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It’s Infrastructure Week! This week RPA Lab is featuring articles about the infrastructure needs of the New York metropolitan region. Stay..
Walking is as close to a magic cure as there can be for better health, argues David H. Freedman in his compelling Politico article on maki..
CT Next’s Innovation Places initiative sends a strong signal that Connecticut is serious about re-imagining its economic development strat..
Long-term planning efforts are difficult for government to implement. In a world where results need to be demonstrated within a 2 to 4-yea..
In the New York region, we have a rich array of anchor institutions, from very old universities and hospitals like Yale and Mount Sina..
Thousands of urban planners are descending on New York City this weekend for the annual American Planning Association conference, explorin..
Former Vice President Joe Biden exhorted attendees at Regional Plan Association’s 27th annual Assembly to become more vocal about the need..
Two million people in the New York metropolitan region, or 12%, live with a disability, which the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Commu..
In a region with rising income inequality as well as rising obesity rates, access to healthy, affordable food is more important than e..
Eleven percent of the region’s population lacks health insurance, which can be a significant barrier to access to health care. RPA’..