Could the next big tech boom be happening in New York?
As it begins work on a new regional plan, RPA’s vision of a metropolitan region with strong, vibrant urban communities seems more achievable than ever.
Transit envy? Yeah, maybe a little. New York’s subway has 468 stations, free transfers and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
In New York, a third of all households are single people living alone; in San Francisco, it’s 38 percent. Why aren’t we designing housing for that demographic?
In cities, quality of life is shaped by much more than housing alone; how the public realm completes the picture is key.
For this self-described “time philanthropist,” every day is another opportunity for edification.
In cities across America, the phrase “complete streets” has become a mantra. New York City is leading the way.