Ravitch Commission Hearings Announced
The Ravitch Commission, formed to recommend MTA funding sources for the next decade, has scheduled three public hearings later this month. The Tri-State Transportation Campaign's Mobilizing the Region has the scoop:
The tentative meeting dates are September 15th in Manhattan, September 22nd in Long Island, and September 24th in White Plains. Hopefully more information will be available very soon.
Updated 9/5/2008. Meeting details are below.
Monday, September 15th
Eisner-Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South
Session 1: 10am-12:30pm
Session 2: 1:30pm - 5pm
Monday, September 22nd
Ceremonial Chambers, Nassau County Executive Building
1550 Franklin Ave, 2nd Floor
Wednesday, September 24th
Westchester County Center
198 Central Ave
Testimony is by invitation only. Public comment can be sent in writing to Ravitch Commission, 633 Third Ave, 38th floor, New York, NY 10017.
The 13-member commission, headed by former MTA Chair Richard Ravitch, is widely expected to include some form of congestion pricing among its recommendations to state lawmakers. The commission has a deadline of December 5.