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Feds who send arms against ranch families betray American values
Topic - Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Transit officials and the union representing about 34,000 city subway and bus workers reached a tentative contract deal that would include raises and new benefits but require higher health insurance payments, both sides and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday it plans to install video cameras and audio recorders on most Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road trains.
The Social Security numbers and other personal information of about 15,000 New York City transit workers has been found on a CD inside a refurbished CD drive sold by a retailer, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
Ridership on public transportation systems around New York state is on the rise, mirroring a trend seen across the country, according to data released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its pilot program to reduce trash in the subway system is working and it will remove refuse cans at an additional 29 stations.
Metro-North Railroad says it's reducing evening service in response to a worsening snow storm.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it expects to run modified service Wednesday on its subways, buses and commuter rail lines as it digs out of the latest snowstorm to wallop the New York metropolitan area.
Long Island Rail Road trains are running again in both directions after service was suspended between New York City's Penn Station and the busy Jamaica station.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a pilot program Monday that would aim to curb the growing subway rat problem by sterilizing the animals so they can't reproduce.
A New York state report has found that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority gave Apple an unfair advantage to place a retail store in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. The state comptroller's report says the MTA started talking to Apple about the space more than two years before opening it up for bidding. It says the "competitive process followed by MTA ...was at a minimum severely slanted toward Apple." MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota says the lease process was open and transparent. Apple didn't respond to requests for comment. The store opened in Grand Central in December, and is one of the world's largest Apple stores.
One of the world's largest Apple stores is opening at the landmark Grand Central Terminal.
It's known for shaking up celebrities at its comedy roasts. But the Friars Club says it's not laughing about plans to blast dynamite under its 102-year-old clubhouse in midtown Manhattan.
It was the one place that New Yorkers could go to get away from singing cellphones, beeping BlackBerries and torrents of tweets. And now it's disappearing.
Not long ago, a subway rider who'd had a particularly tough day at work found herself staring up at the ads inside her subway car, where one of the placards featured a poignant literary quote.
Riding New York City's Times Square Shuttle subway cars will be a lot more interesting next month.