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January 2, 2014

N.Y. mayor-elect taps Trottenberg to run city’s transportation

Polly Trottenberg will be the new DOT Commissioner, replacing Janette Sadik-Khan, who served six years as Commissioner under outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Trottenberg has served as the Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation since January 2013.


October 27, 2011

N.Y. bus co. denies discriminating against women

Private Transportation Co. executive tells New York City DOT that it has not received any past complaints about separate seating for men and women due to religious reasons.


October 21, 2011

N.Y. may shut down bus co. that makes women sit in back

Private Transportation Corp. operates the city's public B110 bus under a franchise arrangement. N.Y.C. DOT told the operator to stop forcing women to give up their seats in the front to promote Hasidic customs of gender separation.


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