February 2011

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TSTC Staff Updates

Tri-State Transportation Campaign welcomes four new team members and says goodbye to three. Staff analyst Michelle Ernst will be moving to Connecticut in March to start a new chapter of her life as a full-time mom…



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Smooth Sailing For MTA’s Gateless Tolling Project

The MTA’s open-road tolling efforts are cruising along so far. This week, the agency released data from the first month after gates were removed from the toll booths at the Henry Hudson Bridge connecting Manhattan and the Bronx….



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Four Bills to Watch in the CT General Assembly

The state budget will consume much of the CT General Assembly’s time in the coming weeks, as state legislators and Gov. Malloy work out how to close a budget deficit of $3 billion.  But there’s plenty…


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Malloy Budget Tackles Transportation Challenges Head On

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s first budget doesn’t lack for boldness. During his budget address on Wednesday, Malloy said the state’s transportation problems “extended to virtually every corner of Connecticut” but that the state had the opportunity…


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MTA’s Board Ought to Reflect Its Riders

Now that Governor Cuomo has staffed his Cabinet and made nominations for some key posts, he might want to focus his attention on the MTA Board. Nearly two-thirds of the MTA’s board members — fourteen —…