The Rumor Mill: Separating Fact from Fiction in Andrew Cuomo’s Bid to Sideline Andy Byford

Citizens across the city are pulling their hair out wondering just what the future holds for New York City Transit President Andy Byford, his Fast Forward plan and transit as a whole as the MTA board is about to be briefed on a reorganization plan that could change the face of the entire transit agency.

Which brings us to this week when a coalition of very frustrated transit activists — the Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee, Regional Plan Association, Reinvent Albany, Riders Alliance, Straphangers Campaign, StreetsPAC, TransitCenter, Transportation Alternatives and Tri-State Transportation Campaign — is demanding a much more public process in building MTA II.

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