2018 MTA Fare Hearing dates!

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The MTA fare hearing dates have been released. As per our testimony at the November MTA Board meeting, we are glad the MTA agrees there should be as many opportunities for input as possible.

How to participate?

Public Comment Sought via Public Hearings, Satellite Hearings, Email, Telephone and Mail

The MTA plans to hold eight public hearings between Nov. 27 and Dec. 13 to seek input from the public on these proposals as well as five satellite hearings during the same time frame where members of the public can provide testimony in writing or via video recording for review by MTA Board Members. The MTA is also seeking public input via email, telephone and mail.

Public Hearings

Manhattan | Tuesday, November 27
Baruch College | Mason Hall
17 Lexington Avenue (enter on 23rd Street)
New York, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5 p.m.
Registration Period:  4 to 8 p.m.

The Bronx | Thursday, November 29
Hostos Community College | Center for the Arts & Culture | Main Theater
450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street
Bronx, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5 p.m.
Registration Period:  4 to 8 p.m.

Long Island | Thursday, November 29
Hilton Long Island | Grand Ballroom
598 Broad Hollow Road
Melville, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5:30 p.m.
Registration Period:  4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Staten Island | Monday, December 3
College of Staten Island | Center for the Arts | Springer Concert Hall | Bldg 1P
2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5:30 p.m.
Registration Period:  4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Hudson Valley (East of Hudson) | Wednesday, December 5
New York Power Authority | Jaguar Room
123 Main Street (enter on Hamilton Avenue)
White Plains, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5 p.m.
Registration Period:  4 to 8 p.m.

Brooklyn | Monday, December 10
LIU Brooklyn | Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts | Arnold & Marie Schwartz Hall
One University Plaza (Flatbush Ave between DeKalb Ave and Willoughby St)
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5 p.m.
Registration Period: 4 to 8 p.m.

Queens | Tuesday, December 11
York College | Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center | Main Stage Theater
94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5 p.m.
Registration Period:  4 to 8 p.m.

Hudson Valley (West of Hudson) | Thursday, December 13
Palisades Center | Adler Community Room (4th floor near the Ice Rink)
1000 Palisades Center Drive
West Nyack, N.Y.
Hearing Begins: 5:30 p.m.
Registration Period:  4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Satellite Hearings

Midtown Manhattan | Tuesday, November 27 | 7-10 a.m.
Grand Central Terminal (In front of the Station Master’s Office)
89 East 42nd Street
New York, N.Y.

Ronkonkoma | Wednesday, November 28 | 7-10 a.m.
LIRR Ronkonkoma Station
Hawkins Avenue
Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

Poughkeepsie | Thursday, November 29 | 5-8 p.m.
Metro-North Poughkeepsie Station (Inside the waiting room)
41 Main Street
Poughkeepsie N.Y.

Hicksville | Monday, December 3 | 7-10 a.m.
LIRR Hicksville Station (Inside LIRR Ticket Office waiting room)
Newbridge Road (Route 106) and West Barclay Street
Hicksville, N.Y.

Downtown Manhattan | Tuesday, December 4 | 7-10 a.m.

MetroCard Customer Service Center
3 Stone Street (Between Broadway & Broad Street)
New York, N.Y.

All comments will be transcribed and made part of the permanent record. Videotaped remarks are limited to two minutes. The MTA is also seeking public comment via email, telephone and mail.

Email

Members of the public who wish to comment via email can do so by visiting www.mta.info, and clicking on Contact Us in the upper right-hand corner of the page, or by visiting new.mta.info, then clicking on Contact Us at the bottom of the page.

Telephone

Customers who wish to leave a voicemail message with their comments can do so by calling (646) 252-6777.

U.S. Mail

Members of the public who wish to comment by sending a letter can write to MTA Government Affairs, 20th Floor, 2 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10004

For more information see click here.

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