Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery by Chair Ydanis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that in an effort to make commuting between the Long Island Railroad and New York City transit an easier affair, MTA chairman Joe Lhota expects to launch a pilot program this year to make transferring between bus, subway, and LIRR service possible under one ticket. Continue Reading →
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, Council Members Rafael Espinal and Antonio Reynoso joined by Rebecca Bailin, Campaign Manager for Riders Alliance, Joseph Catrufo, …. Continue Reading →
Council Members Helen Rosenthal, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and advocacy organizations gathered today on the steps of City Hall to call for the creation of an independent commission to study cost reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that as the MTA prepares to implement an $836 million action plan to fix the crumbling subway system, the agency’s chairman, Joe Lhota, told riders to prepare for more overnight repairs—and thus, more disruptions to nighttime service. Continue Reading →
Dozens of MTA subway stations could soon share names with corporate sponsors under a new “adopt-a-station” program Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.
On Sunday, Mayor [easyazon_link identifier=”1620972093″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Bill de Blasio[/easyazon_link] (right) pushed back at assertions from Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) and MTA chairman Joe Lhota (middle) regarding who controls the subway—and thus, is ultimately responsible for its swift, inevitable decline in the past few months. Continue Reading →
Here’s the latest on a Harlem subway derailment that took place on June 28th, 2017 (all times local): Continue Reading →