David Meyer

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MTA worker demoted, forced into counseling over legal medical marijuana use: suit

An MTA worker claims he’s been demoted, subjected to random drug testing and forced to attend drug counseling four times a week...

NY state Senate to vote on new MTA board appointees from Adams and Hochul

The New York State Senate Transportation Committee will convene Thursday to hear from and vote on the confirmations of six new members...

NYPD revives subway night patrol unit from NYC’s bad old days

Police officials are bringing targeted night patrols back to the subway system, NYPD Transit Chief Jason Wilcox told MTA board members Monday....

Manhattan pols ask MTA to let bus riders board thru the back door

Some Big Apple politicians are “concerned” that back-door entry on MTA buses won’t ever come to fruition — despite the agency having...

MTA unveils ‘stunning’ $30M staircase at Times Square subway station

Transit officials on Monday unveiled a new staircase and entryway at the Times Square subway station that they said cost the transit...

NYC victim of NYC MTA bus hit-and-run is Patrick Varriale

Police have identified the victim of a hit-and-run fatality involving an MTA bus on Staten Island. The fallen pedestrian, Patrick Varriale, 69,...

MTA train yard on ‘fire watch’ due to ‘insufficient’ water supply

An MTA train yard in Upper Manhattan is on “fire watch” after investigators discovered the facility lacks sufficient water to power its...

NYC DOT commissioner revives call for more speed cams after deadly crashes

Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez is “optimistic” that legislators in Albany will finally vote this year to give New York City full control...

New Transit president Richard Davey giving marching orders on first day in NYC

Richard Davey took over as the MTA’s head of subways and buses on Monday — and spent his first morning on the...

Kathy Hochul honors ‘heroism’ of MTA workers during Brooklyn subway shooting

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday praised the MTA workers who responded to the harrowing mass shooting at a Brooklyn subway station earlier...

Driver strikes 89-year-old pedestrian while exiting Queens parking lot: cops

An 89-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition on Saturday after being struck by a driver in Queens, police said. The 37-year-old driver was...

Cops nab serial NYC package thief with 69 prior arrests

A serial package thief with 69 arrests on his rap sheet who has been plaguing the Upper East Side is back behind...

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