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
Manhattan
Session 1: 10am-12:30pm
Session 2: 1:30pm - 5pm

Monday, September 22nd
Ceremonial Chambers, Nassau County Executive Building
1550 Franklin Ave, 2nd Floor
Mineola
6-9pm

Wednesday, September 24th
Westchester County Center
198 Central Ave
White Plains
6-9pm

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.