Issues: Transportation

NYS Sen. Martin Malave Dilan's Legislative Priorities [EN ESPANOL]

NY State Senator Martin Malave Dilan discusses his legislative priorities for the 2010 legislative session. Interview conducted on January 11, 2010. [En Espanol]

January 11, 2010
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NY State Senator Martin Malave Dilan discusses his legislative priorities for the 2010 legislative session. Interview conducted on January 11, 2010.

January 11, 2010
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January 8, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Transportation Meeting

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATIONSenator Martin Malavé Dilan, Chair12:30 PM, Tuesday, January 12, 2010Room 124 CAP

January 12, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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High Speed Rail New York Coalition Announced

For Immediate Release: November 23, 2009

January 7, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN STARTS PETITION DRIVE TO FIGHT AGAINST M.T.A’S PLANNED SERVICE CUTS SET TO GREATLY IMPACT DISTRICT

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has begun to circulate two petitions in response to the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s planned devastating services reductions to bus service in his district.

Senator Golden has authored two petitions, one opposing service cuts to the B31 in Marine Park and Gerritsen Beach and one opposing the complete elimination of the B37 bus route, as well as weekend service on the X 27 and X 28 bus routes. The petitions also oppose the planned elimination of free student metro cards.

January 6, 2010
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Tom Duane In The Neighborhood on Traffic and Pedestrian Safety

Senator Duane speaks with Christine Berthet of Manhattan Community Board 4, Lyle Frank of Manhattan Community Board 6 and Shirley Secunda of Manhattan Community Board 2 for an episode of "Tom Duane In The Neighborhood" in which they discuss traffic and pedestrian safety in New York City.

January 5, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN OPPOSES MTA APPROVED SERVICE REDUCTIONS FOR SENATE DISTRICT


LETTER TO CHAIRMAN JAY WALDER OUTLINES OPPOSITION

December 22, 2009
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SENATOR MAZIARZ TAKES PART IN INAUGURAL FLIGHT

SENATOR MAZIARZ TAKES PART IN INAUGURAL FLIGHT

LEAVING THE NEW TERMINAL AT THE NIAGARA FALLS AIRPORT 

December 21, 2009
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Niagara Falls Airport written up in Myrtle Beach newspaper

Myrtle Beach receives N.Y. kudos

By Monique Newtonmnewton@thesunnews.com

 

Several area leaders traveled to Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday after Myrtle Beach was honored for boosting the traffic to Niagara Falls International Airport and demonstrating the need for building a new and improved terminal there.

December 19, 2009
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Senate Majority Leader Espada's Letter to MTA Chairman

State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. has asked Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Carl Kruger to immediately commission an independent forensic audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

December 17, 2009
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Statement from Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Re: MTA Financial Plan

“Keeping services in tact must remain a priority for the MTA during this process. While I am fully aware of the financial strain the State, City and authority faces, the MTA must weigh every option to maintain services, especially services as vital as the reduced fare for school children program.” 

December 16, 2009
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A drop of gas info could save gallons

By Daniel Squadron

This holiday season, millions of Americans will take to the road — and spend literally billions of dollars on fuel. We’ll be reminded once again that buying a car is not just a one-time expenditure. The cost adds up: a few more dollars every time you fill up at the pump.

Of course, it’s not just economics. Between global warming and the other negative effects of burning fuel, a growing number of consumers worry about the environmental impact as well.

December 16, 2009
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Aubertine Hosts Energy Roundtable in St. Lawrence County

 

Energy Chair, local residents discuss economic development power programs, infrastructure

December 11, 2009
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Safety first (First Place, that is)!

By Gersh Kuntzman

Here she is, Smith Street pedestrians — your new crossing guard.

Veteran traffic-stopper Diana Williams has been reassigned to the block between First and Second places to handle an increase in pedestrian traffic since the closing of the southern exit to the F train’s Carroll Street station.

OK, maybe a new crossing guard isn’t a big deal to you, but it was to state Sen. Daniel Squadron (D–Brooklyn Heights), who got Williams assigned to the block.

December 9, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS HEARING ON NEED FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ON LONG ISLAND

          State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently attended a Senate public hearing on the New York State Department of Transportation’s (DOT) proposed five year capital plan.

December 7, 2009
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AmNew York: State grills MTA on plan for technology, system improvements

 

The honeymoon is over for the MTA’s new chief.

State senators grilled MTA CEO Jay Walder Thursday about his plans to modernize the transit system, indicating that the state might not shell out for nifty gizmos like countdown clocks in bus shelters.

“We’ve lived for years without the clocks,” said state Sen. Craig Johnson, (D-Port Washington), during the hearing in Manhattan. “I just don’t see how we can justify that right now.”

December 4, 2009
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NY Daily News Coverage of MTA Capital Plan Manhattan Hearing

State senator throws cold water on MTA's 'extremely ambitious' plan to improve bus stops

BY PETE DONOHUE

DAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITER

Friday, December 4th 2009, 4:00 AM

A key state senator threw cold water on the MTA's "extremely ambitious" capital plan, including a project to place arrival countdown clocks at bus stops.

Sen. Craig Johnson told a Senate hearing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority shouldn't expect the Legislature to fill the $10 billion gap in its five-year plan.

December 4, 2009
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