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Joe Lhota Resigns, Subway All Better Now

joe lhota resigns, subway all better now
Joe Lhota's work is apparently done. The chairman of the MTA announced on Friday that he has resigned from the position, a surprise to many after he insisted last month that he wasn't going anywhere...
Gothamist - Published

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Resigns

Lhota was appointed chairman of the MTA in June 2017. 
CBS 2 - Published

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MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Resigns [Video]MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Resigns

Lhota resigned on the same day the subway posted its best on-time performance in three years. CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reports.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:01Published

Joe Llota Resigns From MTA Post [Video]Joe Llota Resigns From MTA Post

Joe Lhota thanked Gov. Andrew Cuomo and said he volunteered to serve as chairman in 2017 “with the sole purpose of halting the decline of service and stabilizing the system for my fellow New..

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:39Published


New York's transit authority seeks 4-percent hike in fares

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is pushing forward with plans to increase fares next year. MTA Chairman Joe Lhota proposed two 4-percent fare hikes during a board meeting..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Extra, Extra: FBI Has Tapes Of Michael Cohen Talking Hush Money With Trump

extra, extra: fbi has tapes of michael cohen talking hush money with trump
Because lordy there are tapes, check out today's day-end links: Taylor Swift joins cast of Cats, Joe Lhota's double dipping, Maura Tierney takes the ferry, and much more. [ more › ]
Gothamist - Published

Joe Lhota Has Many Side Hustles. Running The MTA Is Just One Of Them

joe lhota has many side hustles. running the mta is just one of them
Governor Cuomo's chosen head of the MTA says he doesn't actually work for the public authority, and is thus totally allowed to take on an abundance of board positions and lobbying gigs for massive..
Gothamist - Published

Disability Rights Activists Disrupt MTA Talk, Demanding Subway Accessibility

disability rights activists disrupt mta talk, demanding subway accessibility
A discussion last night about the subway with MTA Chairman Joe Lhota at the Museum Of The City Of NY was disrupted, and ultimately cancelled, after disability rights activists protested the lack of..
Gothamist - Published

Lhota will recuse himself from Belmont LIRR expansion decisions

MTA chairman Joe Lhota will recuse himself from decisions about expanding Long Island Rail Road service at Belmont Park because of his role with the Madison Square Garden Company, which is involved in..
Newsday - Published

MTA chief Lhota testifies that LIRR problems 'will get fixed'

MTA chairman Joe Lhota vowed to state lawmakers Thursday that he will resolve the crippling problems that have plagued the Long Island Rail Road in recent weeks, including by hiring more Long Island..
Newsday - Published

MTA chairman 'concerned' about expanding LIRR service to Islanders' arena at Belmont Park

MTA chairman Joe Lhota said Thursday that he's "concerned" about the complications involved with expanding Long Island Railroad service to the Islanders' new arena at Belmont Park and added that a..
Newsday - Published

MTA: LIRR chief's job safe for now, but another top exec quits

MTA chief Joe Lhota said Wednesday he has no plans to fire LIRR president Patrick Nowakowski "at this time," but another top executive at the railroad has stepped down amid growing criticism from..
Newsday - Published

MTA chief Lhota decries LIRR's 'lack of urgency, disrespect'

MTA chairman Joe Lhota said Tuesday he's not buying any of LIRR president Patrick Nowakowski's explanations for the spate of problems that have plagued Long Island commuters in recent weeks, and..
Newsday - Published

MTA chairman expresses concern about LIRR

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota says he’s concerned about how prolonged freezing temperatures will affect the Long Island Rail Road. Lhota noted at a..
Seattle Times - Published

Overnight Subway Service Won't Be Derailed, MTA Says

New York City’s subway system will continue operating 24/7, Joe Lhota, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said after an urban-planning group suggested halting overnight service.
Wall Street Journal - Published

Lhota, New NYCTA Boss Byford Talk About Big Plans For Improvements

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota recently returned to the organization to deal with crowded cards, track fires, a failing signal system, and daily delays.
CBS 2 - Published

A New York Times investigation reveals why the NYC subway system is such a mess

a new york times investigation reveals why the nyc subway system is such a mess
** · *The New York Times published an investigative report on Saturday that explained why the New York City subway system has become increasingly unreliable.* · *The report found that a..
Business Insider - Published

NY transit chief utters naughty word on a hot mic

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s transit chief is catching some flak after uttering a naughty word on a hot mic. The Daily News — which is making a quip about the “F train” — says Joe Lhota..
Seattle Times - Published

MTA bans alcohol advertising on subways and buses

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is banning the advertising of alcohol beverages on all New York City buses, subway cars and stations. The MTA board voted Wednesday on the..
Seattle Times - Published

MTA Disputes Report That They're Ditching Overnight Cleaners

mta disputes report that they're ditching overnight cleaners
After a report emerged last night that the MTA was planning on cutting overnight cleaning shifts in subway stations, the agency is claiming that not only are cleaning shifts being maintained, but that..
Gothamist - Published

"What're They For, Exactly?" $100 Million Bridge-And-Tunnel Towers Baffle New Yorkers

what're they for, exactly? $100 million bridge-and-tunnel towers baffle new yorkers
After a summer plagued by hours-long delays and service outages, New Yorkers’ frustration with the city’s rapidly deteriorating subway system has reached a boiling point. But while the MTA is..
Zero Hedge - Published

Cuomo's MTA Says The Subways Won't Get Fixed Unless De Blasio Pays For Half

cuomo's mta says the subways won't get fixed unless de blasio pays for half
Squabbles over how the MTA would pay for its $800 million action plan to fix the subways took up much of the agency's full board meeting on Wednesday morning, but MTA chairman Joe Lhota made one thing..
Gothamist - Published

MTA chairman: Agency needs to fix sleep apnea rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Lhota, chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, says he wants the New York agency to fix a flaw in its sleep apnea rules that allows diagnosed bus drivers and train..
Seattle Times - Published

City Council Grills MTA On How To Fund And Fix Subway Meltdown

city council grills mta on how to fund and fix subway meltdown
In response to MTA Chairman Joe Lhota's call for an additional $400 million in city funds to improve subway and bus service in 2017, City Council members told MTA officials Tuesday that they have..
Gothamist - Published

The MTA Is Getting REAL With Its Subway Delay Announcements

the mta is getting real with its subway delay announcements
Soon after MTA chairman Joe Lhota took charge (part time) of the struggling subway system last month, he promised to implement an $800 million rescue plan, which included such future improvements as..
Gothamist - Published

Lhota Appoints New Leadership To Implement Subway Rescue Plan

Newly-reinstated MTA Chairman Joe Lhota announced the creation of two new top MTA positions on Thursday, to be filled by Pat Foye, previously executive director of the Port Authority, and Ronnie Hakim,..
Gothamist - Published

MTA's Call For NYPD Littering Crackdown Raises Bias Concerns

In announcing a thirty-point plan to immediately improve subway service last week, newly-minted MTA Chairman Joe Lhota called for an increased NYPD presence underground to issue littering tickets...
Gothamist - Published

The Myth Behind Cuomo & De Blasio's Subway 'Feud'

the myth behind cuomo & de blasio's subway 'feud'
These are strange times for our beleaguered subway system. The governor who controls the MTA that runs the New York City subway claims he doesn’t have anything to do with our trains—until he does...
Gothamist - Published

Hark! C Train Countdown Clocks Are Here

hark! c train countdown clocks are here
Back in 2015, when riding the subway was but one fixture of our complicated lives, when we slept the sleep of the innocent, then-MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast suggested that installing subway..
Gothamist - Published

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Calls On State & City To Split Cost Of Fixing Subway System

The chairman unveiled his 30-day action plan to stabilize and improve service, as well as lay the foundation to modernize the system.
CBS 2 - Published

MTA Chairman Unveils $800 Million Rescue Plan: Standing-Only Subway Cars, Littering Crackdown, Clearer Communication

mta chairman unveils $800 million rescue plan: standing-only subway cars, littering crackdown, clearer communication
MTA Chairman Joe Lhota called on the city and state to split the additional costs needed to "stabilize the subway" during a presentation Tuesday outlining his short term plan to provide relief to..
Gothamist - Published

Watch MTA Chairman Joe Lhota Announce His Plan To Fix The Subway Now

watch mta chairman joe lhota announce his plan to fix the subway now
The day of reckoning is upon us. One month after Governor Cuomo declared the MTA to be in a state of emergency, his newly-appointed MTA Chairman Joe Lhota will deliver a hotly-anticipated plan to..
Gothamist - Published Also reported by •CBS 2

LIRR train derailed in Long Beach, says MTA

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota told reporters late Tuesday morning that the Long Island Rail Road train that was initially reported as having 'stalled' in Long Beach during the morning rush had in fact..
FOXNews.com - Published

MTA Chairman Calls Monday Subway Meltdown 'Unacceptable' & Promises To Do Better

mta chairman calls monday subway meltdown 'unacceptable' & promises to do better
The MTA's new (again) chairman Joe Lhota has been doing damage control following recent subway meltdowns, in an attempt to assure commuters that improving the subway's decaying infrastructure is a top..
Gothamist - Published

LIRR Riders Face New Routine As Penn Station Repair Work Gets Underway

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota said the new routine Monday morning was "so far, so good."
CBS 2 - Published

MTA Officials Give Update For LIRR Riders Ahead Of Penn Station Repair Work

The MTA says 200 extra buses have had dry runs and the ferries are ready to go and Chairman Joe Lhota said rush hour trains will have extra cars to accommodate limited schedules next week.
CBS 2 - Published

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