Public Policy and Planning in New York

URPL-GP.2415, 3 points.

Semester: Fall


This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of New York City's governments and politics. We will examine the changing role of the mayor and other elected officials, organization of the municipal government, and the way in which state and regional governments affect public services and city policies. The course will explore the way in which political and economic forces affect public policies with an emphasis on land use planning and physical development, mayoral control of public schools, economic development, the redevelopment of lower Manhattan, congestion pricing, and waterfront development.


CORE-GP.1022 or URPL-GP.2660 or permission of instructor

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Fall 2014Micah LasherSyllabus
Fall 2012Mitchell L. MossSyllabus
Fall 2011Mitchell L. MossSyllabus
Fall 2010Mitchell L. MossSyllabus
Fall 2009Mitchell L. MossSyllabus
Fall 2008Mitchell L. MossSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Fall 2014Micah LasherEvaluation
Fall 2013Mitchell L. MossEvaluation
Fall 2011Moss, MitchellEvaluation
Fall 2010Moss, MitchellEvaluation
Fall 2009Moss, MitchellEvaluation
Fall 2008Moss, MitchellEvaluation
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Moss, Mitchell

Weekly Schedule:
Wed - 4:55 pm to 6:35 pm

Session Dates:
09/02/2015 to 12/15/2015

Bldg:GCASL Room:279