New York

July 20, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The steam pipe explosion in Manhattan is the latest evidence of the coming crisis that infrastructure experts have been warning us about for years.</p>
Time Magazine
July 20, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>A detailed look at Mayor Bloomberg's ill-fated congestion pricing plan reveals a series of serious missteps by the normally adept mayor in dealing with the state legislature.</p>
The New York Times
July 18, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman expounds on the use of IBM’s green technology that enables the congestion pricing system to work in Stockholm, the environmental benefits of road pricing to cities, and the ‘green-collar’ jobs they create.</p>
The New York Times via International Herald Tribune
July 18, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Though some my argue over the specifics of a plan, both congestion charging and carbon taxes -- which compel people to make needed choices -- are long overdue.</p>
July 17, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>State legislators in New York did not schedule a vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, missing a crucial deadline to apply for federal funding -- a move that all but erases the possibility of the plan's approval.</p>
Associated Press
July 14, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>The space above Hudson Yards, which could be home to over 12 million square feet of new offices and residences, is up for sale.</p>
July 13, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>In this Q&amp;A, the new president of New York's Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance talks about what metropolitan New York can and should do to revitalize its 700 miles of waterfront.</p>
The New York Observer
July 11, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>A pilot program is hoping to show the viability of bicycle-sharing programs popular in many European cities.</p>
The New York Times
July 11, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>In a bizarre unfolding of political events in Albany, it appears that the London-style congestion pricing plan proposed by Mayor Bloomberg will be replaced by a simplified TDM approach including telecommuting incentives and funding for express buses.</p>
The New York Times
July 7, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>To help ease concerns about expansion -- a sore spot in town and gown relations across the country -- New York University is trying to engage its surrounding community through an open and inclusive planning process.</p>
The New York Times
July 5, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>The world famous landmark is set to be modernized by U.S. architect Michael Adlerstein, who was responsible for the restoration of the Statue of Liberty.</p>
The New York Times
July 5, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Plans for the rebuilding of America's busiest rail station, Pennsylvania Station in midtown Manhattan, expand to include enormous investment in surrounding area.</p>
The New York Times
July 4, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>New York City has approved tighter regulations on noise in the city, an effort officials hope will improve the quality of life for residents in the notoriously noisy city.</p>
July 3, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>In what may be a surprise to some, Manhattan residents who are also motorists will not be exempt from the planned congestion pricing fee.</p>
The New York Times
July 3, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>With the sale of the Astroland park, the once popular seaside amusement district is facing an uncertain future.</p>
The New York Times
July 3, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>The Mayor of London touts his congestion pricing regime, and suggests that New York and other cities could succeed with a carefully thought out plan.</p>
The New York Times
June 28, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>A new book brings together perspectives on how New York's urban renaissance has made the city less urban and more suburban.</p>
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 28, 2007, 4am PDT
<p>The U.S. Census released its new population estimates as of 7/1/06 showing that southern and western cities continued their rapid population growth. However, the city that added the most population since 2000 was NYC with a gain of 205,750 residents.</p>
USA Today
June 22, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A majority of New Yorkers say they would support the proposed congestion pricing plan for the city if it guaranteed that transit fares and bridge tolls would not increase.</p>
June 21, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>In a move to address poverty in the city, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has started a program that will pay low-income residents for doing things perceived to break the cycle of poverty, such as visiting a doctor and attending school regularly.</p>
ABC News