What Roads Lead to Traffic Relief?
Dr. Allison C. de Cerreño discussed the New York City/New York State Congestion Commission's five alternatives for achieving traffic congestion relief at a forum entitled "NYC2030 Congestion Pricing Issues: Down to the Wire." The forum was organized by New York New Visions and by the American Institute of Architects' Planning & Urban Design Committee and Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. The forum featured a presentation of the five alternatives that are the subject of public hearings prior to a final commission vote on January 31, 2008.
What to Expect from President Obama's Second Term - Jan. 17
Paul Light, NYU Wagner’s Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service, will lead a lively and informative exchange on the expectations and goals of President Barack Obama’s second term on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 5:00 p. m. in Washington D.C.
“Executing a Second Term” will feature former presidential advisors Thomas F. McLarty and Kenneth M. Duberstein, and will take place at New York University's Abramson Family Auditorium at 1307 L Street NW. The event - free and open to the public - is sponsored by NYU Washington, D.C. and the University's John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress.
Professor Light is founding principal investigator of NYU’s Global Center for Public Service and the author of 25 books, including works on social entrepreneurship, the nonprofit sector, federal government reform, public service, and the baby boom. Kenneth Duberstein is chairman and CEO of the Duberstein Group, an independent strategic planning and consulting company, and was chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan in 1988 and 1989. Thomas "Mack" McLarty III is president of McLarty Associates, an international advisory firm based in Washington, and was chief of staff to President Bill Clinton in 1993 and 1994.
Registration is required - please visit http://www.nyu.edu/brademas/programs.events/.
What to read on foreign aid, according to NYU Wagner Prof. John Gershman
Professor John Gershman, clinical associate professor and director of undergraduate programs at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, offered Foreign Affairs magazine his ideas on what's worth reading on the issue of foreign aid. To see his annotated syllabus, go here.