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Testimony Capital Spending
March 20, 2018NYC's Capital Commitment Plan is unrealistic in its ambition, obscures capital priorities, and discourages accountability for completing capital projects efficiently.
Blog Capital Spending
March 14, 2018Despite a pledge to collaborate with the City Council on a realistic Capital Commitment Plan, the City's overly ambitious proposal is neither realistic nor transparent.
December 18, 2018City officials cannot continue to expect the City can build its way to a solution; making real progress will require implementing operational strategies that alter the use of space and redirect students to facilities with capacity.
Video Capital Spending
December 06, 2013The next mayor will be constrained by a high debt burden that will require restraining capital spending. What principles should the next administration use to devise a long-term capital plan?
Report Capital Spending
December 06, 2013This report reviews capital planning and spending during Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure in order to suggest principles that can guide the development of a new long-term capital plan and financing strategy.
Video City Budget
February 07, 2013This expert panel discussed the findings of the 2013 Competitiveness scorecard, which assessed the New York City metropolitan area’s competitiveness in attracting, cultivating and retaining talent.
September 18, 2017Following the release of data on fiscal year 2017 fourth quarter housing starts, the CBC has updated its map of housing developments created or preserved under New York City’s Housing New York Plan.
December 11, 2014CBC Breakfast with City Planning Commissioner Carl Weisbrod in December 2014.
June 19, 2018Marisa Lago, Director of the Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Comission, joined the CBC to discuss the U.S. Census, neighborhood revitalization, housing afforability, and resiliency and sustainability.
Podcast episode City Budget
June 29, 201875% is the share of jobs gained since the recession in the NYC metropolitan region that were created in New York City, a datapoint revealed in a forthcoming report from the Department of City Planning. Marisa Lago, Director of the Department and Chair of the City Planning Commission, joined CBC to discuss some of the report's findings as well as neighborhood revitalization, housing affordability, and resiliency and sustainability.
Statement City Budget
November 21, 2017We await January's plan to indicate how the Administration intends to address potential storm clouds on the horizon and to fund new initiatives the Mayor has discussed.
August 07, 2017Mayor de Blasio’s proposal to raise the top rate on the personal income tax is not an appropriate way to raise funds.
Report Capital Spending
May 23, 2017The Ten-Year Capital Strategy has shortcomings that undermine the public’s ability to hold leaders accountable as good stewards of the City’s infrastructure and capital dollars.
Report Economic Development
February 06, 2013This scorecard assesses the New York City metropolitan area’s competitiveness in attracting, cultivating and retaining talent. The scorecard is based on the relative performance of the New York City metro area against 14 of the largest domestic metro areas on a comprehensive set of quantitative indicators.
February 02, 2018The FY 2019 Executive Budget proposed to allow the MTA to create tax increment financing districts in NYC to raise revenue for capital improvements. Though TIFs can play a useful role, the proposal is flawed.
Press Release City Budget
January 26, 2018In order to reach, and then sustain, budget stability in the Mayor’s second term, the budget should contain spending growth; build reserves; reduce the size of the capital plan and the cost of capital projects; and strengthen finances at NYCHA and NYC H+H.
Testimony City Budget
May 25, 2017As City leaders move toward adopting the budget, CBC recommends greater spending restraint; increasing efficiency savings; bolstering reserves; and improving the capital planning process.
Blog City Budget
January 23, 2017The big questions surrounding the release of the FY2018 Preliminary Budget and Ten-Year Capital Strategy
Blog Capital Spending
May 21, 2013Reviews the $54 billion Ten-Year Capital Strategy; the next mayor will have to make difficult trade-offs between competing priorities while ensuring the city’s debt does not become unaffordable.
Op Ed Transportation
January 08, 2017Half-priced metrocards for low-income adults should be paid for by the City, not the MTA. The City already supports reduced fares for the elderly and disabled.