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The state of the New York subway: transit experts weigh in


Every day, it seems as though there’s another instance in which the New York City subway fails massively—and, impossibly, the aftermath of those problems also seems to be getting worse. 829 more words


Governor Cuomo Bringing In HIS Team To Run MTA

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Interim Executive Director Ronnie Hakim today announced that Janno Lieber, a senior private sector real estate development and construction executive who is the current President of World Trade Center Properties, will join the senior executive ranks of the MTA as Chief Development Officer. 662 more words


He's Back: Joe Lhota Returns To MTA Chairman Post

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — What’s old is new again at the MTA.

State lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s nomination of former New York City mayoral candidate… 847 more words


Helen Keller Services for the Blind Relocates in Downtown Brooklyn

After selling its headquarters last year, Helen Keller Services for the Blind has leased 46,000 square feet at Thor Equities180 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn. 230 more words


6 Amtrak trains to use Grand Central Terminal this summer

From The Journal News | LoHud.com-Jun 12, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Interim Executive Director Veronique Hakim confirmed Monday that Amtrak and the MTA have “an agreement” to begin running trains to and from upstate into the east side station, as the national railroad begins much-needed repairs in Penn Station. 341 more words


Hell Is New York City’s Transit Situation

From Slate Magazine
The subways are a mess. Penn Station is a disgrace. Who is to blame?
By Isaac Chotine

As a Californian who is forced to drive more than I would like, I always look forward to my trips to New York City. 1,350 more words


17-year-old struck, killed by train in Connecticut

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is investigating after a 17-year-old was hit and killed by a train in Connecticut.

A MTA spokesman says the male teen was hit at Cos Cob station in… 53 more words