New York

September 11, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist visits Buffalo to protest state DOT's plan to expand freeway infrastructure on city's Outer Harbor, calls for demolition of elevated freeway and replacement with at-grade urban boulevard.</p>
The Buffalo News
September 10, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Residents of the South Bronx are opposed to new parking garages for Yankee Stadium, which will be subsidized with tax-exempt bonds issued by New York City.</p>
Streetsblog
September 8, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>This article from <em>Metropolis Magazine</em> looks at how New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's broad environmental plans will serve to redefine civic virtues for the 21st century.</p>
Metropolis Magazine
September 6, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Protests, lawsuits, and accidents have caused big delays in the construction of the controversial Atlantic Yards mixed use project in Brooklyn, New York. But the developers say the project will be completed on time.</p>
The New York Observer
September 5, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>A new network of sensors will detail how ecological threats to the waterway affect the seacoast.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
September 4, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>As part of a city-wide effort to reduce carbon emissions, New York is pursuing a plan to expand its bicycle network by adding more than 200 miles of bike lanes to the city by 2010. But some neighbors are opposed to the loss of street space.</p>
The New York Times
August 27, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>A major rezoning in Jamaica, Queens, to allow more jobs and housing, up to six stories, is cautiously supported by some community boards, and opposed outright by others.</p>
The New York Times
August 25, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>After decades of population decline, New York City is growing again.</p>
International Herald Tribune
August 23, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Plans to expand the bicycle network in New York City are underway as part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long-term plan to make the city more environmentally friendly. But proposals to increase the city's bike lanes are meeting opposition from locals.</p>
The Gotham Gazette
August 21, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>This article from <em>The New York Times</em> discusses the history of the city's famed walkability, and talks to some of the people who take New York City walking to the extreme.</p>
The New York Times
August 9, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>A rare tornado and torrential storms caused havoc in New York City Wednesday, flooding subway tracks and creating major delays for commuters.</p>
The New York Times
August 8, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>With Hudson Riverfront developments finding success in lower Manhattan and Jersey City, the city of Yonkers, New York, is looking to redevelop its own waterfront. There are also plans to unearth a subterranean river and develop along its course.</p>
Architectural Record
August 7, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>For 30 years, a farmland conservation program in Long Island was able to keep farmers farming land that was becoming increasingly valuable and sought by developers. But now, the land is being bought by developers and is not being farmed.</p>
The New York Times
August 4, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The collapsed Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis was deemed 'structurally deficient' as early as 1990, as are 77,000 other bridges in the U.S.</p>
The New York Times
August 4, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Jan Gehl, the renowned Danish urban designer, is in New York City this week where, sources say, he has been hired as a consultant for Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Long-Term Planning and Sustainability initiative.</p>
Streetsblog
August 2, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Though New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has earned kudos by taking public transit to work, reporters for the New York Times note his commute -- which involves a 22 block ride in a chauffeured Chevy Suburban -- isn't your average subway ride.</p>
The New York Times
August 1, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Opponents to gentrification often have a romanticized view of neighborhoods that prevents them from seeing how development is beneficial to everyone in a community -- rich and poor.</p>
American Thinker
July 30, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Even with a $1 billion surplus this year, mouting debt payments for MTA may force an increase in the $2 bus and subway fare next year to keep the budget in the black.</p>
The New York Times
July 24, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Thanks to unbeknownst peace-making by NYC Mayor Bloomberg between the Democratic governor and the Republican Senate Majority leader, his congestion pricing plan has been salvaged with a new deadline for legislative approval set for March 31, 2008.</p>
Associated Press via Newsday
July 24, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>There is no doubt about it: London's 5-year-old congestion charge has transformed life in London. More people are taking the bus and trains, more people are biking, and fewer crashes occur. But there can be major hardships when the charge isn't paid.</p>
The Wall Street Journal