Press Releases

MTA Statement On Student MetroCards

In my previous post, I opined on the potential deal between the MTA & lawmakers which would save Student MetroCards for at least a year. A few hours after my entry, the MTA sent me an official statement about this very topic: The economic downturn has created a fiscal crisis for the State, City and […]

MTA Posts Public Hearing Notice

A few days ago the MTA sent out an e-mail to announce that they posted a public hearing notice on their site. The public hearing regards the potential fare, service, & station changes that might become a reality if they are not bailed out of their financial hole. Here is a link to the .pdf […]

MTA Issues Statement On Ravitch Commission Report

Catching up with today’s news, the MTA issued a statement via e-mail on the Ravitch Commission Report. Here is what they had to say: The MTA is pleased that the commission appointed by Governor Paterson and led by Richard Ravitch has identified a comprehensive plan for putting the MTA back on sound financial footing. We […]

MTA Responds To NYC Transit Riders Council Report

Just a short while ago I received an e-mail from the MTA with a press release answering the report from the New York City Transit Riders Council. Here is the press release which should be on the MTA’s site later today: The effort to maintain MTA New York City Transit’s 468 stations in a clean […]

MTA Arts For Transit Honored In Brooklyn

The MTA has just issued a press release highlighting an award received as part of its Arts For Transit Program. Here are the details: Artwork in a Canarsie subway station received an Award at the 8th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards presentation, recently announced by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The Awards are based on completed […]