NJ & NY: Perfect Together?

The Bi-State Relationship, Transportation and the Economy Subjects of Conference Sponsored by NYU and Rutgers

WHAT: The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, will co-host a conference entitled “Bi-State Interdependence Symposium: The Economy and Transportation,” which will focus on key issues in transportation and the economy affecting and affected by the New York and New Jersey bi-state relationship.

WHEN: Tuesday May 6, 2003, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

WHERE: NYU’s Bobst Library, Ben Snow Room, 12th Floor, 70 Washington Square South [@ LaGuardia Place], New York City

WHO: Panelists, “Regional Interdependence”: James Hughes, dean, Bloustein School; Mitchell Moss, professor and director, Taub Urban Research Center, NYU Wagner; Rosemary Scanlon, economist, NYU Real Estate Institute; Louis J. Gambaccini, distinguished fellow, Voorhees Transportation Center [moderator].

Panelists, “Regional Transportation”: George Warrington, executive director, NJ Transit; Tim Gilchrist, director of planning and strategy, New York State Department of Transportation; Richard Larrabee, director of port commerce, and William DeCota, director of aviation, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey; and Elliot Sander, director, NYU Wagner Rudin Center [moderator].

Other speakers include: Martin Robins, director, Voorhees Transportation Center, and Robert Yaro of the Regional Plan Association

For more information or to register for the event, please contact Isabella Pierson at (212) 998-7545 or at bella.pierson@nyu.edu.

Media wishing to cover this event should contact John Beckman at 212 998-6848 or Steve Manas at 732 932-7084, ext 612.

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