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September Club Meeting: Polly Trottenberg, DOT Commissioner: Meet and Greet!

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:00pm


Event: Monthly Club Meeting, Sponsored by Lucarelli and Castaldi. 
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Location: Connolly’s Bar & Restaurant, 121 West 45th St. (3rd fl.) (bet. 6th Ave. & Broadway)
6:00PM - dine, drink and schmooze
7:00PM – program
8:15PM - raffle
Program: Polly Trottenberg, DOT Commissioner: Meet and Greet! 
Sponsored By:



Polly Trottenberg Commissioner,
N.Y.C. Department of Transportation 


Appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in January 2014, Commissioner Polly Trottenberg leads the nation’s largest municipal transportation agency -- with over 5,000 employees and a $17 billion 10-year capital plan. 

As Commissioner, Trottenberg directs the agency’s mission --focusing on mobility, safety, equity, sustainability and economic growth in DOT’s oversight of roads, bridges, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and the Staten Island Ferry. 

Under her leadership, DOT has expanded street resurfacing and reconstruction, increased bridge rehabilitation and construction, improved bus performance, and expanded the bike network to over 1,190 miles.

She has led Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate roadway fatalities. New York City has redesigned hundreds of city streets and achieved legislative victories in lowering the City’s speed limit to 25 MPH. Under Vision Zero, the City has seen its fewest-ever traffic fatalities. 

Commissioner Trottenberg serves on the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and chairs TRANSCOM.

With more than 25 years of career public service, Commissioner Trottenberg most recently served as USDOT’s Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, under the Obama Administration. She also worked under U.S. Senators Charles Schumer, Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Barbara Boxer. Trottenberg graduated from Barnard College and received her Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.


Lucarelli & Castaldi, LLP is a personal injury law firm that represents injured cyclists and other accident victims in New York and New Jersey. The firm is a major supporter of NYC cycling, having been the title sponsor of the CRCA Bear Mountain Classic, the Tuesday Night Floyd Bennett Field Race Series, the CRCA Lou Maltese Race, the annual Lucarelli & Castaldi Cup held in Prospect Park, The Transportation Alternatives Tours of Staten Island and Queens, The CRCA Club Series, The Star Track Junior Track Program, The Orchard Beach Race, The Branch Brook Park Spring Racing Series, The 6 Days of Kissena Track Series, The H&H Thursday Night Floyd Bennett Field Series, The Lucarelli & Castaldi Race Team, Deno's Wonder Wheel Race Team, Team United Race Team, and many others.

Raffle prizes sponsored by Lucarelli & Castaldi:

1. Featured prize: Montecci Folding Commuter Bike
2. Two $100. raffle award certificates from a local bike shop
3. Nine $50.  raffle award certificates from local bike shops

Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour

Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour will include the following beers for the entire duration of our meeting (6:00 - 9:00 PM) and will be available for purchase at the discounted price of $6.00 :

Bass Ale  ·  Sam Adams  ·  Connolly’s Red or Wheat  ·  Yuengling


September Club Meeting: Polly Trottenberg, DOT Commissioner: Meet and Greet!
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