Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. RE: MTA Public Hearing Regarding a Proposed Increase in Service at Metro-North’s Melrose and Tremont Stations

August 23, 2017 My office enthusiastically supports expanding the availability of Metro-North Commuter Railroad services at the Melrose and Tremont stations in The Bronx, and I am proud to testify in favor of such an expansion here today. Perhaps not since the 1920’s, when 536,000 people made their way to The Bronx for the first…