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.


Auto-Free New York Monthly Meeting

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

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. […]

Today’s Headlines

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 […]

The Energy Task Force: New York’s Electricity Roadmap

As recent brownouts and blackouts illustrate, bringing power to the five boroughs is a constant infrastructure challenge. Chairman of the Energy Task Force and Executive Vice President of the NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Gil Quinones will be joined by Kate Ascher, Executive Vice President of the EDC and author of The Works: Anatomy of […]