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  1. Anti-Semitic graffiti tops NYC subway hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Times of Israel

    NYPD report says 22 of 31 incidents since start of 2017 targeted Jews; same period last year saw only 7 cases in total Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime investigated so far this year by the New York Police Department. The Daily News reported Tuesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Transit Bureau says 22 of 31 hate crimes that have happened in the subway system this year targeted Jews.

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  2. Advocates want de Blasio on board with discount MetroCardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... expensive idea that he believes is the responsibility of the state, which controls the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The city, however, gives $60 million a year to the MTA to cover reduced fares for school kids, the elderly and the disabled ...

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  3. New York City subway faces two lawsuits over disabled accessRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... disabled people because elevators break down so often. Nonetheless, the city and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have resisted demands to upgrade the system, according to the complaints, which do not estimate the cost of doing so. Such ...

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  4. Report: NYC subway bias crimes, felony assaults increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime investigated so far this year by the New York Police Department. The Daily News reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Transit Bureau says 22 of 31 hate crimes that have happened in the subway system this year targeted Jews.

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  5. Giant Indian company sues Long Island firm Infosys over its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... marketplace when it pursued business with the United Nations, New York State and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The lawsuit, filed last week by Garden City-based Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, seeks a permanent injunction preventing Infosys ...

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  6. LIRR mulls suing Amtrak over Penn Station derailmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News12.com

    The Long Island Rail Road is considering filing a lawsuit against Amtrak after two Penn Station derailments that happened within 11 days of each other led to long delays for commuters. Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board member Mitch Pally says it is time for the agency to take over Penn Station from Amtrak.

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  7. LIRR considers legal action against Amtrak, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    ... nn Station in recent months, LIRR officials said Monday. At a Manhattan meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's LIRR Committee, LIRR general counsel and vice president Mark Hoffer said the railroad's legal department is finalizing a...

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  8. Gibson to Lead Transit/Rail Practice in West for WSP Parsons BrinckerhoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mass Transit

    ... and manufacturing of light rail vehicles under a contract for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and implementation of systems for the Seoul, Korea subway lines 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8. In addition, he was responsible for ...

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  9. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs Investigation into Con Edison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mass Transit

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed the New York State Department of Public Service and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to conduct an immediate investigation into Con Edison's equipment failure that led to significant delays across MTA New York City Transit subways on April 21. New York City Transit subways experienced a loss of station power at the Seventh Avenue Station in Manhattan due to a Con Edison equipment failure. The outage resulted in the loss of signals, escalators, communications and station lighting.

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  10. Governor Cuomo Announces Janno Lieber Appointed MTA Chief Development OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mass Transit

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Interim Executive Director Ronnie Hakim have announced that Janno Lieber, a senior private sector real estate development and construction executive who is the current president of World Trade Center Properties, will join the senior executive ranks of the MTA as chief development officer. In this newly created position, Lieber will take over leadership and oversight of key strategic capital initiatives focused on increasing the capacity of the system.

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  11. Early voting under way in French presidential electionsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... halted service on several lines Friday morning and led to lengthy commutes. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority had generators in place there by 11:30 a.m., letting them restore power. More and more, it looked like the Mariners were about to ...

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  12. Schumer Calls for Security Upgrade at Penn StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... lead agency at Penn Station, they coordinate with the New York City Police Department, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, New Jersey Transit Police, New York State Police, TSA VIPR Teams and the New York National Guard. Schumer said one ...

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  13. North Korea: US's sword is ready to chop PyongyangRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... halted service on several lines Friday morning and led to lengthy commutes. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority had generators in place there by 11:30 a.m., letting them restore power. A June date would ensure that no matter the monarch's ...

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  14. EU urges Turkey to probe referendum voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... halted service on several lines Friday morning and led to lengthy commutes. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority had generators in place there by 11:30 a.m., letting them restore power. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin initially set a goal of ...

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  15. Joint command center needed at Penn Station, Schumer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Newsday

    ... security at the station, Schumer said. They include Amtrak, the National Guard, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NJ Transit and the NYPD, he said. "Public spaces are a real challenge to law enforcement and any mishap could prove deadly," ...

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  16. Tips for Uber drivers | NYPD body cameras challenged | New Boulud restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | New York Business.com

    ... feature in its app, claiming that it would interrupt a passenger's experience. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has tapped a top real estate exec to spearhead its large infrastructure projects, including the next phase of the Second Avenue ...

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  17. Councilman Jose Huizar should be supporting a Boyle Heights homeless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... development for homeless and desperately poor people. The owner - the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - is willing and eager to lease it out for affordable housing. A respected nonprofit group wants to develop there. The neighbors ...

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  18. Transit officials: NYC subway service now 'fairly normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Darien News-Review

    ... what triggered an hours-long power outage that caused major subway delays. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the power went out around 7:30 a.m., at 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. less Commuters crowd the subway platform ...

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  19. Power Outages Delay Commutes in Both N.Y., San FranciscoRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    ... delays across the network. Consolidated Edison Inc. said it's working with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to repair underground equipment "as expeditiously as possible." The MTA said on its twitter feed that service has since resumed with ...

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  20. End of the line for LA Metro's giant tunneling machineRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | My Mother Lode

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority held a ceremony to retire the behemoth Friday at the site of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

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