Fayerweather Hall (Room 513), Columbia University, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
This is a panel discussion and dialogue focusing on progress and challenges facing electrification of NYC’s transportation sector. It features representatives of New York City government, environmental justice activists, private industry representatives and Columbia University researchers. This panel discussion will focus on progress and challenges around electrification of the transportation sector in New York City. We will be briefed on progress and strategy to date by the NYC DOT and explore ways to collaborate and support the city’s success in meeting our collective ambitious climate and broader sustainability and equity goals which requires smart, equitable and successful electrification of transport in our city.
Ben Mandel, Northeast Regional Director at CALSTART
Fernando Ortiz, Climate Preparedness and Resiliency Organizer at the Point
Michael Replogle, Deputy Commissioner for Policy at New York City Department of Transportation
Renae Reynolds, Transportation Planner at New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Advisor at New York City Mayor's Office of Sustainability
Mark Simon, Director of Electric Vehicle Policy at New York City Department of Transportation
Amy Turner, Senior Fellow for the Cities Climate Law Initiative at Columbia Law School
With a welcome and introduction from Jacqueline Klopp (Co-Director Center for Sustainable Urban Development at Columbia University) and Christoph Meinrenken (Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University)
This event is open to the public however registration is required via the event webpage. Please contact the Earth Institute at [email protected] with any questions.