Metro-North looks to cash in on real estate near stations, fuel rider growth (Newsday)

♦ Sustainable Long Island is quoted in today’s Newsday about the concept of Transit Oriented Development. The article is highlights a proposal to develop housing and retail space at the Metro-North station in Harrison, NY.


Bank of America Foundation Awards $25,000 to Sustainable Long Island

♦ Sustainable Long Island has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation in support of the organization’s youth-staffed farmers’ markets projects and community gardens initiatives


Long Beach residents give input on new boardwalk design (News12LI)

♦ Long Beach residents got their chance to give their ideas about what they want to see when the city rebuilds the boardwalk destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

About 85 residents took part in a focus group run by Sustainable Long Island.

Some residents said they hope to see shops and restaurants along the new boardwalk […]