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Posts Tagged ‘New York University’

NYC: L Train Closure and Mitigation

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The L has become synonymous with the Brooklyn brand; ridership at Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue station has increased more than thirty percent since 2010. The L train’s surrounding Brooklyn communities will absorb the economic impact of this tunnel closure: jobs, commutes dining and nightlife will be affected.

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SURPRISE! The World Trade Center Rebuilding Pays Off for the Port Authority – and the Region

Friday, November 6th, 2015
World Trade Center 1: Interior

Much work remains to be done, and the project still entails considerable risks, for the PA, SPI, and Westfield, the company that controls the World Trade Center’s retail space. But the outlook for the World Trade Center is brighter now than it has been at any time since the twin towers fell. Therefore, it seems like an appropriate time to test the conventional wisdom and more rigorously analyze the question, “Was the redevelopment of the World Trade Center a worthy investment for the PA?”

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Re-Programming Mobility: The Digital Transformation of Transportation in the United States

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
10 scenario highlights

For decades, transportation experts have anticipated a sweeping technological transformation of the way Americans travel, and the transportation system they use to do so. That transformation has arrived, as the same digital technologies that have reshaped other sectors of the economy, from finance to retailing, are rapidly re-wiring the networks that provide mobility to hundreds of millions of Americans. The changes associated with these innovations are being felt at all scales – from individual trip planning to the design and management of regional mass transit systems.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Dr. Rae Zimmerman, Director, the Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS)

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Rae Zimmerman is Principal Investigator and Director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure (ICIS). She is Professor of Planning and Public Administration at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and formerly Director of the School’s Urban Planning Program. In 1997, she was President of the Society for Risk Analysis, a […]

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