March 12, 2013 | NY Post

Subways Smash 1940s Rider Record

"Riders under 30 are flocking to the subways because they are using the system during hours that were traditionally slow times," said Mitchell Moss.

In The News

March 18, 2013 | NY Times

Saving Schools And Libraries By Giving Up The Land They Sit On

"At a time when people don't want to raise taxes, taking advantage of the value of the property is one of the more intelligent ways to invest in the library system while getting new revenue," said Mitchell Moss.

March 10, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Push for Storm 'Bank'

"The loan proposal recognizes that New York's needs for rebuilding infrastructure will be continuing," said Mitchell Moss.

March 5, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

New Project Brings Anchor to Navy Yard

"What makes this great, what makes New York different, is not how we build new buildings, it's how we reuse old buildings," said Mitchell Moss, a New York University urban-planning professor.

February 18, 2013 | NY Times

‘Organic’ Dry Cleaners Can Serve as Barometer of Gentrification

"We’ve gone way beyond organic food, and Starbucks is passè," said Mitchell Moss, "Organic cleaners have become a barometer.""

October 30, 2012 | CNN

Sandy Debunks 'Nanny State'

It takes a disaster to remind us how much we depend on our local and state governments.

October 23 2012 | NY Times

Cuban Missile Crisis, 50 Years Ago, Had the City and the World Worried

"You had bomb shelters, you had alerts and you had buildings which were clearly marked civil defense...the Cuban missile crisis reinforced a set of existing tensions that already had a real-world presence."

October 13 2012 | Star Tribune

World’s tallest Ferris wheel will be rolling into New York City

"Gives Staten Island an identity beyond its role as a suburban community."

October 4 2012 | NY Times

In Debate on Domestic Policy, No Talk of Cities

"The reason they don't care about cities is that the independent voters they're seeking are in the suburbs."

July 18, 2012 |The Huffington Post

Using the Olympics to Stimulate Urban Growth

"All too often, the host cities are burdened with a mountain of debt and facilities that they cannot afford to maintain and for which there is only limited demand."

The Texas Economy

More Texans Make Super-Sized Commutes

"In a recent study conducted by Mitchell L. Moss, of New York University's Rudin Center for Transportation, a 'super-commuter' was defined as any individual who lives beyond the census-defined Combined Statistical Area (CSA) of their workplace."

In The News: Video

NYU Professor Mitchell Moss predicts that digital media will replace finance as New York City's main engine of economic growth in the 21st century.


Rudin Center for Transportation | NYU

Commuting to Manhattan [PDF]

A study of residence location trends for Manhattan workers from 2002 to 2009

Mitchell L. Moss, Carson Y. Qing, and Sarah Kaufman, 2012

The workforce of Manhattan is growing and changing. This study looks at who is working in Manhattan and where they come live.

Rudin Center for Transportation | NYU

The Emergence of the "Super-Commuter" [PDF]

Mitchell L. Moss and Carson Y. Qing, 2012

A new force in transportation are people who commute well beyond the boundaries of their metropolitan area where to work.

Rudin Center for Transportation | NYU

The Dynamic Population of Manhattan [PDF]

Mitchell L. Moss and Carson Y. Qing, 2012

Manhattan, with a residential population of 1.6 million more than doubles its daytime population as a result of the complex network of transit options that link Manhattan to the surrounding counties, cities and towns.

Rudin Center for Transportation | NYU

How New York City Won the Olympics [PDF]

Mitchell L. Moss, 2011

Do cities benefit from hosting large-scale sports events such as the Olympics or the World Cup?

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