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Thursday, October 22 • 9:35am - 9:40am
Two Years Not Ten Years: Streamlining Infrastructure Approvals

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A modern, globally competitive city can't sustain itself on infrastructure built by our grandparents and great-grandparents. Finding funding for urgent projects like the Gateway Tunnels expansion is a major hurdle, but so is overcoming the bureaucracy, delays, and cost overruns that derail so many urban infrastructure plans. If we can't fix our "legal infrastructure," will we ever be able to deliver the bridges, tunnels, and roads New York deserves?

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Philip K. Howard

MAS Director Emeritus; Chair, Common Good
Philip K. Howard is a well-known leader of government and legal reform in America. His new book, The Rule of Nobody, has been praised by Fareed Zakaria as “an utterly compelling and persuasive book that, if followed, could change the way America works”. He is also author of the bestseller The Death of Common Sense, and Life Without Lawyers. He is Chair of Common Good, Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP, and has... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2015 9:35am - 9:40am
The TimesCenter

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