Auto-Free New York: Moving NYC Toward Energy Independence

A meeting of Auto-Free New York entitled "Moving NYC Toward Energy Independence" and featuring Dan Miner, Chairman of the Energy Committee of the Sierra Club’s New York City chapter.

Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility.

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Auto-Free New York Monthly Meeting

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006, 6 to 8pm:"Residential Parking Strategies for Reducing Car Use in NYC"Special Guest: Jeffrey Otto, Citizens Housing & Planning Council Auto-Free NY has been holding FREE monthly meetings, featuring a wide variety of guest speakers, since its founding in February, 1989. Usually held in lower Manhattan, they are free, open to the […]

Auto-Free New York: Light Rail in France

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The September monthly meeting of Auto-Free New York will feature remarks by Paul Rivey, Civil Engineer and Urban Planner from Paris. More than a dozen medium-sized French cities have built new light rail systems in the past two decades. Now even Paris has caught the spirit and completed its first line within the city walls. […]

Parochial Thinking Amid Ominous Signs

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The Committee to Keep NYC "Congestion Tax Free." Front row, left to right: John Corlett, Automobile Club of New York; Ray Irrera, Queens Chamber of Commerce; Council Member David Weprin; Lobbyist Walter McCaffrey; Joe Conley of Queens Community Board 2. Ominous warnings relating to energy consumption have come recently from people on both ends of the political spectrum. The free-marketeers at […]

Today’s Headlines

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State Tries to Make LI More Bike-Friendly (Newsday) PlaNYC Gives Climate Change Short Shrift (Voice) Related: Bloomberg’s Sustainability Plan ‘Presidential Posturing’ (Voice) Feds to Patrol LIRR and Metro-North (Daily News) MTA Signs Second Ave. Subway Contract (NY Sun) LIRR Plans for More Rush-Hour Trains (1010 WINS) London’s Twice as Good as NYC on Green Electricity […]