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Guest on The Infra Blog: Samuel Schwartz, P.E., President, CEO & Founder, Sam Schwartz Engineering

Posted by Steve Anderson on Monday, October 25th, 2010

Sam SchwartzSam Schwartz has nearly 40 years of experience in the field of Transportation Engineering and Traffic Safety. He is considered a worldwide authority in traffic, highway, bridge, transit and parking systems. He was New York City’s traffic commissioner and the chief engineer for highways, bridges, ferries and other New York City infrastructure. Schwartz specializes in development of urban traffic programs utilizing his expert knowledge in traffic demand management, transit systems management, traffic calming and transportation planning and engineering. He has been in the vanguard of Intelligent Transportation Systems development and wrote the seminal paper, Intelligent Traffic, which received the International Institute of Transportation Award in 1985.  Schwartz is also the author of Gridlock Sam, a popular New York Daily News column addressing traffic matters in New York City. His links with multimedia networks are extensive, spanning radio, television and the internet.

Samuel Schwartz spoke with Steve Anderson, Managing Director, InfrastructureUSA, at the 2010 New York State Transportation Summit, sponsored by New York State Department of Transportation, held at McGraw-Hill Conference Center, NYC, 9/24/2010.

Samuel Schwartz:

Funding is our greatest challenge

We need to communicate!

Infra investment pays for itself

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