New York

Associated Press

De Blasio's Decision to Keep New York Schools Open Demeans Teachers

The mayor's failure to declare snow days puts outsized pressure on educators and their students.

REUTERS

Bill de Blasio and the NYPD Are Off to a Rocky Start

A harbinger of things to come? 

Reuters

Imagine: A World Where Nobody Owns Their Own Car

It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.

Efficient Passenger Project

How to Make Enemies: Unmask New York's Biggest Commuting Secrets

By posting signs about where to board for the easiest transfers, EPP hopes to make riding a little easier. But the MTA is not amused.

Schema Design

What New York's Social Network Might Look Like If We Could Actually See It

A wild experiment in 3D data visualization.

Peter Wegner

These Mind-Bending Pictures Turn Manhattan's Sky Into Skyscrapers

What's revealed when you turn New York's streets upside down.

Reuters

Which Types of Traffic Signals Are the Safest?

New York rates four common options.

The Living

Soon to Grace the New York Skyline: Towers Made of Fungus

A cutting-edge building material promises structures that are both sustainable and ... compostable.

Jon Burgerman

Bang! When Movie Posters Fight Back

Jon Burgerman's gruesome takes on New York subway ads.

Shutterstock

The Real Barriers to Abundant, All-Day Transit Service

Despite clear benefits, too many transit agencies seem to be hanging by a thread.

Nolan Levenson

Far Beyond Rush Hour: The Incredible Rise of Off-Peak Public Transportation

Transit agencies across the country are realizing they need to push past key commute times.

PLOS ONE

What We Can Learn by Tracking the Movements of Fashion Designers

The results reveal the power of agglomeration as we've never been able to see it before.

Shutterstock

New York's Cyclists Are Getting Better at Following the Rules

A new study suggests that the way people ride is changing – for the better.

Shutterstock

Why Telecommuting Really Matters, in 6 Charts

And what its rise means for urban transportation systems moving forward.

Reuters

This Brooklyn Restaurant Goes All Out for Valentine's Day With a Beyoncé-Themed Menu

How about some Jay-ziti?

Associated Press

The 'Mass Transit' Super Bowl's Mass Transit Was a Serious Disappointment

Poor planning led to overheated stations and overcrowded platforms.

Courtesy of Liz Patek/Flickr

New York Fights to Set Its Own Speed Limits

Right now, the city can't reduce speeds on pedestrian-heavy roads. But advocates are hoping to change that.

NJTransit

Thanks to the Super Bowl, New York Has Its Very First Regional Transit Map

NJ Transit and the MTA, all on one diagram.

Flickr user John Wisniewski

Nicer Transit Stations Attract More Riders

But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.