Planning and DesignCategory
Habitat III, the international summit held in Quito, Ecuador this week, is huge. There are more than 30,000 people here to discuss how to ..
Here at RPA, we do a lot of digging through zoning ordinances. In fact, we’re doing it for every area surrounding a commuter rail station ..
Community Planning and Design
The Obama administration Monday called on cities and counties to rethink their zoning laws, in an effort ..
What do communities in the New York metropolitan area need? What could the region look like in the future? How can we promote shared prosp..
The tragic events of September 11, 2001, transformed our city and our country in countless ways. It altered our conception of security and..
In the late 1930s, Robert Moses advocated that the city build a bridge connecting Manhattan’s Battery Park with Hamilton Avenue in Brookly..
New York City’s record job growth through July is the latest evidence that the city’s economic resurgence represents a fundamental transfo..
There is a trend in dense urban areas toward buildings with smaller apartments, commonly called microunits. Many cities, mostly on the Wes..
We all have ideas about what needs to be fixed in the New York region. More affordable housing. Fewer packed subway cars or more frequent ..