How to Balance the MTA’s Budget

The Citizens Budget Commission
cordially invites you to attend a breakfast forum on

How to Balance the MTA’s Budget

Release and discussion of a new CBC report

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 – 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Program begins promptly at 8:15 AM

Metrazur Restaurant
Grand Central Terminal, East Balcony


Charles Brecher
Director of Research, Citizens Budget Commission
&Professor, NYU Wagner


Peter Kalikow
Chairman of the Board, Metropolitan Transportation Authority


Katherine N. Lapp
Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Gene Russianoff
Senior Attorney, New York Public Interest Research Group/
Straphangers Campaign

Moderated by
Diana Fortuna
President, Citizens Budget Commission

RSVP Fondia Thompson
fthompson(at)cbcny(dot)org  212–279-2605 xt.310


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