Martin Malavé Dilan's posts related to Alternative Transport

Senator Dilan Announces Two Additional Statewide Public Hearings on DOT Five-Year Plan

Hearings Seek To Solicit Input from Entire State During Formulation of 2010 – 2015 Transportation Capital Plan

(Albany, NY)—Ending a near half-century of excluding New Yorkers from talks on how and where their transportation dollars are spent, Senate Transportation Chair, Martin Malavé Dilan has announced two additional hearings as part of a statewide tour to include stakeholders in the formation and implementation of a cost-effective transportation infrastructure plan.

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Statement from Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

“The safety of drivers traveling between Vermont and New York must be of the utmost importance, that is why I support Governor Paterson’s decision to replace the Crown Point Bridge. The costs to repair the 80 year-old span are prohibitive compared to the long-term, regional safety and economic gains if the bridge were to be replaced all-together,” said Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee.

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Albany hearing on NYSDOT Five-Year Capital Plan live at noon

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Final hearing on the NYSDOT Five-Year Capital Plan, live from SUNY Farmingdale at 11

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To comment on the future of New York's roads and bridges visit here.

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