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A Bloomberg administration plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.
In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.VIDEO
Adrian Benepe recounts his 30-plus year career working in city parks in the book "Central Park: An Anthology" and in his interview on MetroFocus.VIDEO
How do you reduce noise in one of the loudest cities in the world?
Do NYC urban planners have infrastructure and environmental advice for slum-filled cities in other parts of the world?
New York City's cycling organizations are creating healthier kids, as well as the next generation of transportation activists.
An EPA competition launched with 14 participants in 2010. Now 3,300 buildings are competing, with some unusual entrants in the metro region.