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  1. Open roads for Black Friday commuters on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SILive.com

    For the late risers looking to take advantage of holiday sales in New York City, Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses, the Staten Island Railway and Ferry have returned to their regular weekday schedules. The Staten Island-bound lanes of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge's lower level are closed due to planned construction work.

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  2. Man Accused of Riding Bus to LA Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    ... face of everything we in Los Angeles stand for as a community. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says that while its true the City of Los Angeles does have buses and other forms of public transportation up and ...

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  3. Japanese firm to build light-rail cars in PalmdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Press-Telegram

    A Japanese firm said it will go ahead with plans to build light-rail cars in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled, transportation officials announced. The county Metropolitan Transportation Authority said at least 150 jobs will be created when Kinkisharyo International of Osaka retrofits an existing manufacturing facility in Palmdale.

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  4. New York's Lowline subterranean park pipes sunlight undergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Gizmag

    ... photosynthesis, which will allow plants and trees to grow. Work is ongoing with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the City of New York, to bring the Lowline to fruition. It is hoped that construction will begin by 2017 and the park will ...

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  5. Kinkisharyo inks deal to build light rail cars in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Business Journal

    After battling with labor groups over the past few years, Japanese company Kinkisharyo International LLC has agreed to a deal to maintain and expand its light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County. In 2012, the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded Kinkisharyo a $890 million to build 175 light rail vehicles.

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  6. Letter: MTA fare and toll plan ranklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Newsday

    ... on the afternoon of July 17, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara The Metropolitan Transportation Authority needs more money ["What riders may pay," News, Nov. 19]? Is this the same MTA that recently restored the weekend service to the ...

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  7. Letter: Campaign giving is legal briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Newsday

    ... and lobbies spend millions entertaining and "educating" elected officials? The Metropolitan Transportation Authority needs more money ["What riders may pay," News, Nov. 19]? Is this the same MTA that recently restored the weekend service to the West ...

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  8. Letter: Marcellino 'Environmental Champion'Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot

    ... climate change, strengthening the Environmental Protection Fund and fully funding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Capital Plan. As Chair of the Committee on Infrastructure and Capital Investment, Senator Marcellino will play a key role ...

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  9. 'It's a New Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... patrol service to unincorporated areas and 42 cities, the county court system and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "It's a new day," McDonnell says of moving forward. "We start looking at restoring the shine on the badge, if you will. What ...

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  10. Pre-Thanksgiving storm: Here's what you need to know about mass transit on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | SILive.com

    A wintry mix of rain and snow on Wednesday could spell trouble for travelers looking to get out of town for Thanksgiving and for commuters trying to get home from work. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is closely monitoring weather forecasts and preparing its forces to keep the region's network of subways, buses, railroads, bridges, tunnels and paratransit operating.

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  11. Japanese Firm To Build Light-Rail Cars In LARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Manufacturing.net

    A Japanese firm says it will go ahead with plans to open a light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled. The county Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday that Kinkisharyo International of Osaka will expand its existing facility in Palmdale to build rail cars.

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  12. Transportation Reinvention Commission Calls For MTA ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | LongIsland.com

    November 26th, 2014 - The MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission, a group of 24 experts convened by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to address challenges facing the regional transportation network, today released a report that recommends the MTA take significant steps to re-engineer its way of doing business and make its system more resilient, while all those who benefit from the MTA's services must contribute to reliable long-term funding to continue to drive the region's prosperity. The report says the continued economic success of the New York region is by no means guaranteed and depends on a world-class transportation network that reliably, comfortably and seamlessly takes customers where they want to go.

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  13. Governor Cuomo Announces MTA Preparations for Possible Winter StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | LongIsland.com

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that with four to eight inches of snow predicted to coat the New York region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ... Long Island, NY - November 26, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that with four to eight inches of snow predicted to coat the New York region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is closely monitoring weather forecasts and readying its forces to keep the region's network of subways, buses, railroads, bridges, tunnels and paratransit operating in the event of significant snowfall .

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  14. Morning 10: NYPD on Ferguson | MTA report | NYC's rosy budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | New York Business.com

    ... their guns, even with no imminent threat, is common. [ The New York Times ] The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Reinvention Commission has issued a 65-page report outlining a number of recommendations, including speeding up construction ...

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  15. Report Aims to Reinvent the MTA; Critics Say it Misses the MarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Planetizen

    After Capital New York leaked an early draft of the report by a MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission, critics are wondering if the commission is living up to its titular promise. As reported by Dana Rubinstein, "an expert commission has produced a still-unreleased 90-page report on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that recommends some operational improvements, but avoids a specific prescription for stabilizing the New York transit system's finances."

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  16. Subway conductor steps in to stop attack at Queens stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | New York Daily News

    ... le for their riders, co-workers and communities. The News again is partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transport Workers Union Local 100. The Municipal Credit Union is the prime sponsor.

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  17. LA Mayor Announces Agreement with Kinkisharyo InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Mass Transit

    Los Angeles Mayor and L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chair Eric Garcetti on Nov. 25 announced that an agreement has been reached between Kinkisharyo International, LLC and labor and community groups to resolve an impasse that would have seen the company locate manufacturing operations for its next order of Metro light rail cars outside of L.A. County. Mayor Garcetti intervened to continue stalled talks among the parties, resulting in the agreement.

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  18. CA: Japanese Firm Plans to Build Light Rail Cars in L.A. Area After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Mass Transit

    A month after threatening to avoid California when talks with organized labor groups derailed, a Japanese company said it would follow through with much-touted plans to open a light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County after all. Rather than build a new factory, Kinkisharyo International of Osaka will retrofit an existing space in Palmdale to build light-rail vehicles for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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  19. Japanese firm plans to build light-rail cars in L.A. area after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Los Angeles Times

    Kinkisharyo International will retrofit an existing site in Palmdale to build light-rail vehicles for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Above, Metro unveiled the new Kinkisharyo P3010 rail cars last month in Lawndale.

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  20. Kinkisharyo Agreement Reached, Metro Rail Cars To Be Built in PalmdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... on Mayor Garcetti's website . LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Mayor and L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Chair Eric Garcetti today announced that an agreement has been reached between Kinkisharyo International, LLC and labor and ...

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