MTA Board Approves Fare And Toll Hikes
Feb28

MTA Board Approves Fare And Toll Hikes

NEW YORK - Say goodbye to the MetroCard bonus. It will disappear under a package of fare increases overwhelmingly approved by the MTA board on Wednesday. All but two of the 13 voting members approved the fare hike. The base bus and subway fare of $2.75 will not change, but the 5 percent bonus for putting two or more rides on a MetroCard will end. The cost of an unlimited seven-day pass will increase $1 to $33, and 30 day passes will...

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Netanyahu To Be Charged In Corruption Cases, Pending Hearing
Feb28

Netanyahu To Be Charged In Corruption Cases, Pending Hearing

Israel’s attorney-general intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption cases, Israeli TV said on Thursday, citing the Justice Ministry. The reported decision, ahead of Israel’s April 9 election, deepens uncertainty over Netanyahu’s prospects in a tight race. The actual filing of the reported charges, which include bribery, fraud and breach of trust, will depend on the outcome of a required...

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of George P. Gunning
Feb25

Remembering the Life and Legacy of George P. Gunning

Remembering George P. Gunning ESA Mourns Loss of Past President George P. Gunning passed away on February 14, 2019, leaving behind a tremendous legacy in the electronic security and life safety industry. Gunning was an active member of the security industry for 40 years, where he held leadership positions in local, state and national trade associations. He received many awards like the Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year and George...

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NYC weather: After coldest day of the season, warmer temps on the way
Jan22

NYC weather: After coldest day of the season, warmer temps on the way

After the coldest day of the season, New Yorkers were still facing below-freezing temperatures Tuesday. The high temperature on Tuesday is expected to be about 29 degrees, but wind chill values will be between 0 and 10, the National Weather Service said. Monday’s high temperature topped out around 14 degrees, with wind chill values between minus 5 and minus 10, the agency said. Warmer temperatures are in sight, with Wednesday...

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NYPD commissioner reflects on subway safety, transit policing challenges: Exclusive
Jan22

NYPD commissioner reflects on subway safety, transit policing challenges: Exclusive

Sitting on a plush chair in his office on an upper floor of police headquarters, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill thought back to when he started as a transit cop in 1983. He was 25 years old and the subway was a bit different than it is now. In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with amNewYork, O’Neill reflected on how the transit system has changed, the department’s crime-fighting challenges now and how policing in...

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