MTA Finances

Former MTA Union Boss Stole Nearly 50K

I have many fond memories of time spent at the NYC OTB from my teenage years until it finally shut down a couple of years ago. Safe to say the fond memory sentiment will not be shared by former MTA Union leader John Earvin who is charged with stealing nearly $50K in members dues. Stephen […]


No Plan To Help MTA $15B Gap

Fare hikes went into effect less then 24 hours ago & riders are once again bemoaning the agency. However the big elephant in the room is how no plan seems to be in the cards to help solve the $15 billion gap in the MTA’s Capital Program. Sadly it comes to no surprise that help […]


MTA Seeks Federal Funds For L Line

This past Friday, the MTA announced it is seeking approximately $300M in federal funds for the . The funds would go towards improvements such as adding a couple of trains per hour, installing new entrances at Bedford & 1st Avs respectively & more. Here is more via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority […]


MTA Awards South Ferry Repair Contract

Earlier today, the MTA announced the awarding of the $193.8 million dollar contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc for the rehabilitation of the South Ferry station. Here are more details via the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $193.8 million contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc., to rehabilitate the new South Ferry […]


MTA To Get Over $1B In Federal Funding

Earlier today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will receive $1.915 billion in storm resiliency funding from the federal government. Approximately $1.6 billion of the funding will go to the MTA. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State expects to receive $1.915 billion in […]