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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Biden on November 15th, 2021, contains $1.2 trillion in total spending on a vast array of different infrastructure projects, including $550 billion in new spending. This event will kick off a series about what this infrastructure bill can mean for New York City and the metropolitan region. This first session will break down the key components of this spending, focusing on the following categories:

  • Roads and Bridges
  • Transit and Rail
  • Broadband
  • Airports, Ports, and Waterways
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Power and Water Systems
  • Pollution

Juan D. Reyes III, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle Reath

Jeff Dugan, FAIA, Principal, Dattner Architects
Shirley Moy, AIA, Program Manager, Penn Station Projects, MTA Construction & Development
Allen Swerdlowe, FAIA, Principal Architect, d7architects

About the Speaker:

Juan D. Reyes brings years of experience in public and private development to support clients navigating land use, development, finance and permitting. His background spans from federal leadership to large-scale urban and rural municipal development, historic preservation, and the private sector. Reyes served as acting head and chief counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and senior advisor and counsel to the Build America Bureau of the U.S. Department of Transportation from 2017 to 2019. During this time, he oversaw the FRA’s 950-member staff and the agency’s $3 billion budget. Reyes’s experience also includes several executive branch roles vital to New York City real estate, including general counsel to the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals and counsel to the New York City Loft Board, Office of the Mayor.

This event is offered virtually; you will receive an email with a Zoom link to access the program.

Organized by
AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
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