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Thursday, August 15, 2019

2019 Learn from a Leader: Petra Todorovich Messick

05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

One Penn Plaza
New York, NY , 10119

Petra Todorovich Messick Director of Planning, Gateway Program, Amtrak

Petra Messick is Director of Planning of the Gateway Program at Amtrak. The Gateway Program is an infrastructure investment program to rebuild and expand the Northeast Corridor between Newark, New Jersey and New York, New York, including a new Hudson River Tunnel and Portal Bridge. Since joining Amtrak in 2012, she has worked in various roles in planning, project management, and outreach for the Gateway Program. Prior to her position at Amtrak, Messick was director of America 2050, Regional Plan Association’s national infrastructure planning and policy program, which provided leadership on a broad range of transportation, sustainability, and economic-development issues impacting America’s growth in the 21st century.

Messick spent the first twelve years of her career at Regional Plan Association where she organized a planning and public engagement effort for rebuilding the World Trade Center and Lower Manhattan after 9/11 and conducted planning and analysis of the transformation of Manhattan’s Far West Side. Messick received a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and a B.A. from Vassar College and has taught urban and regional planning at Pratt Institute and the New School. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and volunteers on the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative.

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