Mayor de Blasio announces new panel to evaluate plans for BQE replacement
Kaan Ozbay is a Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering and Director of C2SMART and Mitchell Moss is an Affiliated Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
… [Mayor Bill de Blasio] announced plans to turn to a panel of experts for better options to fix a crumbling section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway — after initial proposals that would have closed the Brooklyn Heights Promenade were met with local outrage. The move comes after Gov. Cuomo turned to experts for ideas on how to avoid a long-planned shutdown of the L train. The mayor’s panel will be headed by Carlo Scissura, the president of the New York Building Congress, and includes appointees from the urban planning, engineering, construction, traffic modeling and historic preservation fields. … In addition to Scissura, the members of the new panel are … Mitchell Moss of the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Kaan Ozbay of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.