Current Initiatives

Welcome to our current initiatives.

CIVITAS advocates for efficient and accessible subways and buses, and safe pedestrian conditions to access transit and neighborhood amenities.

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CIVITAS supports uncluttered sidewalks, healthy street trees, and vibrant retail activity at street level.

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CIVITAS makes recommendations for clean air initiatives, access to healthy food, and environmentally sound development.

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CIVITAS promotes urban planning, zoning and land use policies that are sensible and sensitive to residential life in our neighborhoods.

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CIVITAS advocated for the landmarking of sites with historical, cultural or aesthetic value.

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CIVITAS is a proud organizer of the Reimagining the Waterfront Design-Ideas Competition for Manhattan’s East River Esplanade:  60th-125th Streets.  Visit www.reimaginethewaterfront-civitas.com to learn more.

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CIVITAS has identified the disposal of solid waste – garbage – as one of the biggest challenges to the environment of New York City, of the UES and of East Harlem.

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