Issues: Transportation

Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Adopted Budget

August 30, 2009
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Report of the Senate Finance Committee on the SFY 2008-09 Executive Budget

August 30, 2009
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Model Local Law: Classification, Maintenance & Rehabilitation of Rural County & Town Roads

August 28, 2009
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Public Hearing: Joint Hearing on MTA & Gubernatorial Nominee for Chair & CEO

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATE

Notice of Public Hearing

September 8, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Governor Paterson Signs Two Senator Dilan-Sponsored Bills into Law

S 3619-A bans the use of portable electronics while driving, S 3623-A requires passengers under age eight to ride in restraint systems(Albany-NY)— Senator Martin Malavé Dilan (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, today praised the signing of two bills into law that will improve safety measures protecting New York’s young drivers and passengers.

August 28, 2009
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Serrano Climbs Aboard to Save the M15

On Friday morning Senator Serrano was proactive in his opposition to the proposed service cuts for one of the most heavily used bus lines in the country. During the 7 am rush hour, Serrano, his staff, and the Transport Workers Union boarded buses on Second Avenue, and handed out literature encouraging citizens to speak out against the planned cuts on the M15 bus.  The MTA is proposing to remove 9 buses from the M15 route, which operates between Second Avenue and South Ferry.

August 27, 2009
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Paterson’s Budget Forces Long Islanders to Pay 25% More for Driver Licenses & Registrations Starting September 1st

Long Islanders will be paying 25 percent more to drive a car, truck, motorcycle, or boat when the latest round of tax and fee increases in Governor Paterson’s State Budget take effect on September 1st.

August 26, 2009
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NYSDOT BREAKS GROUND ON BORDER IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

Stimulus-Funded Initiative Will Enhance Traffic Mobility, Increase Security 

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Acting Commissioner Stanley Gee was in the Thousand Islands today to mark the beginning of a $1.3 million highway project to improve traffic mobility and security at the Customs and Border Protection Station on Interstate 81 on Wellesley Island, Jefferson County.  The project is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

August 19, 2009
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August 18, 2009
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MTA Update On 181st Street Station And Service Disruptions

As a result of the ceiling collapse at the 181st Street Station in Washington Heights, subway service is still disrupted for commuters in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx. I share your frustration with this major inconvenience, but rest assured that my office has been in regular contact with the MTA to make sure this situation is resolved as quickly and safely as possible.As part of our discussions, the MTA has agreed to provide daily updates on the status of the repairs as well as service advisories. Below please find a copy of today’s update.

August 18, 2009
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Statement From Senator Eric T. Schneiderman on Ceiling Collapse At 181st Street Subway Station

"This is a wake up-call for the MTA. For years, the MTA has neglected to improve the conditions at the 181st Street Station, which has been plagued by structural problems, inordinate amounts of debris and elevator failures, among other issues. As a result of this ceiling collapse, subway service is paralyzed for nearly 70,000 daily riders in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx. This is a devastating disruption for our communities.

August 17, 2009
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Senator Savino Releases Ferry Service Report

Senator Savino Releases Ferry Service Report

August 14, 2009
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Message to the Democrat Leadership: Stop Reaching into Our Pockets!

It is truly unfathomable that the New York City politicians running this State continue to ignore the public outcry for tax relief.  They need to stop reaching in to the pockets of every taxpayer in New York as their sole means to solve the State’s fiscal crisis.

August 14, 2009
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August 13, 2009
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BROOKLYN STREET, COLONIAL GARDENS, HAS BEEN FOUND

Brooklyn- The residents of Colonial Gardens gathered yesterday to thank Senator Golden for his efforts in having their street sign replaced after a number of years and numerous efforts, causing concern for all residents related to emergency service response and mail delivery.  Colonial Gardens is on Shore Road between 89th Street and 90th Street.The street sign was installed last week by the Department of Transportation following a request made to Senator Golden at his senior fair held at St.

August 12, 2009
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