Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Type: Organization
Name: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Latest Wake-Up Call: Moreland, Mario, MTA

Good morning and welcome to Wake-Up Call , your guidebook to and roundup of the latest in city, state, and national political news...When Gov. Cuomo moved to create a commission to investigate government corruption, he was warned privately by legislative ... [Published New York Daily News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

MTA’s Proposed 2015 Budget and Four Year Financial Plan Maintain Fare and Toll Increases at Projected Levels

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released its Proposed 2015 Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan, which includes budget projections through 2018. The plan assumes an average $260 million annual increase to labor costs as a result of ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA to Invest in Additional Safety Measures

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced a series of new and enhanced safety initiatives to better ensure the safety of its customers and employees. The safety investments are based on new mandates; recommendations by governmental ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Better to pay the piper today before costs go up tomorrow

At the end of the day Governor Andrew Cuomo's creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100-year blueprint to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on. It will however ... [Published Legislative Gazette - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

MTA LIRR Announces $3.4M in Service Investments Including Restoration of Weekend Service to West Hempstead Branch

NEW YORK, July 28 -- The New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority issued the following news release: MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast and Long Island Rail Road President Patrick Nowakowski today proposed a package of LIRR service ... [Published Street Sweeper - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

MTA New York City Transit to Introduce More Service Investments

NEW YORK, July 28 -- The New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority issued the following news release: For the third consecutive year, in a continuing effort to improve service and meet increasing customer demand, MTA New York City Transit has ... [Published TVNewsCheck - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA Braces for Spending Cuts in Wake of Labor Deals

Now that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has headed off a strike by Long Island Rail Road workers, it's planning for its financial future—and trying to do it without fare hikes or service cuts. NY1's Jose Martinez filed the following report ... [Published NY1 - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA budget: 4% fare hike, Rockland parking fees cut

The MTA proposes a $14.2 billion budget that preserves planned 4 percent fare and toll increases.Commuters board a Manhattan-bound train at Metro-North Railroad’s Port Chester station May 28. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has proposed a $14.2 ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

MTA may reduce capital spending to cover labor costs

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the largest U.S. transit system, may reduce capital spending and cut payments to its health care fund to pay projected labor costs through 2018, officials... To view the full story, click the title link. ... [Published Town Hall - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

How to Cope With Five Weeks of a Broken G Train

For an unbelievable five weeks starting last Friday, New York City's G Train, the only direct subway route between Brooklyn and Queens, will not run between the two boroughs . How will you cope?The G train is like a short sandwich. A foot-long sub that ... [Published Gawker - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

The volume of Metro fare cheats might amaze you

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today is considering methods of cracking down on freeloaders.Transit officials say the county’s light-rail and subway system experienced a 5 percent increase in ridership, up to 115 million passengers last year. ... [Published Los Angeles Business - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Report: MTA Capital Funding Gap Could Exceed $12B

ALBANY— New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has issued a report that warns that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ’s next capital program could face a funding gap of at least $12 billion.While he notes that the MTA has made significant ... [Published GlobeSt.com - Jul 28 2014]

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...Andrew Cuomo, over criticism that the governor meddled with a state anti-corruption commission. "Andrew is as honest a politician as we have seen in New York,” the former governor said in a telephone interview Monday with the Daily News. “He's a highly intelligent and devoted politician. Whatever other difficulties people might find, I don't find ‘em. I don't see them. I know how important being honest is, and that's what he is, first class."
"This change will save our customers money while also making commuting by train even more attractive" said Joseph Giulietti, Metro-North's president, after the plan was approved Wednesday
LIRR President Nowakowski said: "These investments will help address community and customer requests to strategically add service where it is needed most. We are especially pleased to be able to restore weekend West Hempstead branch service."

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Latest Wake-Up Call: Moreland, Mario, MTA [Published New York Daily News - 8 hours ago]
MTA’s Proposed 2015 Budget and Four Year Financ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 9 hours ago]
MTA to Invest in Additional Safety Measures [Published Travel and Tour World - 9 hours ago]
Better to pay the piper today before costs go u... [Published Legislative Gazette - 10 hours ago]
Port Jervis line parking fees slashed [Published Record Online - 11 hours ago]
MTA LIRR Announces $3.4M in Service Investments... [Published Street Sweeper - 13 hours ago]
MTA New York City Transit to Introduce More Ser... [Published TVNewsCheck - 13 hours ago]
MTA LIRR Announces $3.4M in Service Investments... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 14 hours ago]
MTA New York City Transit to Introduce More Ser... [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
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MTA Braces for Spending Cuts in Wake of Labor D... [Published NY1 - 16 hours ago]
MTA budget: 4% fare hike, Rockland parking fees... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 18 hours ago]
Letters to the editor, July 29 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 18 hours ago]
City and State Need to Step Up to Prevent Fare ... [Published Epoch Times - 19 hours ago]
MTA may reduce capital spending to cover labor ... [Published Town Hall - 20 hours ago]
How to Cope With Five Weeks of a Broken G Train [Published Gawker - 22 hours ago]
The volume of Metro fare cheats might amaze you [Published Los Angeles Business - 23 hours ago]
The Deadbeats of the L.A. Metro System [Published Governing - Jul 28 2014]
FRESH MEADOWS: Pols to hold hearing on restorin... [Published TimesLedger - Jul 28 2014]
Report: MTA Capital Funding Gap Could Exceed $12B [Published GlobeSt.com - Jul 28 2014]
'Century Crunch': So far, so good on 2nd day of... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 27 2014]
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Dick Spotswood: Where is the end to Marin's 'sc... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Greenpoint Commuters Prepare to Use Ferry as G ... [Published NY1 - Jul 26 2014]
Officials to study light-rail feasibility [Published Glendale News Press - Jul 26 2014]
A, B, C, D Trains to be Affected by Service Cha... [Published NY1 - Jul 26 2014]
Officials support turning Orange Line busway in... [Published SGV Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Metro awards Purple Line contract to trusted fi... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 25 2014]
Contractors: Providing Solutions for Transit’s ... [Published Metro Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
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LIRR Strike Averted Through Tentative Agreement [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative agreement was announced Thursday that averts a strike by workers at the nation’s largest commuter railroad. “It’s my pleasure to announce today that we have settled a four-year dispute dealing with the Long Island Rail Road ...
As looming railroad strike threatens to paralyz... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 16 2014]
NEW YORK — New York’s tabloid newspaper front pages next week are easy to imagine: a photo of a nightmarish traffic jam caused by a strike at the largest U.S. commuter railroad juxtaposed with a shot of Mayor Bill de Blasio sunning himself on an Italian ...
Looming Transit Strike Could Wreak Havoc in New... [Published Mashable! - Jul 16 2014]
A potential strike that could wreak havoc on transportation in the New York City region is just four days away. Representatives from New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) have repeatedly hit ...
PASSENGERS TRANSPORT INDUSTRY * USA: New York's... [Published Buses World News - Jul 05 2014]
* Bus Rapid Transit - Fast buses mean business (Photo by John Greenfield)NY,USA - Crains New York, by BILL LIPTON and JEN HENSLEY  -June 27, 2014: -- To connect thousands of New Yorkers to jobs in remote corners of the city, bus-rapid-transit ...
Graffiti is the most important art form of the ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 30 2014]
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