Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about David Bragdon

The governor broke ground on new facilities for Delta Airlines at LaGuardia Airport, which he called "a pillar of New York's transportation network." Photo: governor's office/Flickr

Council Members Grill MTA Execs on Transit Costs While Cuomo Breaks Ground for Delta

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Compared to its international peers, the MTA's capital construction costsĀ are nothing short of outrageous. So with Governor Cuomo asking for more money from New York City to fix the subways, it's understandable that City Council members want to know whether they'll be getting good bang for their buck. But at a hearing earlier today, MTA Managing Director Ronnie Hakim couldn't explain the MTA's cost problem, let alone how to fix it.

The Evolution of PlaNYC: Q&A With NYC Sustainability Chief David Bragdon

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Back in August, Mayor Bloomberg appointed David Bragdon to succeed Rohit Aggarwala as head of the city’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability. At the time, Bragdon was the elected leader of Portland’s regional government, Metro, and an influential decision maker in that region’s famously progressive planning. Sustainable transportation advocates on both coasts said New […]