by Urban Omnibus • January 29th, 2014
Damon Rich shares how the design and programming of Newark's Riverfront Park honors decades of local struggles around equity and identity.
Roundup — High Bridge Groundbreaking, Cleaning up the Gowanus, Slower Subways, Sunlit Buildings, Sandy Updates, Birders, Cinebeasts and Landmarkss
by Urban Omnibus • January 18th, 2013
HIGH BRIDGE RENOVATION BEGINS The City broke ground last Friday on a $61 million renovation of the city’s oldest standing bridge. The High...
The Omnibus Roundup – Troubles at NYCHA, Changes to Street Signs and Superfund, Uses for Bees and Sand, and Congestion Defining
by Urban Omnibus • August 17th, 2012
HELP ME TO HELP YOU First, NYCHA came under fire for not releasing a $10 million internal report by the...
The Omnibus Roundup – Energy Report, Kill Switches, Throwdown Revisited, Omni-content Updates and Gong Xi Fa Cái!
by Urban Omnibus • February 4th, 2011
THE ENERGY REPORT Continuing on their Roadmap 2050, AMO teamed up with WWF and Ecofys to envision a world completely run by renewable energy in the next forty years. Today, the organizations collaboratively launched The Energy Report – a comprehensive plan to harness...
by Urban Omnibus • October 1st, 2010
First up on this week's roundup: stuff to check out this week. Our October calendars are bursting with a plethora of first-rate events, installations, programs and otherwise worthy additions to your to-do list. For the advance planners out there, check out the line-ups for another event-packed weekend starting October 8. Next weekend brings both Conflux, a festival devoted to art and technology in the urban environment, and Open House...
Since the Omnibus crew decamped from our previous digs on the banks of the Gowanus Canal this past fall, we’ve tried to hold ourselves back from reblogging every time its tortuous path to cleanup makes the news. But today that path became a little clearer – the Canal has been designated a Federal Superfund site. According the New York Times,
The Omnibus Roundup – Coney deal, stalled sites, canal plans, interstate adaptive reuse, biking rules
by Urban Omnibus • November 13th, 2009
The city has been abuzz with news of the Bloomberg administration's $95.6 million deal with Thor Equities for 6.9 acres in Coney Island. Read about the details in the city's press release or the New York Times, and then check out