Our new public affairs series “The Ripple Effect” dives into the local effects of climate change on our area’s cherished waterways. This project is made in collaboration with the Ithaca Voice, Cornell University, the Community Science Institute, and the Ithaca College Park Scholars. We dive into water hazards affecting the Finger Lakes region, and explore…

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Our new public affairs series “The Ripple Effect” dives into the local effects of climate change on our area’s cherished waterways. This project is made in collaboration with the Ithaca Voice, Cornell University, the Community Science Institute, and the Ithaca College Park Scholars. We dive into water hazards affecting the Finger Lakes region, and explore…

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From Ithaca to Salt Lake City, local leaders and engaged citizens are looking for new and creative solutions to our nation’s affordable housing crisis. This week on Bridged, we look within and beyond Tompkins County to see what methods are taking hold in the fight for equal, affordable, accessible housing.  

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New developments are in the works for the City of Ithaca. Habitat for Humanity is building their first home in downtown Ithaca. Until now, Habitat has never been able to build downtown because of the cost and scarcity of land. JoAnne Cornish, the director of Planning & Development for the city of Ithaca, shares her…

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Cornell University and Ithaca College students living off-campus have impacted the rental market in Ithaca. During the school year, college students make up nearly half of Ithaca’s population. According to a report by the Community Foundation of Tompkins County, only 6% of students in Tompkins County live in university sponsored off-campus housing. For other university…

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