The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
New York City's ailing taxi industry is fighting what they call a "suicide surcharge," a new $2.50 fee they will be forced to charge riders below 95th Street in Manhattan. Eight drivers have already taken their lives as their business...
Toronto Mayor John Tory is intervening in transit plans with a call to speed up spending and the construction timeline for the relief line, designed to relieve crowding on the city's subway system in the urban core.
In an interview with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, former Arizona Governor and former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit recommends new approaches to the challenges facing the Colorado River watershed.
The 16-mile Purple Line light rail project, which connects Maryland suburbs in Montgomery and Prince George's counties to the D.C. Metro Gold, Red, and Orange lines, is facing a new lawsuit.