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February 26, 2014

N.Y. MTA program to improve worker, passenger safety

Chairman/CEO Thomas F. Prendergast announced he is creating the position of chief safety officer, a new senior management post reporting directly to the chairman/CEO, to ensure safety is a top priority throughout all MTA operations.


November 13, 2013

N.Y. MTA satisfaction ratings remain stable

Views the results as a very favorable outcome because they came in the wake of billions of dollars of infrastructure damage and large service disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy, followed several months later by a fare and toll increase.


October 24, 2013

N.Y. MTA marks Jamaica Station's 100th anniversary

The station opened for business in 1913 as was part of newly elevated right-of-way in Jamaica that did away with street level grade crossings for the first time.


October 2, 2013

MTA approves credit for New Haven Line riders

The railroad also announced that service on the line will be increased to about 65% of normal on Wednesday.


September 24, 2013

N.Y. MTA creates panel to look into rail incidents

The experts will study the causes behind those incidents, examine the agencies’ maintenance and inspection programs, and ensure they promote a culture of safety within the MTA.


September 18, 2013

NYC Transit names new president

Carmen Bianco is the seventh person to serve as president since the title was created in 1980. He has served as acting president since April and previously served as sr. VP, department of subways, overseeing the entire subway system since 2010.


August 21, 2013

Long Island Rail station upgrade enters next phase

Agency is replacing the station platform, canopy, staircases, elevator and escalator as well as the platform waiting room, lighting, public address system and signage at the Massapequa Station.


August 21, 2013

Transit Wireless, Verizon finalize NYCT wireless agreement

Customers can expect to start receiving service in the 36 stations already online in mid-town Manhattan and Chelsea later this year.


June 27, 2013

N.Y. MTA's Kupferman dies

At various times in her career, Kupferman served the MTA as deputy executive director for policy, planning and capital programs; chief operating officer; member of the MTA board; president of MTA, bridges and tunnels; and senior advisor to the chairman.


June 21, 2013

Prendergast confirmed as N.Y. MTA chairman/CEO

He has served as the MTA interim executive director since January 2013. He replaces Joseph Lhota.


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