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May 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, described as the busiest bus terminal in the world, is due for a makeover, due to its "ragged" appearance and importance to the economy of the New York and New Jersey.
Politico
May 23, 2019, 5am PDT
The city of New York has made initial moves toward developing a plan to replace the failed Amazon Headquarters development in Long Island City, Queens.
Politico
May 20, 2019, 6am PDT
A state senator in New York thinks one way to lower the number of pedestrians killed every year is to penalize people who cross the street while looking at their phone.
The Guardian
May 15, 2019, 6am PDT
The island's 40-acre park is a recreational destination, but waterfront advocates would like to see more use of Governor Island's shoreline and maritime infrastructure.
Crain's New York Business
May 13, 2019, 12pm PDT
Coworking might be one of the most common buzzwords of the contemporary real estate market, but shared office arrangements are confined to only a few cities in the country.
Crain's New York Business
May 13, 2019, 11am PDT
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo took his mother to work on Sunday so she could join him in a panel where he signed life-saving, street safety legislation to reinstate and expand the school zone speed camera program in New York City.
Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
May 12, 2019, 11am PDT
New York City might need some courage to go through with its idea sto charge drivers to enter parts of Manhattan. Luckily there are International models of success to choose from.
Fast Company
May 10, 2019, 8am PDT
The Inclusive Innovation Playbook provides guidance about how to create smart cities without leaving anyone behind.
Smart Cities Dive
May 10, 2019, 7am PDT
Grafitti is making a comeback on the New York Subway.
The City
May 9, 2019, 11am PDT
"Glorified sandbags," costing $3 million, will be installed in New York City.
CBS New York
May 8, 2019, 7am PDT
People who can't vote can still have a say in the processes by which their neighborhoods are planned and developed. An example from New York City illustrates the point.
Next City
May 7, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York City Department of City Planning has released a large set of recommendations for zoning changes designed to help the city's many coastal areas weather the inevitable extreme weather events of climate change and sea level rise.
NYC Planning
May 3, 2019, 10am PDT
Across the country, community solar is taking off and making the financial and environmental benefits of solar energy more accessible.
Curbed New York
May 3, 2019, 5am PDT
A satirical take on the "Leaving New York" genre of confessional makes believe Marvel Comics style. No spoilers included here.
McSweeney's
May 2, 2019, 5am PDT
The developers of Hudson Yards received $1.2 billion in financing from the EB-5 program, all made possible by a map that gerrymandered the project into the same neighborhood as Harlem public housing.
CityLab
April 30, 2019, 8am PDT
The long awaited repair work on the L Train between Brooklyn and Manhattan launched over the weekend.
The New York Times
April 30, 2019, 6am PDT
The New York City set standards for transportation network companies, and now those companies are being a lot more selective about who they hire as drivers.
Politico
April 29, 2019, 8am PDT
Despite a rare level of community participation in a neighborhood planning project in Bushwick, a recently proposed draft neighborhood plan was met with criticism in an initial public hearing earlier this week.
City Limits
April 29, 2019, 6am PDT
The goal of transportation networks should be to provide integrated and efficient services, which requires looking beyond particular modes.
Governing
April 26, 2019, 2pm PDT
You're allowed to guess.
Gothamist