterfront industries and businesses to grow again.
July 9, 2010, 9am PDT
New York City is updating their Uniform Land Use Review Process. Tom Agnotti says there is a lot that is broken and needs fixing.
September 2, 2008, 8am PDT
One-sixth of the total land in New York has been rezoned under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and some say it's fueling widespread gentrification. Community members affected by the changes are calling for more say in the future of their neighborhoods.
May 28, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>A remnant of Robert Moses' famous push to raze neighborhoods and build highways in their place, the Sheridan Expressway is ripe for revitalization. A local advocate believes that now "the stars are aligned" for it to happen.</p>
April 21, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>With Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan defeated, can the city's vision for long-term sustainability be achieved?</p>
February 7, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Senior citizens account for a disproportional amount of pedestrian fatalities and injuries in New York City. As a result, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made plans to focus on improving mobility and safety for the city's over-60 population.</p>
October 17, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's widely-touted plan for a greener city have left out the major energy consumer in Manhattan: the thousands of buildings not owned by the city.</p>
September 20, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>New York has been looking for ways to rejuvenate the area surrounding its historic Coney Island boardwalk themepark. This article from the <em>Gotham Gazette</em> says the city should use the opportunity to create a model for sustainable development.</p>
August 23, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Plans to expand the bicycle network in New York City are underway as part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long-term plan to make the city more environmentally friendly. But proposals to increase the city's bike lanes are meeting opposition from locals.</p>
June 6, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Located on the site of a major rail transit hub in Brooklyn, the Atlantic Yards project has the opportunity to be one of the highest profile transit-oriented developments in the world. But will it really promote transit use and reduce congestion?</p>
December 8, 2006, 10am PST
<p>Though a growing chorus of business and community groups is calling for congestion pricing in Manhattan to ease traffic, a comprehensive citywide plan may be the only way the idea can actually move forward.</p>
November 27, 2006, 10am PST
<p>A new conference and exhibition at the Pratt Center for Community Development examines the relationship betweens artists and the struggles over urban space.</p>
November 6, 2006, 12pm PST
<p>A discussion of urban planning and development in New York City looks at the influence of these two major figures.</p>
April 20, 2006, 8am PDT
How can the city learn from other major metropolises like Chicago and Los Angeles to develop a viable growth strategy for the 21st century?
January 19, 2006, 12pm PST
The Gotham Gazette outlines a series of traffic reports and policies, analyzing the steps necessary to confront New York's 800,000-a-day car problem.
January 19, 2006, 7am PST
Stephen A. Hammer argues that Bloomberg should take cues from the London Spatial Development Strategy, which creates a "coherent, long-term vision" for the city.
October 19, 2005, 5am PDT
A new piece of legislation going before voters in New York would limit the amount of development in many low-density neighborhoods, and encourage planning over upzoning to encourage development.