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A new report from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli gives fairly good grades to the MTA’s Metro-North division, despite saying that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s “long-term finances are still in trouble as it wrestles with an overdue list of repairs and upgrades and growing debt."
Speaking at yesterday’s breakfast meeting of the Association for a Better New York, Hochul issued a call for workers to come back in greater numbers after the New Year.
Local, county and state officials joined with MTA representatives at the White Plains station on Nov. 1 to formally mark the completion of the project that began in 2018.
The MTA currently is looking at deficit financing to balance its budget through 2025 to the tune of $2.9 billion.
The 598-space garage will increase parking availability at the station by more than 80%.
The MTA approved the rehabilitation project for the Third Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon in December of 2019, and began demolishing the original, 121-year old bridge in April of 2020.
Revised state and local taxes and subsidies will contribute to increasing revenue, in the amount of $1.4 billion through 2024.
On June 21, Metro-North will increase peak service on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines to 67% of pre-Covid levels from the current 63%, with plans to up that number to 83% at the end of August.
The plan for Metro-North Railroad to provide service into Penn Station on Manhattan’s east side moved onto an express track today when Gov. Andrew...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Joseph Foye said this afternoon at the MTA's Manhattan headquarters that the possibility of dramatic service cuts and layoffs...
Ridership on Metro-North is still only about 25% of what it was before the pandemic hit, while the number of trains is about 63% of the pre-pandemic schedule.
“Allowing the MTA to wither away will create far reaching economic consequences far greater than we are already experiencing today due to the Covid-19 pandemic," says Westchester County Executive George Latimer.