Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and other world leaders to attend opening reception for National High Speed Rail Conference Hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith

 



    (New York, NY) - Tonight, Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo will attend a reception hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith to kick-off the historic High Speed Rail conference – the first to be held in New York.

     

    State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith is co-hosting the conference with the U.S. High Speed Rail Association. The focus of the conference is to discuss the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of a major new infrastructure project for America.  Hear about great progress being made, status of the program, and what is coming next.

     

    Others who will be participating in the two-day conference include: U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta, Deputy Administrator- Federal Railroad Administraton, Karen Rae, Governor David Paterson, Governor Elect Andrew Cuomo, Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell, US Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and US Congressman John Mica.

     

     

    WHO: State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith, Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo, United States High Speed Rail Association (USHSR), Congressman Louise Slaughter, Louis Berger Group, ComTO

     

    WHEN: Sunday, November 14, 2010

     

    TIME:  7:00 P.M.

     

    WHERE: New Yorker Hotel

    481 8th Avenue at 34th Street, 39th Floor

    New York , NY 10001

     

     

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