New York

7 hours ago
Forty years ago, the Bronx was burning. But now gentrification is well underway, and one big developer is encountering pushback. Holding a "Bronx is burning" promo event probably didn't help.
NPR Cities Project
2 days ago
The projects proposed by a new report from the Regional Planning Association offer a preview of the Fourth Regional Plan, expected for public release in November 2017.
Politico
3 days ago
The design proposal for the Triboro Corridor is speculative, but meant to inspire the conversation on one of the "4c" ideas at the heart of the Regional Plan Association's Fourth Regional Plan.
6sqft
3 days ago
The future of smaller cities could depend on figuring out a way to improve transit, perhaps not at the neighborhood or level, but at the corridor level.
Itinerant Urbanist
4 days ago
"The Bronx is open for business—the tech business," according to an opinion piece in Crain's New York Business.
Crain's New York Business
5 days ago
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.
The Buffalo News
5 days ago
Eight years ago, a proposal to charge on drivers entering the most congested parts of Manhattan was soundly defeated when it moved from the city to the state. Now the idea is being revisited again, with support from the governor.
The New York Times
6 days ago
A free camp for young people in Brooklyn is teaching kids to appreciate the science and art of planning.
Smart Cities Dive
August 12, 2017, 9am PDT
A rival to Citibike will add 300 new bikeshare bikes to the streets of New York City.
New York Post
August 11, 2017, 8am PDT
The Project NYC Subway is a transit and map lover's dream. The newest update to the project take the concept a step further.
CityLab
August 9, 2017, 6am PDT
Advocates say the mandatory bike helmet proposal is a step in the wrong direction for traffic safety.
Gothamist
August 8, 2017, 11am PDT
More people now bike to work in New York than in any other U.S. city.
The New York Times
August 7, 2017, 9am PDT
Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for new ways to fund transit improvements and access.
The New York Times
August 4, 2017, 11am PDT
The lack of news on the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) is hardly a death knell, but that doesn't mean no news is good news, either.
Village Voice
August 4, 2017, 7am PDT
When vacancy rates rise, rents should fall. In New York, reports disagree about how much vacancy rates are about to increase, and whether rents will drop at all.
The Wall Street Journal
July 31, 2017, 7am PDT
New York City's Play Streets program has shrunk dramatically because of obstructive bureaucracy and lack of funding, argues Brad Aaron.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 30, 2017, 11am PDT
Officials in Erie County believe the former home of Bethlehem Steel, south of Buffalo, will be attractive to manufacturers given its proximity to Lake Erie and various highways and rail lines.
The Buffalo News
July 29, 2017, 11am PDT
Penny is an artificial intelligence program that detects affluence from space. It also lets users experiment with how different visual forms affect its perception of an area's wealth.
CityLab
July 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The world's skinniest skyscraper, under construction on Manhattan "Billionaire's Row," is over budget with 60 stories left to build.
The New York Post
July 28, 2017, 5am PDT
This kind of satire burns.
Clickhole