Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff Will Give Introductory Remarks

A panel discussion entitled “How Can We Finance Improvements to Our Aging Transit Infrastructure” will be held on Thursday, March 15 starting 8:30 a.m. at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St., Manhattan, Room 106.

Sponsored by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability, the timely forum has been organized in cooperation with New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, The New School, Pratt Institute, Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation.

Daniel Doctoroff, New York City deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding, will deliver the introductory remarks. Panelists include: Charles Brecher, professor, NYU Wagner, and research director, Citizens Budget Commission; Allison L. C. de Cerreno, Ph. D., director, NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management; Robert E. Paaswell, distinguished professor of civil engineering and director, University Transportation Research Center; and Gene Russianoff, senior staff attorney, Straphangers Campaign, New York Public Interest Research Group. The moderator will be Chris Jones, vice president for research, Regional Plan Association.

  • Who: Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, Chris Jones of the Regional Plan Association, Charles Brecher of NYU Wagner, Allison L. C. de Cerreno of the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, Robert E. Paaswell of University Transportation Research Center, and Gene Russianoff of the Straphangers Campaign.
  • What: Panel discussion on NYC’s aging transit infrastructure, sponsored by The Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability in cooperation with five institutions of higher education, including NYU Wagner.
  • Where: The New School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, Rm. 106
  • When: Thursday, March 15th from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to

Press Contact

Robert Polner
Robert Polner
(212) 998-2337