Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA represents transit and commuter rail riders in the 12-county MTA region.

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The Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council advocates for LIRR commuters.

The Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council advocates for MNR commuters.

The NYC Transit Riders Council advocates for NYC subway, bus and Staten Island Railway riders.


            Upcoming Events

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            Date Time Subject
            May 25 9:00 am MTA Board Meeting

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            May 26 12:00 pm NYCTRC Meeting

            New York City Transit Riders Council Meeting
            Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:00 – 2:00 PM
            20th Floor Conference Room 4
            2 Broadway (Across from Bowling Green 4/5 subway station)
            This meeting may be attended in person or remotely via Zoom.

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            This public meeting will be recorded and made available for viewing on the PCAC YouTube Channel.


            *** 12:00 NOON PROMPTLY ***
            12:00 Approval of May 26, 2022 Agenda
            Approval of April 28, 2022 Minutes
            12:10 Chair’s/Board Report
            12:30 Queens Bus Redesign Update – Francisca Licona, Principal Transportation Planner, Queens Bus Network Redesign and Cate Contino, Assistant Director, Government & Community Relations
            1:00 Presentation and Discussion: MTA Bike-Ped Plan and NYCTRC Recommendations – Lisa
            1:20 Old Business
            1:40 New Business
            2:00 Adjourn



            Jun 2 12:00 pm PCAC Meeting
            Jun 23 12:00 pm NYCTRC Meeting
            Jun 27 9:00 am MTA Committee Meeting

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            Gearing up for @LIRR #EastSideAccess, we’re looking forward to hearing more about the service plan via upcoming robust community outreach. Major improvements are in store for riders, and education, clear communication, and reliable service will be key!
            "Replacing @LIRR bridges is a phenomenal undertaking," says @PCACriders Chair & @MTA Board member Gerard Bringmann, commending the @MTA Capital Construction team on its #ThirdTrack project work.

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