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September 30, 2010The CBC seeks to stress two points: 1) the fare increases to be approved for January 2011 and proposed for January 2013 should move toward establishing a long-term policy to cover half of operating expenses with fare revenue, and 2) the MTA should explore the feasibility of incorporating the practice of “peak pricing" for subways and buses.
Op Ed Transportation
July 28, 2010With the city's 2011 operating budget recently approved it is worth asking how well current budgets provide for repair and maintenance of our roads, bridges, tunnels, parks and other public infrastructure. The answer is disappointing.
Op Ed Education
May 17, 2010President Carol Kellermann pens an op-ed favoring the passage of the Governor's Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act, which would give SUNY and CUNY total control over setting tuition rates.
Op Ed State Budget
March 27, 2010CBC President Carol Kellermann explains how the State can cut spending equitably in the three largest areas of the budget: Medicaid, education, and employee benefits.