by Jonathan Tarleton • April 30th, 2014
Last Thursday, four officials from the federal government, New York State, New York City, and New Jersey sat together on...
by Wyatt Cmar • March 24th, 2014
The crowd was surprisingly large for a Friday night lecture. Students, scientists, hobbyists, historians, and just about every brand of...
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.
by Urban Omnibus • August 27th, 2013
Legal scholar Gerald Frug appeals to designers, planners, and activists to understand better the legal structures that enable and constrain urban change.
The Omnibus Roundup – Jurisdictional Nightmares, Kickstarter Urbanism, Sharing City Data, Voting for Preservation, MovementTalks and Jane Walks
by Urban Omnibus • May 4th, 2012
THE LIMITS OF METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS “The jurisdictional boundaries of our municipalities are basically relics of history that bear almost no...
The Omnibus Roundup – Prefab Yards, Megapolitan America, MTA Blitzes, Extending Grids and What to Do
by Urban Omnibus • November 18th, 2011
PREFAB YARDS SHoP Architects and developer Bruce C. Ratner this week unveiled designs for the first Atlantic Yards tower, a...
On July 14th, a conference on the “Just City” was held in honor of the Ford Foundation’s 75th year, bringing together national and global experts in urban development. Set to “discover a new geography of possibility,” the day included a diverse range of panels to discuss challenges and solutions for urban regions.
by Samir Shah • April 28th, 2010
Samir Shah recaps “Innovation and the American Metropolis” and calls for a broad and values-based vision to guide design and planning's use of technology.