April 16, 2013
Has served more than three years as president of MTA New York City Transit and as the MTA interim executive director since Jan. 1, 2013. He replaces Joseph Lhota.
April 10, 2012
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature are creating a new bus inspection program which will target the operators with the worst safety records with more inspections.
November 14, 2011
Served as the New York City's deputy mayor, operations, under Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, where he oversaw day-to-day management of the city and supervised its agencies. He also served as budget director, where he managed the city's $36 billion operating budget and $45 billion capital budget, cut costs, led agency reorganizations and consolidations and implemented performance-based strategic planning.
July 26, 2011
Each company failed three or more roadside inspections of buses or drivers in the last six months, according to Gov. Cuomo's administration.
March 18, 2011
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office released motor vehicles data to investigators regarding "evidence of false statements" made by Ophadell Williams, the driver of a tour bus in a crash that killed 15 people.
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