The following Letter to the Editor was published in Newsday on September 11th, 2019. You can read...Read More
The following are answers to The Foggiest Five, a set of questions asked to influential Long Islanders on the future of the region. This round features Steve Israel, who served as a Member of Congress from 2001 to 2017,...Read More
The following comments were submitted on February 27, 2019 to elected officials in the Town of Smithtown regarding updates to the town’s comprehensive plan, the first such update since 1961. The letter was reprinted as an...Read More
The following was published in Newsday on November 27th, 2018. You can read the original here. By Richard Murdocco While Queens braces itself for Amazon’s pending arrival, young professionals on Long Island dream of the...Read More
The following was first published by the NY Daily News on November 21st, 2018. You can read the original here. By Richard Murdocco The region is unprepared for Amazon’s embrace of Queens. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With...Read More
The following essay was published by NextLI, an project launched by Newsday in order to discuss the future and foster consensus around ways to make the Nassau/Suffolk region competitive, affordable and welcoming. NextLI is...Read More
The following was published in the November 25th edition of Long Island Business News. You can read the original here. Not every Long Island downtown is destined to become the “next Patchogue” or the “next Mineola,” and it’s...Read More
The following was published on New Geography on 11/11/2014. You can find the piece here. The piece was adapted from my recent LIBN piece “Elephants in the Room”. Long Island is the birthplace of suburbia, from...Read More
In the October 7th issue of New York Magazine, Justin Davidson wrote a piece entitled “How Do You Fix Long Island?”. The work prompted me to pen the following response piece, which was published in the October 14th...Read More
What follows is an entry written by Tullio Bertoli, Commissioner of Planning in the Town of Brookhaven. This is Bertoli’s second entry on The Foggiest Idea. RETURNING TO HUMANISTIC PLANNINGAnd the sublime comes downTo the...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/