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Duly Noted: MTA faces a data breach
In today's "Movers & Shakers," Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that AIG CEO Robert Benmosche saw his bonus jump by 50 percent on the company's improving results on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
APNewsBreak: NYC transit agency has data breach
"While we do not suspect nor have seen any evidence of misuse of the data, every precaution is being taken to ensure that this is the case," the March 6 letter from Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chief Information Officer Sidney Gellineau said.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Disbarred Attorney Admits To Stealing $3M From Clients, MTA
A disbarred attorney has pleaded no contest to stealing more than $3 million from his clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Child taken to hospital after car collides with empty tanker on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
An ambulance was summoned to the Brooklyn-bound upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge following a crash that involved a car and an empty gasoline tanker.
Neighbors Worry About Risks From Old, Contaminated LIRR Yard
As 1010 WINS' Mona Rivera reported, a local official said the yard is about 500 feet east of the Carmans River watershed, and near many homes.
Around NY, public transit usage on the rise
Ridership on public transportation systems around New York state is on the rise.
Americans riding public transit in record numbers
Number of trips reaches 10.7 billion in 2013 as the economy recovers from recession and population shifts to the cities Back on track: Transit ridership has now fully recovered from a dip caused by the Great Recession.
Metro-North Worker Fatally Struck by Train, NTSB to Investigate
The National Transportation Safety Board says it has opened an investigation after a Metro-North worker was killed early this morning after being struck by a train.
CA: Teaching New Metro Riders the Subway of Doing Things
This is the real message behind the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's "Metro Art Moves You" tours, offered the first Thursday, Saturday and Sunday of each month.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Danbury Daily Voice
Danbury Rep. Scribner Questions Metro-North, MTA Leaders On Improvements
State Rep. David Scribner , Republican leader of the Transportation Committee, recently questioned the leaders of Metro-North Railroad and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority at a hearing designed to reveal what will be done to improve rail safety.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
NY: MTA Seeks Commuter Groups' Backing in LIRR Contract Fight
The MTA's chief wants commuter watchdog groups to help win public support for the agency in its ongoing contract dispute with LIRR union workers threatening to strike this summer.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Blind man survives track fall as LA train arrives
A blind man fell onto the tracks at a subway station as a train was arriving Thursday, but he escaped unharmed by lying flat as the cars screeched to a halt above him, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
South Shore Record
MTA seeks second mediation board in LIRR contract a
MTA officials have officially asked President Obama to appoint a second Presidential Emergency Board in resolving its longstanding contract impasse with LIRR union workers, whose action to strike could now be pushed back to July.
NY: LIRR Pension Error May Cost Widow $26,707
The MTA is demanding that the widow of a retired LIRR train engineer who died in September repay nearly $27,000 in excess pension benefits the couple had received since 1995 because of an agency clerical error.
MTA asks Obama for emergency board to avoid LIRR strike
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority asked President Obama Wednesday to appoint a second emergency board to resolve negotiations between the Long Island Rail Road and eight of its unions.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
An Engineer Took These Stunning, Unauthorized Photos Of Tunnel Construction In Manhattan
During his final days, Conway ignored prohibitions against unofficial photography and captured stunning images of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $10.8 billion project to bring the Long Island Railroad into Grand Central Terminal.
New York Daily News
MTA fails to apply for bus-loads of federal grants: report
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority could have applied for up to $410 million in federal grants for transit initiatives but opted not to file for the assistance; the money could have covered part of a recent expenditure of $512 million the MTA made for new buses, according to a report by the office of New York State Controller Thomas DiNapoli ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
State Assemblyman Launches Ads In Effort To Get Nazi War Criminals Out
New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind has launched an ad campaign urging the expulsion of all illegal Nazi war criminals from the U.S. once and for all.
NY: MTA Plan Targets LIRR Pension Abuse
The MTA wants Long Island Rail Road workers to give up a piece of their LIRR pensions if they are also collecting federal occupational disability benefits -- a plan that union leaders say would unfairly punish the legitimately injured.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New York Daily News
Politicians to Cuomo: keep away from MTA's $40M
A group of 30 New York state legislators called on Gov. Cuomo to keep his mitts off $40 million earmarked for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that they want to use to pay for improved bus and subway services.