EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Mon, 2007-06-11 13:08.
A symposium held Friday by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign discussed the usefulness that bus rapid transit could have on easing congestion through the Tappan Zee Bridge/Interstate-287.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Mon, 2007-06-11 11:47.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Sun, 2007-06-10 20:16.
Bob Willard, a retired manager with IBM and now an expert on the business value of sustainability, gave a presentation in White Plains on The Business Case for Sustainability: Business Opportunities and Risk Management. The Business Council of Westchester and the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County sponsored the conference.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Thu, 2007-06-07 15:00.
At a symposium Friday, The Tri-State Transportation Campaign will explore the possibility of using buses to ease congestion and improve travel in the Tappan Zee Bridge-Interstate 287 corridor.
Four transit alternatives are being considered:
Submitted by Josh Abram on Thu, 2007-06-07 13:52.
Governor Eliot Spitzer and the federal government took huge strides for the environment today when he gave strong backing to Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan.
Spitzer, who had been studying the issue closely, seemed to be convinced by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's argument that pricing could help alleviate strains on the city's MTA.
Submitted by Josh Abram on Thu, 2007-06-07 12:13.
The Drum Major Institute released a report stating the congestion pricing will actually help the middle class. It outlines several key factors leading to its decision, a few of which are detailed below:
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Thu, 2007-06-07 12:11.
Last night, at a LIPA board of trustees meeting, Chairman Kevin Law and Chief Exec Richard Kessel got into a 'long winded' debate (pardon the pun) about the release of the costs for the proposed offshore wind farm.
Submitted by Josh Abram on Thu, 2007-06-07 11:33.
This Friday, June 8, marks the first hearing on NYC's Sustainability Proposal. Here's the rundown:
Who: Chairs of New York State Legislative Committees related to the environment, transportation, energy, etc.
What: Public hearing on the proposal, specifically congestion pricing and related topics.
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