- September 2003
With economic woes that go well beyond 9/11, New York needs a bold new vision to renew the citys economy. In this acclaimed report, the Center for an Urban Future lays out a plan for growth that transcends skyscrapers and stock tickers.
- June 2003
Government should help employers hang on to their workers during tough times--its certainly cheaper than unemployment checks.
- May 2003
Call for Backup
If the city's serious about making downtown thrive, a small investment in wireless technology will pay huge dividends.
- April 2003
New York can't afford not to build a 21st-century public transportation system.
- March 2003
Though little heeded by the public and press, union-affiliated training is transforming New York's workforce landscape. In this new report, the Center offers the first comprehensive look at labor's substantial, and successful, training efforts.
- March 2003
Learning from Labor
Unions operate a number of New York City's most successful job training programs. But the publicly run workforce system has met these labor successes with indifference, or worse.
- February 2003
Slow Down on Far West Midtown
With virtually no public discussion, the plan for Far West Midtown is going full speed ahead.
- January 2003
Do Something For New York City, George!
In this press release on the eve of the governor's budget proposal, the Center offers new data to support reinstating the commuter tax--a move Governor Pataki has yet to endorse.
- December 2002
Succeeding With Sectors
How the Bloomberg administration can move sector-based economic development from the conference room to the real world.