Studies

NYCEDC publishes various reports on how to best position the City for growth.

  • Southern Manhattan Coastal Protection Study

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    The Southern Manhattan Coastal Protection Study looks at the technical, environmental, legal and financial feasibility of developing a multi-purpose levee on the East River as a coastal protection measure for Southern Manhattan.

  • Citywide Ferry Study 2013

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    A blueprint outlining potential expansion of ferry service in New York City that draws on new census data and ridership data from historic and recently implemented ferry services in the city.

  • Ferry Policy and Planning in New York City: Considerations for a Five-Borough Ferry System

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    A report to inform local stakeholders of best practices and lessons learned from implementing new ferry services within the five boroughs.

  • New York City Commercial Real Estate Competitiveness Study

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    A study of the New York City commercial office market in connection with the changing profile of the city’s economy.

  • A Stronger, More Resilient New York

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    Read the comprehensive plan that contains recommendations both for rebuilding the communities impacted by Sandy and increasing the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide.