Reinvent Albany testified to the MTA Finance Committee on a contract that was labeled “competitive” despite not abiding by the requirements for competitive bidding under law. The MTA staff has since stated that they will be correcting the record.
Op-Ed originally posted in Gotham Gazette by Rachael Fauss, Senior Research Analyst My organization, Reinvent Albany, applauds Governor Cuomo and the legislature for passing congestion pricing in the state budget. Yet we are concerned about it being undermined by boundless exemptions for politically powerful interest groups, and a proliferation of other new structures and requirements […]
Group Presents Extensive Recommendations for MTA Transparency Transparency watchdog group Reinvent Albany praised today’s pledge by MTA CEO/Chair Pat Foye to revamp the MTA’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and Open Data processes as a first step towards increasing transparency and accountability at the state’s biggest authority. “We thank CEO/Chair Pat Foye for pledging to […]