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Elements of Success for High-Speed Rail Projects in the United States

Elements of Success for High-Speed Rail Projects in the United States

On February 21, 2006, Dr. C. de Cerre�o will be giving a presentation on Elements of Success for High-Speed Rail Projects in the United States at the University of Delaware�s Public Policy Forum, �Building Inter-Metropolitan Rail Corridors.� Attendees to the forum will include individuals from the private and public sectors related to rail corridor planning, operations, policymaking, research, and advocacy. Other speakers include Bruce Agnew of the Cascadia Center in the Pacific Northwest, Gene Skoropowski of the Capital Corridor Joint Powers Authority in California, James RePass, President & CEO of the National Corridor Initiative, and David Gunn, former President of Amtrak.

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Elliot "Lee" Sander of NYU Wagner Rudin Center named to Gov.-elect Eliot Spitzer's transition team for transportation policy

Elliot "Lee" Sander of NYU Wagner Rudin Center named to Gov.-elect Eliot Spitzer's transition team for transportation policy

On November 16, 2006 Elliot "Lee" Sander, Director of NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management was appointed Co-Chairman of the Transportation Committee to serve on Gov.-elect Eliot Spitzer's transition team. The Transportation Committee is one of 13 advisory committees on various topics ranging from agriculture to economic development, from health care to human services.

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Elliot G. Sander Appointed to National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Finance Commission

Elliot G. Sander Appointed to National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Finance Commission

On February 13, 2006, NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management Director Elliot Sander was appointed to the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Finance Commission, a United States Congressional Commission. This commission was created by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users and enacted into law as Public Law 109-59.

Federal Funding Reauthorization and Future of Region's Transport System Are Topics of Third Annual Transit Symposium

Federal Funding Reauthorization and Future of Region's Transport System Are Topics of Third Annual Transit Symposium

Over 200 top-level transit industry leaders from the U.S. and abroad, federal and local government transportation officials and financial sector experts will gather at the 3rd Annual Tri-State Transit Symposium, “MegaProjects within the New York Metropolitan Region and Abroad,” sponsored by the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, and its Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management and Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems [ICIS] in affiliation with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Among the topics of discussion will be the financial constraints and reauthorization of TEA-21; the role of interagency cooperation; technology and infrastructure requirements; and lessons learned from other U.S. and foreign transit mega projects.

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