Panel Discussion: The Roads Taken and Not Taken: Robert Moses and Transportation

A distinguished panel of transportation experts will examine Robert Moses’s legacy of roads, bridges, tunnels and highways in the context of today’s transportation and transit agenda, stressing strategies for addressing the city’s current traffic problems and future demand for expanded and improved mass transit. Panelists will include

  • Richard Ravitch, former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Gene Russianoff, senior counsel for NYPIRG’s Straphangers Campaign
  • Elliot G. "Lee" Sander, recently appointed executive director and chief executive officer, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Hon. Iris Weinshall, New York City transportation commissioner

The panel will be moderated by Robert Yaro, president, Regional Plan Association.

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