Mayor Adams's preliminary budget does not increase funding for Fair Fares, the city's half-price MetroCard program for very low-income transit riders — a program that only last year, Mayor Adams called "transformative."
The MTA's long-awaited Bike and Pedestrian Access study that will be released on Wednesday morning is promising that the agency is going to rework the Triborough Bridge's pedestrian path to make way for cyclists. And there's hope for the Verrazzano, too.
Gov. Hochul was poised to use her State of the State address on Tuesday afternoon to announce that the MTA will choose light rail for the Interborough Express, the transit connection on an existing right of way between Bay Ridge and Jackson Heights.
Streetsblog asked leading voices in the livable streets movement to give some marching orders to Big Apple and Empire State decision-makers so that we can all have a more-fulfilling year in 2023. Here are the resolutions they have for the mayor, governor and our agencies.