by Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics • June 17th, 2015
Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics demonstrate how mining data embedded in historical maps is opening new seams in experimental urban research.
James McConnell, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Data at the NYC Office of Emergency Management, dissects the process by which data turns into emergency response and reminds us that effectiveness in a crisis requires long-term planning supported by accurate information.
A special edition of the Roundup looks at urban renewal area visions, eminent domain to stem foreclosures, reinventing the MTA, an emergency housing prototype, a rent freeze unfrozen, a new timeline for Atlantic Yards, Urban Giants, and Rockaway!
Jeffrey Roth, the Assistant Commissioner for Management Initiatives at the New York City Fire Department, explains how his team is pushing the boundaries of analytics to inform operations and improve government stewardship of public resources.
Roundup — Final Edition: Industry City, Spaceworks LIC, Inclusionary Zoning, Yard Sale, Battle of Brooklyn, and Rising Waters
by Urban Omnibus • August 23rd, 2013
EDITORS’ NOTE This is the final installment of the Omnibus Friday Roundup. We will continue to share information about news,...
Roundup — Seaport City, Thermal Storage, Next New York, Every Bodega in Manhattan, Summer Streets, and Voice Tunnel
by Urban Omnibus • August 2nd, 2013
As we head into August and the city slows down just a bit, we’ll be taking a brief break from...
Roundup — Armory on Ice, Turnstyling, Connected Trains, Sandy Debris, the Great Saunter, and Emerging From The Ruins
by Urban Omnibus • April 26th, 2013
ARMORY ON ICE The massive Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx is one step closer to becoming the world’s largest indoor...