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Bronx
Projects, Studies and Proposals
Active Studies & Proposals:
Edgewater Park Resiliency Resilient Neighborhoods - Edgewater Park
As part of the Resilient Neighborhoods initiative, the Department of City Planning is working with the Edgewater Park community to identify changes to zoning and land use and other actions that support the preservation of neighborhood character while helping residents withstand and recover quickly from future storms, coastal flooding, and other climate events. Edgewater Park was selected not only because of the flood risk presented by being built out to the waters edge, but also because of the neighborhood’s tightly built bungalow style building form and its unique ownership structure.
Harding Park Resiliency Resilient Neighborhoods - Harding Park
As part of the Resilient Neighborhoods initiative, the Department of City Planning (DCP) is working with Harding Park to identify changes to zoning and land use and other actions that support the preservation of neighborhood character while addressing the risk of coastal flooding, in order to help residents withstand and recover quickly from future storms and other climate events. Harding Park was selected not only because of the flood risk presented by its location at the waters edge, but also because of the neighborhood’s diverse building form, its natural features and unique ownership structure.
Hutchinson River Parkway Study

Hutchinson River Parkway Study
The New York City Department of City Planning - Bronx Borough Office and Transportation Division – has undertaken a transportation study of the Hutchinson River Parkway Corridor beginning in the spring of 2013. The corridor study area lies roughly along the Hutchinson River Parkway/ New England Thruway between Baychester Avenue/ Pelham Parkway and Ferry Point Park. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the transportation needs along and surrounding the Hutchinson River Parkway corridor with the goal of improving existing conditions and developing longer-term recommendations for improvements as the area continues to grow.

Sheridan Expressway-Hunts Point Land Use and  Transportation Study

Sheridan Expressway-Hunts Point Land Use and Transportation Study (SEHP)
The Department of City Planning is leading a community visioning process as part of an interdisciplinary study of the Sheridan Expressway and surrounding area, with special attention paid to Hunts Point access. The planning work was awarded a $1.5 million TIGER II grant from the US Department of Transportation in 2010. The planning work will help the city and state identify the best possible set of investments and improvements to the Bronx highway system and the complementary economic, zoning and housing plans for the surrounding communities.

Sustainable Communities
Sustainable Communities - Bronx Metro-North
The Department of City Planning is participating in an unprecedented, bi-state collaboration of cities, counties and regional planning organzations who have united  to form the New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium.  The Consortium was awarded $3.5 million in funding in the inaugural year of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program. The consortium will undertake a combination of regionally and locally oriented initiatives to promote sustainable, transit-oriented development throughout the region. Initiatives DCP leads under the Sustainable Communities program include three studies: a coordinated neighborhood planning study in East New York, Brooklyn; an evaluation of  land use and transportation opportunities near Metro-North Stations in the Bronx; and several activities to advance citywide strategic planning efforts for building climate resilience.
 
Earlier Rezonings**:
** Earlier rezonings are no longer being updated. They are presented for reference purposes. Approved proposals are described as originally proposed by the Department of City Planning. Any modifications of the proposals by the City Planning Commission or the City Council are summarized under Public Review, where viewers may link to the CPC report and, in some instances, to the final enacted zoning text.
 

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