Panel Discussion at NYU Wagner to Address Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment
The NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management in concert with The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, MasterCard Worldwide, and Smart Card Alliance will hold a panel discussion on new approaches to transit fare collection on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 from 8:00 am - 10:00 am. The panel discussion, titled "Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment: A Paradigm Shift" will be held in the 2nd floor conference room of NYU Wagner, The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, New York City, NY.
Partnerships for New York Innovative Transportation Financing and Contracting Strategies: Opportunities for New York State (March 8, 2006)
Across the U.S., many states and transportation authorities are exploring innovative financing and contracting mechanisms that can improve the efficiency, flexibility, and accountability of capital project management. This conference, sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation, examined �Transportation Development Partnerships� around the country, and the issues and best practices New York State should keep in mind as it considers how it might authorize similar partnerships. The conference was intended to inform key policymakers and stakeholders on the use of Transportation Development Partnerships, their value, when and where they are appropriate, where they have been successful, and how they can be structured to protect the public interest. The conference featured expert speakers from universities, civic organizations, consulting firms, financial institutions, and federal and state agencies. It was attended by approximately 275 people. For additional information on this event please visit http://utrc2.org/events/past.php?viewid=125.