Tony Avella, Senate District 11: Northeast Queens (Incumbent)
Avella, first elected to the State Senate in 2010 after eight years in the City Council, is a member of the Senate’s Transportation Committee. He supports increasing bus service in his Queens district, and would like to see real Bus Rapid Transit implemented on Northern Boulevard and other main thoroughfares. He backs lifting time and day restrictions on speed cameras, and intends to introduce a bill that would allow home rule for deployment of speed and red-light cameras. He also plans to push to have secure bicycle storage installed at Long Island Railroad stations in his district.