NYC Blackout 1965, 1977, 2003 . . . 2011?
As City Swelters, Few Seek Refuge at Cooling Centers (WSJ) * Con Ed Says It’s Prepared for High Electricity Use(NYT) * Sizzling temps show no mercy(NYDN) * Con Ed reduces power to thousands in Queens(WSJ) * Con Ed reduces power in Queens, Westchester (NYP) * Con Ed Reduces Power For Thousands In Queens And Westchester …(CBS) * Con Ed Reduces Power To Thousands(Fox 5)
The Secret Ticket Fixing Scandal See It First Major Plea
A Turn to Internal Punishments in Ticket-Fixing Cases(NYT) * PBA big's tix-fix slap(NYP) * Official: Cop pleads guilty in ticket fixing probe(WABC)
Is Walder Leaving A Sinking Ship Or Did the Gov Want His Own Guy?
"The albany legislature has starved their budget" @mikebloomberg said in discussing departure of #MTA's Walder
Straphangers' loss(NYP Ed) * M.T.A. Chief Is Resigning to Take a Job in Hong Kong(NYT) * MTA's Walder on New Track(WSJ) * MTA Chief Jay Walder to Run Hong Kong Transit System(WSJ) * MTA Chairman Jay Walder announces resignation(NYDN) * Few more valuable public officials in NY than MTA chief Jay Walder, and he's the one we're losing(NYDN Ed) * Split Response Follows MTA Chairman Jay Walder's Resignation(NY1) *
“I don’t think Jay [Walder] has ever been comfortable in a highly political environment,” said Richard Brodsky.
As MTA Chairman Jay Walder yesterday basked in praise for what he did in two years running the agency, some transit insiders say he was leaving at just the right time. He had just announced $2 billion in savings from the MTA's capital plan, but there's still a $9 billion hole to fill by the end of the year with no obvious way to do it. "In the back of his mind, he must have been thinking there's no way out," said someone who spoke with Walder yesterday. If the head of the MTA doesn't see an easy way to pay for transit, his departure puts even more pressure on Cuomo to come up with one. * Sources tell the DN’s Pete Donohue departing MTA head Jay Walder was neither pushed out nor looking for an exit.
Black Assemblymembers Camara and Jeffries Rooted Against NAACP