UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti participated in a three-way conversation with Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of City Limits (moderator) and journalist/author Juan Gonzalez, "The de Blasio Authors Weigh In: Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Viteritti on the Mayor's Past and Future." A edited transcript of the conversation has been published simultaneously online in City Limits and the Nation magazines along with complete podcasts [...]
UPP Distinguished Prof. Peter Kwong is quoted in NY times article, "Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity", Liz Robbins, ( 2016, July 20). As the only Chinese-American in the N.B.A., Mr. Lin represents a new “model minority,” said Peter Kwong, a professor of urban affairs at [...]
UPP Prof. Owen Gutfreund was featured in a TV news story on "Fox5 News at 5", on Thursday June 9th, at 5:07pm. The subject of the story was on crowded city sidewalks.
Urban Policy and Planning Department Professor William Milczarski and Sociology Professors Peter Tuckel and Mike Owen Benediktsson recently released a study, Etiquette of Riders on New York City Subways, as it relates to the MTA's Courtesy Counts Campaign. For further reading, click on the links below. "How Badly Do New York City Subway Riders Actually [...]
UPP Adjunct Assistant Professor Jennifer Nelles was cited in a Next City article about ARC and Gateway, "What One Really Expensive Tunnel Means to U.S Train Travel", April 4, 2016.
Our 2009 Urban Planning degree alum, Ryan Rzepecki, is the CEO of Social Bicycles (SoBi), an NYC-based company that recently won a contract to manage Portland's bike share system. The proposal calls for a 600-bike fleet as part of a long-delayed bike rental program to be rolled out as soon as next summer in order [...]
UPP Distinguished Professor Peter Kwong, a.k.a. the Dean of Chinatown Scholars, is quoted in New York Magazine article, “How Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?”
UPP Distinguished Professor Peter Kwong, known by many in Chinatown as the Dean of Chinatown scholars, is quoted in the September 24, 2015 New Yorker Magazine article, “How Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?” Prof. Kwong, the author of numerous books on Chinese-American immigrants says, “Chinatown has reinvented itself, that’s why it’s still here.” For further reading, [...]
Philip Mark Plotch, Political Science Professor at St. Peter's University in Jersey City, NJ and former UAP Adjunct Lecturer, is interviewed on WNYC in a 2-part interview, "The New Tappan Zee Isn't as Innocent as It Looks," about the political history of the new crossing being built north of the Tappan Zee Bridge and his [...]