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The New Plan: How OneNYC builds on PlaNYC

On Earth Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio took the opportunity to announce his plan for "A Strong and Just City" called OneNYC. Mayor de Blasio was elected on a platform of equality across the city – uniting what he called the ‘two New Yorks’ – and this plan shows his commitment to that vision. Here's what Abbey Brown, Environmental Defense Fund's Clean Energy Project Manager, had to say about OneNYC over on the EDF blog:

Clean air? Not without clean heat, says the Environmental Defense Fund

We’re quite proud of the work we do here at Bike New York to promote cycling as an environmentally conscious and sustainable means of zero-emissions transportation and recreation—but we’re not the only ones working to make NYC a healthier, cleaner place. This year we’re proud to announce the Environmental Defense Fund as a sponsor of the TD Five Boro Bike Tour (which is itself no slouch when it comes to environmental concerns; last year the Tour was the first-ever sporting event in NYC to be certified sustainable by the Council for Responsible Sport). We were honored recently to catch up...