senate Bill S5025

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the NY city transit authority and the metropolitan transportation authority to report to the governor and legislature on service reductions and eliminations

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Nov 08, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.238
Oct 28, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1095
substituted for s5025
Jun 11, 2013 substituted by a6249
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1095
May 06, 2013 referred to transportation

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S5025 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6249
Law Section:
Transportation
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7625, A10542

S5025 - Bill Texts

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Directs the New York city transit authority and the metropolitan transportation authority to report to the governor and the legislature on service reductions and eliminations.

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BILL NUMBER:S5025

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to directing the New York city
transit authority and the metropolitan transportation authority to
report to the governor and the legislature on transportation service
reductions and eliminations occurring since January 1, 2008

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill requires the NYCTA and the
MTA to report to the legislature and the governor on all
transportation service reductions and eliminations since January 1,
2008. The bill spells out that the report shall include actual revenue
savings as compared to anticipated savings for each route; the cost to
fully restore each such change; a detailed plan for full restoration
or a detailed plan for equitable restoration of subways, buses and
commuter rail that substantially mitigate the impacts of the cuts and
eliminations and fairly restores services through all neighborhoods
and regions.

The report is due to the governor and the legislature on or before
December 31, 2013.

JUSTIFICATION: This report will provide a clear picture of the service
cuts and eliminations of transportation services in the MTA region
since January 1, 2008. It should highlight inequities in how these
cuts and eliminations targeted certain neighborhoods and/or regions of
the MTA region and provide the Governor and the Legislature a clear
picture of the resources needed to restore services prior to
consideration of the 2013-14 budget season.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: A10542 of 2012 - Passed Assembly.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5025

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT in relation to directing the New York city transit authority  and
  the  metropolitan  transportation  authority to report to the governor
  and the legislature on transportation service  reductions  and  elimi-
  nations occurring since January 1, 2008

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The New York city transit authority  and  the  metropolitan
transportation  authority shall report to the legislature and the gover-
nor on all transportation service reductions and eliminations  occurring
since  January  1, 2008. The report shall include the following informa-
tion:
  a. All bus, subway, and commuter rail service  reductions  and  elimi-
nations occurring since January 1, 2008, broken out by route;
  b.  The  number  and  geographic breakout of all customers impacted by
such service reductions and eliminations, for each route;
  c. The actual revenue savings versus the anticipated savings from such
service reductions and eliminations, for each route;
  d. The costs to fully  restore  such  service  reductions  and  elimi-
nations, for each route; and
  e.  A  detailed  plan  for full restoration of services that have been
eliminated or reduced  since  January  1,  2008;  or,  alternatively,  a
detailed  plan for equitable restoration of subways, buses, and commuter
rails that substantially mitigates the negative impacts of such  service
reductions  and eliminations and fairly restores the services across all
impacted neighborhoods and regions.
  S 2. The report shall be delivered to the governor and the legislature
on or before December 31, 2013.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07380-01-3

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