Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In
Events

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

Panelists include:

    • Ed Ott, Executive Director, Central Labor Council
    • City Councilman Eric Gioia
    • Others to be determined

Moderated by: Andrea Batista Schlesinger, Drum Major Institute for Public Policy

As Deputy Mayor, Nicky Gravon plays a key role in London government. She has responsibility for the environment, strategic planning and children and young people. She led for the Mayor in preparing the London Plan. In particular, she promoted sustainable design and construction. Nicky is now leading for the Mayor on climate change, including implementation of the London Climate Change Action Plan and the establishment of the C40—large cities climate leadership group. Nicky is an elected member of the London Assembly and the only Deputy Mayor of London. As Chair of the London Planning Advisory Committee in the 1990s, Nicky oversaw initial research into the proposal for a Congestion Charge in London.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog New York City

MTA Contractor Scrambles to Refund Fake Charges After OMNY ‘Upgrade’ Goes Awry

Cubic is working to issue refunds to riders improperly charged thanks to the glitch, a spokesman said.

July 24, 2024

Podcast: GOP’s ‘Project 2025’ is ‘Based on a Lot of Ignorance’

What does Transportation for America's Beth Osborne think of the transportation portion of the Heritage Foundation's playbook for a Trump presidency?

July 24, 2024

Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’ Will Cost Area Companies Billions

A new analysis shows what districts will suffer the most from the loss of $12 billion in capital funding.

July 24, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Adams Blames the Victim Edition

Mayor Adams blames pedestrian victims for their own deaths. Plus more news.

July 24, 2024

‘Temporary’ Insanity: DOT Traffic Cams Locked Out of Key Enforcement Database

Temp tag drivers get off scot free because of a little-known loophole.

July 23, 2024
See all posts