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New York Daily News

Business owner admits to ripping off MTA by supplying low-grade oil for city buses
New York Daily News
A businessman who ripped off the MTA for hundreds of thousands of dollars will have to spend his weekends in jail ? but can go home to his Colts Neck, N.J., mansion the rest of the week. Joseph Ioia, 61, also will cut a check to cover $863,618.25 as ...
Oil company chief admits to $800K MTA scamNew York Post
Joseph Ioia of Staten Island pleads to defrauding NYC TransitamNY
NY vendor: I sold low-grade oil for city busesNEWS10 ABC

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New York Daily News

New law would warn MTA commuters about bedbugs on subways, buses
Treyger said the MTA has been painfully slow keeping the public informed about its bedbug infestation, and now, along with state Assemblyman William Colton, he is proposing legislation to require the MTA to notify the public within 24 hours when ...
Brooklyn lawmakers want mandatory bedbug notifications from MTA when found ...New York Daily News
Brooklyn Lawmakers Demand Mandatory MTA Notifications About BedbugsGothamist
Pols Eye MTA Bedbug Bill in Wake of Reported Subway SightingsNBC New York
Brooklyn Daily Eagle -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -News 12 Bronx (registration)
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New York Observer

Colton and Treyger to MTA: Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite Riders
New York Observer
Outside the Kings Highway N train in Brooklyn?the very line where the tiny, blood-sucking insects were discovered earlier this month?Mr. Colton announced that he would introduce a bill mandating that the MTA issue the same kind of warnings about ...

CBS Local

Bill Would Mandate MTA Reporting Of Bedbug Incidents Within 24 Hours
CBS Local
?It is our position that the MTA has an obligation to inform the public immediately when there are confirmed cases of bedbugs and they are to notify the public what steps they're taking to remedy the infestation,? Treyger told 1010 WINS. The proposal ...

New York Daily News

MTA: 'A' Train Operator Drove Uptown On Downtown Tracks For Several Stops
CBS Local
A subway operator on the A line recently drove an uptown train on the downtown tracks for several stops before coming to a halt, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Monday. A dispatcher tried to contact the crew of the rogue train by radio ...
MTA investigates operator of wayward A trainamNY
MTA: Subway went wrong
New York City subway train goes wrong wayGettysburg Times

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Fitch Affirms Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York's approximately $19.5 billion in outstanding MTA transportation revenue bonds.

Bill Would Mandate MTA Reporting Of Bedbug Incidents Within 24 Hours
Two city lawmakers are proposing a bill to require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to immediately inform riders of any bedbug incidents within 24 hours.

Md. MTA Purple Line approved for engineering phase
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) received notice that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has advanced the Purple Line project to the engineering phase of its New Starts grant program.

MTA security supervisor caught sleeping was removed from post
An MTA security boss caught sleeping on the job has finally been ?taken out of service,? thanks to an internal investigation launched after The Post exposed his on-the-clock naps. Last...

MTA should notify public about bedbugs on trains, politician says
After a spate of reports about bedbugs hitching rides on the subway, a Brooklyn lawmaker wants the MTA to notify the public within 24 hours when the biting critters are found in the system.

New MTA law would mandate bedbug warnings
Rats on tracks are a common sight, bedbugs invading the trains and irritating riders is a new nemesis.

MTA to Expand Popular Poetry In Motion Program to Buses
The MTA will expand its popular Poetry in Motion program to buses, the Observer has learned.

MTA: Subway went wrong way
The MTA is investigating how a subway train headed the wrong direction for several minutes before stopping in Manhattan. Back on August 11, an A train operator drove an express train uptown on a downtown track. The train was carrying passengers, but no one was hurt.

MTA Report: Metro-North Sacrificed Safety For On-Time Performance
Riders are weighing in on findings from a new report saying Metro-North has sacrificed safety for on-time performance.

Free transfer set to expire between G train and J/M lines in Brooklyn
Riders and elected leaders are asking the MTA to continue a free, above-ground transfer for all MetroCard holders. But the MTA does not plan to reconsider the decision. The free connection was made available between the Broadway stop on the G line and the J/M Lorimer stop. The stops are a short distance from each [?]