January 27, 2014
The funds reimburse the MTA for work that is already underway and also enable future projects to be completed.
December 23, 2013
The funds will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that protect critical transit infrastructure from being damaged or destroyed by future natural disasters.
October 31, 2013
A climate scientist, was one of the people perhaps most responsible for showing how such epic flooding would affect the city's subways, which prompted the MTA's preparations before the storm hit.
October 30, 2013
The MTA is designing solutions to fully prevent water incursion at the approximately 600 entry points in Lower Manhattan as well as vulnerable vent plants and openings in other flood-prone areas.
July 31, 2013
Transaction provides protection in the unlikely event that the water level reaches designated heights in the New York City Metropolitan Region during any hurricane, tropical cyclone or tropical storm through August 5, 2016.
June 5, 2013
Temporary fixes brought those tunnels back into service, but the damage has led to increased failures of components, a growing number of delayed trains and a pressing need to make permanent repairs.
May 30, 2013
The MTA has performed more than $75 million worth of work to restore subway service to the Rockaways, and has spent an additional $9 million to operate replacement bus and subway shuttle service.
May 24, 2013
Will help the four major transit agencies in New York and New Jersey that sustained the greatest damage from Hurricane Sandy. Nearly one-third of the money is set aside to help the agencies begin investing in resiliency projects to help ensure that their transit assets are better able to withstand future disasters, such as major floods.
April 11, 2013
The funds, which come from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, bring the total funding from the FHWA to $224 million.
April 4, 2013
The decision was made despite the state accruing more than $2 billion in Superstorm Sandy-related expenses and tapping out its snow removal budget.
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