Expansion

NYU’s Rubin Residence Hall on Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village July 15, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Faculty-Based Group Calls For Major Increase In NYU Classroom, Housing Space

A faculty group at NYU called for a major expansion of classroom space and other facilities on the current site of a sports center.

03/04/2014

Charter Schools

De Blasio Administration Scraps Plans For Opening, Expanding Some Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration on Thursday dealt a major blow to nine schools – some of them charter schools – that were hoping to open or expand.

02/27/2014

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (file/credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US Open Site Wins Approval For $500 Million Expansion Plan

The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.

07/25/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

State Senate GOP Calls Proposed Abortion Rights Expansion Extreme

Republicans in the New York State Senate have slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to expand abortion rights as an extreme measure from what they call the radical left.

01/29/2013

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Calls For Newark, JFK Airport Expansions

The Regional Plan Association also calls for upgrades at LaGuardia Airport, which doesn’t have room to expand.

01/28/2011

Generic Plane File Photo (credit: Getty images)

AC Airport Saw Record Traffic Numbers In ’10

More than 1.4 million passengers flew in or out of the airport last year, an 8 percent increase over the previous high set in 2007. It’s a 31 percent increase in scheduled service over 2009.

01/18/2011