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Access: Transportation and Regional Economies (King, Michaelson, Tollerson, Paaswell, Wolmar)
Where:  New York, NY - Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Columbia University GSAPP, 1 Train to 116th Street (map it)
When:   Tuesday, September 25, 2012


David King, Columbia University GSAPP
Juliet Michaelson, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Regional Planning Association
Ernest Tollerson, Director, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance, MTA
Robert Paaswell, Director Emeritus, University Transportation Research Center, CCNY
Christian Wolmar, The Great Railway Revolution

What are the challenges facing transportation investment today? Historically, investment in new technologies has supported increased speed, mobility, lower costs for industries and individuals, and the growth of cities such as Chicago and New York. In this panel, leading transportation experts consider the Buffalo-New York City rail corridor to discuss the high costs of investment, the complex networks of aging transport systems, environmental concerns about the future of the planet, and the new role of cities as the drivers of economies.

Free and open to the public


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