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What is the Key to Improving New York City's Livability?
With dramatically lower crime rates, new parks and pedestrian areas sprinkled throughout the city, and the revitalization of many neighborhoods underway, the quality of life for many New Yorkers has improved during the tenure of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But from the growing need for affordable housing to the threat of a changing climate, substantial challenges remain for the next resident of Gracie Mansion.
With a look at issues such as electricity, flooding, waste management, housing, rezoning, and development, five experts debate how to make New York City more livable.