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Free Parking:
Is it the Secret Ingredient
in NYC’s Traffic Problem?

In a city with crowded streets, a rising population and soaring land prices, most New York City parking is free. Experts say that contributes to a shortage of spaces that generates traffic, obstructs deliveries, slows buses and drives motorists crazy.

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What is Zoning?

Check out the Department of City Planning’s new online Zoning Resolution. Zoning is a set of laws that govern how large buildings can be, how they are built and what they are used for.

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ULURP Explained

The Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) is a standardized procedure whereby applications affecting the land use of the city are publicly reviewed.

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Affordable Housing 101

For decades, government at all levels has taken steps that made housing more affordable to some residents. It uses a number of tools to do so.

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