New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has allocated $5.6bn for the transformation of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), which is intended to improve transportation infrastructure and facilitate economic growth in the region.
The chairman of the MTA and the governor who appointed him announced on Thursday that they aren't ultimately responsible for what happens to the beleaguered subway system, and that it's the city's job to fund the state-run transit authority. [ more › ]
And MTA Chairman Joe Lhota appears to be toeing the boss’s (not true) line.
After a brief respite from Governor Cuomo's repeated claims that he does not control the MTA, his administration is at it again. On Wednesday evening, Dani Lever, a spokesperson for the governor's office, accused Mayor Bill De Blasio...Show More Summary
The dismal state of the MTA is becoming a real problem for Andrew Cuomo.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's bridge lighting project is expected to be paid for by the MTA and cost upwards of $200 million dollars, according to several knowledgeable sources not in the governor's office. A spokesperson for Cuomo disputes...Show More Summary
A day after saying he'd like to "smack" NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, NJ Governor Chris Christie ventured into enemy territory to watch the Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Naturally, he became part of the storyline, by catching a foul ball. [ more › ]
Governor Andrew Cuomo, seen above in his preferred Wacky Races-style way of getting around, has enjoyed playing games with the idea of who really steers the fate of the subway system. (For the record: he does.) And while bold unreality...Show More Summary
The Mayor is on the 7 Train. [ more › ]
When Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency over New York’s dreadful commuting situation in late June, locals didn’t think things could get any worse. It turned out they... To view the full story, click the title link.
Amtrak Chief Operating Officer Scot Naparstek told reporters on Friday that emergency repair work at Penn Station is proceeding without incident at the one-week mark, despite Governor Andrew Cuomo's vocal skepticism. [ more › ]
Hello, are you enjoying the steamy afternoon? Hopefully you are, because this could be your last afternoon on Earth owing to the EXTREME WEATHER ALERT that has been issued for New York City by Governor Cuomo's office and the National Weather Service. [ more › ]
The finger points at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Politicians and wealthy business leaders with ties to Cuomo are behind
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that aims to boost hemp production. Also on Wednesday, the Democratic governor announced $10 million in state funds to boost industrial hemp … Click to Continue »
Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of mass transit issues appears to have taken a toll on approval ratings, bringing them to their lowest level in two years, according to Quinnipiac University's new poll. Cuomo's job approval rating is now 46% for all NY State voters, dropping 6 points from a March poll. Show More Summary
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced cashless tolling will begin on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at 3 a.m. on July 8th. Implementing cashless tolling on the Verrazano Bridge will reduce congestion and improve travel for motorists
The Latest on the death of a New York State Police trooper (all times local): 2:35 a.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says "the entire New York family grieves" for … Click to Continue »
WPIX reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo has imposed a 5 AM to 10 PM non-emergency construction suspension and opened all lanes on major New York City roadways in anticipation of the July 9 start of Amtrak’s “Summer of Hell” repair work. Show More Summary
But his gesture shows that we have a fighting chance as long as he's in office.
Politico has a big piece today suggesting that New York governor Andrew Cuomo could defeat Donald Trump in 2020 as the Democrats' presidential nominee if he is able to win over "the left." For the most part, we can dismiss this concept...Show More Summary