RSVP Deadline for ‘Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment: A Paradigm Shift’

Today is the RSVP deadline for Dec. 6th’s panel discussion at NYU: "Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment: A Paradigm Shift."

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Can Technology Make Public Transit More Alluring?

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Would they get out of their cars if they could surf the Web on the bus? A recent article in USA Today looks at technological fixes for environmental problems — including traffic — caused by America’s exploding consumption of resources. The USA is growing more rapidly than any other developed nation and is projected to […]

Support the MTA Rescue: Be Your Own Lobbyist

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As debate on the MTA rescue plan is reduced to stall tactics and race-baiting, the Campaign for New York’s Future is organizing a Lobby Day citizen bus trip to Albany, set for next Wednesday, March 18. With several State Senators saying they will refuse to pass a funding plan that includes bridge tolls, your voice […]

MTA Reorg: Respected Exec Monheim Out, Cuomo Operative In

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A “shake-up” is underway at the top levels of the MTA, reported Crain’s Insider this morning. Two top executives, Charles Monheim and Linda Kleinbaum, are on their way out the door. Moving into the agency is Steve Morello, a political operative with deep ties to the Cuomo family. The departure of Monheim represents a loss […]