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How Army Engineers Are 'Unwatering' NYCs Tunnels

November 1, 2012 - in Emergency

The scale is staggering: Superstorm Sandy flooded New York City’s network of underground and vehicular tunnels with up to 400 million gallons of water. On Thursday, the U.S. military began to bring some of its heavy equipment into place – from generators…

New York Is Lagging as Seas and Risks Rise, Critics Warn

October 30, 2012 - in Uncategorized

The following feature appeared in the New York Times on Sept. 12, 2012. So far, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has commissioned exhaustive research on the…

Mapping New York’s Changing Population

August 31, 2012 - in Analysis

Joel Alvarez is a member of DCP’s Population Division, the hub of demographic expertise in New York City. Here, Alvarez shares how to easily access…

Mapping New York's Changing Population

August 31, 2012 - in Analysis

Joel Alvarez is a member of DCP’s Population Division, the hub of demographic expertise in New York City. Here, Alvarez shares how to easily access NYC-specific Census data, what the city’s households will look like in the future, and why last year’s…

Tunneling Below Second Avenue

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

In Manhattan, where street traffic tends to stall, only one subway runs the length of the East Side. Every weekday, 1.3 million passengers — more than are carried in 24 hours by the transit systems of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco combined — cram onto…

Tunneling Below Second Avenue

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

In Manhattan, where street traffic tends to stall, only one subway runs the length of the East Side. Every weekday, 1.3 million passengers — more than are carried in 24 hours by the transit systems of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco combined — cram onto…

New York State Provides Grants for Regional Sustainable Plans

June 27, 2012 - in Energy, Planning, Projects

New York has provided communities with $10 million in funds statewide to pay for the creation of regional plans to promote sustainable development. The Cleaner, Greener Communities program is a $100 million competitive grant program from the New York State…

IBM Smarter Cities Technology Helps NYC Envision Solar Energy Leadership

June 7, 2012 - in Energy, Projects, Smart Cities

IBM is helping New York City (NYC) become a global leader in urban solar energy market analysis and sustainability through an innovative agreement with CUNY Ventures, a City University of New York (CUNY) Economic Development Corporation entity. The goal of…