The next round of community conversations for the update of PlaNYC was announced. For more on the update process see my post on PlaNYC 2.0. The schedule for upcoming meetings is: Upper Manhattan Monday, December 6th, 2010 7:00PM – 9:00PM State Office Building 2nd Flr. Gallery 163 West 125th Street, (enter on 126th) A, B, […]
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Last year New York governor Paterson announced an ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions for the state to 80% below 1990 levels by the year 2050. Last week, the New York Climate Action Council, the committee formed to prepare a plan to achieve this goal, released their first interim report. There will be a 6 […]
This is sort of an older graphic. It is from the Winter of 2009, but I thought it was a lovely visualization and worth a share. The map is interactive so get into it.
A new plan was recently unvieled for the “decarbonization” of Chicago. The brain-child of architecture firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill (AS+GG), the study hinges upon eight key strategies for meeting the city’s carbon reduction goals of 25% by 2020. These numbers were set out by the renown Chicago Climate Action Plan and included the […]
Not Carbon This Time Amidst the new wave of shock and awe about how certain stimulus monies were spent (eh hem AIG), it seems that certain municipalities and counties are getting creative with how to spend their funding. A few counties in Southern LA, decided that they didn’t have any shovel ready transportation projects, so […]