Prendergast indicated the first place PTC would likely be installed is n the Metro-North’s New Haven line.
The governor also announced he’s reappointing Tom Prendergast as MTA chairman, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported.
Without that money, MTA chief Tom Prendergast says the agency needs to better manage overcrowding.
Plans to extend the Second Avenue subway line south of Midtown could go off the rails unless the MTA’s funding crisis is solved, according to New York’s transit chief.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.
The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.
MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency is looking at four devices that would detect motion on the tracks and alert the system.
In a speech to the General Contractors Association of New York in Midtown, Thomas Prendergast said the need to invest in the system’s future is clear.
The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.
There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.
There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
Negotiations aimed at avoiding a Long Island Rail Road strike are reportedly set to resume Monday.
There is still no deal between union workers and the MTA to avert a possible Long Island Rail Road strike in just nine days.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.