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.
Large Community Case Study: Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor, Arlington, VA
Case study describes successful downtown redevelopment and transit-oriented development.
In some ways Long Island is similar to our suburban neighbors, but there are significant ways in which we’re worried about different things.
The Value of Public Education
Public colleges and universities provide affordable educational opportunities for many.
Residential Satisfaction and Downtown Development
A poll of Long Island residents, as well as residents of suburban northern New Jersey, Westchester and southern Connecticut suburbs.
The Island’s Emissions
We have a lot of work to do in order to reduce emissions by 2045.
Special Analysis: Getting It Done
Aligning Long Island’s development process with sustainable economic development
What’s the potential of underutilized property in our downtowns and around our rail stations?
The Power to Save
Long Islanders pay some of the highest public utility rates in the country.
What’s in the Water?
Protecting the quality of our water is critical to our future.
Permit Review Process and Downtown Development
A survey of Long Island local officials asking if our existing development review practices and regulations are aligned with the goal of developing more vibrant, mixed-use downtowns.