Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

New York

10 hours ago
The question of whether a public review process conducted by Zoom is sufficient to approve a sweeping rezoning plan is a matter of no small legal concern in New York City.
Commercial Observer
6 days ago
With some of the highest per-mile costs in the world, the state wants more accountability for New York City's transit spending.
New York Daily News
February 17, 2021, 5am PST
A pied-à-terre tax proposed by New York State legislators faced the scrutiny of the Independent Budget Office.
The Real Deal
February 15, 2021, 5am PST
Plans have been approved for the development of 5 World Trade Center, in place of a building damaged on September 11 and eventually torn down.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 11, 2021, 5am PST
Even while dealing with the economic fallout of the pandemic, Amtrak is forging forward with plans to expand intercity rail passenger service around the country.
Albany Times Union
February 10, 2021, 11am PST
Eviction prevention was an eligible use for CARES Act money...until HUD decided that it's not worth preventing evictions until they are under 14 days away.
Shelterforce Magazine
February 2, 2021, 5am PST
The de Blasio administration is offering a parting gift to the city's cyclists.
The New York Times
January 28, 2021, 5am PST
Advocates have been calling for the New York State Legislature to legalize accessory dwelling units for years. A new law would take the first step.
New York ADU Legislation
January 27, 2021, 5am PST
A new survey reveals broad support for a less car-centric approach to capital investment in the city of New York.
Gothamist
January 22, 2021, 6am PST
A plan included in New York Gov. Andre Cuomo's draft 2022 budget will make it easier to do adaptive reuse for new housing in New York City.
The Real Deal
January 19, 2021, 6am PST
New York Governor Cuomo's State of the State speeches last week included an ambitious proposal for a large-scale redevelopment project on Manhattan's west side, adjacent to Penn Station.
New York Post
January 18, 2021, 5am PST
Planning departments relying on online public hearing processes will want to keep monitor this lawsuit in New York City.
Brooklyn Paper
January 15, 2021, 7am PST
If those in health care seek to develop new ways to help patients stay in their homes, they must also find ways to temper how they affect communities in which they reside.
Shelterforce Magazine
January 15, 2021, 5am PST
Widely available, secure bike parking can go a long way toward encouraging cycling and keeping New Yorkers safe, a new report says.
StreetsBlog NYC
January 14, 2021, 5am PST
YIMBY, pro-development, politics are gaining support and attention in New York City at an opportune moment in the city's planning history.
The Real Deal
January 13, 2021, 5am PST
New York City's groundbreaking Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Program will turn five years old in March. While some call for the program to be eliminated, others defend it.
City Limits
January 12, 2021, 5am PST
The High Line has a chance to add the role of civic connector to its list of plaudits.
The New York Times
January 10, 2021, 5am PST
New data make it possible to trace outline of COVID-19's footprint on the Big Apple real estate market.
The New York Times
January 8, 2021, 6am PST
With car ownership rates soaring, the fight for the city's free street parking spots is intensifying.
The New York Times
January 6, 2021, 10am PST
Appearing on a Sunday news show, Mayor Eric Garcetti noted that the Los Angeles metropolitan region is the nation's densest and one of two primary reasons why "we're seeing a person every six seconds contract COVID-19 here in Los Angeles County."
CBS News