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New CISC Website

June 1, 2009

Same Great Institute It is with great pleasure that I direct you dear readers to our new website hosted at the same address as before www.cunysustainablecities.org. We hope you find it more user friendly and full of information about what we do and upcoming events. But most importantly, we hope you find it inviting so […]

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Times Square Transformations

May 27, 2009
Times Square Transformations

Time to Walk Around I haven’t had a chance to meander over to Times Square in the last few days, but I am looking forward to it. This is a change of heart for me, as well as for many other New Yorkers who generally try and avoid the place like the plague. But over […]

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Eco City Was A Dream

May 18, 2009
Eco City Was A Dream

But Not Looking Like It Will Become A Reality Most media sources that lean green covered the exciting emergence and development of China’s first eco-city, Dongtang. Actually, it would have been the world’s first start-from-scratch eco-city. Meant to be car free, renewable energy powered, and full of water recycling features, this city of 50,000 residents […]

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American Cities are Working on Sustainability

May 13, 2009
American Cities are Working on Sustainability

Or Something Like It Living Cities, a collaboration between 21 large philanthropic organizations, private corporations, and the public sector recently released a report, “Green Cities: How Urban Sustainability Efforts Can and Must Drive America‚Äôs Climate Change Policies.” In the opening letter from the CEO, the report is said to “showcase and support the innovative ways […]

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Monthly Metro Cards to Rise to $89

May 7, 2009

Its still better than $103, right? Or is the joke on us? The bill signed into place by Albany law makers last night, that will prevent huge fare hikes and service cuts from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), might already have some problems. As City Room reports, the plan will be raising less money than […]

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