Council Members Rosenthal And Rodriguez Call For Independent Study Of MTA Costs

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 →

MTA’s Subway Repairs Could Mean More Overnight Service Shutdowns

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 →

MTA Subway Stations From Harlem To Hollis Could Be Renamed After Estée Lauder, MasterCard, And More

Dozens of MTA subway stations could soon share names with corporate sponsors under a new “adopt-a-station” program Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.

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De Blasio Has A Lohta Say To Coumo About “… Making Sure Our Subways Run” From Harlem To Hollis

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 →

Lhota Asks Riders To Eat Neatly On Subways In Wake Of Harlem Track Fire

The NY Daily News reports MTA chief Joe Lhota is now a food critic — he says to eat carefully on trains or he may ban grub altogether. Continue Reading →

Nooo! MTA, Bracing For ‘Summer Of Hell’ On Monday

Crains NY reports that the MTA says riders from Harlem to Hollis must change their habits to survive the “summer of hell.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To Gov Cuomo Announcements on MTA

Following the announcement by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chair Joe Lhota that $1 billion in emergency funding from New York State, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

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Derailment Caused By ‘Improperly Secured’ MTA Rail In Harlem

Here’s the latest on a Harlem subway derailment that took place on June 28th, 2017 (all times local): Continue Reading →