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December 17, 2015Options for increasing the efficient use of land, reducing construction costs, and effectively using cross-subsidies should be explored to maximize the amount of affordable housing that can be produced.
December 16, 2015This policy brief considers the implications of a recession for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) current financial plan.
December 15, 2015How much does it take to build in NYC?
Video City Budget
December 15, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer
Report Public Workforce
December 09, 2015The FDNY responds to more more medical emergencies than fires. The department needs a fundamental transformation.
Report Economic Development
November 29, 2015This brief assesses the performance of New York State's Regional Economic Development Councils over the past four years and offers recommendations for further improving data collected on projects and on the economic performance of the regions.
Special Feature City Budget
November 17, 2015Presents total expenses and headcount of New York City Police Department, focusing on overtime costs.
Video Public Workforce
November 17, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton in November 2015.
November 12, 2015This report looks at New York City rent burdens in more detail, using an in-depth housing survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau to consider a variety of household characteristics.
November 10, 2015CBC Breakfast with SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher
November 03, 2015Why delaying plans for the second phase of the Second Avenue subway is sensible.
Blog Economic Development
October 20, 2015In 2008, CBC called for the elimination of the Empire Zones jobs program amid concerns it wasted public resources. In 2010, New York State replaced Empire Zones with the streamlined Excelsior Jobs Program. Excelsior was designed to avoid the errors of Empire Zones but until recently it has been difficult to assess to what degree it achieves its objectives.
Special Feature City Budget
October 14, 2015Facts about the NYC budget in 2015, focusing on recession risk and citywide savings plan.
October 09, 2015The announcement of an agreement for funding the MTA’s 2015-2019 capital plan is an important step in maintaining and enhancing the region’s most vital transportation assets. However, additional steps must be taken.
Special Feature Housing
September 18, 2015Basics about the finances and operations of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), including number of units operated in public housing and Section 8; rent collections; and benchmarking costs.
September 18, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYCHA Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye in September 2015.
Presentation City Budget
September 15, 2015CBC compares the Mayor’s FY2016 budget savings agenda, called the Citywide Savings Program, or CSP, with the Program to Eliminate the Gap (PEG) in fiscal years 2010 to 2015.
September 14, 2015identifies the best and worst train stations in New York City Transit-MTA system.
August 31, 2015This brief examines why the subway stations of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority never reach a state of good repair and recommends how to address the challenge.
Special Feature Transportation
August 31, 2015The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) latest survey of the condition of its 467 subway stations in 2012 showed more than one in four of all structural components were not in a satisfactory condition—known in the jargon as a “state of good repair” or SGR. This map reveals the condition of the components of all 467 subway stations.