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New York Daily News
The MTA's turn to dig deeperNew York Daily NewsThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority just released a capital plan that is $15.5 billion short of what is needed to maintain and improve the regional transportation system over the next five years. That's a whole lot of money. The MTA must not only ...and more »
New York's MTA faces $15.2 bln funding shortfall in infrastructure plan
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, operator of one of the world's largest public transportation networks, said ahead of a board meeting on Wednesday that it is facing a $15.2 billion shortfall for its infrastructure needs. It is also points to the difficulty of securing funds for major public projects at a time when government spending, both locally and nationally, is under ...
MTA board approves nearly $32B in infrastructure upgrades
The MTA board approved a massive, almost $32 billion plan Wednesday to maintain and upgrade its aging infrastructure and add new projects like countdown clocks for the letter lines and...
Blogger pulls anti-Islam MTA ads depicting James Foley before his beheading
Controversial firebrand blogger Pamela Geller has pulled an anti-Islam ad featuring American journalist James Foley on his knees just prior to his beheading. The ads were to run on MTA buses and in subway stations, but Foley?s parents joined elected officials in denouncing the campaign and asked Geller not to go through with it.
MTA Police Say Trespasser Dies After Being Hit By Train Near Fairfield Station
FAIRFIELD ? MTA police said a trespasser was struck and killed by a Metro-North train about 8 p.m. Saturday near the Fairfield Metro station.
MTA Receives $203M In Additional Funding For East Side Access Project
The MTA is building tunnels and tracks under Manhattan so that the Long Island Rail Road can connect to Grand Central Terminal.
New York's MTA faces $15.2 billion funding shortfall in infrastructure plan
By Edward Krudy NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, operator of one of the world's largest public transportation networks, said ahead of a board meeting on Wednesday that it is facing a $15.2 billion shortfall for its infrastructure needs. In a document posted on its website the MTA said it will "work with its funding partners to identify the additional ...
Cabs are key to saving MTA money with Access-A-Ride
The MTA is saving millions of dollars a year ? by putting people in cabs. Users of the MTA?s Access-A-Ride service were diverted to taxis for 2 million trips, or...
MTA proposes New Haven rail line to Penn Sta.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad's New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan to ease crowding and provide access to Manhattan's West Side as part ...
MTA refuses to run anti-islamic ad on city buses
The MTA said Friday it would not allow a hateful ad by an anti-Islamic group to run on city buses, and said it might spark violent attacks on Jewish people....
NY Governor and MTA Chairman ride subway to discuss potential threats and state responses
Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast address news of another potential transit threat after comments Thursday from the Iraqi Prime Minister. Earlier in the week, the Governor announced the assignment of additional patrols at transit location. State officials said they were not aware of another new threat. The Governor described this as the [?]