Where do the street trees come from, and where does the compost go? Rikers Island was the city’s growing outpost for years. But does “greening” the prison always improve things for prisoners?
The city that never sleeps depends on 396,572 street lights. As bright white LEDs replace the familiar amber glow, what does tomorrow (night) hold?
In West Harlem, a wastewater treatment plants hides beneath a 28-acre state park.
A huge range of emergent technologies give police new ways gather data and surveil. What’s on the market?