Reform groups demand congestion pricing board comply with open meetings law

A coalition of 20 transit watchdog groups demanded Friday the MTA swiftly appoint the powerful toll board for Manhattan’s new congestion pricing program and require that it comply state transparency laws.

The letter to MTA officials about the Traffic Mobility Review Board comes as another state panel — the Public Campaign Financing Commission — comes under fire for deliberating behind closed doors.

The letter says the TMRB clearly falls under New York’s Open Meetings law.

The letter was signed by 20 groups including Reinvent Albany, the Regional Plan Association, Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC), Citizens Budget Commission, Riders Alliance, NYPRG’s Straphangers Campaign and the TransitCenter.

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