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Cities in Focus: New York City


Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

Cities in Focus: New York City

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EMBARQ - The World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Transport invites city officials, planners, transport practitioners, politicians and urban advocates to join us for the premiere of our latest short film profiling sustainable transportation policies and projects in New York City, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with local experts.

What is this about?

EMBARQ is premiering its latest video documentary on New York City's recent initiatives to improve bicycling infrastructure, public space and bus rapid transit, made successful under the leadership of urban leaders like Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

The video is the most recent installment of EMBARQ's “Cities in Focus” series that documents best practices of sustainable transport in three- to five-minute videos of cities like Los Angeles, Istanbul, Mexico City, Curitiba and Mumbai.

Following the video screening, EMBARQ will moderate a panel discussion to share best practices, lessons learned and other experiences about sustainable transportation and urban planning in New York City and other cities, including Washington, D.C.


Who's coming?


  • Jon Orcutt (Senior Policy Advisor, New York City Department of Transportation)
  • Gabe Klein (Director, District Department of Transportation)
  • David Alpert (Founder, Greater Greater Washington)


When: Thursday, September 30, 2010 // 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Where: EMBARQ @ the World Resources Institute // 10 G St NE // Suite 800 // Washington, D.C. // 20002

Limited Capacity  Max. 90 attendees


The EMBARQ global network catalyzes environmentally and financially sustainable transport solutions to improve quality of life in cities.

About the World Resources Institute:

WRI is an environmental think tank that goes beyond research to find practical ways to protect the earth and improve people’s lives.

Have questions about Cities in Focus: New York City? Contact EMBARQ
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World Resources Institute
10 G St NE
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20002

Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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