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Press Release
June 9, 1998
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MTA Long Island Rail Road Committee Meeting Location Change

The MTA Long Island Rail Road Committee meeting, scheduled for Monday, June 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Room has been moved to the Port Authority, 1 World Trade Center, 67th Floor Board Room, at 9:30 a.m.

Press Release
May 29, 1998
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MTA Chairman And His Wife Receive Double Honors

E. Virgil Conway, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and his wife, Elaine Wingate Conway, Director of the New York State Division for Women, were both awarded with Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degrees in two separate ceremonies on May 17.

Mr. Conway received his degree from the State University of New York. Mrs. Conway was honored by Marymount College.

Press Release
May 28, 1998
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MTA Public Hearing On Request For Federal Assistance

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold a public hearing regarding federal funding proposals for capital projects for the remainder of 1998 and 1999.

The hearing is scheduled for June 3, 4:30 p.m., 347 Madison Avenue, 5th floor Board Room. Registration is from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Press Release
April 22, 1998
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MTA Environmental Message

In recognition of Earth Day, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority today unveiled a new environmental educational message in all subway cars and buses operated by MTA New York City Transit

The "Transit Riders Save the Earth" message will remind our customers that because of the use of mass transit they are helping the environment, such as decreasing air pollution and vehicular congestion, by using the MTA's public transportation system.

Press Release
March 13, 1998
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Neil S. Yellin Named Acting President Of MTA Long Island Bus

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman E. Virgil Conway today announced the appointment of Neil S. Yellin as Acting President of MTA Long Island Bus.

Chairman Conway said, "Neil Yellin brings more than 20 years of public management experience to the job. He has served in several senior positions at LI Bus, most recently as deputy to the previous President for the past five years."

Press Release
February 23, 1998
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Daniel T. Scannell Named Acting President Of MTA Metro-North Railroad

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway today announced the appointment of Daniel T. Scannell as acting President of MTA Metro-North Railroad. Mr. Scannell will continue to serve as First Vice Chairman of the MTA Board. He will assume his additional responsibilities on March 5 when Donald N. Nelson retires after 15 years with the railroad as vice president and then president.

Press Release
February 11, 1998
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Donald N. Nelson To Leave As President Of MTA Metro-North Railroad

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway today announced that Donald N. Nelson, President of MTA Metro-North Railroad, has resigned from his post effective March 5 and will return to private industry.

Chairman Conway said, "Don laid the foundation on which Metro-North's success was built. By focusing the company's efforts on the basics, such as operating and fiscal performance, and customer service, he took the railroad to a first class service. He will be missed."

Press Release
February 4, 1998
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Bridges & Tunnels Committee Meeting Schedule Change

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that the Bridges & Tunnels Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 18 at 10:30 a.m. has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 17 at 12:30 p.m.

Press Release
January 27, 1998
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Two Grand Central Employees Painted Live By New Yorker Magazine Cover Artist
Press Release
January 15, 1998
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Major NY Restauranteurs And Merchants Sign Leases For New Retail And Restaurant Space

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