2016 Assembly Video, Audio and Photos Now Available

Thank you to all of the attendees, speakers and sponsors of the 2016 RPA Assembly hosted at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on May 6. The exciting program featured U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Chuck Schumer and many more. The conference’s eight breakout sessions also unvieled key preliminary recommendations of RPA’s Fourth Regional Plan. RPA has released video footage of the grand ballroom program, audio from the various breakout sessions and photos from the entire event, available at the links below.


RPA President Tom Wright – Update on the The Fourth Regional Plan (16 min.)

Plenary Panel with Newark Mayor Baraka, New Haven Mayor Harp, Suffolk County Exeuctive Bellone and Manhattan Borough President Brewer  (36 min.)

Live Polling on the Future of the Region (6 min.)

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx with introduction by Janette Sadik-Khan (25 min.)

Governor John Hickenlooper, with introduction by Anaita Kasad (26 min.)

Senator Chuck Schumer, with introduction by Anthony Coscia (36 min.)


Morning Sessions

Urban Housing: What Does an Affordable New York City Look Like in 2040?

Governance: Running the Show: A New Model of Transit Governance

Environment: Living on the Edge: Transforming Flood Zone Policy 

Economic Development: Beyond the Strip Mall: Reimagining Suburban Commercial Corridors 


Afternoon Sessions

Suburban Housing: The Housing Affordability Crisis in Our Suburbs

Transportation: Not Everybody Works in Manhattan: Fixing the Commuter Rail Network

Technology: Reversing the Digital Divide

Energy: The Carbon Conundrum



All photos available at : https://flic.kr/s/aHskA9HWPM


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