Planning and DesignCategory
Allow public access to Washington Square Arch, Prison Martyrs Monument and Hart and North Brothers Islands, RPA’s Moses Gates told the NYC..
Do cities make us rude?
They might, according to social scientists interviewed by BBC podcast the Why Factor, but that isn’t necessaril..
When city residents or planners talk about congestion in urban areas, a lot of common images come to mind. Crowded trains and platforms. S..
The New York Times ran articles last month about kids in NYC, highlighting the everyday lives of young teenagers in the nation’s biggest c..
Hint: it’s not East Williamsburg.
Neighborhood names come and go in New York, and always have. The East Village was born out of the Low..
RPA Chief Planner Chris Jones gave this address at the Real Estate Marketplace Awards, sponsored by the Queens Tribune and the Press of So..
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 ..