Hudson River Teacher Program – Wallerstein Collaborative – NYU Steinhardt

Using The Hudson River As A Resource For Teaching and LearningThe Hudson River Teacher Education Program was initiated with NSF funding to help teachers learn about current research and issues affecting the Hudson River Estuary and the New York Harbor. Our goal is to form a network of teachers, scie Source: Hudson River Teacher Program […]

Sustainable Waterfront Recreation Ideas | Sustainable Cities Collective

For cities located along a major waterfront – whether that’s a lake, river, or ocean – figuring out how to best utilize that space without harming the environment can be a challenge.

City Services Map (boat launches, public beaches, water quality)

Access to Geospatial or location-based information and data is provided to the public through NYCityMap. NYCityMap is targeted towards non-mapping professionals and provides a wealth of geographic-based information from the input of a single location. In addition to indicating the specific building requested, users can select additional layers to add to the map such as […]

Reimagining the Waterfront |

“This key CIVITAS initiative grew from recognition of the deteriorated condition of the East River Esplanade from 60th – 125th Streets and the documented lack of high-quality park space in the eastern areas of our community. Superstorm Sandy was a reminder that if we do not shape our waterfront edge, nature will continue to shape […]

“The Waterfront is the Optics for Everything in Our Society” | Waterfront Alliance

As city executive for New York City for the international engineering and design firm Arcadis, Peter Glus manages large-scale environmental projects, from implementing flood resiliency designs for subway stations, tunnels, bus depots, and public areas for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to repairing and flood-proofing the Bay Park sewage treatment plant, and managing the $1.6 billion […]