Blogs from the NYU Wagner Community


The Wagner Planner

Financial Access Initiative

  • March 1, 2016

    Thanks to the generosity of the Citi Foundation, the US Financial Diaries
    launched a blog and webinar series in partnership with Stanford Social
    Innovation Review. The series looks at the financial lives of working
    Americans and...

  • February 29, 2016

    We were glad when Mark Zuckerberg picked Portfolios of the Poor: How the
    World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day  as one of his 23 picks for his book club,
    the Year of Reading...[but] Maddie Crum of the Huffington Post points out


  • April 22, 2016

    1. (American) Household Finance: The new issue of the Atlantic is all about Americans' finances. Some choice bits: Derek Thompson on why Americans (and many others)...

The Wagner Review

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management

  • April 25, 2016

     NY Governor's OfficeAnnouncing our newest report, Time to Get Moving: Improving commuter and intercity rail facilities and services on Manhattan’s West Side, written with Appleseed. An excerpt: “The approach to redeveloping the Farley Building and Penn Station that has been presented by Governor Cuomo, Empire State Development, Amtrak and the MTA offers a real opportunity to dramatically improve the … Continue reading Penn Station: Time to Get Moving →

  • April 22, 2016

    01-escalatorlarge-1We love transportation! And, we hope you enjoy this week’s reading list. This week, we’re reading about new attempts to marry shopping and dining experiences here in NYC with TurnStyle at the Columbus Circle subway station, impending L train repairs, and fun facts about floating concrete. What we’re reading this week: An Exhaustive and Accessible … Continue reading What We’re Reading →

  • April 15, 2016

    1482767533_e8d2c5f8ed_zIn case you you missed it, our assistant director for technology programming, Sarah Kaufman, recently guest posted to the Second Avenue Sagas blog. We highly recommend you read her piece, “Transit: The Gender Difference” here. This week, we’ve also been reading–and thinking–about the following transportation news items: MTA to solicit proposals for ‘New Fare Payment … Continue reading What We’re Reading →