By Jesse Moore
In April of 2007 Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, announced PlaNYC. PlaNYC is a comprehensive strategy to make New York City a more sustainable city. PlaNYC is comprised of 127 separate initiatives that focus on different aspects of sustainable development. Public transportation, sustainable housing development, energy efficiency, and air and water quality are a few of the issues being considered in PlaNYC (MillionTreesNYC 2009).