Joe Lhota

An MTA bus in New York City
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November 27, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The MTA Tuesday night held the first in a series of public meetings concerning hikes in fares and tolls. The meeting was held at Baruch College in Manhattan. First of 8 MTA public hearings on proposed fare hike. They say the system needs 4 percent more revenue...chair says...
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 Republican candidate for New York City mayor Joe Lhota waves after casting his vote on November 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. New Yorkers went to the polls to choose between Lhota and Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio.
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November 09, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Joe Lhota is out as the head of the MTA. Lhota resigned as MTA chairman as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo prepares to begin his third term. Lhota took the position as a part-time gig, while working as Chief of Staf at NYU Langone Health. He delegated responsibility for day-to-...
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An MTA bus in New York City
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August 15, 2018 - 6:52 am
The MTA has some dramatic plans to cut costs, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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New York City subway train.
May 23, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A long awaited plan to modernize the New York City subway system is set to be unveiled on Wednesday. It'll take five years and by some reports $19 billion to replace the subway's ancient and cranky signals -- it's transit chief Andy Byford's big fix. "It's seemed to me that...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Joe Lhota touring the 207th st MTA overhaul facility that will actually be fixing the subways with TWU Local 100 workers, touting funding for subway action plan in state budget.
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April 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Funding included in the recently passed state budget will allow New York City subway cars to be repaired more quickly, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday while unveiling an effort aimed at improving service for a transit system notorious for frequent breakdowns. . @NYGovCuomo...
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New York City subway train.
John Montone
February 28, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Mike Bloomberg's baby is back... Sort of. Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton is floating the idea of a trans-Hudson 7-train.
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