New York DOT Status Report Shows Slow Progress on Bus, Bike Lanes
According to a report released by the agency, NYCDOT failed to meet its benchmarks for installing new dedicated bus and bike lanes.
Buffalo Residents Push Back on Proposed Cap Park
State and local officials say the $1 billion project will heal neighborhoods divided by the Kensington Expressway, but community members say the proposed plan will exacerbate already poor air quality in the area.
New York City Debuts Roomier Subway Cars
The car design is used throughout Europe and Asia, but it’s a first for the U.S.
Proposed New York Bill Would Align Transportation Projects With Driving Reduction Goals
If passed, the law would require all highway projects to show how they would reduce VMT or mitigate their impact.
New York State DOT Invests Heavily in Highways Over Transit
So far, the department has allocated 90 percent of its federal transportation funding to road projects and less than 1 percent to transit.
New City Office Will Regulate NYC Delivery Bikes and Scooters
The department is designed to help the city regulate small delivery vehicles, manage curb space and congestion, and prepare for new technology like delivery drones.
Report: NYC Transit Accessibility Depends on Congestion Pricing Revenue
The ability of the MTA to complete its accessibility upgrades relies on funding from the upcoming congestion pricing program.
Report: How to Fund NYC Parks
A set of 20 creative suggestions for increasing parks revenue.
New York Governor Announces 2024 Transportation Plans
Gov. Hochul’s plans include the long-awaited Second Avenue Subway extension.
Tree Folio NYC Aims to Monitor Urban Forest in Real Time
A new tool could help the city reach its goal of planting up to 250,000 new trees by 2035.
Citi Bike’s New Prices Take Effect
The system plans to expand to 40,000 bikes and 2,000 stations.
New York to Cut Sidewalk Trash Service by 40 Percent
Budget cuts will force the Department of Sanitation to cut sidewalk trash collection by nearly half.
NYC Streets Plan Remains Largely on Paper
For the second year in a row, the city failed to meet legally required targets for building protected bike lanes and bus lanes.
Rochester Updating Urban Forest Master Plan
The City of Rochester (NY) is working on an update to its Urban Forest Master Plan. This updates includes a community outreach process and addresses key issues such as environmental justice, climate change, and educational opportunities.
California's population dipped below 39 million as of July, according to the Census Bureau, after seeing its net domestic migration loss this year exceed last year's. Only New York has seen a greater loss as a percentage of population.
New York Launches New Housing Financing Initiative
The program is aimed at supporting housing projects with 70 percent or more affordable units.
New York Flood Control Plan Takes Lessons From the Dutch
The Netherlands has a long history of flood mitigation. U.S. cities, threatened by coastal flooding and erosion, are taking note.
The Afterlife of 30 Rock’s Christmas Trees
Where do the iconic trees go after the holidays?
NYC Legislators Continue Fight to Set Own Speed Limits
Advocates say lower speed limits save lives and prevent fatal crashes on busy city streets.
Long Island Launches Zoning Atlas
The interactive map details zoning rules along with local services like sanitation, transportation, and more.
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