This spring, planners from the Regional Plan Association and organizers from Make the Road New York (MRNY) held the first in a series of c..
The immediate impacts of extreme storms like Sandy, Irma, Harvey and Jose, Maria are front page news – detailing loss of life, injury, de..
Earlier this year, the New York State Department of Transportation announced plans to “transform” the Sheridan Expressway in the Bronx. At..
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..
Adding a supermarket to the neighborhood may not be enough to improve access to healthy foods.
In recent years, growing public and ..
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..
Sasha Blair-Goldensohn’s powerful first-person account in the New York Times reminds us that the New York City subway system’s biggest out..
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’..