Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Type: Organization
Name: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Lawsuit Filed After 'Killing Jews' Ads Rejected

A pro-Israel group sued the city's transit authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence. The lawsuit was ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Transit agency sued, again, over anti-jihad ads

Text smaller Text biggerThe legal team from the American Freedom Law Center announced on Wednesday the filing of a lawsuit against New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority because the government bureaucracy refused to run a “Hamas Killing Jews” ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Anti-Islam Group Sues NY Transit System for Rejecting Ad

Group files suit against Metropolitan Transportation Authority for refusing to run a "Hamas Killing Jews" advertisement on NYC busses. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA releases ID of man killed by train

BRIDGEPORT -- The man struck and killed by a New Haven-bound Metro-North train just past the Fairfield Metro station on Saturday has been identified by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police as 37-year-old Gregory Curr .Curr's last known address ... [Published Greenwich Time - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Metro-North targets three bridges for replacement

Three priority bridges that carry vehicular traffic over MTA Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line in downtown Mount Vernon, N.Y., will be replaced, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.The estimated $10 million project calls for replacing bridges ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

West side 7 subway extension completion date is set

The long-awaited 7 subway line extension on the west side of Manhattan is slated to open in February 2015, according to a report by the New York Daily News.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority originally estimated the extension, with a new station ... [Published New York Business Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA To Install Surveillance Cameras On Subways To Combat Sexual Assaults, Lewdness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – To prevent sexual lewdness and sexual assaults on subways, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it will be installing surveillance cameras on a new fleet of subway cars, hopefully to be ordered in the next 2015-2019 capital ... [Published CBS New York - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

How Big Data Makes Roadways and Cities Smarter

Traffic near Los Angeles, Calif. By 2014-10-01 18:42:27 UTCLast year, Los Angeles became the world's first major city to synchronize all of its traffic lights, a nearly 30-year, $400 million project that allows the city's traffic operators to instantaneously ... [Published Mashable - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

New York transit authority sued for denying anti-Islamic bus ad

By By | Reuters – 6 minutes agoWorld News »A GIF of a police officer pepper-spraying a non-violent man during the Hong Kong protests is going viral.  In it, a police officer reaches over a barricade and …By Lisa Maria Garza and Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA to Use Cameras in Fight Against Sex Assaults Underground

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a new plan to fight sexual assaults and lewdness in the city's mass transit system.New subway cars purchased under next year's capital plan will include security cameras.Subway maps will list the locations ... [Published NY1 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

No. 7 subway extension to West Side on track for Feb. opening: official

The No. 7 subway line extension to the far West Side is on track to open for riders in February, a top transit official said Tuesday.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the project’s general contractor have signed an agreement that includes ... [Published New York Daily News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

James Foley image removed from controversial New York ad campaign

A photo of an American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants will be removed from an ad campaign in New York that some have castigated as anti-Islam.Sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the ad shows a picture of journalist James ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 30 2014]

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"At this stage in the investigation, which is fairly preliminary, there is no criminality involved" MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan said Wednesday
"Our administration has made it a top priority to rebuild our infrastructure, and by replacing these century-old bridges, we are taking an important step toward preserving and improving a vital part of our transportation system and providing peace of mind to the motorists who depend onon it"   Cuomo said in a press release
"You and I sit here and think that's a pretty rudimentary solution after you have all this technology and big data working for you," Bak says. "The beauty of that, though, is that ultimately, as we get more connected cars on the road, we'll be able to send these messages directly to drivers in their vehicles."
...Freedom Defense Initiative claims the state agency violated its constitutional rights by turning down advertisements that included the slogan, "Killing Jews is worship that draws us close to Allah - Hamas MTV" the lawyer said

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Lawsuit Filed After 'Killing Jews' Ads Rejected [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Transit agency sued, again, over anti-jihad ads [Published WorldNetDaily - 5 hours ago]
Anti-Islam Group Sues NY Transit System for Rej... [Published Arutz Sheva News - 5 hours ago]
MTA releases ID of man killed by train [Published Greenwich Time - 6 hours ago]
1950 Time Capsule Unearthed In Downtown Brooklyn [Published CBS New York - 7 hours ago]
Metro-North targets three bridges for replacement [Published Progressive Rail Roading - 7 hours ago]
Metro Entrance Proposed for The Bloc [Published Los Angeles Downtown News Online - 8 hours ago]
NY suit filed after 'Killing Jews' ads rejected [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 8 hours ago]
West side 7 subway extension completion date is... [Published New York Business Journal - 10 hours ago]
MTA To Install Surveillance Cameras On Subways ... [Published CBS New York - 10 hours ago]
125 turn out for light rail hearing [Published Whittier Daily News - 11 hours ago]
How Big Data Makes Roadways and Cities Smarter [Published Mashable - 11 hours ago]
New York transit authority sued for denying ant... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 11 hours ago]
New York transit authority sued for denying ant... [Published Reuters: U.S. - 11 hours ago]
MTA to Use Cameras in Fight Against Sex Assault... [Published NY1 - 12 hours ago]
In first face-off, Grimm and Recchia spar over ... [Published Staten Island Live - 14 hours ago]
No. 7 subway extension to West Side on track fo... [Published New York Daily News - 23 hours ago]
Metro begins construction on $1.42 billion Regi... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Oct 01 2014]
Local Officials Break Ground on $1.4 Billi… [Published Los Angeles Downtown News Online - Sep 30 2014]
Bootstrapped web app delivers NYC transit options [Published GCN - Sep 30 2014]
Metro-North eyes more bridge repairs [Published Railway Age - Sep 30 2014]
Transit report: Crime up in 2014 on Metro-North [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 30 2014]
U.S. Police Get Antiterror Training in Israel o... [Published AlterNet.org - Sep 30 2014]
James Foley image removed from controversial Ne... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 30 2014]
Expert: NYC Subway Riders Must Keep Eye Out for... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 30 2014]
Metro-North withholding dead man's name [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 29 2014]
James Foley photo removed from anti-Islamic bus... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 29 2014]
James Foley photo removed from anti-Islamic bus... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 29 2014]
Cuomo, Christie boost security around metro-area [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
MTA "Fastrack" Repairs Hit R Line This Week [Published NY1 - Sep 29 2014]
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James Foley photo removed from anti-Islamic bus... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 29 2014]
By Reuters Staff (People ride a bus through Union Square Park in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) A photo of American journalist James Foley shortly before his beheading by the Islamic state militant group is being removed ...
New York politicians criticize anti-Islam ads d... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 24 2014]
By Jonathan Allen (A bus runs though Union Square Park after Hurricane Sandy hit New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid ) New York City politicians and religious leaders on Tuesday criticized a series of anti-Islam advertisements ...
Shocking Anti-Islam Ad Campaign Coming To New Y... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 20 2014]
In a move that is certain to further escalate already stretched racial tensions in America's most cosmopolitan city, some 100 New York City buses will soon carry jarring anti-Islamic posters which feature photos of an ISIS beheading victim, his alleged ...
‘Scary Bitch’ Ad Pulled From L.A. Busses, Deeme... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said on Thursday that they are pulling an advertisement from their buses for a Fox TV program that shows a picture of black actress Octavia Spencer next to the words “Scary Bitch.” Spokesman Mark Littman ...
Fitch Withdraws Credit Enhanced Rating on Metro... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Sep 12 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings withdraws the 'AA-/F1' credit enhanced rating assigned to the following bonds: --Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) transportation revenue variable rate bonds series 2011B. The long-term rating assigned ...
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Fitch Withdraws Credit Enhanced Rating on Metro... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Sep 12 2014]
Fitch Affirms Metropolitan Transportation Autho... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Aug 29 2014]
Fitch Rates Metropolitan Transportation Authori... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Jun 06 2014]
Fitch Rates Metropolitan Transportation Authori... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Apr 30 2014]
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