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MTA confirms extensive L train interruptions
Capital New York
M.T.A. officials have confirmed to Capital that the agency will cancel weeknight L train service between 8th Avenue and Bedford Avenue from March 24 to May 22, and weekend service at the same stations from April 11 to May 18. The cancelations, during ...
New MTA fare hikes set for March 22Queens Chronicle
MTA to increase fares in MarchNYU Washington Square News
Donohue: MTA workers engage in selfless duty every dayNew York Daily News
TimesLedger -NBC New York -amNY
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U.S. News & World Report

Just a Reminder: Cuomo Can Take Charge of the MTA Whenever He Wants
Streetsblog New York (blog)
Cuomo also likes to create distance between himself and the MTA when the subject turns to the agency's five-year capital program, which he recently called ?bloated.? It was not the critique of an executive determined to find efficiencies and do more ...
Detroit on the Road to Transit Ruin Thanks to Michigan Gas Tax InitiativeU.S. News & World Report

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Wall Street Journal

MTA Defends Shutdown of New York Subway
Wall Street Journal
But Tom Prendergast, chairman and chief executive of the MTA, defended New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 's move, which he said came at Mr. Prendergast's recommendation. As blizzard forecasts looked increasingly dire on Monday, Mr. Prendergast said he ...
MTA chief: Sandy, 2010 blizzard influenced transit closuresNew York Daily News
Travel Ban Ends, MTA Service Resumes Tuesday MorningDNAinfo
The MTA's 'Ghost Trains' Were Nothing More Than a Power-Generating ExerciseVillage Voice (blog)
New York Observer -Chron.com -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
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The MTA Is Going To F Your L
Gothamist
If you live off the L train, now is the time to move. MOVE NOW OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE/GET TRAPPED IN BROOKLYN. Because, as we were forewarned, terrible things are about to come to those onboard the Hippest Silver Bullet. Things that ...



New York Post

Grand Central wine store owner fights 'rigged' MTA bid process
New York Post
A wine-shop owner says he took a storefront in Grand Central Terminal from rat-infested to radiant, but the MTA wants to pull the cork on his business after 16 years. Grande Harvest Wines, in a 960-square-foot space in Grand Central's Graybar Pass ...
MTA accused of rigging retail bid process at Grand CentralThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)

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MTA chief: Sandy, 2010 blizzard influenced transit closures
After Superstorm Sandy, the MTA was there to get our city back on its feet by providing subway service within days.

MTA approves fare and toll hikes
The MTA board approved a fare and toll hike on Wednesday that will raise the cost of a subway and bus trip by a quarter in March. The base fare...

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) expects RM10 million in insurance claims to be filed by about 5,000 policyholders from areas ravaged by the recent floods in the East Coast of the peninsula.

Ex-MTA bigs beg Cuomo, de Blasio, Legislature for big funds
Three ex-MTA chiefs joined Tuesday to urge Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and the state Legislature to fully fund a $32 billion capital plan.

MTA votes to raise base subway fare, double bonuses
NEW YORK (PIX11) ? The MTA approved a mass transit fare hike plan Thursday that will take effect March 22, 2015. ?The MTA has been able to limit these fare and toll increases to the equivalent of 2% a year thanks to our continued aggressive cost-cutting, while still adding service and improving service quality for our growing number of customers,? said MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast. The ...

New MTA fare hikes set for March 22
Commuters will be digging a little deeper into their pockets on March 22, when fare and toll increases approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority take effect.Under the changes adopted by th

MTA halts work on controversial Amp project
Nashville MTA announced Thursday afternoon that it will cease work on the Amp, the controversial proposed rapid bus transit system.

MTA exec suspended, son fired after nepotism probe
An MTA executive was suspended without pay, and his son fired, following a nepotism investigation, sources confirmed Friday.

Grand Central wine store owner fights ?rigged? MTA bid process
A wine-shop owner says he took a storefront in Grand Central Terminal from rat-infested to radiant, but the MTA wants to pull the cork on his business after 16 years....

MTA board approves 'limited' fare and toll hikes
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved increasing fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years, fulfilling a promise to keep fare and toll increases as low as possible.