Thursday, April 25, 2024

EJB Presents: How COVID-19 is Affecting Public Transportation Around the U.S.

A diverse group of panelists in the transportation arena will discuss their agencies’ response to COVID-19, on a range of topics including how the current global pandemic has, and may impact, service, ridership, farebox revenue, and potential future funding. The panelists are from around the country, located in New York City, Philadelphia, Seattle, and California.


Craig Cipriano, Acting President, MTA Bus; Acting Senior Vice President, NYCT Department of Buses
Jennifer Dougherty, Manager, Long Range Planning, Department of Strategic Planning and Analysis, SEPTA
Sarah Gutschow, Senior Transportation Planner, Puget Sound Regional Council
Ulrich Leister, Vice President and Head of Consulting, DB Engineering & Consulting USA, Inc.
Michael Smart, PhD, Associate Professor, EJB School of Planning and Public Policy

When: Friday, May 8, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)


This event will be hosted by Webex. Some quick tips for participating in the event:

–When using WebEx all participants are automatically muted

–If calling in using the toll-free number, please mute yourself

–Please use the Q&A feature to submit your questions during the event

Event passcode: Blou2020


Also see EJB Talks, the recently launched Bloustein School podcast featuring faculty and staff experts (and some of our students, too!) from both within and outside the school, discussing topics within public policy, urban planning, public health, health administration, and informatics.