MTA Board

NYCT Names New Head Of Subways

MTA NYC Transit has named a new permanent Head Of Subways. Here is more via the official press release: Wynton Habersham, the Acting Senior Vice President of the Department of Subways, has been appointed to fill the role permanently. The Senior Vice President of Subways is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the subway and […]

MTA Board Welcomes Two New Members

Earlier today, the MTA announced the addition of two new members to its board. Here are the details courtesy of the press release sent out: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today welcomed two new members to its Board: Jonathan A. Ballan, an attorney from Westchester County who specializes in public authority finance, and Fernando Ferrer, […]

MTA Approves Budget Cuts

Within the last couple of hours, the MTA Board officially approved budget cuts in order to trim down a $400M+ budget shortfall. Lets first take a look at a brief report by Michael M. Grynbaum of the New York Times: The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted 11-2 Wednesday afternoon to implement a package […]

MTA Will Hold 8 Public Hearings

One of the biggest complaints I kept reading after the MTA passed its budget last month (as required by law), was the lack of them holding public hearings regarding proposed service cuts. Now that complaint will not technically be valid anymore as the agency has scheduled 8 public hearings. Here are the complete details which […]

MTA CEO Releases Report On First 100 Days

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has undergone many changes over the last year. One of the biggest changes came in the form of a new leader in MTA Chairman/CEO Jay H. Walder. Although his tenure has been short in length, his efforts to implement change have not. Earlier today, the Chairman/CEO released a report entitled “Making […]