The concept that running the MTA
should be in the hands of a special master or lawyers is, in our view, ludicrous.
Notwithstanding possible consequences, Bruce Ratner was thrilled about the MTA
4 billion allocated in the capital program for expansion projects, Fitch expects the MTA
will need to prioritize and/or slow progress on some elements of these multi-billion-dollar initiatives.
Villaraigosa's one-year term as chairman of the board will expire Saturday, and observers say the former labor negotiator had pushed the MTA
and unions to make a deal before he passed the leadership role to county Supervisor Gloria Molina.
Grill, NCTM, of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, founded the LaCrosse Area MTA
in 1980 and has been an active member of the LaCrosse Area MTA
, serving as an officer or in other leadership roles.
If approved by voters in November, the Bond Act funding, the MTA
will use its share to spend $450 million on East Side Access, $450 million for the 2nd Avenue Subway, $100 million for the JFK Rail Link; and $450 million for core infrastructure needs.
We are not anywhere near (exceeding) capacity of the line,'' said Gary Spivac, an MTA
manager in charge of the San Fernando Valley.
Even with the MTA
blessings, the game isn't over yet.
The experience for the bus riders is not the reduced overcrowding that the MTA
promised to provide nine and a half years ago,'' said Richard Larson, an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund attorney who representing the riders.
Peter Kalikow, MTA
chairman wants a solution as soon as possible and expects bids to be presented to the MTA
Board for consideration at its March 31 meeting.
is considering the creation of a new credit secured by 1/8% of the 3/8% regional sales tax deposited into the MMTOA.
Irrespective of the sins of the past, it is incumbent upon MTA
to engage in rational decisions on their space utilization now," said Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.