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Capital Projects Public Hearing Federal Fiscal Year 2022

Updated Jan 3, 2022

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, on behalf of MTA New York City Transit and its subsidiaries — MTA Long Island Rail Road; MTA Metro-North Railroad; MTA Construction and Development; and MTA Bus Company (collectively “MTA”) — will hold a public hearing to solicit comments on MTA’s federal grant proposals for Federal Fiscal Year 2022The hearing will be held in a hybrid format with options to participate in-person, as well as virtually via Zoom’s online platform and conference call feature, with a livestream available on the MTA 2022 Capital Projects hearing website.

The MTA receives federal funds pursuant to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Section 5307, Sections 5309, 5337 and 5339 of Title 49, United States Code, 5300 et seq. (the Code), Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (surface transportation act and other federal appropriations). The Governor of the State of New York, local officials, and publicly owned operators of mass transportation services have designated the MTA to receive such grants.

View a copy of the complete MTA program of projects

A complete list of projects eligible for funding under this proposal is available by following this link

Register to speak at the public hearing

Fill out this form to speak at the hearing, or to request special accommodations or language services.

Public hearing details

When:Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Where: The hearing will be available both in-person and virtually:

  • In person: 2 Broadway, 20th floor, New York, NY 10004
  • Virtual: Via this Zoom link; call-in details below

Public hearing format

This will be a hybrid hearing with in-person participation. You may also tune in via this Zoom link or via conference call. A livestream of the meeting will be available on YouTube.

Those interested in speaking must pre-register to speak at the public hearing. Each registered speaker will have three (3) minutes to speak.

Registering for the public hearing

To register to speak at the hybrid public hearing, please sign up to comment either in person, online, or by calling the Public Hearing Hotline at 646-252-6777. 

Registration for the public hearing will open on January 3, 2022. All comments will be transcribed and made part of the permanent record of this hearing.

Watch the hearing online: Members of the public who wish only to view the hearings may access the event live on YouTube. 

Joining the hearing via Zoom

If you are registered to give testimony, you may join the Zoom webinar either online, in-person or by phone following these instructions:

Join Zoom Webinar: To access the Zoom webinar online, visit the websitehttps://mta.zoom.us/j/85820298982

Join by PC/Tablet/Smartphone:

Join Link: https://mta.zoom.us/j/85820298982

Webinar ID: 858 2029 8982

Join Zoom Webinar by Telephone: To access the Zoom webinar by telephone, please call 1-877-853-5247 (toll-free). Then enter Webinar ID: 858 2029 8982, followed by the pound (#) sign.

Additional ways to comment or request information

Those wishing to be heard at the Public Hearing must register in advance. Email comments will be accepted online or in person at the hearing or by calling 646-252-6777. Telephone agents are available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Verbal presentations will be limited to three (3) minutes. You may present verbal testimony or submit written statements in lieu of or to supplement oral testimony concerning the proposed projects.

To submit comments, for additional information, or to request copies of the applications and final program of projects to be submitted to the FTA, letters should be addressed to:

MTA Capital Program Funding / Grants Management
RE: 2022 Capital Projects Public Hearing
2 Broadway, B4.01
New York, NY 10004

All letters must be postmarked by February 8, 2022. Comments received after that date will not be considered.

To submit comments

All written comments must be submitted by 6 p.m. on February 8, 2022. Comments received after that date and time will not be considered. All comments will be transcribed and made part of the permanent record of this hearing.

Accessibility and language assistance services

CART Captioning and American Sign Language services will be available at the public hearing. Members of the public who are deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred relay service or the free 711 relay service, and then request to be connected to the Public Hearing Hotline at 646-252-6777 to connect with an agent. 

Members of the public who are blind or have low vision can request accommodations on or before February 1, 2022, by submitting a request online or by calling the Public Hearing Hotline at 646-252-6777.

Members of the public who do not have access to a computer or to the Internet can dial in to the hearing by calling the Zoom webinar at 877-853-5247 (toll-free), then enter Webinar ID: 858 2029 8982, followed by the pound (#) sign.  

If language assistance or any other accommodations are required, please submit a request at least three business days before the hearing date in one of the following ways: online; by calling the Public Hearing Hotline at 646-252-6777; or by mail, to this address: 

MTA Capital Program Funding / Grants Management
RE: 2022 Capital Projects Public Hearing
2 Broadway, B4.01
New York, NY 10004