Phil Eng, the M.T.A.’s current COO, will become the new President of the LIRR following the resignation of Pat Nowakowski, as first reported by Newsday.
New signals for the aging subway system, despite a new push from the M.T.A.’s top leadership, may be still be lingering distantly in the future.
The City Council is gearing up for a full-court press on providing half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, known as “Fair Fares,” which is part of its just-released budget proposal for the next year.
Early Saturday morning, the New York State Assembly and Senate put the finishing touches on a far-reaching $168 billion budget–one with significant impacts for downstate transportation.
On Tuesday morning, an M.T.A. bus fatally collided with and killed a worker at the College Point depot in Flushing.
Last Tuesday, a top union official was removed from his post following turmoil inside of TWU Local 100 over new M.T.A. staff changes and initiatives that are part of the $836 million Subway Action Plan.