Posts tagged with "New York City":

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Jainey Bavishi to lead NYC’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency

Yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Jainey Bavishi as Director of the Office of Recovery and Resiliency. Bavishi will helm the city's OneNYC program, begun in April 2015, which aims to promote equitable growth and climate change resiliency. Key objectives include reducing 80 percent of the city's…
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First Look: Check out AN’s images of the 2nd Avenue Subway

Days before the 2nd Avenue Subway is set to open, the MTA allowed the public to tour the new station on 2nd Avenue and 96th Street. The new station comes with slightly more subway maps available to read at both platform and entry levels. The station is also filled with…
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New renderings emerge for Statue of Liberty museum

Each year, 4.3 million visitors descend onto Liberty Island, most of them with one goal: To get up close to Lady Liberty herself. Notably, few have access to the island’s museum and even less to climb into the statue.

Since September 11, 2001,…

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Governor Cuomo says Second Avenue Subway will open January 1, 2017

It's beginning to look a lot like an on-time opening for the Second Avenue Subway. Despite pictures of tunnels shrouded in scaffolding, and multiple missed project deadlines, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) assured a skeptical public this fall that phase one of the system’s newest line…
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NYC connects low-income communities to the worldwide web with digital vans

In its latest effort to expand internet access within public housing communities, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has hopped on the Pokémon Go craze.

Nestled in the heart of the LaGuardia Houses on Madison Street next to a mushroom-tiled sculpture—which is, itself,…