Andy Byford

Andy Byford
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Maya Rajamani
May 27, 2020 - 11:33 am
The mayor of London has tapped former NYC Transit president Andy Byford to be the city’s transport commissioner.
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Andy Byford
Kimberly Dole
January 23, 2020 - 11:50 am
MTA Transit Chief Andy Byford resigned on Thursday, the MTA confirms.
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Bus driver Christer Beckford given MTA award
Juliet Papa
Juliet Papa
January 17, 2020 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It was a good day for the MTA. Nearly three dozen MTA employees were honored Friday for going the extra mile on the job. The 34 workers included bus operators, superintendants, conductors and signal workers who received commendations for heroism and exemplary service at the...
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MTA
Kimberly Dole
January 08, 2020 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The MTA pulled nearly 300 subway cars due to safety issues effective immediately on Wednesday after they were alerted about two recent incidents. NYCT President Andy Byford said in a statement that thete were questions raised about the reliable operation of a door mechanism...
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MTA
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Kimberly Dole
December 16, 2019 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- MTA New York City Transit announced new subway statistics on Monday that showed continued performance improvements following the sustained success of the Subway Action Plan and the Save Safe Seconds campaign. According to the MTA, their running times are faster on every line...
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Kimberly Dole
November 08, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After a number of incidents and close calls, MTA officials on Friday, provided updates on its inspections of containment baskets throughout the system. A series of ongoing efforts to prevent prevent and address challenges associated with falling debris in the subway system...
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Andy Byford
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David Caplan
October 18, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYC Transit president Andy Byford on Friday said he is not leaving the agency, following a report that he had submitted a letter of resignation to MTA managing director Ronnie Hakim. In response to a Politico report that claimed, according to unnamed sources, that Byford had...
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Subway
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May 19, 2019 - 3:46 pm
The MTA says the subways were on time almost 80 percent of the time in April.
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Subway turnstile file
Dreamstime
March 20, 2019 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the MTA is not doing enough to keep repeat sex offenders off the subway. “You have people who target victims in the subways,” he said. “I believe that the MTA has been remiss." RELATED: Small group of men is driving subway sex crimes: report | New York...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Subway riders in Washington Heights are being reminded of an inconvenience that begins this weekend at the 168th Street Station. RELATED: 3 homeless men charged in viral subway battle with officer | Cops: Muggers beat man, break his nose in subway | 'Minor Christmas miracle...
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