The Big Apple is getting more delicious. Hear from NYC Mayor Eric Adams here about how NYC's FRESH program has expanded access to fresh, healthy food for 1.2 million New Yorkers and counting.
City Planning's employee-led women's resource group had the honor of speaking with the first Black NYC Council Speaker, Adrienne Adams, and Council Member Nantasha Williams about Black women making it in city government. As we close out Black History Month and head into Women's History Month, watch the inspiring conversation here.
The Cross Bronx Expressway is a major source of noise and air pollution that divides largely Black and Latino work-class neighborhoods in the Bronx. With a $2 million federal grant, the community-driven Cross Bronx Expressway Study will identify strategies to reconnect communities, address inequitable health outcomes, expand open space, and increase safety. Learn more and watch the announcement here.
Taking the next steps towards a “City of Yes,” the Bronx Metro-North Plan will help ensure four new train stations coming to the East Bronx will support the local community with thousands of jobs and new homes. Learn about the plan and upcoming public engagement here.
This community-led plan will support a more affordable and equitable “City of Yes” with thousands of new homes including permanently income-restricted homes. It also promises to grow commercial and industrial jobs, infrastructure, and other improvements to Atlantic Avenue and surrounding blocks in Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Learn about the plan and upcoming public engagement here..
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