New York

May 22, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced plans to convert the city's entire taxicab fleet to hybrid vehicles within 5 years.</p>
The New York Times
May 22, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>The idea of turning over public housing to residents to own or sell is gaining support among some scholars and officials.</p>
The New York Sun
May 19, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>During a press conference about the Clinton Foundation's efforts to promote green building, the former U.S. President gave Mayor Bloomberg's congesting pricing plan a thumbs up.</p>
International Herald Tribune
May 18, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>City leaders hopes the new codes, replacing the current regulations which were adopted in 1968, will make it easier to build safe and sustainable buildings.</p>
International Construction Review
May 18, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>At the C40 Climate Summit in New York City, the Mayor of London explained the role that local business played in implementing that city's congestion pricing program.</p>
Streetsblog
May 12, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Brooklyn's House of Detention has long been an eyesore, but the red-hot housing market may change its setting into a lively place, with apartments, hotels or offices on both sides, and retail below. The market will help determine the uses.</p>
The New York Times
May 11, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>With Manhattan rents skyrocketing and vacancies dropping, many renters are resorting to creative, and often questionable living arrangements. Builders have shied away from rentals and gone into condos while potential buyers are choosing to rent.</p>
The New York Times
May 3, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>The many of the city's leading preservation professionals are under 40 -- demonstrating a generational interest in protecting the historic character of urban areas.</p>
The New York Sun
May 1, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>According to the new study by the Center for an Urban Future, Staten Island needs its own comprehensive plan. But the Deputy NYC Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding disagrees.</p>
The New York Times
April 29, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Condo projects in New York are adding community-building features to new developments that encourage residents to come out of their homes and interact.</p>
The New York Times
April 25, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveils ambitious sustainability plans.</p>
The New York Times
April 21, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>In an Earth Day speech, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to unveil a plan for the future that is sure to have contentious elements, the most provocative being a congestion pricing scheme that he has long resisted.</p>
The New York Times
April 20, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>After a two-year tree census, the city has been able to put a dollar amount on the value and benefits received from its trees.</p>
The New York Times
April 19, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>The region appears ready to adopt a plan that will discourage unsustainable development.</p>
The Buffalo News
April 16, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Away from New York City's gentrified neighborhoods, there exists the middle class, ethnically diverse, and incredibly unglamorous neighborhoods of Brooklyn's Jamaica Avenue.</p>
The New York Times
April 13, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>In an effort to bring 1,000 buildings up to code and to perhaps preserve the modicum of affordable housing left in the city, Mayor Bloomberg is supporting a bill that forces land lords to pay for improvements.</p>
The New York Times
April 13, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A canal in Brooklyn has been contaminated by sewage and runoff for years, but as conditions begin to improve, developers are thinking about ways to build houses in the primarily industrial area.</p>
The New York Times
April 11, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>On April 12, for the third time in 35 years, there will be a groundbreaking for the long-awaited Second Avenue subway in NYC. This article reveals the troubled history for this long-awaited subway line.</p>
The New York Times
April 7, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>As suburban sprawl spreads in upstate New York, more deer are finding their way into the five boroughs of New York City. Some have called for signs to alert drivers, but others say the movement patterns of the deer aren't consistent enough for signs.</p>
April 6, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>This article from <em>Weekly World News</em> looks at efforts in New York to retrofit ambulances with bulldozer blades, helping drivers save more lives by smashing through the city's crowded streets.</p>
Weekly World News