As expected, both the Willets Point and Hunters Point South (rendering shown here via EDC) plans got approval from the City Council yesterday. Atlantic Yards Report has an interesting comparison of the Willets Point and Atlantic Yards plans in regards to affordable housing.
In other AY news, this week we learned that Barclay’s is sticking around, despite the fact that developer Bruce Ratner will not break ground on the project this month, as previously planned.
Streetsblog reports on a companion piece to the City Planning Commission’s proposed bicycle zoning amendment: the Bikes in Buildings Bill, introduced by Council Member David Yassky this week. Also bike-related: the City is getting some spiffy, new, Danish-designed bike racks.
Term limits, they just bring people together. To file a lawsuit, that is.