Kosciuszko Bridge

Luke Stoddard Nathan filed this request with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Bridges and Tunnels of New York.
Tracking # #170605-000447
Status
Rejected

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From: Luke Stoddard Nathan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

(a) any and all records that reflect agency policies or protocols pertaining to the use, deployment, or changing in color or scheme of the lights or "light shows" on the Kosciuszko Bridge, as further described in this official press release: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-first-span-new-kosciusko-bridge-set-open-april-27-2017

(b) any and all correspondence, orders, memoranda, invoices, or other records pertaining to the Kosciuszko Bridge being lit green on or shortly after June 1, 2017.

Please also note that statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that affect the public; and final agency policy or determinations cannot be withheld from the public under Section 87(2)(g) of Public Officers Law, Article 6.

If my request is too broad or does not adequately describe the Records, please contact me so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which Records are filed, retrieved or generated.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Luke Stoddard Nathan

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Kosciuszko Bridge

Discussion Thread
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Response By Email (Theressa Legall) (06/08/2017 05:26 PM)

June 8, 2017


Luke Stoddard Nathan
MuckRock
DEPT MR 38376
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: FOIL Reference No. 1217

Dear Mr. Nathan:

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Law request for “(a) any and all records that reflect agency policies or protocols pertaining to the use, deployment, or changing in color or scheme of the lights or "light shows" on the Kosciuszko Bridge, as further described in this official press release: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-first-span-new-kosciusko-bridge-set-open-april-27-2017 https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-first-span-new-kosciusko-bridge-set-open-april-27-2017 ...

(b) any and all correspondence, orders, memoranda, invoices, or other records pertaining to the Kosciuszko Bridge being lit green on or shortly after June 1, 2017.”

The location you stated in your request is not owned, operated or maintained by Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA). Therefore, the information requested does not exist in our files.

This completes the TBTA’s response to your FOIL request.

Sincerely,



Theressa Legall
Freedom of Information Law Officer

Customer By CSS Web (Luke Stoddard Nathan) (06/05/2017 01:47 PM)
MTA Bridges and Tunnels
Theressa Legall
Freedom of Information Law Officer/Administrator
2 Broadway, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10004

June 5, 2017

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

(a) any and all records that reflect agency policies or protocols pertaining to the use, deployment, or changing in color or scheme of the lights or "light shows" on the Kosciuszko Bridge, as further described in this official press release: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-first-span-new-kosciusko-bridge-set-open-april-27-2017

(b) any and all correspondence, orders, memoranda, invoices, or other records pertaining to the Kosciuszko Bridge being lit green on or shortly after June 1, 2017.

Please also note that statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that affect the public; and final agency policy or determinations cannot be withheld from the public under Section 87(2)(g) of Public Officers Law, Article 6.

If my request is too broad or does not adequately describe the Records, please contact me so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which Records are filed, retrieved or generated.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Luke Stoddard Nathan

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Question Reference # 170605-000447
Date Created: 06/05/2017 01:47 PM
Date Last Updated: 06/08/2017 05:26 PM
Status: FOIL Completed

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