Sunday, June 2, 2013

Mayoral Forum on Transportation, Wednesday 6/19

There's been general forums, education forums, healthcare forums, and now another critically important one... PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Can you get to a bus or train safely? Can you even cross the street safely? From 10:00am-12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 19 at Baruch College you can ask the candidates yourself!

Thanks to Maria Pagano at Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association for the notice alert.

New York City Mayoral candidates from all major parties will answer questions on a wide range of topics affecting the NYC riding public, the business community and industry stakeholders.
Event Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LocationWilliam and Anita Newman Vertical Campus Conference Center at Baruch College, located at 55 Lexington Avenue (corner of 24th Street), 14th Floor, New York, NY 10010

For Directions, please visit the website at: 
The purpose of this forum is to give all candidates for Mayor an opportunity to address a wide range of issues that affect transportation policy, community sustainability, safety and livability in NYC.
Moderator: Matthew W. Daus
Former TLC Commissioner
Distinguished Lecturer, UTRC/CCNY 

The Space is limited, please RSVPnow at:

UTRC's NYC Mayoral Transportation Forum Committee, in formation
Committee Chair:  Matthew W. Daus, Esq. - Former NYC Taxi and Limousine Commissioner/Chair; Distinguished Lecturer, UTRC/CCNY
Joel Ettinger - Executive Director, NY Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC); Former Federal Transit Administration Regional Director
Tim Gilchrist - Former President, Moynihan Station Development; Former Senior Transportation Advisor to the Governor
Dr. Camille Kamga - Director, University Transportation Research Center (Region 2, NY, NJ, Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands)
Dr. Steven E. Koonin - Director, NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP); Former Under Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Robert Paaswell - Director Emeritus & Distinguished Professor, UTRC Region II; Former CEO, Chicago MTA Transit Authority
Gene Russianoff - Senior Attorney, NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign
Elliott G. (Lee) Sander - Board Chairman, Regional Plan Association; Former NYC Transportation Commissioner and MTA Chief Executive Officer 
Sam Schwartz - Former NYC Traffic Commissioner
Paul Steely White - Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
Chris Ward - Former Executive Director, Port Authority if NY & NJ

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