Exploring the The Future of the Brooklyn Waterfront

The event described below will be a great introduction to our place-based learning activity on March 17. More details will follow but on the 17th we will welcome leaders planning the BXQ rail line which is projected to run along the waterfront through Brooklyn and Queens.

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Streetcar Success: What New York Can Learn from Other Cities

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Brooklyn Law School, Feil Hall, 205 State Street, 22 Fl, Brooklyn, NY, 6 PM – 8 PM

New York City is planning its first streetcar for a 16-mile route along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront. As it embarks on this project, what does New York have to learn from other cities, both nationally and internationally? How have streetcars help addressed urban transportation challenges? Please join RPA for this special program with experts from Portland, San Francisco, Budapest, and New York. Speakers include Congressman Earl Blumenauer; New York City Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen; David Vitezy, Former CEO of the Centre for Budapest Transport; Alicia John-Baptiste, Deputy Director, SPUR; and Rick Gustafson, Executive Vice President, Shiels, Obletz, Johnson and former COO and Executive Director for Portland Streetcar, Inc. Space is limited.  Please RSVP to events@rpa.org.

http://www.rpa.org/event/streetcar-success-what-new-york-can-learn-from-other-cities

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