Transportation is the backbone of the region’s economy, and is essential to the quality of life for all residents. The tri-state region can support sustainable and equitable economic growth for future generations by transforming its commuter rail network. Strategic investments can combine the region’s rail lines, Long Island Railroad, Metro-North, and NJ Transit, into a unified system called Trans-Regional Express (T-REX) that would vastly improve commuter mobility. T-REX would address immediate priorities, such as relieving congestion at Penn Station, while incrementally expanding the network; ultimately creating a modern regional rail system that could serve the tri-state area for a century or more.
Join us for a presentation on the T-REX system featuring Tom Wright, President & CEO of Regional Plan Association, with a conversation moderated by Sarah M. Kaufman, Associate Director of the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation.
OHNY Members, Volunteers, and Students: Free
General Admission: $10
AIA CES: 2 LU | HSW
This program is part of The Moving City: Transportation Infrastructures of New York, a year-long series of tours, conversations and debates about the future of transportation and mobility in New York City. Major support has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and matching gifts from our 2019 Spring Benefit Donation Challenge supporters.
SVA Theatre is ADA compliant and provides assisted listening devices for the hearing impaired. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 212-991-6470 at least 72 hours before the event.