The Manhattan Waterfront Greenway is an important open space resource for the city, providing access to the shoreline for a variety of activities, integrating larger parks within a connected network, and providing a bicycle transportation facility for recreation and commuting.
The City is developing a community-driven, multi-modal Transportation Improvement Strategy for the North Shore of Staten Island. The strategy will provide short-term, mid-term, and long-term recommendations to address existing issues and projected future development on the North Shore.
Subway commuting data can offer clues to the residential and commercial use of space in the city which can help to inform planning decisions that will support economic and residential growth development in new and emerging areas. We set out to explore the New York MTA’s turnstile data.
This month’s Economic Snapshot looks at commuting trends in New York City. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, around half of NYC residents commute to a job outside their borough of residence.