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Roundup — Luxury Towers in the Park, Hope for Moynihan Station, East River Blueway, A Place to Live, Heartwalk, and What’s In The Water
by Urban Omnibus • February 8th, 2013
LUXURY TOWERS IN THE PARK The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is planning to tackle over 400,000 unaddressed repairs...
The Omnibus Roundup – Taxi of Tomorrow, Financing & Greening Infrastructure, Census Data 1940-style and Making Policy Public
by Urban Omnibus • April 5th, 2012
THE TAXI OF TOMORROW The "Taxi of Tomorrow", the Nissan NV200, the first taxi specifically designed and engineered for driving in New York City, has been unveiled. While the new cab will feature some major safety innovations, including airbags for passengers and lighter sliding doors, they are neither ADA compliant nor are they hybrids. These are two big criticisms. Nonetheless, the new features emerge...