Who: ReThinkPennStationNYC – What : Through Running TownHall -When: October 25, 6pm
An expert panel will explain through-running and its importance in any plan to update Penn Station. Put Transit first at Penn Station: Through running, the modern, more equitable and less expensive solution
Dr. Robert Paaswell, Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering, City University of New York, Former Head of Chicago Transit Authority: Our urgent need to invest in commuter rail infrastructure, including hi-speed rail and through-running, in order to remain competitive with our domestic and international peer cities
Felicia Park-Rogers, Director of Infrastructure Projects, Tri- State Transportation Campaign: The need to unify our region’s commuter rail and the societal impact on the region
Alon Levy, Pedestrian Observations.Com, Fellow, New York University Marron Institute of Urban Management :Through running alternatives at Penn Station within the envelope of Penn/Moynihan and the defective ESD/WSP/FX Collaborative Report
Karim Ahmed, Architect, Senior, Advisor to ReThinkNYC:The $8 billion cost differential between the Hochul plan and the cost effectiveness and non-demolition aspects of the ReThinkNYC proposal.
Christine Berthet, Community Board 4, Co-Chair, Transportation Committee:The Community Board requests a fair and independent review of through-running and requests it be an alternative considered when NEPA process is commenced.