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Wall Street Journal

MTA defends new contract offer to LIRR unions before Obama board
MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast defended the agency's newly submitted final offer to Long Island Rail Road unions before a board of White House-appointed mediators Tuesday. The second day of hearings in front of Presidential Emergency Board 245 ...
LIRR Union, MTA Hold Final Contract Talks Before Possible July StrikeCBS Local
LIRR unions mull latest MTA contract offeramNY
Union to Get $6 Million In MTA PactWall Street Journal
New York Observer -Queens Chronicle -News 12 Long Island
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New York Daily News

Long Island City business owner: the MTA caused me $60000 worth of damage ...
New York Daily News
The MTA's $10 billion East Side Access project has wreaked more than $60,000 worth of damage on a Long Island City business since construction started in 2009, its livid owner says. ?It has been very, very frustrating,? said Marc Newman, whose Standard ...

'Dry paint' sign taped to MTA subway station column has one rider puzzled
The person, who chose to not be named, jokingly said "Thanks for the heads up, MTA," when the individual posted the image on social media. The MTA did not respond to a request for comment. If legitimate, it wouldn't be the first time such a message ...
Manhattan Bridge Subway Service Resumes With Delays After Partial ShutdownDNAinfo

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Q Train to Run Local Overnight Cutting Wait Times in Half, MTA Says
MIDTOWN ? The Q train will run local in Manhattan during the overnight hours starting in December, cutting the wait time in half for subway riders along the line, the MTA announced Wednesday. The move comes amid increased demand at local stations ...
Good news for Q train riders in ManhattanamNY

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New York Daily News

MTA workers may get $3K if tentative contract approves
New York Daily News
MTA workers may get $3K if tentative contract approves. The contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, announced last week by Gov. Cuomo, includes 8% in annual raises over five years, retroactive to January 2012. BY Pete Donohue.
MTA Wants to Screen Employees for Sleep ApneaNY1
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Says Union Contract to Cost $411 MillionWall Street Journal
Woodlawn Metro-North station gets solar-powered kiosksNews 12 Bronx (registration)
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MTA denying Access-A-Ride to some riders claiming disabilities
The MTA denied 13 percent of Access-A-Ride applicants in 2013 ? almost 7,000 New Yorkers ? more than double the denial rate from five years ago. And it?s no coincidence...

DNA swab kits to help MTA bus drivers bust spitters
The MTA is about to get a little more CSI. City bus drivers will soon be armed with DNA swabs to gather evidence in the all-too-common event of an unhinged...

MTA workers may get $3K if contract approves
Many transit workers will get checks for at least $3,000 if the tentative contract negotiated with the MTA is ratified. The contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, announced last week by Gov. Cuomo, includes 8% in annual raises over five years, retroactive to January 2012.

MTA, TWU Local 100 reach deal on new contract
Ending a two-year impasse, the MTA and the union for subway and bus workers in the city have agreed to a new contract that includes 8% raises over five years and will not increase the base fare, Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday.

American Vanadium Announces First Cellcube (tm) Vanadium Flow Battery Installation In New York
NYSERDA Partners for Commercial Demonstration of Energy Storage at MTA Headquarters at 2 Broadway in Downtown Manhattan NEW YORK / ACCESSWIRE / April, 23, 2014 / AMERICAN VANADIUM CORP. ("American ...

MTA, largest union strike 5-year deal
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has reached a tentative agreement that is expected to end a two-year contract impasse with the union representing about 34,000 mass transit workers.Under the

N.Y. MTA testing solar-powered kiosks that provide real-time info
The MTA, Metro-North Railroad and New York City Transit are testing the performance and reliability of solar-powered kiosks that allow customers to access real-time train, subway and bus arrival information without connection to the electrical grid.

Industry Leaders Gave Positive Testimonials for MTA HANOI 2014
Vietnam's Definitive Manufacturing Solutions Trade Event Came to a Rousing Close Singapore, Apr 21, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Galvanised by three days of interactions with local Vietnamese players and international industry peers, some of MTA HANOI 2014's prominent participants, including Bystronic, Blum, DMG Mori, Kent, Hexagon Metrology, Mitutoyo, NT Tools, Seyi, Sodick, Star Micronics, Taegutec ...

Fares hold as MTA workers get raises under new contract
A deal reached between the MTA and the Transport Workers Union will give unionized subway and bus employees 8 percent raises over five years ? while sparing riders fare hikes....

MTA, transit worker unions close to deal on new contract: sources
The MTA and the union representing subway and bus workers in the city are close to reaching an agreement on a new contract that would grant workers an 8% raise over five years, according to sources familiar with the talks.