AIA Presentation on GWB SGR Project 11/21

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For those of you who are architects like me, and/or missed big presentation at last month's NYCC Meeting, here's another chance to hear in depth on the Port Authority's Plan for the new bike paths:

 AIA New York Chapter

Restoring the George and Beyond: SGR Meets Public Benefit

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Register
At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place [Directions]

Jaqueline Hanley, AIA, Principal Architect, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Signe Nielsen, RLA, FASLA, Principal, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects, P.C.
Caroline Samponaro, Deputy Director, Transportation Alternatives
Susan Chin, FAIA, Hon. ASLA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space
Organized by: AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
AIA CES: 1.5 LU | 1.5 HSW
Price: Free for AIA members and students with valid ID; $10 for general public


If you are interested, follow the links to register or go to 

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Sounds great! I'm

Sounds great! I'm going.


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If you are interested in this...

Speaking as a fellow architect, this is part of a continuing ed program run by the Center for Architecture for professionals to maintain their credentials with an element of community outreach that's open to the public. When public policy issues are the topic of discussion it often generates substantial outside interest, as this one promises to do. For anyone who is interested in attending, I’d urge you to go to the link and sign up sooner rather than later. These things fill up. Don’t expect to just show up at the door and get in. But it's often a great peak behind the curtain at the local and regional planning process and what our public servants are up to with opportunities to ask questions. This looks like a good one. And there's always a table with wine and cheese.

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If you're going to the AIA NYC event ...

... homework.  

Message me, if you're going.  :)  


Op-Ed from Regional Plan Association. GWB Reconstruction Misses the Mark on Sustainability

Firm that did the economic impact studies for Walkway Over the Hudson, apply the model to a widened GWB. Linear Park

When you expect a 1931 pedestrian configuration to function as high-use cycling facility.  Ways the PA's GWB Plan Gets It Wrong

Image Regional Plan Association.

cycling trips