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On Wednesday, February 24, Reconnect Rochester will bring transportation expert Samuel Schwartz to Rochester.
Posted by: Mike Governale, president and co-founder of Reconnect Rochester

On Wednesday, February 24, Reconnect Rochester will bring Samuel Schwartz to Rochester. Sam is the former traffic commissioner for New York City and the man who literally invented the word “Gridlock.”

Gridlock Sam is one of the leading transportation experts in the United States today. He is currently a columnist at the New York Daily News. And his firm, Sam Schwartz Engineering, has recently produced a plan external link for the redesign of East Main Street here in Rochester…

In his new book, Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars external link, Sam chronicles the history of urban transportation in America. He recounts his own personal experiences, from growing up in Brooklyn during the 1950s, to working as a New York City cab driver, and then his professional career planting the seeds of change from within the New York City Department of Transportation.

Event Details:

Wednesday, February 24
6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
The Little Theatre
Join the Facebook event external link

Reserve Your Seat:

Make a donation external linkMake a donation in any amount to Reconnect Rochester and we’ll hold the best available seat for you. Suggested donation at the door: $5-$15.

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