MTA Reveals $51B Capital Plan — Now the Challenge is Funding it

Y'all ready for some capital construction? Photo: MTA

The MTA has revealed the 2020-2024 capital plan, and the only question left now are the small issues of how to fund it and ensuring it actually gets done.

The proposed $51-billion major construction plan lays out the agency's future spending priorities — a laundry list that includes plenty of goodies for transit customers.

But a budget is not just a list of expenditures, but also an accounting of where the money will come from — and this capital plan relies heavily on revenue from congestion pricing and the newly instituted mansion tax and internet sales tax.

Police are now investigating after this cop was caught on camera smashing a teen's bike. Video: 

NYPD Probing Cop Who Smashed Teen’s Bike

Cops are investigating one of their own after he smashed a teen’s bike in the South Bronx on Sunday — an incident that bike advocates say is just the latest example of police harassing cyclists in the name of public safety. A day after Streetsblog published a video of the cop in question damaging the […]
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