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  1. Blasting Air Conditioners Raise Power Prices as U.S. East BroilsRead the original story

    5 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... York and the mid- Atlantic region all say demand will surge Wednesday. New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to cut power consumption at more than two dozen bus depots this afternoon. PJM Interconnection LLC, which manages the ...

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  2. Cuomo Pretends He Doesn't Own the MTARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Speaking Wednesday morning on the show Capitol Pressroom from WCNY public radio in Syracuse, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continued his push to convince the city to help close the MTA's capital budget gap. His argument: despite what you might have heard growing up, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is not controlled by the state.

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  3. Blasting Air Conditioners Raise Power Prices as U.S. East BroilsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... York and the mid- Atlantic region all say demand will surge Wednesday. New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to cut power consumption at more than two dozen bus depots this afternoon. PJM Interconnection LLC, which manages the ...

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  4. Pols Want City Vehicles Outfitted With High-Tech Collision AlarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    ... would not actually apply the technology to New York City buses, which belong to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a state-controlled entity. Rather, the bill would apply the Mobileyes to the blind spots of cop cars, ambulances and garbage ...

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  5. Air Conditioners Running Full Blast as Eastern States BroilRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... York and the mid- Atlantic region all say demand will surge Wednesday. New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to cut power consumption at more than two dozen bus depots this afternoon. PJM Interconnection LLC, which manages the ...

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  6. MTA head: Agency is 'a jewel' that deserves big fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast points out: "When the city faced its financial crisis and lacked resources to restore a crumbling system , the MTA brought it back from the brink of collapse." In a letter to de Blasio on Tuesday, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chair Thomas Prendergast argued that the city had rebounded from the days when its finances were a wreck.

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  7. LA Metro Launches Summer Social Media CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched a social media outreach campaign to encourage Angelenos to walk and bike instead of using their cars this summer in support of its broader marketing campaign on Metro buses, billboards and other media. The campaign features weekly contests that are being held on Metro's Active Transportation and Sustainability Planning program's Twitter and Instagram handle @BikeMetro and will run through the end of August.

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  8. Are changes in the works for Staten Island bus routes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Local officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday that there will be a thorough review of all bus routes on the Island -- that's 31 local and 20 express routes -- to identify shifting travel trends, route inefficiencies and emerging markets in the borough. The project, called the Staten Island Comprehensive Bus Study, and aims to bring changes in obsolete routes and an increase in service where there are great ridership demands on the transit-starved Island.

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  9. LaGuardia Airport to be completely rebuilt under Cuomo's $4B planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Business.com

    ... take about five years. It would be run by the Port Authority in conjunction with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The governor also announced a seven-member advisory panel composed of business, real estate and planning experts to help ...

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  10. Severed Legs Found Near Connecticut Train Station IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC New York

    Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday. DNA testing by the state crime lab showed the legs discovered in New Haven on July 15 were those of 54-year-old Ray Roberson, said Officer David Hartman, the New Haven police spokesman.

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  11. When Raising Transit Fares Makes SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reason Foundation

    ... If any U.S. system could and should break even financially, it is New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) subway. Due to poor management, however, the system has enormous debts and needs $32 billion worth of system ...

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  12. N.J. Transit Board Goes 12 Years Without Dissent as Trains CrawlRead the original story

    Monday | Bloomberg

    ... item that comes in front of us," Finkle said. The 17-member board of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority includes four elected county executives who cast one collective vote. At the San Francisco Bay Area's Metropolitan Transportation ...

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  13. Editorial: Motorman CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Daily News

    Maintaining the transportation systems that keep the New York City region in motion - the subways, buses, commuter rail lines and bridges and tunnels - is properly the responsibility of the state. Only the state has the power through the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to coordinate the complex moving pieces, and only the state has the financial muscle necessary for repairs and upgrades.

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  14. Budget watchdog calls out CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Crain's New York Business

    The Citizens Budget Commission did not mention Andrew Cuomo by name in a lengthy statement it released Friday about funding for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's capital plan. But the group was clearly perturbed at the way the governor had compared New York City's contribution to the transit agency with the state's.

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  15. Cuomo pledges billions for MTA. So why aren't advocates happy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Crain's New York Business

    Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo endorsed a less "bloated" version of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's five-year capital plan by pledging an additional $8.3 billion in state money if the city increases its total contribution to $3.2 billion. But many transit advocates did not cheer because Mr. Cuomo did not say where he would find the money, except that he did not expect it to come from congestion pricing, which experts see as necessary for an efficient regional transportation network.

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  16. Glendale City Council approves money for the Riverwalk ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Glendale News-Press

    ... Roubik Golanian said it could range anywhere between $3 million and $35 million. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has recommended contributing $3 million to the bridge effort, but a final vote on its behalf would be required before a grant ...

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  17. MTA: LIRR service restored between Patchogue and BellportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Newsday

    Train service on the Montauk branch of the Long Island Rail Road has been restored after it was temporarily suspended early Saturday in both directions between Patchogue and Bellport due to a police investigation, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Service was restored as of 10:26 a.m. in both directions, after two trains were delayed about 90 minutes -- the 7:04 a.m.... Train service on the Montauk branch of the Long Island Rail Road has been restored after it was temporarily suspended early Saturday in both directions between Patchogue and Bellport due to a police investigation, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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  18. MTA: LIRR service suspended between Patchogue and Bellport for police issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Newsday

    Train service on the Montauk branch of the Long Island Rail Road is temporarily suspended in both directions between Patchogue and Bellport due to a police investigation, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Suffolk County Police Department asked the LIRR to stop moving trains so officers could safely do their work, east of Patchogue, an LIRR spokesman said.

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  19. The Move NY plan is Islanders' best transportation betRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | SILive.com

    ... administration to consider congestion-pricing for traffic as a way to help ease the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $14-billion budget gap is a welcome development. One particular version of the plan that could shore up financing of the ...

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  20. W. O'Donnell Consulting, Inc. wins NYC Transit Authority backup power contract with Eaton solutionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | PR Log

    ... professional services to organizations of all sizes. About NYC Transit Authority The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is North America's largest transportation network, serving a population of 15.2 million people in the 5,000-square- mile area ...

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