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The report. The study. The long PDF assigned in classes, passed out at events and piled on desks. But is it ever read?
A few years ago,..
One hundred years ago, New York became the first city in the U.S. to pass a city-wide zoning ordinance. The new rules, intended to address..
Urban planners use the term “walkable” a lot. Walkable neighborhoods are good neighborhoods. Walkability improves health. It’s good for th..
...We are building on top of a discriminatory infrastructureMaya Wiley
Counsel to the Mayor of New York City
Pokémon Go, a smartphone-based game that encourages users to catch Pokémon creatures and visit various local destinations (PokéStops!) on ..
The New York region is healthier than ever before. It used to be that life expectancy in the metropolitan area was below that of the U.S….
When it comes to growth in the region, we have to think more about more than just housing. With people comes all the things needed for eve..
We devote a lot of time talking about why the New York metropolitan region needs a new, long-range plan. We’ve spent less time describing ..
What should the New York metropolitan region aspire to over the next 25 years? RPA has unveiled a comprehensive vision for the region, out..
Rendering of Times Square after proposed closure of Broadway to traffic between 59th and 23rd Streets from RPA’s 2nd Plan.
This week, R..