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MTA Contract Talks With Union Delayed

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

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The MTA and its main union have canceled a bargaining session ten days before their labor contract is set to expire.

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Former Cablevision Exec Lhota Tapped as Next MTA Chief

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated Cablevision executive Joseph Lhota to be the next chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the largest transit system in North America.

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Sleek New Subway Intercom Kiosks Installed on Trial Basis

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

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New York City subway riders can now use intercom kiosks at two subway stops to communicate with MTA personnel in emergencies or for information.

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Long Island Bus May Face End of the Line

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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The future of the Long Island Bus line is the subject of a public hearing at Hofstra University Wednesday afternoon.

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Long Island Bus May Lose More Than Half Its Lines

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

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Long Island Bus may put the brakes on 27 of their 48 lines this summer.

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MTA Chief, Legislators Spar Over Paying for Transit With Payroll Tax

Monday, February 28, 2011

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MTA Chairman Jay Walder faced repeated questions at a hearing in Albany Monday from suburban legislators about a payroll tax that the state legislature approved in 2009 to bail out the agency. The tax applies to businesses in the 12 counties the MTA serves.

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Claim: MTA's Technical, Supervisory Failures Led to 600 Snowbound Buses

Thursday, December 30, 2010

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The MTA says it's investigating why 600 buses had to be abandoned during this week's blizzard, blocking snowplows and leaving bus drivers and their passengers without a way home. A combination of technical and supervisory failures appear to have led to the debacle.

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