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Flooding and Public Transportation

October 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

Hurricane Ida presented the latest example of climate change impacts to the subway system, with extensive damage and a systemwide shutdown. As storms intensify and sea levels rise, New York City’s public transportation systems will endure repetitive flooding and destructive events.

The NYU Rudin Center for Transportation presents a virtual panel discussion about mitigating climate change impacts, keeping transit riders safe and reassured, and activating alternative modes.

Panelists:

  • Chante Harris, Director, Climate Investment & Partnerships, SecondMuse
  • Greg Lindsay, Director of Applied Research, NewCities
  • Jose Martinez, Transportation Reporter, THE CITY
  • Jamie Torres-Springer, Commissioner, NYC Department of Design and Construction
  • Moderated by Sarah M. Kaufman, NYU Rudin Center for Transportation

Organizer

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management
Phone:
212-992-9865
Email:
rudin.center@nyu.edu
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