- LEED Silver hopeful Edge condos in Williamsburg stick it to our favorite maverick, Sarah Palin.
- Not all gloom and doom in commercial leasing; AOL inks 15-year lease for 76,000 square feet of additional space at LEED-AB registrant 770 Broadway.
- Regulators bless massive $1 billion, 346 megawatt offshore wind farm in southern New Jersey.
- New York City’s first electricity-powered delivery truck starts making deliveries in the Bronx; price tag a cool $216,000.00.
- Approval process begins for Related’s LEED Silver hopeful Kingsbridge Armory project in the Bronx.
- Port Authority releases updated schedule for World Trade Center redevelopment
- Councilman David Yassky and Transportation Alternatives pushing Bikes in Buildings Bill (Intro. 38, 2006) to require commercial and office buildings to offer bike access for workers.
- Green laundry machine primer.
- McMansions in New Jersey could soon be a thing of the past.
Bikes in Buildings Bill, Williamsburg’s LEED Silver Edge v. Sarah Palin, More Green Leasing, & Gotham’s First Electric Delivery Truck
gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of September 28, 2008, including a push for David Yassky’s Bikes in Buildings Bill, which would require commercial and office buildings to offer bike storage space to tenants, jabs at Sarah Palin from Williamsburg’s LEED Silver hopeful Edge condo project, more space for AOL at 770 Broadway, which is pursuing a LEED for Existing Buildings rating from USGBC, and the debut of the first electric-powered delivery truck in New York City, now making the rounds from Hunts Point in the Bronx.
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