Monthly Archives: October 2019

Transit Groups: MTA Must Publish Start Dates for 2020-24 Capital Plan

Transit Groups Ask MTA Capital Program Review Board to Work With MTAto Publish Basic Information About 2020-2024 Capital Plan When Will Projects Get Started and In What Order? In an October 10 letter, transit watchdog groups Reinvent Albany, TransitCenter, NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign, Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC), Riders Alliance and Tri-State Transportation Campaign […]

Good Government Groups to Public Financing Commission: Release Interim Bill Draft

For Immediate Release October 7, 2019 Good Government Groups to Public Financing Commission: Release Interim Bill Draft Groups Call For An Opportunity to Review Recommendations Before They Become Law Albany,  NY – Six good government groups today released a public letter to the public financing commission, urging it to release an interim version of the […]

October Reminder: Capital Program Review Board Must Follow Open Meetings Law

17 Groups Already Wrote Letter in August to Governor, Legislative Leaders and Mayor Sharing Open Government Opinion that CPRB Must Meet Publicly Government Board Appointed by Governor, Mayor, and Legislative Leaders Will Vote on $51B+ MTA Capital Plan The MTA’s more than $51B capital plan must be approved in the coming months by the Capital Program […]

Yes! Say Transit Groups to Governor Cuomo’s Call for Legislative Leaders and Mayor to Join Him Personally At Public MTA Capital Program Review Board Meeting

Reinvent Albany • NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC) Riders Alliance • TransitCenter Tri-State Transportation Campaign Statement Transit watchdog and advocacy groups strongly support Governor Cuomo’s proposal that he, legislative leaders and the mayor of New York City all represent themselves on the MTA Capital Program Review Board (CPRB). The groups […]