Capital Program

MTA Names New Capital Program Leader

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced a new leader of its NYC Transit Capital Program Management. Here is more via the official press release I received: MTA New York City Transit has named John F. O’Grady to the permanent position of Senior Vice President of Capital Program Management, an interim position he has […]

MTA Chairman Statement On Capital Program

With the media & local officials all over the MTA about the $1 billion cut for the second phase of the Second Avenue Subway project from the recently approved 2015-2019 Capital Program, MTA Chairman & CEO Thomas F. Prendergast has released the following statement: The new MTA Capital Program includes $535 million over the next […]

NYCT Looking At Subway Line Shutdowns

One of the biggest complaints from riders (and there are many) is how it seems like construction is always occurring on their line which causes inconvenience. There is truth to that as the MTA always has some sort of work being done throughout the system. This should come as no surprise considering our system runs […]

New Capital Program Plan Includes $2B In Cuts

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) revealed its new push to acquire funding for its current 5 year Capital Program. The agency plans include generating $4 billion in savings which includes $2 billion via cost reduction. Here is their press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced plans to generate a total of […]

MTA Capital Plan Funding To Occur In Fall

Where funding for the last 3 years of the MTA’s current Capital Program would come from has been a hot question inside transit circles of late. Many were wondering when the Cuomo administration would tackle the issue & the answer is upon us. According to a report in Crain’s New York Business, a push for […]