MTA Press Releases

Press Release
February 8, 2021
MTA Announces Board Meeting to Be Held on Feb. 18

One-Day Meeting to Be Conducted Via Video Conference with Livestream Available to the Public

Will Combine Regular Monthly Board Meeting with Committee Meetings

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold a one-day, joint monthly meeting of the MTA Board and the Board’s committees on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m.

Chairman Patrick J. Foye will convene a joint meeting of the MTA Board and the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, New York City Transit and Bus, MTA Bridges and Tunnels, Finance, Capital Program Oversight and Diversity committees. The public is encouraged to visit the meeting website at to watch the meeting online and access meeting materials.

The public comment period of the monthly board meeting will also be transformed into a virtual comment period to ensure the public has an opportunity to participate. The MTA will collect public comments via video and phone on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Those who wish to participate will have the opportunity to register on Tuesday, Feb. 16, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., online at the meeting website. Registrants will receive an email notice with a link that will allow them to make comments beginning at noon on Feb. 16. In keeping with MTA rules, each speaker will have two minutes of airtime. Participants are required to adhere to the MTA’s Code of Conduct. The first 30 minutes of public comment will be delivered at the board meeting and the remainder will be posted online and made available to the Board and public after the Feb. 18 board meeting.