Testimony of Borough President Diaz Before The Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions RE: MTA 2015-2019 Capital Plan

There is no doubt that establishing Metro North Commuter Railroad services through The Bronx into Penn Station is the most cost effective, and perhaps the most important capital project that the MTA has yet to embark upon. Indeed, we know that subway lines reaching into The Bronx during the decade of the 1920’s, transported 530,000…