New York

December 14, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Officials at New York's Comubia University have vowed that they would not use eminent domain or evict any tenants as they move forward with their 25-year expansion plan.</p>
The Daily News
December 11, 2007, 7am PST
<p>County officials in New York are looking to award more than $87 million to small towns to increase their stock of affordable housing -- an effort aimed at luring and keeping young professionals. But opposition to this development type is a hurdle.</p>
The New York Times
December 8, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Author Alex Marshall calls for the reconstruction of New York City's formerly omnipresent streetcar lines, starting with a Midtown Manhattan loop between 34th and 42nd Streets.</p>
December 8, 2007, 11am PST
<p>A $40 million gift from a wealthy alumna helped Wells College transform the small town of Aurora, New York into a postcard perfect setting. But while enrollment is up, residents say the change hasn't been good for them.</p>
The New York Times
December 1, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Congestion is getting worse in Metro New York, and the proposals to reduce it aren't going to work, argues Sam Staley, and the region's economy is going to suffer greatly as a result.</p>
The New York Times
November 30, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Unscrupulous Londoners have already learned how to beat that city's famed congestion charge system, and with Mayor Bloomberg's plan relying on the same technology, there are worries about a surge in license plate counterfeiting.</p>
November 25, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Plans to redevelop New York City's West Side rail yards are underwhelming, according to this review.</p>
The New York Times
November 23, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>The university's plans, which are subject to approval next week, are strongly opposed by local residents, who city decades of poor relations with the elite institution.</p>
The Guardian Unlimited
November 22, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Mixed use developments are reeling in residents, but struggle to attract retailers.</p>
The New York Times
November 21, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>The last privately held island in the East River has been transferred to the City of New York using a combination of public and private funds.</p>
The New York Times
November 20, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The first (of four) phases of the infamous Second Ave. subway is ready to begin construction thanks to the approval of $1.3 billion in federal financing, enabling the long-delayed line to be built from 92nd to 63rd streets in Manhattan.</p>
The New York Times
November 20, 2007, 8am PST
<p>The development patterns of New York and Berlin have some striking similarities, according to a new exhibition looking at the circumstances influencing each of the cities.</p>
The New York Times
November 15, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Joseph Clement reports on the New York City's new "Class 1" bike lane on 9th Avenue.</p>
November 14, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Plans to reconstruct a New York school with a high-rise condo development on top have riled neighbors, arguing that the plan would grossly violate zoning restrictions.</p>
The New York Times
November 14, 2007, 8am PST
<p>A city councilman in New York City is looking to counteract the city's pigeon problem by charging a $1,000 fine to anyone caught feeding the birds.</p>
November 13, 2007, 10am PST
<p>The gentrification of Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood was supposed to be inevitable, yet recently, the area has lost its sheen. Has New York's gentrification wave found its highpoint?</p>
New York Magazine
November 13, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Sounding eerily similar to his London counterpart, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on the federal government to adopt a national carbon tax. Bloomberg is currently pushing congestion pricing similar to London's program implemented in 2003.</p>
November 11, 2007, 7am PST
<p>This post from <em>Dwell</em>'s blog shows the floating housing project that has been constructed in New York to provide a habitat for the area's bird species.</p>
Dwell Blog
November 9, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Plans call to remap Coney Island's amusement district as parkland, allowing further amusement and recreational development, but blocking proposed high-rise condo towers.</p>
The Village Voice
November 8, 2007, 11am PST
<p><em>The New York Times</em> recently asked its readers to offer their suggestions on improving the city's traffic congestion. This article reveals their ideas -- and puts them up to the scrutiny of two transportation experts.</p>
The New York Times