Showing 1 - 20 of 213
August 21, 2019Labor negotiations are heating up between the MTA and its largest union, the TWU.
August 07, 2019The MTA's 2020 Preliminary Budget and four-year financial plan reveals an alarming fiscal outlook.
August 02, 2019CBC urges the MTA to reconsider the proposed rule regarding five-year debarment of contractors.
Report State Budget
July 24, 2019Six facts about the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, production, regulation, and costs.
Special Feature Transportation
July 17, 2019This infographic presents a snapshot of NYC Transit's operating expenses, on-time performance, ridership, 5-year capital plans and facts about Central Business District tolling.
July 09, 2019Administrative solutions can reduce school crowding and limit the need to build expensive new school buildings.
Podcast episode Housing
June 07, 2019Strengthening rent regulation is a top priority for the Governor and state lawmakers in the closing days of the legislative session. There are two sides of the argument on rent regulation reform. Listen to REBNY President John Banks and Assemblymember Harvey Epstein share their perspective.
Blog Capital Spending
June 07, 2019Like most other spending decisions, capital spending is best decided during budget negotiations.
Podcast episode Transportation
May 23, 20191.28 cents is the amount New York collects in fuel taxes for every vehicle mile driven. A recent CBC report "Switching Gears" explored the implementation of an innovative approach to finance highway and bridge improvements: a vehicle-miles traveled fee. What’s a VMT and how does it work? CBC's Patrick Orecki, the author of the report, joined the podcast to discuss what a VMT might look like in New York.
May 14, 2019The Rockefeller Institute of Government and CBC hosted "Switching Gears: A New Way to Fund Transportation," a presentation and expert panel discussion on the vehicle-miles travel (VMT) fee.
May 13, 2019A new report by the Citizens Budget Commission says New York needs $5.7 billion to keep roads in “good repair.”
Podcast episode Transportation
May 09, 2019125,323 is the number of vehicles licensed by the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission in 2018. The dramatic rise of for-hire vehicles has posed new challenges, and at the forefront of using data to tackle these challenges was former TLC Commissioner Meera Joshi, now a visiting scholar at NYU Wagner.
May 08, 2019The new congestion pricing fee serves the dual goals of raising revenue and reducing traffic congestion; however, the measure is not a complete solution to the State’s need for transportation funding.
May 02, 2019When considering reform, the Legislature should evaluate the potential to worsen rather than improve tenants’ living conditions.
Press Release Transportation
April 30, 2019CBC released a report detailing the critical need to slow the growth of labor expenses if the MTA is to become fiscally sound.
Report Public Workforce
April 30, 2019The MTA's fiscal outlook is dire, and improving it requires a multipronged approach. Paramount in the effort is slowing the growth of labor costs.
Testimony City Budget
April 17, 2019NYC Ferry connects many of NYC’s waterfront neighborhoods and business districts at a high price.
April 05, 2019The NYS Adopted FY 2020 Budget directs three revenue sources to support the MTA. This blog clarifies what the revenue streams are and how they will flow to the lockbox.
March 30, 2019According to a CBC report, the number of NYC Ferry passengers for all of last year is less than the number of passengers who ride NYC subways in just one day. Mayor de Blasio defends the ferry service & says it’s a long-term investment.