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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.