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April 16, 2011A forum discussing the future of the MTA's Capital Plan, with opening remarks by MTA Chair & CEO Jay Walder.
Report Capital Spending
December 06, 2013This report reviews capital planning and spending during Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure in order to suggest principles that can guide the development of a new long-term capital plan and financing strategy.
July 13, 2020Federal aid should be a significant contributor to solving this crisis. Yet, even if the MTA receives all the aid it has requested, its leaders face hard choices about how to manage the resources they control.
February 21, 2020City taxpayers pay 71% on MTA non-toll, non-federal revenues.
October 10, 2013CBC offers its perspective on the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” question, “Is there any hope for NYC Transit?”
Report Economic Development
February 06, 2013This scorecard assesses the New York City metropolitan area’s competitiveness in attracting, cultivating and retaining talent. The scorecard is based on the relative performance of the New York City metro area against 14 of the largest domestic metro areas on a comprehensive set of quantitative indicators.
Blog Public Workforce
February 18, 2020The agreements should include greater savings, including workrule changes, to offset the impact of these increased costs.
April 05, 2011This report helps identify priorities for ongoing efforts to control costs at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority through benchmarking by comparing unit cost measures with other large urban transit agencies in the United States. It also suggests priorities for new efficiency initiatives.
Video Capital Spending
December 11, 2008Panel discussion from CBC's event on public-private partnerships, also knowns as PPPs or P3s.
Blog State Budget
December 19, 2011The Governor should avoid more new taxes as the way to close the rest of the budget gap and instead focus on containing spending growth in Medicaid, pensions, education, and economic development.
January 13, 2020While housing is the largest share of spending for most households, a more robust picture of affordability also should include transportation costs.
Testimony Health Care
March 02, 2020CBC offers these recommendations to the MRT and hopes they also guide State leaders when adopting the fiscal year 2021 budget.
Blog Capital Spending
December 04, 2011Dos and Don’ts for the use of PPPs, or "P3s" adapted from the CBC's 2008 report, “How Public-Private Partnerships Can Help New York Address Its Infrastructure Needs.”
Report Capital Spending
December 11, 2008This report explores the application of public-private partnership (PPPs) in New York by explaining its definition of such a relationship and offering in-depth guidelines, potential applications (including highway bridges, New York City school buildings, New York City parks, and higher education facilities), examples on a global, national, and local level, and potential missteps and cautions.
Statement State Budget
March 19, 2020The MRT had a difficult task to do with little time, and deserves credit for soliciting public feedback, considering hundreds of proposals, and rising to the challenge of proposing significant reforms and savings without recommending tax increases.
Blog Pensions & Benefits
June 14, 2011Diverting money from the Health Insurance Premium Stabilization Fund may seem harmless, but it is a fiscal gimmick that only postpones the tough decisions needed to address the underlying causes of the City’s financial predicament.
Blog Health Care
March 09, 2011The Medicaid Redesign Team changed the dynamic of Medicaid budgeting by focusing many of the stakeholders on the same goal: controlling spending while improving quality of care. The collaborative process promises to be a useful model as reform efforts continue.
Blog Health Care
March 27, 2020To ensure a sustainable Medicaid program that can help New Yorkers most in need in the future, the Executive and Legislature should continue the course correction started by the MRT, especially as they enact a budget during these troubled times.
Report Health Care
March 05, 2020As lawmakers negotiate this year’s budget, they should review HCRA’s role in health care funding and its impact upon privately insured New Yorkers.