Posts Tagged tax

How To Pay For New Transportation Infrastructure? Congestion Tolling.

September 2, 2009
How To Pay For New Transportation Infrastructure? Congestion Tolling.

The good people over at Streetsblog posted a nice piece yesterday on a new poll which suggests that the public favors congestion tolling as a means to pay for new transportation infrastructure.  The article yeilds plenty of useful insights, but I am left wondering about who exactly was polled in this study.  As a reader […]

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NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

March 13, 2009
NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

Take Two Last week’s blog entry on the status of the New York City Green Roof Tax Abatement was pulled from the blog on Friday, March 6th when it came to our attention that there were some inaccuracies stated within it. The text where the inaccuracies lay was in the following paragraph: “The initiative is […]

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Bringing Ecology into Economy

January 6, 2009
Bringing Ecology into Economy

Architecture 2030’s Plan for Efficient Mortgages Architecture 2030, a non-profit organization founded in response to the global warming crisis and the role of the built environment with regard to the phenomenon, has issued their 2030 Stimulus Plan. It quite ingeniously matches preferred mortgage rates to houses that undergo energy efficiency retrofitting, with a significant reward […]

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Money for Green Roofs

June 26, 2008
Money for Green Roofs

State Legislature Passed a Green Roof Property Tax Abatement Good news for those of us who look out on flat black roof tops and shudder with thoughts of their lost potential. On June 24th, Assembly Bill 11226 was passed allowing building owners in New York City who install green roofs on at least 50 percent […]

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Tax Time

April 10, 2008
Tax Time

And Simulation Time While we all scramble to get those documents signed, sealed, and delivered, lets take a moment to think about where  tax dollars are going. As our economy likens itself to the titanic in an ever slow sinking-music still playing-one has to reflect on national priorities. This blog is not a space to […]

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