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New York Daily News

Blogger Pamela Geller says she'll file lawsuit after anti-Muslim ad is rejected
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A far-right blogger who paid to plaster inflammatory ads tarring Muslims as violent radicals plans to take the MTA to court after the agency rejected one of her ads, her lawyer said Monday. The blogger, Pamela Geller, plans to file a First Amendment ...
Blogger pulls anti-Islam MTA ads depicting James Foley before his beheading ...New York Daily News
Anti-Islam ad featuring James Foley pulled from NYC busesAl Jazeera America
Anti-Islamic Ad Featuring Beheaded Journalist Pulled Back After Controversial ...Headlines & Global News
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New York Daily News

The MTA's turn to dig deeper
New York Daily News
The 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 ...

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CBS Local

MTA Receives $203M In Additional Funding For East Side Access Project
CBS Local
As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin) ...
East Side Access project receives $203M in federal fundsThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)

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Wall Street Journal

MTA Approves Capital Plan but Doesn't Say Where Money Will Come From
Wall Street Journal
On Wednesday, before a board vote on the authority's 2015-19 capital plan, MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said the spending blueprint for construction and repair projects is vital to the region and its economy amid expected population growth in coming ...
MTA payroll tax could last another 30 yearsPoughkeepsie Journal
NY / Region|In MTA Capital Budget, a Reappearing Cash GapNew York Times
MTA approves $32 billion capital program, new LIRR contractNewsday
The Journal News | LoHud.com -Capital New York -Businessweek
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S.D.7 -- Martins and Haber trade attacks on MTA tax and speed cameras
Newsday
S.D.7 -- Martins and Haber trade attacks on MTA tax and speed cameras. Monday September 29, 2014 6:24 PM By Laura Figueroa. State Sen. Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Democrat Adam Haber, both running for New York's 7th Senate District, continued ...

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 [?]