The upkeep of New York’s 113,000 miles of roads and 17,000 bridges is the largest component of the state’s five-year transportation capital program, which must be updated soon. That presented an ideal time for the Empire Center to bring together leading transportation experts to answer some of the most pressing questions about New York’s infrastructure needs. This event took place at the Albany Hilton on November 19, 2014.
Keynoter
Christopher O. Ward
Executive Vice President Major Projects
Dragados USA
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Panelists
moretti-4638298 Road & Bridge Conditions in NY
Rocky Moretti
Director of Policy & Research – TRIP
Presentation
gelinas-7389202 The State of the State’s Highway Finances
Nicole Gelinas
Senior Fellow – Manhattan Institute
Presentation
goff-8577332 The Federal Transportation Patch Job
Emily Goff
Policy Analyst – Heritage Foundation
Presentation
winston-6052946 The Private Sector and Public Infrastructure
Clifford Winston
Senior Fellow – Brookings Institution
Presentation
vanderzee-7228023 Slashing Renewal Costs with Technology
Peter J. Vanderzee
President & CEO – LifeSpan Technologies
Presentation
geddes-6927250 The Road to Renewal
Rick Geddes
Professor – Cornell University
Presentation

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