NYU Wagner Rudin Center Hosts Conference on Freight Issues in the NY Metropolitan Region
On June 6, 2007, the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management� will host a seminal conference entitled, "Delivering the Goods: The Freight Needs of a Growing Population." Building on two very successful conferences held by NYMTC in past years (one in conjunction with the NYU Wagner Rudin Center), this event will address the key issues affecting and affected by current and forecasted freight needs in the New York metropolitan region. The conference will be held at NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South in the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor, from 8:00am to 12:30pm (8:00 - 8:30am breakfast and registration).
Registration is $50 and is required. Seats will be filled on first-come, first-serve basis. Please respond by Wednesday, May 30, 2007. To register, please complete the form in the registration brochure and mail it to the address provided or fax to (212) 995-4611.
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NYU Wagner Rudin Center to host seminar on hypermotorization in China
On May 17, 2007, the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management with University Transportation Research Center, Region 2 will host a Visiting Scholars and Practitioners seminar entitled, Hypermotorization in China: Is there No Way Back?" featuring Dr. Lee Schipper, Director of Research of EMBARQ, World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport.
By any definition, China's urban transport is becoming less sustainable. Congestion, traffic accidents and fatalities, as well as urban air pollution from the transport sector have all been increasing over the past two decades. What makes urban transport in China particularly vulnerable to problems is high population density. The speed of China's motorization is at the root of the problem. Hypermotorization is defined as the development where private car ownership outpaces public and private infrastructure's support. Dr. Schipper's presentation will address China's urban transport challenges and how rapidly growing car use and fuel consumption affect quality of life and sustainability issues for Chinese cities.
The seminar will be held at the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, the Puck Building, at 295 Lafayette Street (at Houston), 2nd floor from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (12:00 - 12:30 registration and refreshments). To register for this free event, please email email@example.com or visit www.utrc2.org.
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NYU Wagner Students' Mapping Project Lands First Prize in GIS Competition
Two students in the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree program at NYU Wagner have come away from the recent GIS Day at New York University as first-place winners for their thought-provoking, urban mapping project. Congratulations to Jorge Hernandez and Sam Levy for their success!
For the 2014 GIS Day Competition, hosted by NYU Libraries DataServices on Nov. 19, Levy and Hernandez submitted a map evaluating the effect that proximity to a subway station may have on average rents paid. While it may be a widely held belief that high rents are closely related with proximity to subway stations, their analysis showcases the complexity of the rental market in NYC. Three of the five boroughs do not show a clear relationship between rent and proximity to subway stations; however, patterns emerge in Brooklyn and Staten Island. On average, rents in Brooklyn increase as you get closer to a subway station, while in Staten Island the opposite holds true.
GIS Day @ NYU celebrates, builds, and nurtures the General Information Systems community at the University by highlighting mapping resources and research. The yearly event in Bobst Library’s 5th Floor Research Commons is designed to promote the value of GIS tools and to highlight outstanding spatial projects.