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Details Delayed For Long-Stalled NYCHA Project
Students, Teachers Say Roll-Out of New GED Has Been Flawed
Concerns Over Private Firm Managing Some NYCHA Properties
New, Tougher GED Has Students Scrambling
Negotiations Over Armory End as Vote Nears
Brooklyn Tenants Get Vow of NYCHA Fixes
Lessons of Willets Point: Will A New Mayor Do Development Differently?
Five BK Councilmembers Will Let Residents Shape Budget
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Public Housing
Pols Aggressively Shaping Bronx Community Boards
Sheridan Foes Hope to Fix Road They Couldn't Kill
Graduation Day: Bloomberg's Babies Grow Up
New Charter High School Will Be Closed to Transfer Students
East New York Elderly Fight Displacement
FreshDirect Job Vows: At Odds with Environmental Claims?
Mayoral Hopefuls Asked: How to Pay for Public Housing?
Class of 2013: Tech Students Eye Careers As Reforms Stall
Details Emerge About Plan for Private Buildings on NYCHA Land
City Picks Plan to Replace Shuttered Housing Project
Many Are Responsible for Housing Project's Stall
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.
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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Mayor de Blasio's move to cut fees the city charges NYCHA is just one step toward making public housing vibrant and sustainable in New York.
Conservatives want armed guards in the schools. Some liberals want to call in the National Guard if school violence threatens. What do those at risk—kids in school—say we should do after Newtown?
When Mayor Bloomberg took charge of New York's schools, he highlighted wide racial gaps in school achievement as a rationale for reform. A new study finds those disparities persist—and suggests ways to address them.
Yes, says this writer, but it will require vision and renewed drive by the Bloomberg administration: Doing a few things better will not be enough.
The city's teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
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