MAYORS ERIC GARCETTI & MITCH LANDRIEU PARTICIPATE IN AXIOS DISCUSSION ON LEADING A CITY-DRIVEN NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Thursday, 02. November 2017 18:52

Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, November 3, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be joined by policy experts to discuss infrastructure innovation in American cities. Axios will host the event in Los Angeles.

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While Washington is paralyzed by dysfunction and has failed to deliver promised infrastructure overhauls, mayors have taken the lead to leverage improvements to create jobs, promote lasting resilience, and boost regional economies through transportation upgrades and water management in a quickly changing climate.

 

WHO:

New Orleans (LA) Mayor Mitch Landrieu, USCM President

Los Angeles (CA) Mayor Eric Garcetti, USCM Infrastructure Task Force Chair

Dr. Mory Gharib, Director of the Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies at California Institute of Technology

Dan Katz, Director of Global Policy and North America Projects at Hyperloop One

Mike Allen, Executive Editor, Axios

 

WHAT:

Conversation on the collision of infrastructure and innovation in cities of the future, hosted by Axios

 

WHEN:

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

8:00 am PT

 

WHERE:

Ticket Concourse

Los Angeles Union Station

800 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Sara Durr
The U.S. Conference of Mayors
202-215-1811
sara@durrcommunications.com

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