Pete Donohue

Pete Donohue appears in the following:

LIRR Contract Negotiations

Monday, June 30, 2014

Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for The New York Daily News, provides the latest updates on the talks between the MTA and the LIRR unions, with the threat of a strike as early as July 20.

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New MTA Fare Hike

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for the Daily News, explains the details of the proposed MTA fare and toll hike plan.

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Welcome, MTA Chief Joe Lhota

Monday, November 14, 2011

The new MTA chief, Joe Lhota starts today. Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for the Daily News, discusses what's on his agenda. Listeners: What should be on Lhota's day one to-do list? Post your suggestions here!

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Cell Phones Come To NYC Subways

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The MTA has rolled out cell phone service on six subway stations in Manhattan (see the list here). Pete Donohue of the Daily News discusses the program and what it means for your commute.

Plus: The First Ever Brian Lehrer Show Subway Cell-Service Crowdsource! We're asking you to be on one of the six platforms at 11am to take part in a little experiment. Text PLATFORM to 30644 now, be on a platform by 11, and we'll text you further instructions at 11:01!

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Give Us Tolls or We'll Give You Fare Hikes

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for the New York Daily News, talks about bridge tolls and MTA fare hikes. Pick Your Poison: fare hikes, bridge tolls, or a payroll or commuter tax. How should we fund the MTA? Comment below!

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Transit Tax

Friday, December 05, 2008

Pete Donohue, transit reporter for the Daily News, talks about the Ravitch Commission's proposed payroll tax to help fund the MTA.

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MTA: Less for More

Thursday, November 20, 2008

New York Daily News transit reporter Pete Donohue again on the fare increase announcement at the MTA budget meeting. Plus, transit expert Robert "Buzz" Paaswell, director of the University Transportation Research Center at City College, on the broader implications for transit workers and riders.

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Empty MTA?

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Pete Donohue, transit reporter for the New York Daily News checks in from the MTA news conference on possible major fare increases and service cuts.

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Seatless Subway Cars

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The MTA plans to introduce "standing room only" subway cars in hopes of accommodating more riders during rush hour. Pete Donohue, transit reporter for The Daily News, discusses the details of the plan.

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Taxi Strike

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

This morning thousands of taxi drivers in New York City began a two day strike. Biju Matthew of the Organizing Committee of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, and Pete Donohue, transit reporter for The Daily News, assess the extent of the strike and how New Yorkers are coping.

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Another Hat in the Ring

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

After much dragging of feet, the Fred Thompson for President campaign is finally set to launch tonight. But even in his declaration, he is separating himself from the field by officially entering the race directly after the Fox News Republican debate. We take a look at his burgeoning campaign on ...