Department of City Planning
by Urban Omnibus • August 19th, 2015
There are hundreds of miles of space beneath the city’s elevated transportation infrastructure, much of it underutilized and uninviting. Here, a team of designers and planners discuss a two-year study investigating creative yet practical ways to enliven and expand access to these corridors of public space.
The Omnibus Roundup – Clinton on Cities, FLW Comes to NYC, NAC Profiles DCP, Corona Embraces Ped Plaza, and Freedom of Assembly
by Urban Omnibus • September 7th, 2012
CITIES GET THINGS DONE President Bill Clinton’s rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night included a special shout-out...
The Omnibus Roundup — Tech Capital, Friendly Fourth Ave, Greenpoint Greenhouse, End of Amtrak, and NYC’s Bike War
by Urban Omnibus • June 24th, 2011
THE NEXT TECH CAPITAL: NYC This past March, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) solicited a request for expressions of interest (RFEI) to global research institutions for ideas to establish a future “applied science and engineering research campus” somewhere in New York City. NYCEDC received 18 proposals from top schools that included...