by Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller • August 26th, 2015
Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller lay out their ambitious proposal for a pneumatic waste system affixed beneath the High Line and articulate how this expansion of infrastructural repurposing could fundamentally reshape what we do with our garbage.
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.
This week we bring you a special midsummer's roundup featuring the travails of developing new parks, updates on mega-projects from SPURA to Willets Point, the voice of our subways, the new LaGuardia and very old subway and train infrastructure, and what home means to some of the city's oldest residents.
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.
The Omnibus Roundup – NYU Approved, Freight Rail Revived, Bronx Rail Proposed, Tunnels Bored, Manhattan Waste Managed, Hive Installed, and the Olympic Games through Urbanist-colored Glasses
by Urban Omnibus • July 27th, 2012
NYU ANEW This Wednesday, the New York City Council approved the NYU 2031 proposals by a vote of 44-1, one...
The Omnibus Roundup – Parks and Payphones, Faster Trains and Networked Community Boards, The Bronx and the Bastille
by Urban Omnibus • July 13th, 2012
PUBLIC-PRIVATE LEGACY NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe is planning to leave the post he has held for a decade for...
by Manasvi Menon • August 2nd, 2011
Last Wednesday, members of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) gathered at the US Department of Transportation (DOT) headquarters in Washington,...
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...