Urban Omnibus launched in January of 2009. The development and pilot phase of Urban Omnibus were made possible by the Rockefeller Foundation’s New York City Cultural Innovation Fund.

Read “Why Urban Omnibus?“ by Rosalie Genevro, executive director of The Architectural League.

Founding Editors
Cassim Shepard
Varick Shute

Inaugural Editorial Board
Andrew Blum
Kadambari Baxi
Susan Morris

Inaugural Advisory Committee
Adam Greenfield, Author and Managing Director, Urbanscale LLC
Olympia Kazi, Former Executive Director, Van Alen Institute
Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, Executive Director, Queens Council on the Arts
Laura Kurgan, Director, Center for Spatial Research, (formerly Director, Spatial Information Design Lab), Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Deborah Marton, Executive Director, New York Restoration Project (former Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space)
Ellen Pollan, Deputy Director, Bronx Council on the Arts
Daniel Seltzer, Technology Strategist
Mark Shepard, Co-director, Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies, University of Buffalo
Beth Stryker, Architect and Media Artist
Rosten Woo, Former Executive Director, Center for Urban Pedagogy