Transportation Expert Provides a View of the City in 2030

October 17, 2007 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

New York City has an ambitious plan for what it will look like in 2030. But how do we get there, what are the priorities and how do we pay for it? Robert E. Paaswell knows. Affordable housing and better transportation are keys to growth, as is infrastructure; new or improved power and water systems also are long overdue, says Paaswell, director of the University Transportation Research Center at City College who helped prepare a report on smart growth for the metro area. He discusses the problems and innovative solutions including congestion pricing and “bus rapid transit.”
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