The Best Laid Plans: Planning New York’s Future from Moses to Bloomberg

Robert Moses masterfully knit together his vision for New York and its surroundings but resisted the development of a formal master plan for the city’s future. The discussion will consider the role of planning in the city in Moses’s time and today in light of Mayor Bloomberg’s recent announcement of the city’s first comprehensive sustainability action plan for long-term growth and developoment. Panelists include

  • Rohit T. Aggarwala, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability
  • Robert Fishman, Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan
  • Sandy Hornick, Director of Strategic Planning, New York City Department of City Planning
  • Ron Shiffman, Professor of Urban Planning, Pratt Institute

Robert Yaro, President of the Regional Planning Association, will moderate the discussion.

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