Press Statements

 

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January 2022

Governor Hochul Announces “Interborough Express,” New Rapid Transit Service for Brooklyn and Queens | 5 Jan 2022

December 2021

MTA Board Approves Contract for Penn Station Access, Laying the Foundation for Regional Rail | 15 Dec 2021

November 2021

#BetterBeeLine Bus Rider Day of Action | 19 Nov 2021

President Biden Expected to Sign Historic Infrastructure Bill, Tri-State Area to Receive Billions of Dollars | 15 Nov 2021

Governor Hochul Announces Scaled-Down Vision for New York Penn Station | 3 Nov 2021

October 2021

TSTC Releases New Jersey Congestion Pricing Fact Sheets | 4 Oct 2021

September 2021

Transportation in NYC Region Crippled by Remnants of Hurricane Ida | 2 Sep 2021

August 2021

Governor Hochul Picks State Senator Brian Benjamin, “A Son of Harlem,” as Lieutenant Governor | 26 Aug 2021

Governor Cuomo Announces Resignation | 10 Aug 2021

Senate Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill | 10 Aug 2021

July 2021

MTA Announces New Interim President of NYC Transit | 30 Jul 2021

Governor Cuomo Announces MTA Leadership Shakeup | 29 Jul 2021

Senate GOP Reaches Deal with Democrats on Infrastructure, Worst Deal for Transit Since Nixon Administration | 29 Jul 2021

Congress Introduces Resolution to Reach Zero Traffic Deaths by 2050 | 28 Jul 2021

Congress Must Give Transit its Fair Share, Support ‘Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act’ | 6 Jul 2021

June 2021

Safe Passing Law S2208/A5570 Clears Senate 34-1 and Assembly 68-0, Now Heads to Governor Murphy’s Desk | 30 Jun 2021

#TransformTransit: Brooklyn Electeds, Advocates, and Riders Demand Federal Funding for Equitable and Sustainable Transit Service | 28 Jun 2021

MTA Walks Back on Accessibility, Permanently Bans Cash Transactions at Subway Booths | 24 Jun 2021

Connecticut Department of Transportation Announces ‘Time for CT’ Plan for Faster Rail Service | 22 Jun 2021

May 2021

MTA Announces Plan to Purchase More Electric Buses and Install More Than 50 Overhead Chargers | 26 May 2021

Stop the Land Grab! Senators Hoylman, Jackson & Krueger Held Press Conference on New Legislation Requiring Community Input on Empire Station Complex Project | 23 May 2021

Members of Trenton Cycling Revolution Commute by Bike with Mayor Gusciora to City Hall to Celebrate National Bike to Work Day | 21 May 2021

Statement on Interim President of NYCT Weighing in on Mayoral Race | 14 May 2021

Penn Station Access Announcement | 13 May 2021

24/7 Subway Service Returning May 17 | 3 May 2021

April 2021

‘Penn Station Master Plan’ Won’t Fix Your Commute | 23 Apr 2021

Tri-State Transportation Campaign Announces Selection of New Executive Director | 21 Apr 2021

Coalition Calls on Elected Officials to Stop Cuomo’s Empire Station Complex | 7 Apr 2021

March 2021

STATEMENT on Rise in Hate Crimes on Transit and in Public Spaces | 29 Mar 2021

New TSTC Report Examines Public Transit’s Role in Community Spread of COVID-19 | 10 Mar 2021

STATEMENT on NYC Becoming America’s Most Congested City | 9 Mar 2021

New Jersey Voters Want Policies to Improve Transportation, Survey Shows | 1 Mar 2021

February 2021

STATEMENT on MTA’s New Overnight Subway Closure Policy | 15 Feb 2021

STATEMENT on NYC Council Hearing on ‘The MTA in the Era of COVID-19’ | 10 Feb 2021

STATEMENT on Port Authority Bus Terminal Replacement | 9 Feb 2021

STATEMENT on the Appointment of Quemuel Arroyo as MTA’s First All-Agency Chief Accessibility Officer | 4 Feb 2021

January 2021

STATEMENT on NY 2021-22 Executive Budget Proposal | 29 Jan 2021

STATEMENT on NJ Transit Launching Newark Bus Network Redesign | 25 Jan 2021

STATEMENT on the U.S. Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement | 20 Jan 2021

STATEMENT on President-elect Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan | 15 Jan 2021

TSTC Hosts a Discussion with Congressman Espaillat, Industry Leaders. and Advocates on the Future of Transportation in the Biden Era | 11 Jan 2021

December 2020

STATEMENT on Opening of Moynihan Train Hall | 30 Dec 2020

STATEMENT on $4 Billion for MTA in Latest Coronavirus Stimulus Deal from Tri-State Transportation Campaign | 20 Dec 2020

STATEMENT on Nomination of Peter Buttigieg as U.S. Secretary of Transportation | 16 Dec 2020

STATEMENT on MTA’s Proposed Fare Increase | 14 Dec 2020

With Race For City Hall Heating Up, New York’s Leading Transportation Advocates Release 2021 Equity Agenda, Urge Mayoral and Council Candidates To Adopt Their Platform | 8 Dec 2020

STATEMENT on Bipartisan Emergency Aid Proposal | 2 Dec 2020

New Report Details Challenges and Solutions for Transitioning to a Climate Resilient Electric Bus Fleet | 2 Dec 2020

November 2020

Tri-State Transportation Campaign Relaunches Blog, “Mobilizing The Region” | 25 Nov 2020

STATEMENT on Independent Analysis of North River Tunnel Rehabilitation | 24 Nov 2020

STATEMENT on the Resignation of NYCDOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg | 23 Nov 2020

“NY for TCI” Advocates and Businesses Urge Gov. Cuomo to Lead on Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) | 23 Nov 2020

STATEMENT on MTA’s 2021 Budget Proposal | 18 Nov 2020

STATEMENT on Main Street Busway Opponents’ Temporary Restraining Order | 13 Nov 2020

October 2020

STATEMENT on MTA ‘Doomsday’ Service Cuts | 28 Oct 2020

STATEMENT on Passing of Harlem Environmental Activist Cecil Corbin-Mark | 16 Oct 2020

September 2020

STATEMENT on Trump Administration Pulling Funding for Transit Cleaning | 4 Sep 2020

August 2020

STATEMENT on MTA Fiscal Emergency | 26 Aug 2020

STATEMENT on Climate Action Council Nomination | 25 Aug 2020

STATEMENT on Federal Relief for Port Authority of NY & NJ | 4 Aug 2020

July 2020

STATEMENT on Congressional Republican’s Unveiling of Relief Package | 27 Jul 2020

STATEMENT on Restoring 24/7 Subway Service | 20 Jul 2020

STATEMENT on $32 Billion Federal Request from Transit Agencies | 14 Jul 2020

STATEMENT on Postponement of NYC Congestion Pricing Plan | 14 Jul 2020

June 2020

Joint Statement on NJ Transit’s Capital Plan | 18 Jun 2020

Two New Reports Answer Question on Millions of Commuters’ Minds: Can Public Transit Be Safe During the Pandemic? | 17 Jun 2020

Survey of Over 1,000 Riders Reveals What They Need to Feel Safe on Transit Post-COVID | 8 Jun 2020

STATEMENT on Mayor de Blasio’s Better Buses Restart Announcement | 8 Jun 2020

STATEMENT on MTA’s 13-Point Action Plan for a Safe Return | 5 Jun 2020

STATEMENT on MTA Demand for 60 Miles of Bus Lanes | 4 Jun 2020

STATEMENT on Black Lives Matter Protests | 2 Jun 2020

May 2020

STATEMENT on City Council Bill Allowing Restaurants to Use Streets for Dining | 29 May 2020

STATEMENT on Car Usage Climbing to 50 Percent of Pre-COVID Levels | 14 May 2020

April 2020

STATEMENT on Closing NYC Subway for Overnight Disinfection | 30 Apr 2020

TSTC Joins National Alliance in Urgent Call to Action by the White House: Transit Workers Need Better Protection from COVID-19 | 23 Apr 2020

STATEMENT on MIT Coronavirus Study | 18 Apr 2020

Advocates, NJ Transit Riders Call For Restoration of Services; Current Reduced Service Poses COVID-19 Risks | 2 Apr 2020

March 2020

STATEMENT on New Jersey Transit Federal Bailout | 18 Mar 2020