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April 16, 2013

Prendergast nominated to lead N.Y. MTA

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.


January 15, 2013

Former N.Y. MTA chief planning to run for mayor

Joseph Lhota’s potential run has been a popular topic since Hurricane Sandy, which brought him praise for the MTA's recovery from the worst flooding in the transit system's history.


December 20, 2012

N.Y. MTA's Lhota resigns

Thomas Prendergast, the president of MTA New York City Transit, which operates the MTA’s subway and bus systems, will serve as interim executive director of the MTA when Lhota’s resignation takes effect.


October 30, 2012

After Hurricane, transit still suspended, working to restore service

All agencies, including N.Y. MTA, NJ Transit, SEPTA, MBTA and Maryland MTA, are working to restore service as quickly as possible, but forecast delays, and some have suspended services for the rest of the day.


October 18, 2012

NY MTA officials visit Bombardier plant

The visit highlighted the significant economic benefit that the MTA brings to upstate New York through its Capital Program. Bombardier has built more than 2,000 subway and commuter railcars for the MTA in Plattsburgh since it opened its railcar plant in 1995.


October 15, 2012

N.Y. unveils proposal to increase fares, tolls

The increases come during an era of successful and unprecedented MTA management actions to cut controllable expenses. In fact, the MTA will spend less in 2012 on its controllable costs than it did in 2011. Year-over-year controllable costs are lower by 0.3%.


October 3, 2012

N.Y. MTA boosts transparency with digital initiatives

Has launched a comprehensive archive of all service alerts that have been issued via email and text message for all MTA services since its current MTA-wide email and text alert system was launched in October 2008. The archive is updated in real-time, and is searchable by date.


August 22, 2012

N.Y. subway work halted after blast goes awry

MTA officials said the area at the northwest corner of 72nd Street and Second Avenue was not equipped to handle the force of the blast, which sent debris flying into the street.


July 31, 2012

N.Y. MTA to issue RFP for Fulton Center lease

The master lessee will be tasked with handling leasing and operations of the structure as well as the historic Corbin Building, the Dey Street entrance and the attached concourse under Dey Street.


May 23, 2012

LIRR announces $211M in capital improvements

Some 40% of the LIRR's daily ridership passes along this critical stretch of track called the Main Line, a place where trains from five branches of the LIRR converge every day.


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