Lhota Says Harlem Track Fire Sparks MTA Discussion On Subway Food BanThe MTA is trying to tackle the trash problem in the transit system after garbage caught fire on the tracks, disrupting service for thousands of subway riders this week.
LIRR Riders Adjust To New Routine As Penn Station Repairs Now UnderwayThere were reports of crowded stations and trains, but so far no major complications.
Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For MTA, Calls Transit System's State Of Decline 'Unacceptable'The governor made the announcement Thursday at the Genius Transit Challenge Conference, an international competition with a $1 million prize to come up with solutions to improve the transit system's reliability.
No Relief In Sight For Straphangers As MTA Announces Service Changes To 14 Lines This WeekendSubway riders will need to pack their patience this weekend, 14 lines are affected by service changes due to maintenance and repair work.
He's Back: Joe Lhota Returns To MTA Chairman PostState lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's nomination of former New York City mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota as the next leader of the troubled Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Joe Lhota Tapped To Head MTA As Agency Vows 'Top To Bottom Review'Both issues have since been resolved.
Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit UpgradesCuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. He offered a preview of his annual State of the State address scheduled for Wednesday.
Ex-Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Named Chief Of Staff At NYU Langone Medical CenterLhota's appointment was announced Friday. He will service as senior vice president, vice dean and chief of staff. Lhota lost the mayoral race in a landslide to Democrat Bill de Blasio.
De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under MicroscopeEmboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
De Blasio: 'I Will Never Forget That As Mayor, I Work For You'In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte's RemarksDemocrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.
Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For 'Race Baiting' CommentsDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.
Lhota, De Blasio Make Weekend Push As Election Day ApproachesWith just four days to go before the mayoral election, Democratic candidate and frontrunner Bill de Blasio was out Saturday reminding voters why he believes he should be the city’s chief executive.
Next Mayor Will Be Left To Tackle Unsettled Union ContractsOne of the pressing issues facing the next mayor of New York City will be unsettled union contracts for city workers.
De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home StretchMembers of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.