N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 1204-E
New York city transit authority advisory council


1.

There is hereby created the New York city transit authority advisory council, to study, investigate, monitor and make recommendations with respect to the maintenance and operation of the New York city transit authority, its subsidiaries and the Staten Island rapid transit operating authority. Such council shall study and investigate all aspects of the day to day operations of such authority, its subsidiaries and the Staten Island rapid transit operating authority, monitor their performance and recommend changes to improve the efficiency of the operation thereof. Such council shall study and make recommendations in regard to improving bicycle and pedestrian access on trains and buses, and at bridges, stations and other facilities operated by the authority, its affiliates and subsidiaries and the Staten Island rapid transit operating authority and submit such recommendations to the metropolitan transportation authority on or before June first, two thousand twenty-two and every five years thereafter.

2.

Such council shall consist of sixteen members who shall be commuters who regularly use the transportation services of such authorities. Six of such members shall be appointed by the governor upon the recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York; five upon the recommendation of the president of the city council of the city of New York; and five other members appointed upon the recommendation one by each of the borough presidents of the boroughs of the city of New York. Provided, however, that one member recommended by the mayor of New York shall have a demonstrated expertise or interest in the promotion and development of improved bicycle and pedestrian access at bridges, stations and other facilities operated by the metropolitan transportation authority, as created by § 1263 (Metropolitan transportation authority)section twelve hundred sixty-three of this article, and such authority’s affiliates and subsidiaries. The chairman shall be a member selected by the membership of the committee. Each of the members shall serve for a term of two years, provided, however, that of the first appointments, two appointed upon the recommendation of the mayor and two appointed upon the recommendation of the president of the city council shall serve for a term of one year. Vacancies occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments for the balance of the unexpired term.

3.

The members of the council shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

4.

The council may request and shall receive from any department, division, board, bureau, commission, agency, public authority of the state or any political subdivision thereof such assistance and data as will enable it properly to carry out its activities hereunder and effectuate the purposes set forth herein.

Source: Section 1204-E — New York city transit authority advisory council, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/1204-E (updated Mar. 4, 2022; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

1200
Definitions
1201
New York city transit authority
1202
Purposes of the authority
1203
Transfer of transit facilities by the city to the authority
1203‑A
Subsidiary corporation
1203‑B
Transfer of funds
1204
General powers of the authority
1204‑A
Rapid transit noise code
1204‑C
Receipt of line of duty pay
1204‑D
Special powers of the authority
1204‑E
New York city transit authority advisory council
1204‑F
Subway track safety
1205
Rates of fare and levels of service
1205‑A
Surrender of power plants
1206
Omnibus operations
1206‑A
Transit construction fund
1207
Notes and equipment trusts
1207‑A
Purchase of cars by the authority and disposition thereof
1207‑B
Issuance of bonds and notes by the authority
1207‑C
Required redemption of bonds
1207‑D
Agreement of the state
1207‑E
State and city not liable on bonds or notes
1207‑F
Bonds and notes legal investments for fiduciaries
1207‑G
Exemptions from taxation
1207‑H
Remedies of bondholders and noteholders
1207‑I
Rates of fare while bonds, notes and other obligations are outstanding
1207‑J
Limitation on the exercise of powers by authority and lease renewal
1207‑K
Purchase, financing and lease of cars and rolling stock by city
1207‑L
Inconsistent provisions of other acts superseded
1207‑M
Transit projects
1208
Revenue and accounts
1209
Contracts
1209‑A
Transit adjudication bureau
1210
Employees
1210‑A
Flexible benefits program
1211
Members and employees not to be interested in contracts
1212
Actions against the authority
1212‑A
Security by authority
1213
Report
1214
Rapid transit law
1215
Construction of terms
1216
Exemption from taxation and fees
1217
Records
1218
Pending actions and proceedings
1219
Continuity of jurisdiction
1219‑A
Transfer and receipt of surplus funds
1220
Separability
1221
Inconsistent provisions in other acts superseded

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Mar. 4, 2022

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