Reports & Features

2022

NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and TransitCenter Release 17th Annual Pokey and Schleppie Awards on Bus Performance

Straphangers Campaign Hosts Bus Lane Painting Party — Celebrate Plans for 20 Miles of New Bus Lanes in 2022

2021

Straphangers Campaign Petition to Transform Transit

Statement on Restoration of 24/7 Subway Service May 3, 2021

2020

Testimony at Joint Legislative Hearing on Impact of COVID-19 on the MTA August 25, 2020

NYPIRG Announces Gene Russianoff Retires July 24, 2020

Statement on Resignation of Andy Byford January 23, 2020

2019

Decade's Top Ten Best and Worst of NYC Transit December 17, 2019

Statement on Changes to MTA Access-A-Ride Pilot Program November 12, 2019

Testimony at MTA 9/25 Board Meeting on Access-A-Ride E-Hail Pilot Program September 25, 2019

Statement on the MTA's Draft 2020-2024 Capital Plan September 16, 2019

2019 Pokey and Schleppie Awards July 2019

"Taking Up Space": A student's experience with transit accessibility Trevor Wheeler, Pratt Institute, Spring 2019

Statement on Governor Cuomo's Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation Plan January 3, 2019

2018

2018 Top Ten Best and Worst in Transit for NYC December 27, 2018

2018 Pokey and Schleppie Awards July 2018

Transportation and Equity: A Vision for New York State Leadership in 2018 July 2018 (pdf)

Congestion Pricing Coalition Statement on Governor's 30-Day Amendments February 16, 2018

2017

Transportation and Equity: A 2017 Agenda for Candidates July 2017 (pdf)

Statement on Newly Appointed MTA Chair/CEO Joseph Lhota June 22, 2017

In the News
MTA service cuts still on the table even after billions in federal aid   (New York Post, July 21, 2021)
Amid criticism from MTA members, de Blasio pledges ‘aggressive’ Fair Fares outreach   (amNY, July 20, 2021)
MTA Hits Mute on Remote Comments as In-Person Public Committee Meetings Return   (The City, July 19, 2021)
Halfway there: NYC restores discounted ‘Fair Fares’ funding to only half of pre-pandemic level   (amNY, July 14, 2021)
Cash in Question/ ¿Prohibición de efectivo en camino?   (Manhattan Times, July 2, 2021)
MTA gets pushback on cashless booths   (Queens Chronicle, July 1, 2021)
The Transportation Power 100  (City & State, June 28, 2020)
The Future For Cash Transactions At Subway Booths Remains In Limbo   (Gothamist, June 25, 2021)
Subway Service Is Back 24/7, But Some Manhattan Entrances Remain Locked Around the Clock   (The City, May 17, 2021)
Transit riders call on federal government to aid MTA's quest for accessibility   (News12 The Bronx, May 8, 2021)
24-Hour Subway Service Will Finally Resume On May 17th   (Gothamist, May 3, 2021)
Democratic Mayoral Candidates Talk 'Future of Transportation' in New York City  (Gotham Gazette, March 29, 2021)
Transit advocates tell MTA to get rolling on bus service improvements ahead of COVID-19 recovery   (amNY, March 16, 2021)
MTA Continues to Jettison Monthly Public Meetings One Year Into Pandemic   (Gothamist, March 15, 2021)
MTA should move forward with NYC bus route redesigns after pandemic pause, advocates say   (New York Daily News, March 15, 2021)
How Coronavirus Has Changed New York City Transit, in One Chart  (New York Times, March 8, 2021)
Mayoral Candidates Invite Feud With Cuomo By Demanding More City Power on MTA Board   (Streetsblog, February 10, 2021)
45 Stories, 45 Years: City Limits’ History of Covering NYC  (City Limits, February 1, 2021)
MTA Plans to Delay 2021 Fare Hikes  (NY1, January 18, 2021)
A Fairer, Safer City? Here’s the Agenda from Top Transportation Advocacy Groups  (Streetsblog, December 8, 2020)
Reports & Features
NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and TransitCenter Release 17th Annual Pokey and Schleppie Awards on Bus Performance
Straphangers Campaign Hosts Bus Lane Painting Party — Celebrate Plans for 20 Miles of New Bus Lanes in 2022
Straphangers Campaign Petition to Transform Transit
Statement on Restoration of 24/7 Subway Service  (May 3, 2021)
Testimony at Joint Legislative Hearing on Impact of COVID-19 on the MTA  (August 25, 2020)
NYPIRG Announces Gene Russianoff Retires  (July 24, 2020)
Statement on Resignation of Andy Byford  (January 23, 2020)
Decade's Top Ten Best and Worst of NYC Transit  (December 17, 2019)
Statement on Changes to MTA Access-A-Ride Pilot Program   (November 12, 2019)
Testimony at MTA 9/25 Board Meeting on Access-A-Ride E-Hail Pilot Program  (September 25, 2019)
Statement on the MTA's Draft 2020-2024 Capital Plan  (September 16, 2019)
2019 Pokey and Schleppie Awards  (July 2019)
"Taking Up Space": A student's experience with transit accessibility  (Trevor Wheeler, Pratt Institute, Spring 2019)
Statement on Governor Cuomo's Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation Plan  (January 3, 2019)
2018 Top Ten Best and Worst in Transit for NYC  (December 27, 2018)
2018 Pokey and Schleppie Awards  (July 2018)
Transportation and Equity: A Vision for New York State Leadership in 2018  (July 2018 (pdf))
Congestion Pricing Coalition Statement on Governor's 30-Day Amendments  (February 16, 2018)
Transportation and Equity: A 2017 Agenda for Candidates  (July 2017 (pdf))
Statement on Newly Appointed MTA Chair/CEO Joseph Lhota  (June 22, 2017)