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5 days ago
The city's police has begun issuing citations and implementing curfews in public parks that became oases of social activity during the pandemic.
6 days ago
A shortage of drivers and spiking demand are driving Uber and Lyft prices higher than ever as the companies struggle to achieve profitability.
June 13, 2021, 9am PDT
With new regulations poised to add 400 new vendors to New York City's streets every year for the next decade, city leaders can look to L.A.'s recent legalization efforts for guidance.
June 13, 2021, 5am PDT
The pandemic bike book would seem like the perfect time for the federal government to invest in an interstate system for cyclists and walkers.
Bloomberg City Lab
June 11, 2021, 5am PDT
Signs of the times, and more evidence of the essential service provided by public transit throughout the pandemic.
The City
June 10, 2021, 5am PDT
It's a tale of two cities as New York starts to emerge from the pandemic.
The New York Times
June 9, 2021, 7am PDT
Until recently, New York City's local housing vouchers only covered about $1,250 in rent; the median rent on a NYC apartment is $2,600. Activism from current and formerly homeless New Yorkers helped change that.
Next City
June 8, 2021, 6am PDT
The ongoing political controversy about the priorities of the public realm in New York City is likely to last into the next mayoral administration.
The New York Times
June 4, 2021, 6am PDT
The Census Bureau released new data on May 27 that includes the first four months of the pandemic. Seattle tops the growth rate at 2.2% from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020, while Baltimore and San Francisco land at the bottom with -1.4%.
The Seattle Times
June 4, 2021, 5am PDT
A study, a debate, and an awards show—all included in the wild west politics of parking in the Big Apple.
New York Post
June 2, 2021, 5am PDT
A mix of new development focused on future needs and new tools for preservation are included in the rezoning package for the south end of Governors Island approved by the New York City Council in May.
Urbanize New York
June 1, 2021, 5am PDT
As the end of federal and state eviction moratoriums looms, renters who fell behind on payments during the pandemic now face "staggering" amounts of debt.
New York Times
May 27, 2021, 5am PDT
The Vessel is reopening after closing for four months due to a rash of suicides.
New York Post
May 26, 2021, 5am PDT
The Citi Bike bikeshare system in New York is achieving record new successes, despite never having received zero funding from city coffers.
May 24, 2021, 5am PDT
Little Island came into the world as Pier 55 and even managed to come back from the dead before opening last week.
The New York Times
May 20, 2021, 5am PDT
The FRESH program, previously offering zoning incentives for grocery store development in 19 districts around New York City, will expand to 11 new locations.
NYC Planning
May 18, 2021, 5am PDT
An ambitious plan hatched during the pandemic in New York City would have copied the success of the 14th Street Busway. The city has slowly retreated from the plan's original scope since the announcement of the plan in June 2020.
The City
May 17, 2021, 8am PDT
The COVID-19 pandemic stole some of the incredible benefits of living in New York City, but as of this morning, the overnight service that so many in the nation's largest city rely on is back.
Spectrum News 1
May 11, 2021, 11am PDT
Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths are dropping in the U.S. Govs. Andrew Cuomo, Phil Murphy, and Ned Lamont jointly announced on May 3 that their states would lift most restrictions on May 19. Experts and residents have mixed reactions.
The New York Times
May 10, 2021, 8am PDT
The nation's most populous state learned from the Census Bureau last month that it would lose a congressional district for the first time in its history. On Friday, it revealed that 2020 was the first year since 1850 to experience a population loss.