In case you missed our announcement earlier this week, be sure to save the date for our upcoming Bus Hackathon on Saturday, March 5th. More details and registration coming soon!
Each week we pull together transportation news articles to keep up on new developments and to fuel conversations about policy and management. Here’s this week’s round-up:
This week’s to-read (and watch) list is chock-full of interesting debates about transportation and urban environments. From federal transportation priorities to local policies, here’s our reading list this week:
This week’s bonus is a special musical celebration of transit nerdery, “Movin’ On” as performed by the band TSUB Analysis, an “Americana/Bluegrass/Indie” group of transit professionals from Denver, CO:
It’s literally been eventful this week at the Rudin Center! From the Cooper Union’s subway map event on Tuesday where our own Sarah Kaufman presented on the possibilities of user-oriented urban wayfinding, to Wednesday’s event with Shashi Verma of Transport for London, to today’s meeting of our Emerging Leaders in Transportation program. To keep fueling these discussions, here’s what we’re reading this week:
Today we host the first session of our Emerging Leaders in Transportation program at NYU Wagner; we’re very excited to welcome this year’s fellows and thankful for the participation of today’s guest speakers Mary K. Murphy (North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority), Daniel Baer (Parsons Brinckerhoff), and William Carry (NYCDOT).
Transportation leadership goes hand-in-hand with keeping up on current news, so here’s our weekly round-up:
It’s that time of the week again! If you missed our event this past Monday (October 5th) with NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez you can find out more about how he hopes to make transportation safer and more efficient on our blog (click here). Otherwise, take a look at what we’re reading this week:
“A handful of topless women should not be the basis for removing the pedestrian plazas that have transformed Times Square.” – Mitchell Moss on De Blasio’s consideration of removing the neighborhood’s pedestrian plaza (Link)
Gateway tunnel project is in need of aid from both NY and NJ governors (Link)
Williamsburg to host city’s first bike-in movie featuring “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (Link)
What are your real NYC neighborhood’s borders? Sketch them out on DNAInfo. (Link)
How Americans commute to work in major cites (Link)