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Press Release
July 15, 2014
MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission Meetings Today and Tomorrow
As a reminder, the MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission is meeting this week with public meetings open to the press.  All meetings will take place at 347 Madison Avenue, between 44th and 45th Streets, and will be live webcast at this link: 
Today, Tuesday, July 15
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.:  Remarks to the Commission by Invited Transportation Experts
  • Joan McDonald, New York State Transportation Commissioner 
  • Anthony Shorris, First Deputy Mayor, City of New York
  • Polly Trottenberg, New York City Transportation Commissioner 
  • Stuart Appelbaum, Representative, NYC Regional Economic Development Council 
  • Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, Executive Director, New Jersey Transit 
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: the commission will hear comments from members of the public.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16
9 a.m. to noon: Remarks to the Commission by Invited Transportation Experts
  • Andrew Albert, Chair, New York City Transit Riders Council
  • Rick Bell, Executive Director, American Institute of Architects New York
  • Charles Brecher, Consulting Research Director, Citizens Budget Commission
  • Kevin Corbett, Co-Chair, Empire State Transportation Alliance
  • Walter Edwards, Chairman, Harlem Business Alliance
  • Mark Epstein, Chair, Long Island Rail Road Riders Council
  • David Giles, Research Director, Center for an Urban Future
  • Randolph Glucksman, Chair, Metro-North Railroad Riders Council
  • John Hartwell, Co-Chair, Connecticut Commuter Rail Council
  • William Henderson, Executive Director, Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Ya-Ting Liu, NYC Program Director, League of Conservation Voters
  • Robert "Buzz" Paaswell, Director Emeritus, University Transportation Research Center
  • John Raskin, Executive Director, Riders Alliance
  • Joshua Schank, President and CEO, Eno Center for Transportation

 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the commission will again hear comments from members of the public.