Andrew Cuomo — the governor who never saw an MTA budget he didn't want to raid or a splashy but expensive project he didn't want to push — will soon be gone. So what kind of governor should Kathy Hochul be?
Advocates have not heard from the MTA about congestion pricing, even though the authority must include environmental justice in its assessment of the tolls — and the federal government is waiting for action.
An MTA consultant slapped a ridiculously high pricetag on a project to add subway service to eastern Queens via abandoned LIRR tracks — and supporters of the so-called QueensLink have put out their own study suggesting the service could be finished for half as much as the MTA said.
Assembly Member Peter Abbate's suit contends that the Department of Transportation did not notify local community boards within 90 days of starting the project ... which has no official start date yet. (So, um, how does that work?)
Brooklyn Borough President and presumptive mayor of New York Eric Adams said that an Adams administration could replace the current mishmash of unprotected bike lanes he rode on with a safe route that would be more welcoming to cyclists of all stripes.