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Discovery Day June 3 Schedule

Discovery Day

Photo: Michael McWeeney

Freshkills Park will offer a Discovery Day event on Sunday June 3. This free event is a chance to explore normally closed areas of the park and experience the landscape and views the landfill-to-park project has to offer.


Farther Afield: Green Waves on the Streets

Street lighting adds urban character and keeps our streets safe. However, the environmental and economic impacts are remarkable and cost some cities millions of dollars per year to keep street lights on. To avoid drastically restructuring a municipality’s energy-producing infrastructure, innovative designs are under development across the globe to illuminate roadways and walkways, and achieve more efficient traffic flow.


The Ultimate Guide to Bicycle Safety

Bicycling is not only a healthy recreational activity; it is a growing means of environmentally friendly transportation, especially in large and congested cities like New York. The New Springville Greenway at Freshkills Park, now under construction, is a project that supports bicycling as a hobby and as a viable way to get to work and school.


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