City and Regional Planning

New York-New Jersey Crossrail

Spring 2015 Studio

Focused on the 25 miles at the very center of the nation’s most heavily-travelled passenger railroad, the CrossRail Studio proposed a dynamic mobility vision intended to drive economic success for America’s largest urban area and the economic hub of the Northeast megaregion. NY-NJ CrossRail proposes to transform the New York metropolitan area by integrating its fragmented rail system and uncoordinated capital programs into a unified region-wide — and region-shaping — system. The CrossRail team, comprised of 14 Master of City Planning students and 2 Master of Architecture students, was led by PennDesign Dean Marilyn Taylor and Professor of Practice Robert Yaro.

For more information, and the online appendix, visit crossrailnynj.org

 

 

Team

Robert Yaro, Professor of Practice
Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Former Dean