New MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota Differs With Ex-Chairman's Opinion Of NYC TransitJay Walder, the last guy in charge of the MTA, called the New York City transit system terrible after he got a new job in Hong Kong. Today, WCBS 880 anchors Steve Scott and Wayne Cabot spoke with the new guy in charge - Joseph Lhota - to get his take.
Gov. Cuomo Picks Former NYC Deputy Mayor For MTA ChiefJoseph Lhota served as deputy mayor for operations under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. He oversaw day-to-day management of the city, and supervised city agencies.
Commuters Relieved Subway Service Will Be Restored Monday MorningThe agency also said that Long Island Rail Road would restore near-normal service for Monday morning's commute. Meanwhile, Metro-North train service will remain suspended on Monday.
Update: Tri-State Area Mass Transportation Shutdown UnderwayGov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a system-wide shutdown of the Metropolitan Transit Authority starting at noon Saturday ahead of Hurricane Irene. LIRR, PATH, Metro-North and NJ service will also be suspended.
Cuomo Creates Search Panel To Pick Next MTA ChairmanGov. Andrew Cuomo said the next MTA chairman has to be responsible to the straphangers and other New Yorkers using the system.
Walder: No Fare, Toll Hikes For 2012 In New MTA BudgetMTA Chairman Jay Walder said that by making every dollar count the agency will avoid the hikes, but there are plenty of "ifs."
MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces ResignationJay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.
Security Concerns Arise After Group Of Men Sneak Into Tunnel Near Second Avenue Subway ProjectRail riders are now more on edge than ever after two major security breaches over the weekend which come just days after officials warned that al-Qaeda could be targeting trains across the nation.
New York Gets $354.4 Million For High-Speed Rail ProjectsThe Big Apple has been granted a chunk of $2 billion that was rejected by the Sunshine State for three projects that will advance New York's high-speed rail plans.
MTA Begins Help Point Pilot Program In SubwayThere's something new and blue lighting up subway platforms in New York City.
11 More Bus Drivers Arrested In NYC License Crackdown Those arrested Friday include commercial operators and four Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees.
MTA Chief Jay Walder Rejects Food & Drink Ban In SubwaysEat, drink and take the subway New York. Walder reportedly said "I'm not sure a ban on food is really practical or enforceable."