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This edition: The Politics of Getting Around NY

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 30, 2015.

First aired: October 5, 2015.

Bob Liff and a panel of experts debate the politics behind Mayor de Blasio's recent challenge to Governor Cuomo over MTA funding. The panel also takes up fights over congestion pricing in New York, plans to improve the region's commuter rails, and fix the State's roads and bridges. The panel also considers the rise of Uber and e-Hail technologies, which threaten the powerful taxi industry in New York City.

Panel: Sam Schwartz (a/k/a "Gridlock Sam"), Founder, Sam Schwartz Consulting. Nicole Gelinas, Fellow at the Manhattan Institute & Contributing Editor, City Journal. Robert Sinclair, Media Relations Manager, AAA New York. Nicholas Bloom, Professor and Chairperson, New York Institute of Technology. Taped Sept. 30, 2015.

Guest List

Nicholas Dagen Bloom, Ph.D. Professor and Chairperson, New York Institute of Technology

Nicole Gelinas Searle Freedom Trust Fellow, The Manhattan Institute

Samuel Schwartz Engineer, Sam Schwartz Consulting, LLC

Robert O. Sinclair, Jr. Manager of Media Relations, AAA Northeast