The following comments were formally submitted on December 21, 2020 to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor...Read More
Smithtown Matters: Traffic Tie-Ups Are Not An Easy Fix in Smithtown. With Future Development, They Are Likely to Get Worse
The following was written for Smithtown Matters, a local news site that focuses on issues within the Town. You can read the original piece here. By Richard Murdocco As Smithtown’s beleaguered road networks shoulder burdens that...Read More
The following comments were prepared in response to the Town of Oyster Bay’s strategies to revitalize downtown Hicksville, presented on November 17, 2016. You can see the plan here. My name is Richard Murdocco. I am the...Read More
The following was written for the Long Island Press. You can read the original here. Long Island is experiencing a welcome renewed boom of housing construction. But are we pricing out the region’s young families by building...Read More
The following appeared in the May 25th, 2015 edition of Crain’s New York Business. The original piece can be read here. “A surprising solution for city’s housing dilemma” (May 4) correctly addresses a growing...Read More
The following was written for the Long Island Press – the original version could be read here. On the North Shore, the Village of Bayville is looking to keep young professionals on Long Island, and so it plans to allow...Read More
Recently, Vision Long Island shared an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal on Long Island’s blossoming downtown redevelopment scene. In their post, the nonprofit commented that ”some of the regional commentary...Read More
In a recent LIBN Op-ed, Michael Watt describes “urban nodes”, a planning concept traditionally attributed to Kevin Lynch’s Image of the City, which broke down the most important elements of a city. According to Lynch, a node is...Read More
The following was published by Times Beacon Record Media on September 26th, 2012.You can read the online piece here. The hamlets of Stony Brook and Setauket are not known for fostering a “town and gown” relationship...Read More
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Looks like more storms are coming through too…
This afternoon’s thunderstorm was serious business - In one of the loudest sounds I’ve ever heard, lightning split a 75-year old Tulip tree! @NWSNewYorkNY
I used to love riding the M3s to Manhattan (when the AC was working!)
Some interesting points...
1. Commuters interviewed didn't seem to mind the retro M3s returning
2. The @LIRR kept the M3s in storage, almost as if it was in anticipation of the M9s being further delayed.
Meanwhile on that slender riotous island …
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Recently, the @GothamGazette published my op-ed on the push to build more housing within New York City's suburbs. You can read the piece here: https://www.thefoggiestidea.org/2022/07/06/gotham-gazette-stepping-up-suburban-housing-easier-said-than-done/