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5 days ago
The city is considering a contract to purchase hydroelectricity from Quebec and might also provide funding for the energy infrastructure.
Politico
5 days ago
An editorial cites newly released analysis of changes on the North Brooklyn Waterfront since a 2005 rezoning.
The New York Post
November 10, 2019, 5am PST
The rezoning of the neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn is providing opportunities for local politicians to address local needs.
Crain's New York Business
November 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The New York Times notes the gentrification of Fort Greene, but caters to the people would looking for places to live in the neighborhood.
The New York Times
November 8, 2019, 6am PST
Two jokes in one: The Onion reports a totally fake news story about New York builds a super expensive fake subway station just to bust fare evaders.
The Onion
November 7, 2019, 2pm PST
An elevated highway destroyed an African American community in Syracuse, New York. Is just removing it enough?
The Washington Post
November 7, 2019, 5am PST
A new law will reorganize the city’s trash collection network and reduce the number of sanitation trucks crisscrossing the city.
Crain's New York Business
November 6, 2019, 5am PST
New York City will create green waves by adjusting traffic signals to keep cyclists moving, even when drivers will have to slow down.
The New York Times
November 5, 2019, 5am PST
Newly proposed legislation in the New York State Senate would bar cities from setting limits on the number of food vendors operating in the public realm.
New York Post
November 3, 2019, 5am PST
The city’s parks are facing a crisis on the horizon resulting from a lack of maintenance and growing capital improvement needs.
City Limits
November 2, 2019, 7am PDT
Conversations about radically overhauling parking regulations in New York City, as the Big Apple is surprisingly behind the times when it comes to innovative approaches to parking.
Gothamist
October 31, 2019, 7am PDT
The geography of work in New York City must include an analysis of the larger region, according to a new report from the New York City Department of City Planning.
NYC Planning
October 30, 2019, 5am PDT
A call for cities like New York to accurately map, model, and share information on underground water and utility infrastructure for public benefit.
Crain's New York Business
October 29, 2019, 8am PDT
The New York City Council is expected to pass a "Streets Master Plan" this week that City Council Speaker Corey Johnson describes as designed to "break the car culture."
Gothamist
October 28, 2019, 6am PDT
"Member deference" is what they call it New York, but many local elected officials in the United States have veto power over land use and development plans.
New York Post
October 28, 2019, 5am PDT
Charging based on demand and for access is commonplace—except on roads.
Brookings
October 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A former resident of the iconic neighborhood reflects on its past, present, and future.
The New York Review of Books
October 24, 2019, 5am PDT
Hudson Yards, which opened to the public within the past year, is the most expensive neighborhood in all of New York City, according to a new report.
Crain's New York Business
October 23, 2019, 10am PDT
A new movie starring Edward Norton, based on the novel of the same name by Lionel Essrog, gives a central role to a Robert Moses doppelgänger, as portrayed by Alec Baldwin.
Slate
October 23, 2019, 5am PDT
Capital investments are paying off in increased ridership, according to new data from the New York MTA.
Curbed New York