New Event: Panel: PLANYC2030-Paying to improve future requirements for NYC's infrastructure

From: Cathy
Sent on: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:53 PM
Announcing a new event for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: Panel: PLANYC2030-Paying to improve future requirements for NYC's infrastructure

When: Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Who should come: Anyone interesting in learning about the financing of PLANYC 2030 infrastructure changes, improvements, and maintenance. Financers, lawyers, and urban planners.

Event Description: How will we pay to maintain, improve and fulfill future requirements of New York City's vast infrastructure networks?

Presented by The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

The Mayor's PLANYC 2030 presents an ambitious agenda of major infrastructure improvements for New York City through the year 2030. Some of these will rely on existing financing techniques and sources while others will require new approaches. For example, in the transportation area PLANYC 2030 projects a funding gap of approximately $31 billion for all the projects outlined in the plan. At the forum a panel of highly distinguished experts will discuss financing New York City's infrastructure requirements. They will discuss some of the recent developments, such as the Hudson Yards Infrastructure Corporation financing, and proposals for the future such as the Sustainable Mobility and Regional Financing Authority, and look at some of the lessons from the past.

Moderator:
ROSS SANDLER
Professor of Law, New York Law School; Director, Center for New York City Law; Former Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation

Speakers:
ROHIT AGGARWALA
Director, Long Term Planning and Sustainability, Mayor's Office of Operations

RICHARD RAVITCH
Former Chairman, New York State Urban Development Corporation; former Chairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

MARC SHAW
Former First Deputy Mayor; former Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Chairman, Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission; Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning, Extell Development Company

Sponsored by: Committee on New York City Affairs, Bill Viets, Chair

In additon to RSVPing here, Registration is suggested. Click here to register with NYC Bar

Learn more here:
http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/7179899/

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