City Council Environmental Protection Committee Hearing on PlaNYC 2030

An oversight hearing on the City’s PLANYC 2030 sustainability goal to "reduce global warning emissions by more than 30%" and how best to achieve it.

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Public Hearing and Rally for PlaNYC

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PlaNYC 2030 and supporters will gather in front of the CUNY Graduate Center at 8:15 a.m. to show support for PlaNYC and enter when the doors open for a New York State Assembly public hearing (brownfields and energy), which begins at 10 a.m. Wear green!  At 8:15 am we’ll have t-shirts, hats and stickers for […]

PlaNYC Mastermind Rohit Aggarwala Leaving NYC

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Rohit Aggarwala (better known as Rit), the lead author of PlaNYC 2030 and director of the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, is leaving the post he created from scratch, the Bloomberg administration announced today. Aggarwala will be stepping down in June to join his soon-to-be wife in California. Aggarwala was tapped in 2006 […]

PLANYC 2030 Special Briefing and Discussion

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Ariella Rosenberg Moran, Senior Policy Advisor on Sustainability at the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability will speak about the mayor’s sustainability initiative. Here’s your opportunity to hear first-hand about PLANYC 2030, ask questions and provide your comments during the public outreach stage.

Brooklyn Community Board 6 Transportation Committee Meeting: PlaNYC 2030 & Traffic Calming

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Brooklyn Community Board 6‘s Transportation Committee will be briefed by representatives for the Department of Transportation on the Mayor’s PlaNYC 2030 Transportation initatives, which includes a proposed Congestion Pricing pilot program.  The Transportation section of the plan can be reviewed in advance. Also, an update from representatives for the Department of Transportation on the Downtown […]

O’Donnell Supports PlaNYC, but Congestion Pricing?

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Below is State Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell’s response to a letter from Streetsblog contributor Glenn McAnanama urging O’Donnell to support congestion pricing. O’Donnell claims that no specific legislation has been introduced regarding PlaNYC so he cannot take a position. O’Donnell represents the 69th Assembly District which includes Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, and the Upper West […]