America 2050 is pleased to co-sponsor the U.S. High Speed Rail Association's conference in New York City on November 14-16, 2010 at the New Yorker Hotel. General registration is now open.
The conference will include two days of keynote speakers and panels focusing on the policy, planning, engineering, governance and financing of true high-speed rail in the Northeast Corridor and on the Empire Corridor in New York State. Speakers will include members of the Obama Administration, Amtrak, Northeast State DOTs, private engineering firms, members of Congress, Mayors, and economic development officials from throughout the Northeast. The conference will also include tours of major rail projects underway in the New York Metropolitan region and showcase successful examples of transit-oriented development.