ULI infrastructure panel From left: Thomas P. McKnight, Samara Barend, Rick Cotton, Janno Lieber, Edward Pallesen

NEW YORK CITY—On the heels of President Trump’s State of the Union address where he unveiled plans to ask Congress to pass a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill, on Wednesday the Urban Land Institute New York emphatically tied together the critical role of public transportation with the success of real estate projects and the city.