Malcolm A. Smith's posts related to Transportation

Senate Majority Announces MTA Plan

Today, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, joined by members of the Majority Conference announced their plan to address the Metropolitan Transportation Authoritys (MTA) operating deficit, saving millions of straphangers from crippling fare increases and service cuts.

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith Nominates Senator Craig Johnson to Serve on the MTA Capital Program Review Board

(Albany, NY)- Today, Senate President Malcolm A. Smith announced the nomination of Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) to serve on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Program Review Board. The nomination was  made this past weekend, notice was given to the MTA and the appointment is pending the filing of the appropriate paperwork with the Governor’s office.


Senate President Malcolm A. Smith and Transportation Committee Chair Martin Malavé Dilan Go to D.C. to Bring High Speed Rail to New York

(Albany, NY)-Senate President Malcolm A. Smith and Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee are traveling to  Washington D.C. today to speak with federal officials about bringing High Speed Rail to New York.  Senators Smith and Dilan are scheduled to meet with Senator Charles Schumer,  Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Carl Tubbesing, Deputy Director, National Conference of State Legislatures and Dana Gresham, Assistant DOT Secretary for Governmental Affairs.


High Speed Rail New York Coalition Announced

For Immediate Release: November 23, 2009


Senate Passes High Speed Rail Legislation

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