8,300 Acres Underutilized
These acres represent an untapped potential. What could we do with all of that property?
Venture Capital Investment
Venture capital investment on Long Island; 1999 to 2010
Number of new residential building permits issued for multifamily units; 2000 to 2010
Average Wage and Change in Employment
Average wage and change in employment by industry; 2005 to 2010
Research shows that increased screen time by children has an adverse effect on their health and development.
Change in Race and Ethnicity
Change in race and ethnicity; 1990 to 2010
Downtown Revitalization Approval Process
A comparison of the downtown revitalization approval process on Long Island vs. Fairfax, VA.
A Region Ready for Take-Off
Long Island is at a tipping point, where we have made serious movement toward creating a new innovation economy.
Two Decades of Population Change
Long Island is experiencing a loss of young people and a loss of children.
Local Government Expenditures
Local government expenditures on Long Island, change from 2000 to 2009
Change in Ridership
Percent change in annual train ridership; 2000 to 2010
Average Home Size
The average home size on Long Island from 1950 to today
Preserving Open Space
How much more open space do we need to preserve to meet our goal?
Affordable Homes on LI
Availability of affordable homes on Long Island
Inter-District and Intra-District Segregation on Long Island
Study measures the degree of segregation found within and between our school districts.
College readiness: New York State & Long Island by poverty level in 2010
Long Island at a Tipping Point
Can Long Island be a world class innovation powerhouse?
Long Island’s school districts divide students by race, ethnicity and income.
Long Island Survey: Land Use Planning Practices
A survey that examines the planning practices of 36 jurisdictions—14 cities and towns and 22 villages.
The Next Generation Speaks
Here’s what young people had to say about Long Island in a recent poll.
Re-thinking Accessory Housing
The accessory apartment has come a long way from the idea of a stuffy mother-in-law unit.
Building in LI Downtowns
9 facts and 1 conclusion about building in Long Island downtowns
The Cost of Making Ends Meet
Comparing bare bones expenses to average salaries in the region demonstrates that many families are struggling to make ends meet.
85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5, but only 14% of public education dollars are spend on early education in the U.S.
An Economy in Decline
Trends in employment and GMP on Long Island show an economy in decline.