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NYS Assembly Public Hearing on the Department of Transportation 12/6/2019

NYS Assembly holds a public hearing on DOT to discuss SFY 2019-2020 Budget

On December 6, 2019, the NYS Assembly held a public hearing on the Department of Transportation. Assembly Transportation Chairman Magnarelli  invited PEF to provide testimony. The hearing was held to discuss the enacted State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019-20 Budget which contains funding to support the New York State Department of Transportation $29.2 billion five-year capital plan. This plan continues the State’s investment in various modes of transportation, including State and local roads and bridges, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and rail, aviation, and non-MTA transit systems. This hearing provided the Assembly Transportation Committee with an opportunity to assess progress on the final year of DOT’s five-year Capital Program.

On PEF’s behalf,  Region 2 Coordinator and DOT Engineer, Andrew Puleo,  provided both oral and written testimony.  Regional Coordinator Puleo did a great job; especially when asked a question by Chairman Magnarelli concerning design-build after his testimony.

Click below to view the testimony:

Puleo testimony begins 1:20:40 and ends 1:44.36

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