Previously Featured in Rebuilding NYC
September 6, 2004
Three Years of Rebuilding
A look at the issues that New Yorkers have faced over three years of rebuilding - and those we will face in the future.
August 27, 2004
Will NYC Get Its $20 Billion?
The Independent Budget Office writes that the federal government is "in the process of making good on the initial promise of $20 billion" in a new report; the City Comptroller, in his own report, fears that much of the aid will never reach the city. Read both reports (in pdf format).
August 20, 2004
Environmental Problems at Ground Zero
A Sierra Club report "explains how the federal administration's reckless disregard for the toxic hazards generated by the attack had disastrous consequences for many people who served on the front line of terror response and lower Manhattan's recovery." in pdf format
August 13, 2004
Report On Post 9/11 Grants
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has established a system for distributing grants that lacks accountability and transparency, says developmental watchdog group Good Jobs New York in a recent report. Read the entire report.
July 22, 2004
9/11 Commission Report
The federal commission investigating the attacks of 9/11 published its final report on July 22. Read the entire report (in pdf format).
July 2, 2004
Economic Impact of 9/11
A recent federal study gives a borough-by-borough account of 9/11's economic consequences. (in pdf format)
June 28, 2004
Where's Our $21 Billion?
While President George Bush pledged $21.4 billion to New York City in post 9/11 aid, it is unclear how much has actually arrived. Representative Carolyn Maloney, who has been tracking federal rebuilding aid, writes about the differences between what has been said and what has been done.
June 17, 2004
9/11 Commission's Final Hearings
The 9/11 Commission's final round of hearings was held last week. Read the commission's reports -- Overview of the Enemy,
Outline of the 9/11 Plot, and Improvising a Homeland Defense. All reports are in pdf format.
June 4, 2004
Memorial Center Recommendations
Part of the memorial design for Ground Zero is an underground museum dedicated to the 9/11 attacks. An advisory panel consisting of the families of 9/11 victims, survivors of the attack, and historians has issued its recommendations for what this center should look like.
May 28, 2004
Fulton Street Subway Station
The Fulton Street Subway Station, a huge glass dome rising from Fulton and Broadway streets in lower Manhattan, is the centerpiece of a major redesign of subway service in lower Manhattan. Click here to see a slideshow of the new station, which was presented publicly on May 26.
May 17, 2004
Did New York City learn any lessons from 9/11? Almost three years after the attack -- and a week after emotional hearings by the 9/11 Commission -- many complain that the major problems with the city's response to emergencies remain unresolved.
May 10, 2004
Governor George Pataki wants to use federal rebuilding funds for a new tunnel under the East River, and says that construction on the Freedom Tower will begin July 4. Read the text of
the Governor's rebuilding update, given last week to the Association for a Better New York (in pdf format).