Lisa Daglian has worn many hats in her career. She has held multiple roles at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, worked on economic development in disaster recovery for a not-for-profit and served as press secretary to two Manhattan borough presidents. Currently, she is the executive director of the Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA. PCAC was created by the state Legislature to represent riders on the MTA board. The committee’s next big fight, says Daglian, is ensuring the MTA is able to weather a looming financial crisis as ridership remains millions below prepandemic levels, and as concerns about safety on subways and buses persist.
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