MTA top job is a critical one for the...

MTA top job is a critical one for the entire region

There are 8 comments on the Newsday story from May 18, 2009, titled MTA top job is a critical one for the entire region. In it, Newsday reports that:

Wanted: one individual who can restore confidence in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority 's finances, motivate a huge and demoralized workforce, negotiate the highly charged politics of Albany and New York City, heal fresh bruises from a regionally divisive battle, and convince riders that he or she is in their corner.

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Asleep at the switch

Port Washington, NY

#1 May 18, 2009
So, which political hack will get the nod?
drt

Huntington Station, NY

#2 May 18, 2009
does it matter. they are all crooks. hope they can dance.
Asleep at the switch

Port Washington, NY

#3 May 19, 2009
drt wrote:
does it matter. they are all crooks. hope they can dance.
Yes, it matters. Some don't dance.

“Read between the lines”

Since: Mar 07

Lindenhurst, NY

#4 May 19, 2009
I would apply for the job, but unfortunatly I have the one thing the past chiefs have seemed to be without, and that is a soul, and the ability to balance a check book.
Asleep at the switch

Port Washington, NY

#5 May 19, 2009
tmptjohn88 wrote:
I would apply for the job, but unfortunatly I have the one thing the past chiefs have seemed to be without, and that is a soul, and the ability to balance a check book.
Yeah, you're way overqualified...
Tired Old Man

AOL

#6 May 19, 2009
Truth in advertising.
WANTED: Ploitican/hack who rode a train once to run nations largest subway and train system no transportation experiance needed. Six figure salary, car, jobs for friends & relitives and no responsibilty for anything that goes wrong. Must not give a dam about public or facts.
the govs wise choice

Hempstead, NY

#7 May 19, 2009
we know our great governor david paterson will make a wise appointment. look at the great job he did filling hillary's senate seat. we can have faith that we are in good hands with a man like governor paterson in charge. he's sure to win reelection in a landslide!

“Read between the lines”

Since: Mar 07

Lindenhurst, NY

#8 May 19, 2009
Tired Old Man wrote:
Truth in advertising.
WANTED: Ploitican/hack who rode a train once to run nations largest subway and train system no transportation experiance needed. Six figure salary, car, jobs for friends & relitives and no responsibilty for anything that goes wrong. Must not give a dam about public or facts.
You forgot to mention the pension, free EZpass, retirement, and disability perks as well

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