Robert Yaro, “Securing New York’s Future: Towards a 4th Regional Plan for the NYC Metro Area”
Robert D. Yaro is the President of Regional Plan Association, America’s oldest independent metropolitan policy, research and advocacy group. Based in Manhattan, RPA promotes plans, policies and investments needed to improve the quality of life and competitiveness of the New York Metropolitan Region, America’s largest urban area. Mr. Yaro Co-chairs the Empire State Transportation Alliance and the Friends of Moynihan Station, and is Vice President of the Forum for Urban Design. He serves on Mayor Bloomberg’s Sustainability Advisory Board, which helped prepare PlaNYC 2030, New York City’s new long-range sustainability plan.
Since 2001 Mr. Yaro has been Professor of Practice in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. He also taught at Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts.
He holds a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University (MCRP ’76) and a Bachelors Degree in Urban Studies from Wesleyan University.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street
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