El principal problema es la congestión automovilística. Esta, a su vez, genera dilemas de funcionalidad y para la calidad de vida de los habitantes de la ciudad, además de ser un obstáculo al desarrollo, y de incompatibilidad ambiental. Se consideraba que una nueva vía podía eliminar la gran cantidad de tráfico existente.
This case study features public meetings and discussions organized by the New York Department of Environmental Conversation (NYSDEC) from 2006 onwards to ensure that citizen input was included in the process of designing plans to clean up the polluted Onondaga Lake.
Obesity is still a prevailing problem in the United States. It is also the second leading cause of preventable death. Statistics show that about 33.8% of American adults are obese. The percentage of children who are considered overweight is also an alarming approximate 17%. The issue has provoked large reactions from various foundations, government and private organizations to support organized interventions.