Vision 2020 is the comprehensive construction project, which is designed to provide better access to water to residents and visitors to the city, Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, and the City Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn unveiled a comprehensive plan for the extension of the port district recently, to allow better access to the waters of the town the residents and visitors of New York. The plan includes new parks and houses, but also industrial buildings. In addition, advertised the waterways of the city and the transportation related, recreational activities and natural habitats in the Center. The plan consists of two components: implemented in the first phase of about 130 projects over a period of three years, including the construction of new parks on the waterfront and the introduction of a ferry specially for commuters falls. Vision 2020 long-term ensures an optical improvement of coastline. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from NY Museums . The 130 projects to create 13,000 jobs, of which about a quarter of permanent is occupied.
New York City has more space on the water as Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago and together despite many area of the coastline are cut off Portland,”says Mayor Bloomberg. Also the inhabitants themselves have helped the planning, by giving up their opinion in public planning workshops and online. In April 2010, the implementation was started. Also the implementation of NYHarborWay, an initiative that is intended to promote the port of New York as a hotspot for recreational activities is one of the plan. In cooperation with NYC & company eight important points of the city by ferry or cycle paths are connected here. The attractions include the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Governors Iceland, the Hudson River Park, the battery, Ellis Iceland, liberty Iceland, the East River promenade and the Liberty State Park. General information about New York City also in German language available under or English.
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