Overcrowded schools. Packed subways. Little open space. When the City fails to predict & plan for the development of rezoned areas, neighborhoods bear the weight. Read MAS's report on the miscalculations for the rezoning of LIC & Downtown Brooklyn: https://www.mas.org/initiatives/reforming-ceqr/
New Yorkers of all ages have been stopping by the MAS 125th anniversary exhibit “Toward a Livable City” on this @ohny weekend. Check out the exhibit tomorrow as well, from 11:00 AM–5:00 PM at 536 LaGuardia Place. #OHNY
@mas_nyc Swipe to see the stark differences between projected development sites vs. completed/future development of Long Island City, one of the rezoned neighborhoods explored in our latest report, “A Tale of Two Rezonings: Taking a Harder Look at CEQR.” The report revisits the Long Island City and Downtown Brooklyn rezonings to expose the unexpected (and therefore, unplanned) consequences that resulted from the City’s actions, and shares our recommendations to fix the process. Read more at the link in bio.