In challenging the Times Square pedestrian plaza, New York City leaders are showing a profound misunderstanding about the impact of public space.
Mayor de Blasio announced a tentative plan to purge Times Square of its “aggressive” costumed characters.
A tough (if imperfect) new analysis by the New York State Comptroller raises concerns.
A new book collects 30,000 of Jason Polan’s gestural sketches. He’s got about 8 million to go.
Metro New York is being held hostage by political vanity, and the region’s economic health is at stake.
That’s double a U.S. Geological Survey estimate made in 2006.
The crime could have endured as a tale of urban activism rather than one of apathy.
A map of “transit deserts” shows the plight of the outer boroughs.
Young women experience the problem early on. Young men should learn about it, too.
Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.
A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.
If an outdated airport is “un-New York,” according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, then what’s a crumbling subway system?
The city came roaring back after the recession, but its divides also deepened.
Can you say, street-level windows?
Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.
Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.
A new study of New York City finds that incomes do go up with subway access, but there are other crucial factors at play.
It may also be the future of affordable creative workspace in big cities.
Why? “Because … subway!”