Media Advisory

Some of the most prominent names in New York transportation will come together to discuss traffic congestion at “The Challenge of Congestion in the New York Region,” an all-day conference hosted by NYU Wagner’s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council.

Who: Speakers and moderators include:

  • Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano
  • Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef
  • New York State Transportation Commissioner Joseph H. Boardman
  • New York City Transportation Commissioner Iris Weinshall
  • Anthony Downs, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Mark Kulewicz, Director of Traffic Engineering, American Automobile Association
  • Elliot G. Sander, Director, NYU Rudin Center

When: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 from 8am to 3pm.

Where: NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square North (near LaGuardia Place).

Members of the media should RSVP to Josh Taylor, NYU Wagner, at For more information on NYU Wagner, please visit; for more information on NYMTC, please visit

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