Maps

421-a Geographic Exclusion Area (GEA) Existing Boundaries and Proposed Additions Overlaid With NY State Assembly Districts

New York City’s 421-a property tax exemption program was created in the 1970s, when the city was on hard times, to encourage developers to build new housing.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Map: 
421-a Geographic Exclusion Area (GEA) Existing Boundaries and Proposed Additions Overlaid With NY State Assembly Districts

Bus Rapid Transit - COMMUTE route proposal

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Elena Conte

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and MTA are seeking public input on the rollout of bus rapid transit (BRT) – a vital new addition to New York City’s transit landscape that will make speedier commutes a reality for tens of thousands of New Yorkers now forced to rely on slow local buses.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Transportation Equity
Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Map: 
Make BRT Better

Long Commutes for Low Wages

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Elena Conte

New York's mass transit systems do not serve all New Yorkers equally.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Transportation Equity
Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Map: 
NYC Residents Earning below $35,000/year with Commutes Longer than One hour

Retrofit Standardization Initiative: Building Type Selection Methodology

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Jen Becker
Nepal Asatthawasi

Pratt Center is working to dramatically expand the residential energy efficiency market though an innovative study to standardize retrofits.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Energy Efficiency
Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Map: 
Citywide Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Brooklyn Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Building Classes B1 and B3 Attached Only
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Attached Building Class B3
Bedford Stuyvesant Area Median Income and Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment

Transportation Equity Atlas

Pratt Center compiled the Transportation Equity Atlas to compare mobility and transit access among New York City neighborhoods. We found great disparities in transportation access between higher-income, professional workers and low-wage manual and service workers. High housing costs mean that...

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Transportation Equity
Date: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Map: 
Type of Employment by Residence
Job Centers of the NYC Region
Commuter Profile: Washington Heights
Commuter Destinations: Washington Heights Residents
Commuter Profile: West/Central Harlem
Commuter Destinations: West/Central Harlem
Commuter Profile: Melrose
Commuter Destinations: Melrose
Commuter Profile: Soundview
Commuter Destinations: Soundview
Commuter Profile: East Elmhurst
Commuter Destinations: East Elmhurst
Commuter Profile: Woodside
Commuter Destinations: Woodside
Commuter Profile: Downtown Brooklyn
Commuter Destinations: Downtown Brooklyn
Commuter Profile: Bushwick
Commuter Destinations: Bushwick
Commuter Profile: Flushing
Commuter Destinations: Flushing
Commuter Profile: Jamaica
Commuter Destinations: Jamaica
Commuter Profile: East Flatbush
Commuter Destinations: East Flatbush
Commuter Profile: Sunset Park
Commuter Destinations: Sunset Park
Commuter Origins: Flushing
Commuter Origins: Bathgate
Commuter Origins: Lower Concourse
Commuter Origins: Hunts Point
Commuter Origins: Long Island City
Commuter Origins: East Williamsburg
Commuter Origins: Downtown Jamaica
Commuter Origins: JFK Airport
Commuter Origins: Central Brooklyn Medical Centers
Commuter Origins: Sunset Park

Toward an Informed Rebuilding: Documenting Sandy's Impacts

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Jessie Braden

As communities, businesses, and government begin the long process of rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and planning for long-term resiliency, it’s imperative that they have comprehensive information on the storm’s impacts to

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Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Map: 
Coney Island: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Housing
Rockaways: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Housing
Lower Manhattan: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Median Household Income
New York City: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Median Household Income
Southeast Brooklyn: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Median Household Income
Southeast Queens: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Median Household Income
Staten Island: Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent and Median Household Income
Brooklyn and Queens Waterfront: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent
Lower Manhattan: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent
New York City: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent
Southeast Brooklyn: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent
Southeast Queens: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent
Staten Island: Race/Ethnicity and Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Extent