Issues: Transportation

Senator Adams and TWU President Urge MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism

PRESS ADVISORY

Senator Eric Adams, Chair Of The NYS Senate Homeland Security Committee, and TWU President John Samuelsen Cite this Year’s Al Qaeda Plot To Detonate a Bomb In The NYC Subway and Urge The MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism  

March 13, 2010
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Local Roads Matter!

Senator Saland met with local highway supervisors and engineers from Columbia and Dutchess County during Local Roads Matter day in Albany.

March 10, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Hospital, Transportation, Labor And Quality Of Care Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 36 appointees to key boards today, including members to the New York State Department of Labor, Advisory Council to the Commission on Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Board of Visitors of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority, among many other entities.

March 10, 2010
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Sen. Farley Announces Edinburg Bridge Replacement Schedule Starts in May

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to announce the Batchellerville Bridge in Edinburg, Saratoga County, is now back on track, with construction bids to be opened in May.

March 9, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Chair 12:30 PM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 124 CAP

March 9, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Island to MTA: No more cuts!

By Maura Yates
March 03, 2010, 1:53AM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- There were some who believed that last night's MTA public hearing was a done deal. There was no reason to show up; the cuts to the borough's transit system were carved in stone, the cynics said.But Staten Islanders would have none of that.

March 3, 2010
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Senator Savino Calls for Full Board at Island Hearing; Asks Islanders to Keep Up the Pressure

More Than 1,500 Islanders Show up to Protest Bus Cuts, 400 at Similar Hearing in Queens

March 3, 2010
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Winner, Bacalles Praise Decision to Speed Up Reconstruction of Route 54A in Yates County

Penn Yan, N.Y., November 19–State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) and Assemblyman Jim Bacalles (R-C-I, Corning) announced today that the state has agreed to a request they made in September to speed up the reconstruction of Route 54A in Yates County.

March 2, 2010
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Statement on the Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009

"Today the State of New York moves towards becoming a more transparent and open government. Public authorities such as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which have long operated with limited oversight and public scrutiny, will be more transparent and accountable to the taxpayers due to the implementation of the Public Authorities and Reform Act of 2009.

March 1, 2010
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New York Traffic Experiment Gets Permanent Run

By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUMNew York’s ambitious experiment that closed parts of Broadway to vehicles last spring will become permanent, city officials said on Thursday, even though it fell short of achieving its chief objective: improving traffic flow.

February 25, 2010
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Brooklyn Eagle: Sen. Adams, Brooklyn Group Get Tough on Hit-Run Accidents

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/categories/category.php?category_id=31&id=33742

Demand Action After Prospect Heights And SW Brooklyn TragediesBy Harold EgelnBrooklyn Daily Eagle

PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Faced with “a culture of hit-and-run” accidents gravely injuring and killing pedestrians, state Senator Eric Adams has introduced a bill in Albany calling for tougher penalties while a group in Bay Ridge, alarmed by fatalities and speeders there, circulates petitions.

February 25, 2010
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LaValle Bill Provides an Outline for the Creation of the Peconic Bay Regional Transportation Authority

My bill, S6774, can be read in full by clicking here.  Place S6774 in the center box and check off status, text, summary and sponsor's memo for a complete copy of the legislation.

February 25, 2010
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MTA Public Hearing

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ENCOURAGES YOU

TO ATTEND A PUBLIC HEARING TO OPPOSE

THE METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY’S

PROPOSED CHANGES, SERVICE REDUCTIONS AND THE ELIMINATION OF STUDENT METRO CARDS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010

Brooklyn Museum, Cantor Auditorium

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

February 24, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Transportation, Agriculture And Parole Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 15 appointees to key boards today, including members to the Racing and Wagering Board, Board of Parole, Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Advisory Council on Agriculture, Transportation, State Insurance Fund, and Finance.

 

February 23, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams confronts the culture of "hit and runs" and urges toughening the vehicular accident laws in New York State

MEDIA ADVISORY

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS RESPONDS TO HIT-AND-RUN INJURY OF ERINN PHELAN, INSISTING THAT WE CONFRONT THE CULTURE OF HIT-AND-RUN BY INCREASING PENALTIES FOR LEAVING THE SCENE OF A VEHICULAR ACCIDENT 

February 23, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STRONGER TEEN DRIVING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS TAKE EFFECT TODAY

Law Will Help Better Prepare Teenagers for Challenges of Driving 

February 22, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE CALLS FOR REPEAL OF MTA TAX AND SPEAKS OUT AGAINST EAST END SERVICE CUTS

“The MTA payroll tax is unfair on its face and should be repealed,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.  “Simply put, the MTA’s fiscal problems cannot and should not be shouldered by suburban businesses that are already shortchanged by unfair MTA budget allocations and are struggling to keep their heads above water in a bad economy. 

February 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Transportation Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Chair 12:30 PM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 124 CAP

The committee will consider the following nominations. Roger P. Higgins, Member, New York State Bridge Authority

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February 23, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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