New York City Mayoral candidates from all major parties answered questions on a wide range of topics affecting the NYC riding public, the business community and industry stakeholders.
The purpose of this forum was to give all candidates for Mayor an opportunity to address a wide range of issues that affect transportation policy, community sustainability, safety and livability in NYC.
Matthew W. Daus
Former TLC Commissioner
Distinguished Lecturer, UTRC/CCNY
UTRC's NYC Mayoral Transportation Forum Committee, in formation
Committee Chair: Matthew W. Daus, Esq. - Former NYC Taxi and Limousine Commissioner/Chair; Distinguished Lecturer, UTRC/CCNY
Tim Gilchrist - Former President, Moynihan Station Development; Former Senior Transportation Advisor to the Governor
Dr. Camille Kamga - Director, University Transportation Research Center (Region 2, NY, NJ, Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands)
Dr. Steven E. Koonin - Director, NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP); Former Under Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Robert Paaswell - Director Emeritus & Distinguished Professor, UTRC Region II; Former CEO, Chicago MTA Transit Authority
Gene Russianoff - Senior Attorney, NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign
Elliott G. (Lee) Sander – Board Chairman, Regional Plan Association; Former NYC Transportation Commissioner and MTA Chief Executive Officer
Sam Schwartz - Former NYC Traffic Commissioner
Paul Steely White - Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
Chris Ward - Former Executive Director, Port Authority if NY & NJ