On Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled OneNYC, a 332-page manifesto detailing the administration’s vision for the city’s future. Just as with previous plans, OneNYC continues to focus on growth, sustainability, and resiliency, but de Blasio has chosen to include an emphasis on equity in the aim of decreasing New York’s growing income inequality.
The more than 200 new initiatives include ambitious targets—such as lifting 800,000 New Yorkers out of poverty by 2025, and sending zero waste to landfills in 2030. Speaking at a press conference following the announcement, de Blasio acknowledged that not everyone believes the goals can be achieved. “I don’t