Roundup – Reuse on Governors Island, Preserving Midtown East, Hailing Cabs, Countdown Clocks, plus a New Pop-Up, Museum, and Park
by Urban Omnibus • December 14th, 2012
REUSING HISTORIC GOVERNORS ISLAND The 173-acre Governors Island continues its transformation from serving as an active military base to providing...
by Urban Omnibus • October 10th, 2012
Laura Kurgan describes an integrated, systemic design process for the largest alternative-to-incarceration program in the country.
by Shin-pei Tsay • September 26th, 2012
Shin-pei Tsay calls on urbanists to better communicate the crucial role cities can play in addressing the global challenges of climate change.
The Omnibus Roundup – Mayors, Houses, Pipelines, Parks and Neon, plus Generative Land Art and Joseph Mitchell’s Harbor
by Urban Omnibus • June 15th, 2012
IF MAYORS RULED THE WORLD In Jihad vs McWorld, an influential and prescient article (1992) and book (1995), political theorist...
Jim Lau shares the landscape architecture work of the New York State Department of Transportation, including a skatepark under the BQE, a waterfront park in Inwood, and an extensive greenway along the Bronx River.
The Omnibus Roundup – Soldiers of Cleanliness, Tactical Urbanism, Pahlka at TED, Farm Video Fellow, East Asia’s Urban Factories and Bronx Moderne in the Park
by Urban Omnibus • March 9th, 2012
THE CLEANING OF A GREAT CITY In the late 19th century, a time when New York City’s streets were coated...
The Omnibus Roundup – BlockParty Tickets, Culture Wars, Redistricting Blues, Speaker Quinn’s plan, Changes to the Subway and London Claims Victory!
by Urban Omnibus • February 17th, 2012
NEW FRONT IN THE CULTURE WAR: URBAN POLICY The Tea Party’s influence over the conservative agenda emerged from claims...
The Omnibus Roundup – State of the City, Queensway, USA before the EPA, MetroChange, Parking, NYCHA & Bus Time
by Urban Omnibus • January 13th, 2012
STATE OF THE CITY In his second to last State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg touched on a...