New York

August 9, 2017, 6am PDT
Advocates say the mandatory bike helmet proposal is a step in the wrong direction for traffic safety.
Gothamist
August 8, 2017, 11am PDT
More people now bike to work in New York than in any other U.S. city.
The New York Times
August 7, 2017, 9am PDT
Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for new ways to fund transit improvements and access.
The New York Times
August 4, 2017, 11am PDT
The lack of news on the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) is hardly a death knell, but that doesn't mean no news is good news, either.
Village Voice
August 4, 2017, 7am PDT
When vacancy rates rise, rents should fall. In New York, reports disagree about how much vacancy rates are about to increase, and whether rents will drop at all.
The Wall Street Journal
July 31, 2017, 7am PDT
New York City's Play Streets program has shrunk dramatically because of obstructive bureaucracy and lack of funding, argues Brad Aaron.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 30, 2017, 11am PDT
Officials in Erie County believe the former home of Bethlehem Steel, south of Buffalo, will be attractive to manufacturers given its proximity to Lake Erie and various highways and rail lines.
The Buffalo News
July 29, 2017, 11am PDT
Penny is an artificial intelligence program that detects affluence from space. It also lets users experiment with how different visual forms affect its perception of an area's wealth.
CityLab
July 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The world's skinniest skyscraper, under construction on Manhattan "Billionaire's Row," is over budget with 60 stories left to build.
The New York Post
July 28, 2017, 5am PDT
This kind of satire burns.
Clickhole
July 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
A City Council committee's approval of a proposed rezoning of Midtown East represents a big win for the de Blasio Administration. The Bloomberg Administration fell short in an efforts to upzone the neighborhood in 2013.
Crain's New York Business
July 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
President Trump told Wall Street Journal reporters earlier this week that Upstate New York "isn't working," and residents should follow manufacturing jobs to other parts of the country.
The Buffalo News
July 27, 2017, 6am PDT
Art and culture tend to be integral to helping disenfranchised communities self-identify, develop their identities, and organize around place-based issues. But its presence can also be used be used by real estate interests to market neighborhoods.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
July 26, 2017, 6am PDT
The New York Times opinion section includes a call for society, politicians, and business leaders to recognize the importance of maintenance.
The New York Times
July 21, 2017, 9am PDT
A very public spat over proposed Midtown East plan took place in the pages of Crain's this week.
Crain's Business New York
July 19, 2017, 11am PDT
The news that the Trump Administration hired a former party planner to oversee HUD's New York and New Jersey office went viral in June. The hire has already had an effect on affordable housing policy in Westchester County, New York.
lohud
July 15, 2017, 5am PDT
New bike lanes in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick started raising property values within a year.
DNA Info
July 14, 2017, 10am PDT
The potential of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data to redefine mapping and modeling will be on display in the city of Dublin, Ireland, after NYU researchers released the largest ever LiDAR data set.
TechCrunch
July 14, 2017, 5am PDT
Clean and safe from rats.
Smart Cities Dive
July 13, 2017, 6am PDT
More than 20 percent of New York's smaller music venues have closed in the past 15 years. Although Brooklyn institution Barbes was recently saved by a crowdfunding campaign, its founder is pessimistic about the future of New York's independent arts.
Soft City