Mar. 5 – 11: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we attend the most recent LIBC meeting, hear from the community on the proposed Northport rooftop dining ban, hear State of the Town addresses from Islip and Southold, and more…
Feb. 26 – Mar. 4: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we reflect on another pedestrian fatality in Miller Place, highlight Smart Growth principles helping Patchogue’s revitalization, report on Sandy repairs and studies underway, and more…
Feb. 19 – 25: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we pay tribute to Delano Stewart, hear about the State of Hempstead Village, check out Babylon’s new Better Main Streets Committee, attend a Bus Rider’s press conference, and more…
Feb. 12 – 18: Check out this week’s Smart Talk with highlights from Riverhead’s State of the Town address, upcoming Nassau bus service cuts, plans to make government more efficient through consolidation, and more..
Feb. 5 – 11: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we look in on NICE bus’ new free ridership program for needy families, read about grants for Long Island Arts programs, check out Huntington’s latest efforts to alleviate parking concerns, and more…
Jan. 29 – Feb. 4: Check out this week’s Smart Talk with updates on the Bi-county press conference for bus funding, new details on Third Track hearings, the approval of the Heartland project, and more…
Jan. 22-28: Check out this week’s Smart Talk highlighting Long Island’s first off shore wind farm being approved, a call for increased infrastructure funding on Long Island, an urgent Action Alert for bus funding and more…
Jan. 15-21: Check out this week’s Smart Talk with updates on Kings Park sewers, Third Track hearings, and more….
Jan. 8-14: Check out this week’s Smart Talk with updates from the governor on funding for Long Island projects, Hunting Stations sewer plan moves forward, Senator Flanagan talks about this year’s agenda, and more…
Jan. 1-7: Check out this week’s Smart Talk for details on downtown funding for Amityvile, delays to the Heartland project and more….
Aug. 16- Aug. 22: This week, take a look at how Suffolk County bus riders advocates call on the state for more aid, updates on current smart growth projects across LI, and more…
Aug. 9- Aug. 15: In this week’s Smart Talk, Sen. Schumer calls for more transportation dollars to fix aging infrastructure, Suffolk County adopts 2035 Master Plan, and more…
Aug. 2- Aug. 8: This week hear about a Village of Farmingdale project approved for tax breaks, a Village of Westbury project that receives a funding boost, and more….
Feb. 21- Feb. 27: Hear about the Baldwin community participates in Grand Ave. complete streets study, Comptroller Maragos and Legislator Denise Ford host economic development hearing, and more.
Feb. 14- Feb. 20: Check out this issue where Friends of Long Island hear update from NY Rising, NYS commits $150 mil to Bay Park, NYS Atty General presents new “Zombie Properties” legislation, and more.
Feb. 7- Feb. 13: Hear about Senator Schumer fast track for new wastewater treatment plant at Brookhaven Calabro Airport, Bellone asks State for additional aid in funding Suffolk Bus, and more.
Jan. 31- Feb.6: In this issue, check out no fifth CVS for Baldwin, back to drawing board, Farmingdale board backs main street business expansion, North Hempstead’s supervisor presents “State of the Town”, and more.
Jan. 24- Jan. 30: Check out Staller Associates moving forward in downtown Farmingdale, Village of Port Jefferson holds public meeting on final draft of comprehensive plan, and more.
Jan. 17- Jan. 23: This week’s Smart Talk LI Lobby Coalition in Albany as Gov. Coumo outlines budget priorities in 2015 State of the State, President Obama emphasizes 21st century infrastructure, and more.
Jan. 12- Jan. 16: Hear about angry residents fill school to protest Fortunoff Casino, Coumo’s proposed tax credit could save residents $2000, community comments on Mineola Village Green projects, ad more.
Jan. 5- Jan. 9: In this issue, developments prove downtown revitalization growing on LI, Suffolk signs statue helping homeless, Nassau refunding homeowners for Sandy tax errors, and more.
Dec. 13- Dec. 19: Check out this week’s issue where LIPA rejects off-shore wind farm but ok’s solar arrays, preliminary poll supports toll balancing proposal, IDA starts countdown on fourth LaunchPad incubator, and more.
Dec. 6- Dec. 12:Check out this week’s issue where LI wins $81.9 mil from state for economic development, Leg. McCaffrey named Minority Leader, and more.
Dec. 1- Dec. 5: Small Business Saturday gets a visit from a few special consumers, protesters rally outside of Walmart on Black Friday, positive feedback on Valley Stream mixed-use project and more.
Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: In this issues, mixed-use development in Great Neck Plaza, Schumer brings back commuter tax benefit, downtown merchants stress the importance of shopping locally this season. and more.
Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: Check out Albany, Washington D.C. Republican Wins In 2014 Election Put Long Island Front And Center, Port Washington Mixed-Use Project Gets Green Light
Oct. 25- Oct. 31, 2014: This week’s Smart Talk covers NYS announcement of funding for Suffolk Sewers and Bay Park, FoLI reviews Sandy two-year progress, LIBC discusses Ebola and hackers, and more.
Oct. 18-24 Oct.: Find out what’s The ‘Buzz’ about arts In North Hempstead, Suffolk offering $8 mil in Superstorm Sandy relief, how to keep Long Island’s millenials from leaving, and more.
Octt. 12- Oct. 19: Check out coverage on former Buffalo Congresswoman meets local business leaders, Vision talks smart growth at the Nassau County Village Association meeting, and more…
Oct. 4 – Oct. 11: We sat in on the Garvies Point public hearing, hear Long Beach residents ask for more time to enroll in NY Rising, review ideas to make Sunrise Highway safer, identify the cost of LIRR delays and more.
Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Don’t forget to check out this week’s issue of Smart Talk! We celebrate a new development for homeless veterans, check in on Amityville’s Artspace ambitions, learn about Complete Streets in Milwaukee and more.
Sept. 20 – Sept. 26: Have you read this week’s issue yet? Not only did we tour four new communities in the second Smart Growth Saturday, but we checked in on the revitalization of Huntington Station, checked in on the People’s Climate March, consider if removing traffic signals actually makes roads safer and more.
Sept. 13- Sept. 19: Quick! Don’t forget to check out this week’s Smart Talk before the weekend begins! We supported condos in East Rockaway, participated in Car Free Day Long Island, celebrated a new Superstorm Sandy grant for veterans and more.
Sept. 6- Sept.12: Have you read this week’s issue of Smart Talk? We lend a hand building a playground in Central Islip, check in on the Long Beach Medical Center, hear some good news about closed malls and prepare for weekend events like the Westbury Street Fair tomorrow.
Aug. 30- Sept. 5: Don’t forget to check out this week’s Smart Talk newsletter! We check out a mixed-use proposal in Huntington village, changes in Smithtown, parking apps for your smartphone, disaster recovery and more.
Aug. 23- Aug. 29: The holiday weekend is almost upon us, but take a moment to peruse the latest Smart Talk! Vision was at the Blue Claw Crab Festival in Mastic Beach, hears concerns about America’s aging infrastructure, looks into the ridesharing craze and more.
Aug. 16- Aug. 22: Have you read this week’s issue of Smart Talk yet? We testified about PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 plan, dug through a report on compact, walkable, diverse neighborhoods, joined downtown Northport for the surprise renovation of a local landmark, checked out a different crosswalk system in Singapore and more!
Aug. 9- Aug. 15: Don’t forget to check out this week’s Smart Talk newsletter! We celebrated small business savings accounts, dried off after the torrential rains, checked in on Smart Growth in Douglaston and got a fresh perspective on Riverhead.
Aug. 2 – Aug. 8: Before you leave for the day, check out this week’s Smart Talk! We celebrate the rejection of the East Patchogue Walmart, review funding of the federal Highway Trust Fund, look at bike-share programs across the country and more.
Jul. 27- Aug. 1: Check out this week’s Smart Talk! We cover the latest FoLI meeting of Sandy volunteers, an upcoming road diet for Farmingdale, High-Speed Rail expansions across the country, an op/ed by Director Eric Alexander and more.
Jul. 20 -Jul. 26:Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we check in on Nassau County’s new United Water deal, breaking news on the proposed Huntington Hotel, Westbury Mayor Cavallaro’s new role and more!
Jul. 13-Jul. 19: Quick, check out this week’s Smart Talk before you punch out! This week we look into the MTA negotiations, federal water quality cuts, a surprise for a Sandy volunteer and more.
Jul. 6- Jul. 12: Here is the latest issue of Smart Talk. It looks at the new Nassau-United Water deal for sewer plants, baby boomers’ housing decisions, downtown Smithtown and more.
June 29-July 5, 2014: This edition list fireworks displays for the holiday, check in on Montauk Highway safety concerns, celebrate our new Board of Directors, examine just how walkable American cities are and more.
Jun. 22- Jun. 28: Check out this week’s Smart Talk to see Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano finally get his Smart Growth Award, celebrate Brookhaven sign off on rezoning for Ronkonkoma Hub, follow the ongoing hazards of Hempstead Turnpike and more.
Jun. 1-Jun. 6: Check out Friends of Freeport on NBC House Renovation show, Gordon Heights Chamber utilizing historic home, and more.
May 25- May 31:In this latest issue of Smart Talk, read about local business owner Artie Berke’s story of From Police To Pizza, How To Run A Downtown Business, making America’s communities safer for pedestrians, and more.
May 18- May 24: Don’t forget to peruse this week’s Smart Talk before heading out for the long weekend! We sit in on the Patchogue Walmart hearing, urge the Suffolk County Legislature to spend more on transportation, celebrate Long Island receiving $400 million for sewage projects and more.
May 12 – May 16: We look at a the President’s recent visit to the Tappan Zee bridge, check in on Nassau County’s latest water infrastructure progress, look in on the rally to expand bus service in Nassau, and more.
May 4- May 10: This week’s Smart Growth newsletter talks about our First Annual Smart Growth Saturday, Senator Gillibrand’s Pedestrian Safety Initiatives, Zucaro making a name in Sandy house lifting industry, and more.
April 26- May 3: Check out this week’s Smart Growth newsletter! We attend the Wincoram Commons groundbreaking, recognize Long Island Coalition for the Homeless’ latest honor, celebrate the Smart Growth Awards Kickoff and more.
Apr 19- Apr 25: Take a look at the new Suite Pieces in Huntington Station, examine where NY Rising funds are going, prepare for Smart Growth Saturday and more.
Apr 12- Apr 18: We celebrate nitrogen removal in sewer plants, examine a state Complete Streets report, get ready for Smart Growth Saturday (on May 3) and more!
Apr 5 – Apr 11: We join in celebrating two members of the Friends of Long Island, visit a vigil to raise awareness for the homeless, examine the next phase of the Ronkonkoma Streetscape Plan and more.
Mar. 31- Apr. 4: Don’t forget to check out the stories about our Complete Streets Summit, Suburban Millennial Institute’s Brain Drain survey and Friends of Long Island spreading the word about the April 11 NY Rising deadline.
Mar. 24- Mar. 30: We hear out County Exec. Bellone on his sewer plan, congratulate the 2014 Woman of the Year, consider MOVE NY’s suggestions to adjust bridge and tunnel tolls, stay up to date on the National Flood Insurance Program and more.
Mar. 10 – Mar. 16: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we push for $20 million for LI Complete Streets projects, check in with Nassau County Ed Mangano for his State of the County address, examine the rising cost of housing and more.
Feb. 4 – Feb. 10: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we reflect on Long Island’s most dangerous roads, catch up with Senate Majority Coalition Co-Leader Dean Skelos, update the Long Beach Medical Center story, remember News 12 journalist Judy Martin and more.
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we check out the Cerro Wire sale, Long Beach Medical Center die-in, East Side Access project, State of the Union address and more.
Jan. 20 – Jan. 27: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day across Long Island, inspect Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget, check out Vision Zero and more.
Jan. 13 – Jan. 19: Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we follow Baldwin residents rallying for Smart Growth, listen to a presentation on the State of the State address, consider some outrageous parking garage designs and more. Don’t forget the deadline for Smart Growth Award nominations is coming quickly.
Jan. 6 – Jan. 12 Check out this week’s Smart Talk where Vision attends the State of the State along with the Lobby Day Delegation, attend a meeting with Jon Kaiman on when to expect Storm Recovery resources, check in on the process of the Ronkonkoma HUB at a Brookhaven Town Board meeting, Help Friends of Long Island to rebuild a home, and more!
Dec. 30, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014:Check out this week’s Smart Talk where we see Senator Fuschillo off for his new position, look in on the Island Outreach Foundation, take a look back on what was spent on Transportation in 2013, and more.