South Bronx

Consultant Review: Critique of NYSDOT Economic Analysis

Between 2004-2006, SBRWA put a great deal of time and energy into working with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) through the formal stakeholder process it was conducting for its Bruckner-Sheridan Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). In particular, the traffic model used by the Department has proven to be problematic. This “Best Practices Model” …

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South Bronx Vision: Transportation

Residents should be able to get around safely and efficiently without being forced to rely on cars. -Community Redevelopment Principles- The Bronx has 1.4 million people living within its borders, but has the lowest number of car ownership in New York City. In the South Bronx, only 25% of residents own cars; the rest get …

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South Bronx Vision: Housing

The new housing must include a mix of affordable units that reflects the actual incomes of area residents. We believe that at least 1,000 housing units should be built on the Sheridan footprint. The site and buildings must be designed to support this density, with high-quality shared spaces, indoors and out, that promote a strong …

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