New York

2 days ago
Bill de Blasio's decision to hand out more than 10,000 parking placards to school employees incentivizes driving and costs the city money.
StreetsBlog NYC
4 days ago
Planning and art don't traditionally mix, but that's changing. Embedded at NYC's Department of Design and Construction, artist Mary Miss envisions public art as an infrastructural aid.
Next City
4 days ago
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence have released their annual "50-State Property Tax Comparison Study."
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
6 days ago
A New York Times feature details the re-emergence of the single room occupancy (SRO) unit in the New York rental market. Despite a stigma and an old-fashioned quality, the SRO is becoming a badly needed housing solution.
The New York Times
6 days ago
The only state where fuel cell electric vehicles can be leased is California where 30 hydrogen refueling stations exist now, with 100 planned to be in operation by 2020. Almost no public refueling stations exist elsewhere, but that's about to change.
The New York Times
May 22, 2017, 6am PDT
Yes, planners have expertise to share, but according to this rather pointed critique, they also sometimes forget that other people do too.
CityLimits.org
May 21, 2017, 9am PDT
The George Washington Bridge Bus Station should have reopened at the end of 2016, but now that it is, a lot of weary commuters have received a huge quality of life improvement.
NorthJersey.com
May 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Cable news networks interrupted broadcasts on Thursday morning with breaking news: a vehicle had just driven three block on the sidewalks in Times Square, New York, resulting in massive casualties. Anchors asked, "Was it terrorism or an accident?"
Daily News
May 20, 2017, 5am PDT
A two-way bike lane protected by a concrete barrier could be on the way for Northern Boulevard in Queens as a way to increase bike safety around the Joe Michaels Mile bike path.
StreetsBlog NYC
May 19, 2017, 6am PDT
The new plan to reduce delays on New York's subway system will rely on short-term fixes, rather than long-term modernization projects.
The New York Times
May 19, 2017, 5am PDT
The Urban Archive app will be popular with anyone interested in the history of New York City. Hopefully the idea spreads to other cities soon.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 17, 2017, 5am PDT
The Gowanus Expressway is a big polluter and a traffic nightmare. Some see putting the road underground as a solution.
Crain's New York Business
May 15, 2017, 9am PDT
In a few years, Maryland is expected to be the nation's leader in offshore renewable wind power made possible by the Public Service Commission's approval on May 11 of credits to two projects by U.S. Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy.
Planetizen
May 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Two New York city councilmembers are hoping to entice more residents to buy electric cars by offering free parking for the electric vehicles on Saturdays. Not so fast, says an op-ed for Streetsblog USA.
Streetsblog USA
May 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
TIL that there are no podium helmet laws in New York City.
Vox
May 8, 2017, 6am PDT
The Wall Street Journal introduces "Bikelife" to the masses, showcasing an another side to bike culture.
The Wall Street Journal
May 7, 2017, 9am PDT
What do Rochester, Cedar Rapids, Grand Rapids, and Chattanooga have to do with each other? According to Federal Reserve Banks, they are all examples of cities doing growth right.
Chicago Federal Reserve
Feature
May 4, 2017, 12pm PDT
Coinciding with the 101st anniversary of Jane Jacobs's birth, a documentary film showing in select theaters around the country recounts the history between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, and the ideas that forced their struggle.
James Brasuell
May 4, 2017, 10am PDT
In New York's subway, stations are not the only historic parts of the 113-year-old system. Essential communications infrastructure responsible for keeping the trains running belongs in a museum, explaining the cause of many recent delays.
The New York Times
May 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The disastrous state of the country's most busy transit station presents an opportunity to make big improvements.
The New York Times