Earl: Support NYC Subway Rescue Plan So Riders Can Get To Work

Earl: Support NYC Subway Rescue Plan So Riders Can Get To Work

More Than 6,400 Rockland Residents Use Public Transportation For NYC Commute Daily, Including Subway System   New City, NY (July 26, 2017) – Rockland County Legislature Chairman Toney L. Earl is calling for action when it comes to addressing the ongoing MTA subway delays and service interruptions in New York City. “It is past time for […]

THEY WANT EVEN MORE OF YOUR MONEY

MTA hikes parking fees The nine separate taxes including the infamous payroll tax are not enough for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which provides scant service in Rockland County. Now they’re parking lot subcontractors are after more of your money. Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt (R,I,C-Greenwood Lake) is blasting the MTA, MetroNorth, and their subcontractor LAZ Parking […]

Legislator Day’s Resolution Calls Upon the State Legislature and Governor to Phase Out MTA Mobility Tax by 2017

PRESS RELEASE New City, NY (July 3, 2013) – Rockland County Legislator Ed Day (New City-Pomona) is sponsoring a resolution to call upon the State Assembly to pass Assembly Bill A.1443, that would phase out the Metropolitan Transit Authority payroll mobility tax in 2017 and related Assembly Bill A.7775 that would immediately exempt community colleges […]

Letter to the Editor: OPEN LETTER TO MTA CHAIRMAN FROM HUDSON VALLEY LAWMAKERS

Dear Hon. Fernando Ferrer, Thank you for your service on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board and dedication toward improving the quality of life of the countless passengers that use the many services offered. In that vein, we the undersigned – eight of the New York State Assembly Members and Senators representing Orange and Rockland […]

Thomas F. Prendergast Nominated to Serve as Chairman and CEO of the MTA

Not apparently related to the Rockland County Prendergast family Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has nominated Thomas F. Prendergast to serve as chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Prendergast has served more than three years as president of MTA New York City Transit, which runs the subway and bus system in New York […]

Metro-North Adds 187 Weekend and Off-Peak Trains Each Week

Service increased by 5.6 percent when combined with October additions MTA PRESS RELEASE Schedule changes that represent Metro-North Railroad’s self-described “biggest and most ambitious service expansion” in its 30-year history begin Sunday, April 7, 2013. The new timetables will include increased off-peak and weekend train frequencies as well as faster service to many customers. This […]

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