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Archive | November, 2019

Access-A-Ride advocates on Vanterpool: We will miss her strong voice

Statement of AARRG! (Access-A-Ride Reform Group) on resignation of Veronica Vanterpool from the MTA board November 20, 2019   Veronica Vanterpool has been a champion for all transit riders, but Veronica paid unprecedented attention to the plight of riders on the MTA’s long-neglected Access-A-Ride service. She met with Access-A-Ride users, she listened with compassion and she… read more →

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BCID testimony before legislative committees on MTA’s 2020-2024 capital program

Testimony of Joseph G. Rappaport, Executive Director, before New York State Senate and Assembly legislative committees November 12, 2019 I am Joe Rappaport, executive director of the Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID). Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed 2020-2024 capital program. Since we testified before… read more →

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