Category Archives: Elliot Sander

Sander: I’ll Shape My Own Legacy, Thanks

Elliot Sander, executive director of the MTA until last month, got some choice real estate on the Op-Ed page of the NY Times yesterday to plead his case for a favorable legacy. Kudos to Sander for tossing around a Dylan … Continue reading

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MTA Boss Sander Out

MTA executive director Elliot Sander, the face of the disarray in New York City’s transit system today, announced his resignation yesterday. The move gives Gov. Paterson closer watch of the railroad. Sander gave notice after finishing up the fare deal … Continue reading

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Ridership Up 4% in Record 2008

That period of crazy-high gas prices last year was good for Metro-North business, as the railroad announced it clicked tickets for 84 million rides last year–a record for Metro-North. Furthermore, us East-of-Hudson types enjoyed 97.5% on-time arrivals, meaning trains pulled … Continue reading

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Proposed Transit Cuts ‘Harsh’, ‘Severe’ and Totally Sucky

Sorry to end the work week on a bummer note, but we want to offer some different perspectives on the proposed MTA service cuts affecting subways, buses and commuter trains, which by all accounts look fairly hardcore. Mind you, we … Continue reading

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Cannito Rides Into Sunset, Sander Drives Over a Cliff

Metro-North boss Peter Cannito uses the front page of the June Mileposts, out today,┬áto bid farewell to the railroad. “I can’t begin to tell you how proud I am of the work that is done every day to serve you,” … Continue reading

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MTA Improvement Plans Derailed

When MTA CEO Elliot Sander gave his “state of the MTA” address just a few weeks ago, he spoke of increasing service on 11 subway lines and adding trains and cars on the LIRR and Metro-North, among other projects totaling … Continue reading

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