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Unlikely Key to NY's Mass Transit Hopes: The Automobile?
Borough's Community Boards Push for Greater Impact
For Sunset Park, Proposed BRT Routes Could Help Foster Jobs
Negotiations Over Armory End as Vote Nears
Pols Aggressively Shaping Bronx Community Boards
Upstate Cities See New Growth Amid Fiscal Crisis
Coney Island's Invisible Towers
Federal Funds Have City Planners Eyeing East New York, Bronx
Quitting Time: A Factory's Fall, A Neighborhood's Fallout
How Big Is Too Big For New York City?
Waking the Dead
On The Move
Five Boroughs. One City. No Plan.
Roads, Rails, Rezoning: Dreams For A Better NYC
Whose Dreams Will Decide?
Development, Zoning Fights Fuel Push For NYC Roadmap
Can a Year-Round Coney Island Succeed?
The Life And Death Of The Mom-n-Pop
Bloomberg Deputy's Legacy, From Yankee Stadium To Hudson Yards
The Department of City Planning assists government organizations and the public by promoting the strategic growth of the city. The organization's decisions are backed by consensus-based zoning changes for smaller neighborhoods and crowded business districts.
A new report finds renters are being priced out of housing across the country—not because of a lack of supply, but because of the inadequacy of our incomes.
Carl Weisbrod will have huge influence over individual rezoning plans. But some planners want him to think more about the process the city uses to plot its future course.
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When New Yorkers think about aging infrastructure, bridges, roads and pipes come to mind. But schools, hospitals, jails and other public buildings aren't getting any younger, either.
This Bronx resident says a planned concentration of supportive housing and other social services in his neighborhood threatens to undermine city plans to spur investment.
Zoning laws, building codes and other regulations can seem like bureaucratic obscurities. But, says this author, they have a powerful—and often negative—impact on urban areas.
As the Regional Plan Association convenes its annual assembly, one participant notes that along with efficiency and the environment, equity must be a goal of urban planners.
Directed By Robert Hooman The NYC DOT fabricates, maintains and installs over 1 million signs a year and roughly 9000 a month. All this is done with just 22 people out of a workshop in Maspeth Queens. The unsung heros of the NYC DOT put a lot of hard work and dedication into maintaining our city's infrastructure and it was fitting and very satisfying to make a film about them and put a little spotlight on their hard work.
According to the New York City Office of Emergency Management, some 2.3 million people live within areas of the city that would be at dire risk in a category 3 or 4 Hurricane storm.