Planning and DesignCategory
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 ..
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..