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June 17, 2013

MTA awards 10th Second Ave. Subway contract

Valued at approximately $208.3 million, the contract was awarded to the 86th Street Constructors Joint Venture, a joint venture of Schiavone Construction Co. LLC and John P. Picone Inc.


July 19, 2012

N.Y. MTA allowing ads on MetroCards

To make the program more attractive, the MTA is opening up space on the fronts of the iconic cards for the first time, and is reducing advertising rates.


April 28, 2010

Metro-North selects team of national wireless carriers

The team of carriers, which was selected through a competitive process, consists of Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT&T and T-Mobile.


December 14, 2009

Hill wins $9 million N.Y. MTA contract

Will provide program and project schedule control support services and staff augmentation services for all phases of project design and construction. MTA agencies that are expected to be supported under the contract include MTA New York City Transit, Metro-North Railroad and the MTA Bus Co.


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