MTA Wants To Upgrade Communications At 44 Subway Stations

Lately the MTA has had one piece of negative publicity after another. However Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has a positive piece about the MTA’s plan to upgrade communications in 44 subway stations. Here is his report: Despite the dark clouds hanging over the MTA, there’s some good news for straphangers – […]

Subway Riders Criticize The MTA

East 143rd St.-St. Mary’s St. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Last week I wrote about the MTA approving their budget savings plan which cut some projects including the rehabilitation of 19 subway stations. Javier C. Hernandez of the New York Times spoke with some straphangers to get their feelings on the cuts. Here […]

The Mack Strikes Again

Just when you thought the controversial 15 minutes of fame were up for MTA Board Vice Chairman David S. Mack, yet another controversy strikes. It seems our favorite MTA Board member likes to role play as a state trooper as well. William Neuman of the New York Times has the story: David S. Mack has […]

Cuomo Pleased, Russianoff Not

As you know, the MTA Board voted to revoke the free travel perks to current & past board members at their board meeting yesterday. Later on that day, State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo & Straphangers Campaign Staff Lawyer Gene Russianoff released statements. Here is Bharat Ayyar’s report courtesy of The New York Observer: The M.T.A. […]

Mayor Bloomberg Clashes With MTA Board

A battle of rich people is coming to your home via PPV real soon. Ok, I am not being serious about the battle coming to PPV but it is brewing. The battle is between Mayor Bloomberg & the MTA Board over who shoudl be appointed the next chairman of a key transit committee that helps […]