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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Taking the Car Out of Carbon: Sustainability Notes from the MTA

Projjal Dutta,
   Director of Sustainability Initiatives, New York
   Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

Commentary byAndrew Brennan,
   Director of Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts
   Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
How can riding the subway make cities greener? Projjal Dutta, Director of Sustainability Initiatives for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority will explain how things such as “humped-tracks” train stations, reducing the weight of subway cars, and lowering electricity consumption can make considerable impacts on carbon emission. Andrew Brennan, Director of Environmental Affairs for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will add comments and highlight some of the inroads the MBTA has made in reducing carbon emissions.

  • Location:
    Nye A, 5th floor Taubman Building
  • Date:
    Wednesday, March 6, 2013
  • Time:
    5:30 PM

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