Tag: MTA

, Nicole spotlights the troubling implications of the hot-and-heavy political love affair between City Comptroller (and would-be mayor) William Thompson and Local 100 of the Transit Workers Union (TWU). Her bottom line: New Yorkers ne Read More

In my  yesterday, I linked to a Transport Workers Union (TWU) narrative from the union's website that said the TWU's leadership had walked "the length of the parade arm in arm" during last month's Labor Day parade in Brooklyn with Democratic mayo Read More

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) local 100, which represents most Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) union workers in the city, has launched a "no contract, no peace" effort to push the MTA into dropping its lawsuit against the state's re Read More

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)'s proposed capital program falls short of what downstate's transit assets need, and, what's more, the MTA can't even afford the insufficient amount of spending it has proposed, said state Dep Read More

Jay Walder, Gov. Paterson's pick to head the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, took questions from Democratic senators today ahead of their Thursday vote on his nomination. Of interest: Walder's views on private-public partnerships and whethe Read More

The MTA's continued funding woes aren't just hurting mass transit riders and downstate taxpayers. They're hurting New York's ability to keep its bridges and tunnels in reasonable repair. Bond analysts at Fitch may downgrade the debt backing the Tr Read More

Gov. Paterson's pick to run the MTA, Jay Walder, took questions from state senators yesterday on Long Island ahead of his confirmation vote next Thursday. Senators will hold a second hearing (in Harlem) next Tuesday. Here's hoping that they do a b Read More