This report contains statistics on the number of unsheltered homeless persons. Citywide outreach efforts by HOME-STAT, through which hundreds of highly-trained not-for-profit outreach staff, including licensed social workers, proactively canvass the streets to engage homeless New Yorkers.
Report summarizes the City's progress and introduces new initiatives that build on the accomplishments of Vision Zero's first five years. Report contains summary data describing the annual core outputs (street design, enforcement and safety education) and core outcomes (traffic fatalities).
The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) highlights NYC’s sustainable development achievements since 2015. It uses the common language of the Global Goals to translate NYC’s local actions to a global audience, with a focus on the five priority Goals for the 2018 HLPF.
Participation in the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)'s recreational boating program remained steady in 2018. Crews have been deployed to aid NYC Parks in clearing downed and damaged trees after last week's snowstorm.
Work has begun on a $300 million project to install new clean-burning co-generation engines at the North River Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in west Harlem. Ground was broken on a $31 million project to bring street and infrastructure improvements to Far Rockaway, Queens.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has completed a $14.5 million infrastructure upgrade project at Baisley Pond Park, Queens, to improve street conditions and prevent flooding.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)'s Bureau of Sustainability has launched the New York City Water Challenge to Universities, engaging six participating colleges to work to reduce their campus-wide average water consumption by five percent.
Deputy Commissioner of Wastewater Treatment, Pam Elardo, explains the projects underway to utilize organic food waste for energy production. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) completed solar photovoltaic and energy storage feasibility studies for six facilities.