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Halfway through the implementation of the NYC Green Infrastructure Plan, what evidence do we have to support the policy’s environmental and social impact? In the final installment of this series, we will explore the environmental and well being benefits of green infrastructure, and how stakeholders are evaluating the impact in the South Bronx.
NYC Put Millions Into Green Infrastructure by the Bronx River. Did it Work? (Part 3)
Rezoning and gentrification are sensitive subjects, but there is a way to balance modernization without the displacement of culture or minorities. Learn about why racial impact studies are so important and how powerful the ULURP process can be to communities.
Rezoning & Gentrification: How to Develop Without Destroying
A small fraction, less than 5% of the 7,000 plus green infrastructure assets built under the NYC Green Infrastructure Program are in the South Bronx. In part two of this series, we will examine the execution of DEP’s right-of-way rain garden strategy in the South Bronx. Publicly available information and interviews with DEP, former staff…
NYC Put Millions Into Green Infrastructure by the Bronx River. Did it Work? (Part 2)
The NYC Green Infrastructure Plan is putting $1.5B into green roofs, street trees, and more. Are communities in the Bronx River watershed reaping the benefits? This is the first in a new three-part series that is searching for an answer.
NYC Put Millions Into Green Infrastructure by the Bronx River. Did it Work?