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Vision 2020: NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan Drafting Mid-term Revisions

October 28, 2010
Vision 2020: NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan Drafting Mid-term Revisions

A public meeting was held on October 12th to discuss the new Draft Recommendations to Vision 2020: NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, which will be formalized and published by the end of the year. A wide variety of representatives from community initiatives and industry mariners participated in the negotiation to revise the plan – key topics […]

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PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

October 22, 2010
PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

PlaNYC was officially unveiled on Earth Day 2007 as a constellation of objectives to make a “Greaner, Greater New York,” including steps to reduce the city’s total carbon footprint by 30% by 2030. Community organizations and environmental groups were consulted in the creation of the plan and many organized around the goals of the plan. […]

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Green Infrastructure in the City

October 4, 2010
Green Infrastructure in the City

CISC is hosting an event on December 1st that deals specifically with issues of green infrastructure. We are in the process of designing our “save the date,” announcement so you will hear about it soon in more formal terms. But on a related note, New York City released its very own green infrastructure plan just […]

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Times Square Goes Under Water

July 26, 2010
Times Square Goes Under Water

Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Xiao and I am a summer Planning and Outreach Intern at CISC.  During the academic year, I am an undergraduate student at Dartmouth College, focusing on government and environmental studies as prospective majors.  Outside of the academic setting, I love photography, especially shooting events and public art/designs.  I look […]

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Streets for People.

May 5, 2010
Streets for People.

There was an interesting discussion on the Brian Lehrer show earlier about pedestrian plazas, hostile honking and other transit transitions in a city that is rethinking the role of streets and how they are shared. If you ride a bike in the Big Apple, you might notice a few things: -There are more people riding. […]

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