The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Project (LMCR) is an integrated coastal protection initiative being led by the Mayor's Office for Recovery & Resiliency aimed at reducing flood risk due to coastal storms and sea level rise in Lower Manhattan. The LMCR Project spans the Lower Manhattan coast from Montgomery Street to the northern end of Battery Park City, and seeks to improve access to the waterfront as well as enhance public spaces in the community.
Selected from more than 200 applications, the 11 winning RISE : NYC teams stand out for their innovative technologies. Together, they will share $30 million to implement their technologies at small businesses across the city.
We recently announced a group of 37 finalists for the RISE : NYC program who have been invited to participate in the competition's final stage. One finalist based right here in NYC is NYC Daylighting, which brings daylight into dark building interiors in the event of a power outage during a storm.
NYCEDC today announced the Neighborhood Game-Changer Investment Competition, a City initiative to create economic growth in five areas across New York City that were heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Mayor Bloomberg presented “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” the comprehensive and ambitious report that analyzes the city’s climate risks and outlines recommendations to protect neighborhoods and infrastructure from future climate events.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Seastreak today announced a partnership to provide temporary ferry service between the Rockaways and Manhattan while subway service on that route is suspended.