Assembly 2018 Recap

Regional Plan Association today released images, program materials, video and audio files of the 28th Annual Regional Assembly, "Big Ideas that Can’t Wait” held on Friday, April 27th at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan.

Mainstage Speeches (VIDEO):

Keynote: Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton
Video 

Morning Featured Speaker: Governor Phil Murphy
Video / Text 

Morning Plenary: MTA NYC Transit President Andy Byford in conversation with RPA Board Chair Scott Rechler and RPA Vice President for Advocacy and State Programs Kate Slevin
Video 1 (remarks) / Video 2 (discussion) 

Zuccotti Award Winner: Amtrak Chairman, Anthony Coscia, presented by Howard Millstein, Chairman, President & CEO, New York Private Bank & Trust
Video 1 (introduction by Howard Milstein) / Video 2 (remarks by Anthony Coscia) 

Morning Introductory Remarks:

RPA Board Chair, Scott Rechler
Video / Text

RPA President, Tom Wright
Video / Text

Lunchtime Remarks

RPA Board Chair, Scott Rechler
Video / Text

RPA President, Tom Wright
Video / Text

 

Breakout Sessions (audio and presentations)

Morning Sessions

Create More Homes with the Buildings We Have
Audio Staff Presentation

Improve Transit Options in the Suburbs and Outer Boroughs
Audio Staff Presentation

Expand the Region’s Carbon Market
Audio Staff Presentation

Grow the Middle Class in a Technology-Charged Economy
Audio Staff Presentation

 

Afternoon Sessions

Integrate and Expand the Commuter Rail Network
Audio Staff Presentation

Invest in the Region’s Flagship Places
Audio Staff Presentation

Institute and Fund a Regional Coastal Commission
Audio Staff Presentation

Give Communities the Tools to Plan their Future
Audio Staff presentation 

 

Additional Media

Flickr: Photos
Twitter: @RegionalPlan#RPAassembly