Press Releases, Public Testimony, and Public Comments - 2013

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec


January

2

10

31

TSTC statement on restored parity for transit commuter tax benefits

Group statement on NICE hearing on fare hike impacts

TSTC testimony on New York State budget

February

4

12

25

TSTC testimony on three Connecticut bills

Group testimony on the MTA's response to Sandy and the storm's long-term impact

TSTC testimony on tolls and red light cameras in Connecticut

March

8

18

19

TSTC statement on New York State's Tappan Zee Bridge loan moving forward

TSTC statement in response to the release of 2012 NYC traffic fatality data

TSTC testimony on New Jersey Department of Transportation's Capital Program

April

12

16

17

TSTC statement in response to Governor Cuomo's selection of Thomas Prendergast as MTA Chairman and CEO

Elected Officials, Advocates Call for Sunday Bus Service in Suffolk County

Analysis Shows Mixed Progress on Connecticut's Transportation Funding Priorities

May

7

13

14

17

TSTC testimony on Sunday Bus Service in Suffolk County

Statement on Preferred Alternative for Ben Franklin Bridge Ped/Bike Ramp

Reduced driving rates likely to hold, with major implications for the nation's infrastructure

TSTC statement on the need for transit for American Dream Meadowlands

June

3

6

10

10

18

19

19

19

A Joint Statement with AARP on the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg

Passage of Transportation Lockbox Law Will Restore Public Trust; Failure to Pass Vulnerable User Bill is a Disappointment

TSTC testimony in support of the New Jersey Pedestrian Safety Enforcement and Education Fund

TSTC testimony in support of using a portion of New Jersey motor vehicle fines to fund State Safe Routes to School

Advocates Outline Transportation Priorities for a Sustainable City in 2013 and Beyond

One in 8 New York Bridges Structurally Deficient

One in 10 New Jersey Bridges Structurally Deficient

One in 10 Connecticut Bridges Structurally Deficient

July

17

17

25

29

29

TSTC Testimony on Complete Streets in Long Beach

TSTC Comments on Plan 2040: NYMTC Regional Transportation Plan

Statement on the Waning Support for the American Dream Meadowlands Project

Statement on the Approval of Bonds for the I-84 Widening in Waterbury

TSTC Testimony on Nassau County Complete Streets

August

1

Statement on the Signing of New York City Speed Camera Legislation

September

5

TSTC Announces First Annual Long Island Rail Road Laggy Awards

October

7

9

21

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29

31

Businesses Lead Charge in Call for Nassau County to Increase NICE Funding

NJDOT Spends More on Walking, Biking and Transit but Not Enough to Improve Safety or Maintain State’s Roads

Advocates Applaud Signing of Legislation Protecting Pedestrians and Cyclists in Westchester County

New York State Plans to Spend Fewer Dollars on Pedestrian and Bicycling Infrastructure in the Future

1,345 Vehicle Collisions with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Albany County

3,648 Vehicle Collisions with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Erie County

2,679 Vehicle Collisions with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Monroe County

1,689 Vehicle Collisions with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Onondaga County

2,442 Vehicle Collisions with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in Westchester County

Recovery from Sandy, Resiliency Against Future Storms a Multi-Year Process

Tappan Zee TIFIA Loan Just One Piece of Complex, Unfinished Financial Puzzle

November

4

14

200+ Organizations Call on Governor Cuomo to Protect Revenues for Public Transportation

Governor’s Lockbox Veto Ensures Unstable Future for Public Transit

December

4

5

Testimony In Support of Codifying the NYCDOT Street Design Manual

Testimony on the Impact of the State Budget on Upstate Public Transit Systems