The 2019 Outlook For The MTA

Nov 29, 2018
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Advocates for the environment say that one of the best ways to slow global warming is to get us out of our cars and into public transportation. For many of us, that would mean getting onto a train or bus to get to work and not getting behind the wheel. But that’s not practical for many. It’s not available, or it’s too expensive. On The Full Story today:

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority began testing Positive Train Control on two of its major lines this week.

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The MTA says the East Side Access project to connect the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal will be finished by December 2022.

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The MTA has made adjustments to its emergency schedule during the Long Island Railroad’s “Summer of Hell” caused by the major track work at New York’s Penn Station.  

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A new poll finds Governor Cuomo’s popularity has dipped to a near record low, and the reason could be dissatisfaction in New York City over the Governor’s handling of the mass transit system.