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Trans Hudson Summit: Blueprint or Patchwork?

On May 7th, 2015, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA) convened a Summit for Trans Hudson Transportation attended by the crowned heads of the Region Transporation sector: most top executives of the Transportation Agencies that provide services in that space were at the table as well as a representative of the [...]

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MSG vs CPC : Public or Private, Transportation or Arena, Today or Tomorrow?

Today,  I attended an extraordinary hearing at the City Planning Commission where for once, bold and fundamental societal choices were being discussed overtly in a wholesale fashion,  instead of the grinding game of planning  jurisprudence which usually  characterizes this institution.
Madison Square Garden (MSG) is seeking a perpetual arena permit to renew its current 40 years [...]

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Moynihan Station and the Complexity of Major Public Projects

[ November 17, 2010; 6:00 pm to 8:37 pm. ] Join “Our Own” Anna Levin, in a preseentation and discussion of this monumental project.

The Politics of Developement
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 – 6:00 pm
Theresa Land Community & Students Center, Arnold Hall, 55 West 13th Street (btwn 5th & 6th) , 2nd Floor.

Nearly 400,000 people use Penn Station every day, twice the number [...]

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