Panel Discussion: Security at What Cost? Balancing Security and Public Space

A panel of design and engineering experts along with public and private sector officials will discuss the implications of security on contemporary urban streetscapes.

Andrew Manshel, Senior Vice President, Real Estate Development, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, will moderate a panel including:

  • Robert Ducibella, Principal, Ducibella Venter & Santore,
  • Ray Gastil, Director, Manhattan Office, New York City Department of City Planning,
  • Stephanie Gelb, Vice-President for Planning and Design, Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority
  • Claire Weisz, principal, Weisz + Yoes Architects.


Panel: Taxi 07 – ‘Transforming an Icon’

On January 18, 2007, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum will host a panel discussion as part of Taxi 07, the Design Trust program aiming to reinvent the NYC taxi and taxi system. This coming spring, Taxi 07 will mount an exhibit at the NY International Auto Show, demonstrating an improved taxi and taxi system. New […]

Meet Your Industrial Development Agency

Last week, the board of the New York City Industrial Agency postponed a vote on whether to subsidize the construction of parking facilities at the new Yankee Stadium through the issuance of $225 million in triple tax exempt bonds. Streetsblog has no word yet on when the vote will occur, so in the meantime here […]

Event: No Time to Stop! Moving People Through NYC

The New York Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association will host a roundtable discussion addressing one of New York City’s most critical transportation planning issues: How do we improve travel through the City? Experts from the planning, advocacy, public, and business sectors will present best practices from across the globe and discuss what’s possible […]

Panel: What Can NYC Learn From London About Combating Global Warming Through Congestion Pricing?

Please join the Partnership for New York City and the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy in the latest installment of the Marketplace of Ideas series highlighting policymakers who successfully put progressive values into practice. A panel discussion featuring Nicky Gravon, Deputy Mayor, London Introduced by Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO, Partnership for New York City […]