Klein Bill Expands Residential Permit Area for Village Residents
ALBANY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced on Monday that the Senate passed legislation (S.1866) unanimously to expand the residential parking system for the Village of Tuckahoe. Due to Tuckahoe’s two commuter rail stations, Village residents often face significant difficulty finding parking on residential streets.
Measure Would Rein in Overnight Parking in Residential Areas
BRONX, NY - State Senator Jeff Klein, Assembly Member Michael Benedetto, Council Member James Vacca, and community leaders today called on Governor Paterson to sign legislation that would increase the fine for overnight parking of tractor-trailers on residential streets to $250 for the first offense and $500 for the second offense.
Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency Chair: Senator Jeffrey Klein Public Forum: Examining spending at the New York State Department of Transportation Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Contact: Gwendolyn Bluemich (518) 455-3598 Media Contact: Gwen Rocco (518) 455-3588 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
"Today marks an important victory in our efforts to improve public transportation in the Northeast Bronx. Since the first day the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced the removal of a direct route between the Country Club and Westchester Square communities in February 2010 I have been outspoken in my criticism of their plans. Last year in April, I held a town hall with the top brass of the MTA to convey to them the importance this route serves in our communities.