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In New York, the Department of City Planning (DCP) is responsible for changes in zoning, transit, and sustainable communities, among many other facets of the city infrastructure. Recently, Mayor Bloomberg and the DCP have drafted plans to reclaim New York’s title as a premier waterfront city by reconnecting people with waterfront and waterways. Additionally, Mayor Bloomberg has closed traffic in parts of Times Square to give more access to pedestrians.
A bill to cap how much city trash each neighborhood has to handle hardens the targets of a policy first approved nine years ago.
Mayor de Blasio's housing plan was full of ambition and ideas. Achieving them will require streamlining and rearranging the city's housing development system, says HPD's commissioner.
In light of a report about the deterioration of conditions during the Bloomberg years, the authority says the picture has changed under Mayor de Blasio.
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.
City Limits' award-winning education coverage touches on some of the key issues Carmen Farina will face.
Informal homes for people with substance abuse problems or re-entering society after a stint in prison often violate the building code and tenants' rights. But tenants prefer them to the street.
By limiting enrollment—and therefore eliminating the schools' commitment to accept all neighborhood kids who wanted to come—DOE says it will improve students' options.
Amid a sea of praise for Gov. Cuomo's second budget, advocates for low-income New Yorkers raised complaints. That, plus the latest on NYCHA, city job creation and the sick leave bill —all in our policy roundup.
Residents of NYCHA developments and people receiving Section 8 subsidies post an estimated 27 percent unemployment rate, says a new study, but there are new opportunities to lower it.
The Housing Authority's Chairman John Rhea warned of 3,000 layoffs unless the federal government moves to close a billion-dollar gap in public housing funding.
Watch City Limits' environment and transit correspondent Jake Mooney discuss what he found when he looked into the controversy over a Brooklyn bike lane.
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First there were four. Then there 10. This year 22 Councilmembers will let constituents decide how to spend money. The dollar impact is impressive. The democracy impact could be even more so.
The school system has made college readiness a priority. A key—and often missing—ingredient to a successful transition to college is for kids to have some guidance getting there.
Amid outrage over the stabbing of two children in a public-housing elevator, the author calls for solutions that go beyond increased policing or even surveillance cameras to include partnering with NYCHA residents themselves.
Poor parents are no more likely to hurt or neglect their kids, the author argues. They're just more likely to be punished for failings both real and imagined.
A shortage of judges means some children and their families spend years in the system, exacerbating whatever problems brought them there in the first place.
A flowchart of the child welfare protection system in New York City.
From a report to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Authors: José Holguín-Veras, Ph.D., P.E.; Jeff Ban, Ph.D.; Miguel Jaller M.S; Lisa Destro and Robyn Marquis. For more information, see http://188.8.131.52/rtp/default.aspx