Listener Supported Public Media from Fordham University

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Tunein
  • YouTube
  • Flickr
  • Syndicate content

Mayor Bloomberg

PlaNYC Gets an Update

by
Bloomberg speaks at Harlem Stage
Kevin Clyne

Four years after New York City Mayor Bloomberg first introduced PlaNYC, it is getting a makeover. Mayor Bloomberg announced 132 new initiatives, including the phasing out of two of the dirtiest oils used to heat buildings.

Bloomberg, Clinton Announce Cleaner Air in Times Square

by Claudia Morell
Mayor Bloomberg and President Clinton
Claudia Morell, WFUV

The quality of air in Times Square is cleaner and healthier since a pedestrian plaza was opened in 2009, according to a recent study by the New York City Department of Health. The plaza is one of many around the city including Union Square, Columbus Circle, and Herald Square, and is part of Mayor Bloomberg’s initiative to make New York City “greener” by 2030.

World Trade Center Site Makes Progress

by Lorraine Dalton
View of World Trade Center Site from One of the New Buildings
Lorraine Dalton

Other cities leave carbon footprints from transportation emissions and more, but New York City’s carbon footprint comes from its buildings. 

WFUV News and Public Affairs

From interviews with newsmakers to features about local issues, the WFUV News team keeps listeners informed about the Tri-State area. Learn more.
How are we doing? Take our WFUV News survey.