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Press Release
April 16, 2001
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MTA Arts for Transit Receives Award from National Conference of Artists

MTA Arts for Transit received an award from the National Conference of Artists at its 42nd annual meeting on April 13.

MTA Chairman Peter S. Kalikow said, "The MTA has brought a wide variety of art work to the public though its Arts for Transit program, and the diversity of the artists in the program is as broad as the population in the region. I am proud that the MTA is being recognized for this by the National Conference of Artists."

Press Release
March 14, 2001
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MTA Arts for Transit and Creative Time Present "Wink" in Vanderbilt Hall

MTA Arts for Transit and Creative Time will present Wink, a show of new work by Takashi Murakami in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. Murakami's installation was designed specifically for this landmark space and will open to the public on March 14 and close April 13, 2001. Wink is major exhibition of Murakami's work, placing his subtle balances of sub-culture, mass-culture, tradition and hyper-activity amidst the classical beaux-arts architecture of Vanderbilt Hall.

Press Release
November 15, 2000
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Subway and bus ridership highest in 30 years

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway announced today that average daily ridership on MTA New York City Transit subways and buses rose above the seven million rider mark -- the highest ridership in nearly three decades -- during September, attributing it to a strong economy and the continued success of the unlimited ride MetroCard.

Press Release
October 19, 2000
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MTA announces extra service for World Series

MTA New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North
Railroad will be adding extra service for the World Series games
between the Mets and the Yankees.

Press Release
May 24, 2000
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Arts for Transit's Music Under New York 13th annual audition.

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.—MTA Arts
for Transit's Music Under New York program will hold its 13th
Annual Audition. More than 60 musicians and other types of performing
artists will vie to join the roster of entertainers who regularly
appear in subway and rail stations throughout the city.

Press Release
May 23, 2000
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The MTA's Interagency Coordination Committee meeting.

The MTA's Interagency Coordination Committee will
hold a meeting May 23, 9 AM, to gain Board approval for the MTA
and its affiliates/subsidiaries to add to the panel of outside
counsel and investigators.

At MTA Headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue, 5th floor
Boardroom.

Press Release
May 3, 2000
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Kenneth Bauer named Acting President of the MTA Long Island Rail Road

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway today named Kenneth Bauer as
acting President of the MTA Long Island Rail Road, effective
Friday, May 5. Mr. Bauer replaces Thomas Prendergast, who announced
his resignation in March to accept a position in the private
sector as Chief Executive Officer for the London Infrastructure
Consortium (LINC).

Press Release
March 29, 2000
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MTA Police arrest three for burglary

The MTA Police announced today the arrest of three
Long Island residents charged with multiple burglaries in Nassau
and Suffolk Counties.

Lesly Pratt, 20, and Steven Atiles, 19, of Massapequa,
and Daniel Breslaw, 35, of North Amityville, were stopped by the
Amityville Police Department for a traffic violation and found
in possession of burglars' tools.

Press Release
March 28, 2000
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Thomas F. Prendergast to leave as President of MTA Long Island Rail Road

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway announced today the resignation
of Thomas F. Prendergast as President of the MTA Long Island Rail
Road. Mr. Prendergast will be leaving May 1 for a position in
the private sector as Chief Executive Officer for the London Infrastructure
Consortium (LINC).

Press Release
January 10, 2000
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Three youths arrested for interfering with train service

The MTA Police today announced the arrest of two Long Island teenagers on Friday, January 7, 2000, for placing debris on the tracks of the MTA Long Island Rail Road's Babylon branch.

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