Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Major Speech on Sustainability Challenges and Goals for New York City Through 2030

At an event hosted by the League of Conservation Voters, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver a major speech outlining sustainability challenges and goals for the City of New York through the year 2030. This will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw.

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Mayor Bloomberg Sustainability Speech Tomorrow

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At an event hosted by the League of Conservation Voters, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver a major speech outlining sustainability challenges and goals for the City of New York through the year 2030. This will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw. When Tuesday, December 12th, 2006, […]

Mayor Bloomberg to Deliver Speech on PlaNYC

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In a widely anticipated speech, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will release PlaNYC, the culmination of months of public meetings, feedback, and studies that have resulted in a set of proposed initiatives that will allow New York to meet the challenges faced as our population grows by nearly 1 million between now and 2030. PlaNYC will […]

Futurama 2030 Speech: News Round-Up

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Map from the city’s PlaNYC web site. See more maps at Gothamist. Coverage of yesterday’s long-term planning and sustainability speech, "New York City 2030: Accepting the Challenge." Text of the speech and video (NYC.gov) Bloomy’s Vision of 2030 Foresees Nightmare of Crowding & Crumbling (Post) When a question was raised about congestion pricing — a proposed policy […]

Uncool New York: NYC Lags in Combatting Climate Change

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Chris Smith has an outstanding story in this week’s New York Magazine pointing out that New York City has fallen behind other world cities in addressing climate change and challenging the Bloomberg Administration to do more. An excerpt: Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been cruising through his second term. At this point, with a gaudy approval […]

Is a 1.3 mph Increase in Crosstown Traffic Speed “Innovative?”

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  The Staten Island Advance reports on Monday’s press conference outlining the qualities that leading City Council members would like to see in the next DOT Commissioner. The Bloomberg Administration responded to the Council with the following statement: The Mayor will appoint a commissioner who will carry out policies to meet the sustainability challenges he […]

Breaking: Bloomberg to Announce Big Sustainability Plan Today

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In California With Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger We knew that a major policy announcement on long-term planning and environmental sustainability was imminent when we heard last week that Mayor Bloomberg had asked City Council to push back their sustainability hearing from September 18th to the 26th. A New York City Mayor likes nothing less than City Council trumping him on […]