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Lee Sander, director of NYU Wagner's Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, says a transit strike would be a body blow to New York City,comparing its impact "to a 7" on the Richter Scale. See full article "Offering Range of Estimates in Projecting Strike's Toll" by New York Times reporter David Chen.
How Can We Finance Improvements to Our Aging Transit Infrastructure?
On March 15, 2007, Dr. Allison L. C. de Cerreno, Director of the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management will participate in a panel discussion entitled, "How Can We Finance Improvements to Our Aging Transit Infrastructure?" Daniel Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding, will introduce the panel featuring the following: NYU's Professor, Charles Brecher; Region 2, University Transportation Research Center's Director, Robert E. Paaswell; and Senior Staff Attorney of the Straphangers Campaign, Gene Russianoff. The panel discussion will be held in the New School Tishman Auditorium at 66 W. 12th Street, from 8:30am - 10:30am. To rsvp, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.