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2014-07-16 16:20:49

Assoc. offers alternatives and resources in the case of shutdown NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long Island), joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of other 50+ workers on Long Island who make the daily trek into NYC, they face a commuting nightmare if the looming July 20th LIRR shutdown becomes a reality. AARP New York says...

2014-03-31 12:21:37

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more than 140 ad-supported, On the Go interactive digital travel information screens in subway stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Paul Fleuranges,...

2014-01-29 08:21:33

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority/NYC Transit and Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State have selected marketing and communications agency Brandemix to produce a video that promotes CP of NYS's Travel Training program and the MTA's new Access-A-Ride MetroCard, a Zero-Fare Initiative for Access-A-Ride customers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/MN54404) The initiative, which is available to the MTA's...

2012-09-26 04:20:02

Asia's leading high-value manufacturing trade show returns to Singapore in April 2013Singapore, Sept 26, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's foremost precision engineering event, MTA, is gearing up to return with a loud bang. The 19th edition of MTA, to be held from 9 to 12 April next year, will see trade professionals hailing from all facets of Asia's diverse manufacturing sectors converging on one platform. These professionals have a firm goal - to peruse an expansive range of high end...

2006-01-20 17:31:44

By Joan Gralla and Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Transport Workers Union, which shut down the New York subway and bus system for three days during the Christmas shopping season, has narrowly rejected the contract offer recommended by union leaders. The offer from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which required a simple majority vote to ratify, was rejected 11,234 to 11,227, Union leader Roger Toussaint told a televised news conference. Toussaint said it was "back to...

2005-12-16 23:59:04

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York transit officials and union leaders planned to meet over the weekend in an effort to jump-start contract talks that ended on Friday without an agreement to avert a threatened strike of the city's bus and subway system. The two sides would meet on Saturday, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority told reporters. Union officials told local media that they moved the strike deadline to 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. It would be...

2005-12-16 22:27:18

By Chris Reese NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York transit workers called a strike on two small bus lines on Friday but threatened to expand it into a mass walkout as negotiators failed to agree on a new contract. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said an offer rejected by union leaders was final, raising the prospect of a full walkout by the union's 34,000 workers that would leave 7 million daily passengers scrambling to find ways to get to school and jobs. The partial strike...

2005-12-16 13:09:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority said on Friday a contract offer rejected by transit union leaders was final and it was determined to keep pension and health-care costs in check. New York transit workers, whose three-year contract expired at midnight, launched a strike against two bus lines on Friday and threatened to expand it into a mass walkout that could strand millions of commuters. "As I said to the union this morning, this is the MTA's...


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