New York

February 17, 2008, 11am PST
<p>A look at how the city's sustainability initiative, PlaNYC, is leading to greener streets in more ways than one.</p>
February 14, 2008, 11am PST
<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to build or preserve 165,000 units of affordable housing by 2013 is moving forward, but some have concerns about how the plan will be affected by a diving housing market.</p>
The New York Times
February 12, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Surveillance cameras are expected to be installed in the public parks of New York City.</p>
New York Post
February 11, 2008, 5am PST

Josh Stephens reviews "The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art, and Music Drive New York City", by Elizabeth Currid -- a look at the planning, sociology, and history behind New York's cr

Josh Stephens
February 7, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Senior citizens account for a disproportional amount of pedestrian fatalities and injuries in New York City. As a result, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made plans to focus on improving mobility and safety for the city's over-60 population.</p>
The Gotham Gazette
February 4, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Heavily armed police officers will now be joining the ranks of daily commuters in New York's Subway system as part of a new counter-terrorism effort funded by federal transportation grants.</p>
The New York Times
February 4, 2008, 10am PST
<p>Levittown, Long Island has undertaken a green makeover, complete with individualized energy audits that enable improvements to reduce each home's carbon footprint by 20%. But greening the houses doesn't make for a green neighborhood.</p>
February 1, 2008, 10am PST
<p>New York's Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission has approved the city's congestion pricing plans. It will head to the City Council next.</p>
The New York Times
January 29, 2008, 9am PST
<p>The safety benefits of modern roundabouts are beyond question, according to both New York State DOT and FHWA, so why is it so hard to convince a skeptical public? N.Y officials are undeterred as they pursue their 'modern' roundabout program.</p>
Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
January 28, 2008, 10am PST
<p>Many rural prisons have become a mainstay for the economies of the small communities where they are located, and closing them can prove devastating to the local economy, creating long-term problems far beyond the loss of prison jobs.</p>
The New York Times
January 28, 2008, 7am PST
<p>A private developer has proposed the world's longest highway tunnel, running more than 16 miles under the Long Island Sound in New York.</p>
Associated Press
January 25, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>New York City parks officials have announced plans to generate extra revenue by selling off naming rights for some of the city's public park attractions.</p>
New York Post
January 20, 2008, 11am PST
<p><em>Streetfilms</em> presents this brief video montage of cars infringing on the rights of pedestrians.</p>
January 19, 2008, 5am PST
<p>A 24-second stop-motion animation illustrating a chicane, an inexpensive and effective way to get drivers to slow down on your neighborhood street.</p>
January 11, 2008, 5am PST
<p>This video from <em>Streetfilms</em> looks at the bike boxes painted on New York's streets and explain how to use them.</p>
January 10, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>This article form <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the success of Times Square and talks with real estate experts about whether this success is really such a good thing.</p>
The New York Times
January 10, 2008, 9am PST
<p><em>Gothamist</em> talks with Ted Kheel, the man behind a private study examining how adjusting New York's congestion pricing system could make transit free in the city.</p>
January 8, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>New Yorkers are hoping that a recent temporary public market will eventually become permanent, providing a centralized place where residents can shop for local foods.</p>
The New York Times
January 8, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>More and more commuters on the East coast are leaving their cars at home and riding the bus to work. The transit agencies in the region are hoping to continue this trend by appealing to those riders who don't rely on the bus as their primary transit.</p>
The New York Times
January 4, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Experts debate New York's congestion pricing proposal in this video from <em>Fora</em>.</p>