One-Day, Virtual Meeting Will Combine Regular Monthly Board Meeting with Committee Meetings
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold a one-day, virtual joint monthly meeting of the MTA Board and the Board’s committees on Wednesday, July 22 at 10 a.m.
Chairman Patrick J. Foye will convene a joint meeting of the MTA Board and the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad, New York City Transit, MTA Bridges and Tunnels, Finance, Safety, Audit, Capital Program Oversight and Corporate Governance Committees. New Yorkers are encouraged to visit https://new.mta.info/transparency/board-and-committee-meetings/july-2020 to view 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 Monday, July 20. Those who wish to participate will have the opportunity to register on Monday, July 20, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., online at https://new.mta.info/transparency/board-and-committee-meetings/july-2020. Registrants will receive an email notice with a link that will allow them to make comments beginning at noon on July 20. 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 on July 22.
Members of the media can view the meeting online at the link noted above. The MTA will hold a news conference via Zoom link following the meeting.