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.
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 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
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
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.
Mitchell Moss, NYU Rudin Center Director, appeared on CBS this morning to discuss cities’ lack of interest in hosting the Olympics.
Sarah Kaufman, NYU Rudin Center’s Digital Manager, talked Citi Bike usage on Brian Lehrer’s TV show. See the video below.
Correction: NYC Bike Share is an LLC owned by Alta Bike Share, not a nonprofit run by Citi. (thanks
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
More than two million wireless connections were made to the subway cell and wi-fi service; Sarah Kaufman was featured in AM New York’s
article on this exciting development.
this thoughtful look at smart cities in Metropolis Magazine, the book by Anthony Townsend gets a big thumbs-up.