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The Transformed City | Part 2 : Infrastructure Now

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The Transformed City | Part 2 : Infrastructure Now

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As COVID-19 increases digitally-driven deliveries, how can logistics and equity be fused more closely? Intensified stress on digital/physical networks has heightened the urgency for rethinking how equity and efficiency are integrated in the movement of goods, services, information, and people. Building network capacity and resilience, for long-term sustainability, requires an honest account of how benefits and burdens are distributed through systems. That account begins by interrogating issues like: the tangible effects of how things are moved by the system, the role and risks of essential delivery workers, and the implications of private ownership of global infrastructure. Join AIANY to examine some of these issues in this webinar. 

Speakers:
Alison J. Conway, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, City College of New, CUNY
Maria Figueroa, Director of Labor and Policy Research, The Worker Institute, Cornell University-School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Clare Lyster, Founder and Principal, Clare Lyster Urbanism and Architecture, CLUAA
David Vega-BarachowitzAssociate, WXY Architecture + Urban Design 

Moderator:
Margaret Newman, Principal, ARUP

Register here.

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://calendar.aiany.org/2020/08/12/the-transformed-city-infrastructure-now/

Organizer

AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Phone:
212-358-6121
Email:
info@aiany.org
Website:
www.aiany.org
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