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Cuomo and de Blasio Separately Tout MTA Deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo may have reached a deal on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s capital plan, but the two weren’t exactly shaking on it today. 837 more words

Cuomo and de Blasio Bury Hatchet in MTA Funding Fight

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are railsplitters no more.

The fractious Democrats agreed this morning to a deal that would obligate Mr. de Blasio to give the governor much of the funding he wanted for Metropolitan Transportation Authority construction and maintenance in exchange for a promise of greater input and a vow from Mr. 598 more words

Next Week/This Week: Long Train Running


1. Preet Bharara: The most feared man in Albany took a step onto the global stage on Tuesday when he indicted the former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe and several UN functionaries, non-profit employees and Chinese businessmen. 1,360 more words

Cuomo Calls de Blasio's Arguments in MTA Funding Dispute 'a Joke'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo brushed aside Mayor Bill de Blasio’s main objections to having the city pony up $3.2 billion toward the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s construction and maintenance budget as “a red herring” and “a joke.” 953 more words

MTA Mulls Plan To Add Pedestrian, Bike Lanes On Verrazano Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Both an engineering marvel and a regular traffic headache, the 50-year-old Verrazano-Narrows Bridge might someday undergo a major retrofitting.

As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, the… 264 more words


Judge Rules MTA Must Allow Ads From Muslim Comedians

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered that a pair of Muslim comedians must be allowed to post their ads on the subway. 513 more words


Council Members: NYC Shouldn't Pay More For MTA Budget

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two New York council members say the city shouldn’t pay any more than what’s already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority… 297 more words