by Urban Omnibus • March 4th, 2015
Laura Hansen explains how the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership supports the local non-profits that operate the city’s newest plazas and asks how much we should, and can, rely on private support for maintaining our public realm.
by Kaja Kühl and June Williamson • March 12th, 2014
Kaja Kühl and June Williamson explain how improved parking design can spur suburban downtown development in line with community goals of attracting young people, providing affordable housing, and stimulating local economies.
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...
Roundup — SPURA RFP, Simpler Signs, the Pothole Gang, Chelsea Wi-Fi, Sandy Updates, Trash Dance, and Lowering the Cost of Housing
by Urban Omnibus • January 11th, 2013
SEWARD PARK RFP RELEASED This past Wednesday, 45 years after being cleared in the name of urban renewal, six acres...
Roundup – Co-op City, A Cloud of Bottles, Parking and Culture in Downtown Brooklyn, Atlantic Yards Prefab, Post-Sandy Updates and Upcoming Events
by Urban Omnibus • November 30th, 2012
KEEPING CO-OP CITY AFFORDABLE This week, Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg and US HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a $621.5 million...
The Omnibus Roundup – Cornell Tech, Four Freedoms, Gowanus Robots, Yankee Parking, Conflux, Ferry Networks, and Contested Territories
by Urban Omnibus • October 19th, 2012
ROOSEVELT ISLAND FUTURE: CORNELL NYC TECH It’s been a big week for Roosevelt Island. First, Cornell University unveiled its plans...
The Omnibus Roundup – Hudson Yards, LaGuardia Access, Hudson Square, Waste-to-Energy, Obscura Society, and Wired for Change
by Urban Omnibus • October 12th, 2012
HUDSON YARDS PREVIEW The Hudson Yards redevelopment, with its $6 billion price tag and 12 million square feet of new...
The Omnibus Roundup — Barclays Debut, LOOK!, the New York Wheel, QueensWay vs. Reactivated Rail, Field Trip Day, OHNY, and the NY Art Book Fair
by Urban Omnibus • September 28th, 2012
BARCLAYS CENTER DEBUT Brooklyn, get ready for Jay-Z, Babs, Dylan, Gaga, Bieber — and pro basketball, too! This week marks...
The Omnibus Roundup – 2nd Ave Explosion, Park Woes and Means, Ice Rinks, Parking Reports, and the Battle of Brooklyn
by Urban Omnibus • August 24th, 2012
SUB SITE DYNAMITE A routine underground detonation to create an elevator shaft for part of the Second Avenue subway construction...
by Kerri Culhane • August 8th, 2012
Kerri Culhane explains how geographical, historical and architectural factors make the Two Bridges neighborhood uniquely suited to realize the environmental, economic and social benefits of green infrastructure.