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Press Release
November 28, 2005
MTA Statement on Labor Negotiations

Negotiations are proceeding, meetings taking place all the time.
We are confident a settlement will be reached before the contract expiration on December 15. MTA New York City Transit now has more transit workers in the trains and in stations than in the past as a result of additional service the MTA provides to our customers.

Press Release
November 21, 2005
MTA Statement on TWU Charges

The TWU charges are ludicrous. The MTA proposal to spend the surplus on fare initiatives, service improvements and the $450 million one time payment to pension funds is a carefully calibrated use of a non-recurring surplus. As far as specific proposals in the bargaining, it is simply too early in the process to comment publicly on items currently under discussion.

Press Release
October 7, 2005
Kevin McConville Named MTA Police Chief

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Peter S. Kalikow announced today the appointment of Kevin McConville as Chief of MTA Police.

Mr. McConville, 48, a 23 year veteran of the MTA Police most recently served as the First Deputy Chief. Prior to that, he served as Captain, Commanding officer of District 6 and 7, Lieutenant and Executive Office of Patrol Division, Sergeant and Detective.

Press Release
August 23, 2005
MTA Announces A State of the Art Integrated Electronic Security System for NY Transportation Network

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today it has awarded a $212 million contract to Lockheed Martin for a state of the art Integrated Electronic Security System/Command, Communication and Control to enhance security throughout the New York transportation network.

Press Release
July 22, 2005
MTA Statement on TWU Press Conference
Press Release
July 13, 2005
Statement from Peter S. Kalikow on the approval of the MTA's 2005-2009 Capital Plan

"I am very pleased that the Capital Program Review Board has approved the MTA's 2005-2009 Capital Plan. The MTA will now be able to continue the progress it has made in revitalizing the region's transportation network by purchasing vital equipment like new buses and subway and commuter rail cars, maintaining the infrastructure of the system to ensure the safety and reliability of service as well as advancing our ambitious expansion plans.

Press Release
May 16, 2005
MTA Music Under New York's 18th Annual Live Audition

The MTA Arts for Transit's 18th Annual Music Under New York (MUNY)
Audition is being held today in Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Hall.
This year's event presents over 70 musicians who are performing in front
of a live audience in a day-long marathon concerts. MUNY performers act
in over 25 MTA transit locations in New York.

Press Release
May 13, 2005
Media Advisory

The MTA's 18th Annual Music Under New York (MUNY) Audition is being held Monday May 16 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Hall. Over 70 artists will perform live in front of the judges. Access the Terminal at the 42nd Street & Park Avenue entrance. Vanderbilt Hall is also accessible from the Main Concourse of the terminal.

Press Release
March 21, 2005
Statement On West Side Rail Yard Bids

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that it has received five
bids as final offers for the development rights to the western portion
of the LIRR West Side Rail Yard. Two of the bids were deemed as non-
responsive. The bids were submitted by TransGas Energy System, the New
York Jets, LLC, Cablevision, and the two non- responsive bids were from
Missak Financial Group, and World Network International.

Press Release
February 15, 2005
MTA Asks For Best and Final Offers For West Side Rail Yard

MTA Chairman Peter S. Kalikow today sent letters to the New York Jets,
LLC and Madison Square Garden, LP advising the parties that the MTA is
seeking best and final offers for the development rights attendant to
the western portion of the LIRR West Side Rail Yard to be submitted to
the MTA no later than Monday, March 21, 2005. Responsive bids are expected
to be presented to the MTA Board for consideration at its March 31st meeting.