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?
The state legislature moved quickly to take advantage of Gov. Cuomo's weakened position, delivering its own budget proposal on Sunday that undoes Cuomo's proposed $145-million raid on MTA operating funds.
Transit and safe streets are the foundation for climbing out of the coronavirus pandemic because street safety and transit improvements "can boost mobility, access, safety, and resiliency," a coalition of groups argue.