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Press Roundup: Senator Schumer at the Rudin Center

Coverage of Senator Schumer’s talk at the NYU Rudin Center yesterday about the Hudson River tunnels was covered in several media outlets:

  • Daily News: “Chuck Schumer pushes new agency to handle Hudson River tunnel project” (Link)
  • The New York Observer: “Schumer Calls for a ‘Gateway Development Authority’ to Fund Hudson Tunnels” (Link)
  • The New York Times: “Schumer Says Corporation Should Oversee Hudson Tunnels Project” (Link)
  • Capital New York: “Schumer rushes into a leadership vacuum on cross-Hudson rail” (Link)
  • Second Avenue Sagas: “From Schumer, a two-state solution for the trans-Hudson problem” (Link)

Additional event photos have been posted on our site.

NYU Rudin Study featured in NY Times

The NYU Rudin Center’s Study, “Mobility, Economic Opportunity and New York City Neighborhoods,” was featured in the New York Times on May 7, 2015 in the article, “Transportation Emerges as Crucial to Escaping Poverty,” focusing on access to jobs and opportunities.


The Rudin Center in the News

The NYU Rudin Center has appeared in the press recently, discussing policy, tech and social media:

  • Smart buses and public transportation can be compatible – Sarah Kaufman in Wired. (link)
  • How NYC “has merit as a subject of art” – Mitchell Moss in the Wall Street Journal. (link)
  • Benefits of Citi Bike’s weekend reset – Mitchell Moss in The New York Times. (link)
  • Social media keeps transit riders informed – Sarah Kaufman in Government Technology. (link)
  • Anthony Townsend named to Chicago’s Internet of Things Council – Chicago Tribune. (link)

Image above: Interior of Leap Bus, via Wired.

Mitchell Moss on the MTA Capital Plan

NYU Rudin Center Director Mitchell Moss appeared on NY 1 News to discuss the MTA’s capital plan. “Nothing is more important in Albany than making sure the MTA maintains its terrific condition as the basic engine that drives the economy,” he said. Watch the video on NY1’s site.

Mitchell Moss on NY1
Mitchell Moss on NY1


The Psychology of Reducing Traffic Speeds

No one receives a social penalty for aggressive driving, and only rarely a legal penalty,” writes Tom Vanderbilt, NYU Rudin Center Visiting Scholar, in The New York Times. Read his full piece about the psychological aspects of attaining Vision Zero here.

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Citi Bike Takes New York on “The Policy Shop”

Last week, researchers Lily Gordon-Koven and Nolan Levenson took a ride with James Leyba MUP ’15 to discuss Citi Bike on Wagner’s podcast “The Policy Shop.” The interview was conducted while riding (during stops for safety, of course!). You can check it out here.

Lily and Nolan hit the streets to chat it up with The Policy Shop
Lily and Nolan hit the streets to chat it up with The Policy Shop