New York

A New Yorker's Delightfully Stereotypical Map of America

Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.

How Urban Designers Can Get Smaller Cities Walking

A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.

Why Flashy Plans for LaGuardia Don't Impress Transit Advocates

If an outdated airport is “un-New York,” according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, then what’s a crumbling subway system?

Resetting and Reimagining New York City's Economy

The city came roaring back after the recession, but its divides also deepened.

3 Traits Shared by New York's Most Walkable Streets

Can you say, street-level windows?

The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.

The World’s Leading Startup Cities

Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.

Mass Transit Doesn't Cause Gentrification

A new study of New York City finds that incomes do go up with subway access, but there are other crucial factors at play.

Forget Tiny Houses—It's Time for Tiny Artist Studios

It may also be the future of affordable creative workspace in big cities.

Show Your New York Love With a Poster of Every Subway Station

Why? “Because … subway!”

The Vision Zero Message Is Finally Getting Through in New York

A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.

The Quiet Grandeur of New York and L.A. From Above

New photographs from Jeffrey Milstein capture both cities from the sky.

5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

For one, bike lanes are actually really good for the local economy.

What Can You Buy for the Price of One SoHo Apartment?

Sixty-eight homes, in some Detroit neighborhoods.

The 'Department of Pedestrian Etiquette' Targets Clueless NYC Walkers

Under the (sadly fake) decree, sidewalk violators would be denied permission to re-enter the city for 5 years.

New York Wants Google Maps to Discourage Left Turns

The safety precaution would fit in with the city’s larger Vision Zero push.

Access New York's Cleanest Bathrooms For $25 a Month

One bathroom key to rule them all.

Is That a Confederate Flag in a New York City Subway Station?

It sure looks like it, but the MTA claims otherwise.

Story Time With Subway Strangers

One New York transplant documents reading riders on social media—and finds community in the process.