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New York State audit reveals that MTA gave Apple unfair advantage in Grand Central Store bidding

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New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s latest audit suggested the Metropolitan Transportation Authority gave Apple an unfair advantage last year when the company bid for a spot in Grand Central Terminal. According to The New York Post: A fresh audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the MTA last May allowed the...
New York State audit reveals that MTA gave Apple unfair advantage in Grand Central Store bidding

Audit finds MTA allowed Apple unfair bid for Grand Central

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New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority gave Apple an unfair advantage in bidding for the retail space it now occupies in Grand Central Terminal, according to a newly-completed audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The report says that last May, the MTA allowed Apple to put forward an offer including...
Audit finds MTA allowed Apple unfair bid for Grand Central

New York audit finds Apple had unfair advantage in Grand Central bid

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A New York state audit has concluded that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority gave Apple an unfair advantage when the iPhone maker bid for its retail location at Grand Central Terminal....
New York audit finds Apple had unfair advantage in Grand Central bid

Booting Up: All Hurricane Prep All the Time

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Eerie. (Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Aaron Donovan) Better charge your electronics: Thousands are already without electricity. [Boston Globe] The MTA took to its Flickr account to chronicle the slow process of shutting down and locking up every last station in the public transportation system. [Flickr] Our own colleagues are...
Booting Up: All Hurricane Prep All the Time

Apple's Grand Central Neighbor Seeing 7% Increase In Sales

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New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)'s sweetheart deal for Apple's just-opened Grand Central Terminal retail store seems to be paying dividends for the MTA and neighboring stores. One restaurant is reporting a 7 percent increase in sales since the store opened in December. Michael Jordan's The Steak House is...
Apple's Grand Central Neighbor Seeing 7% Increase In Sales
Cell phone service comes to 30 more NYC subway stations -- but the MTA dodges the terrorism question
Transit Wireless to expand cell coverage to 30 NYC subway stations by 2013 with support from T-Mobile and AT&T
NYC plans to use sterilization to cure its rat problem

Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations

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Busy New Yorkers are about to get even more distracted. Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the body for New York City’s arteries of public transit, had completed the first phase of a citywide project to install Wi-Fi and voice-calling service in its subway stations. Service is...
Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations

Transit Art Gets New App

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is launching a smartphone app to guide locals and tourists alike through its far-flung art collection....
Transit Art Gets New App

NYC continues pushing for tech, plans 47-inch touch screens for subways

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Following the rollout of iPads and brand new Square devices into select NYC taxis, the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) is getting serious about integrating touch screens into the transit system. According to NY Daily News, massive 47-inch interactive screens, dubbed “On the Go!,” will be installed into all 468 stations...
NYC continues pushing for tech, plans 47-inch touch screens for subways

City Room: M.T.A. Releases App for New York City Subways

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled the app to provide real-time information for six of the system's numbered lines and the 42nd Street shuttle....
City Room: M.T.A. Releases App for New York City Subways

Hey, Los Angeles, Xerox thinks it can clear traffic on I-10

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Anyone who has ever hopped on a Los Angeles-area freeway between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. knows too well what gridlock feels like. Los Angelenos may soon be able to find some solace soon, thanks to a pilot program between Xerox and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority that uses big...
Hey, Los Angeles, Xerox thinks it can clear traffic on I-10

New iOS app shows NY subway arrival times

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For the first time, New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has release an iOS app that shows train arrival times on seven subway lines. [Read more]...
New iOS app shows NY subway arrival times

Google To Host First Ever Transit Developer Unconference in NYC

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Once the largest transit agency without open data, New York City’s MTA embraced developers by making its data feed available to all. Now it’s going a step further by organizing an unconference for developers. Further, the event will be hosted at the New York offices of Google, a long supporter...
Google To Host First Ever Transit Developer Unconference in NYC

Exclusive Look Inside The MTA-MasterCard PayPass Pilot: 17,000 NYC Customers In Six Months

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For the first time ever, the results of the pilot have been provided, offering insight into just how much traction this technology is seeing among consumers--and how far it is from entering the mainstream. From June to December of 2010, the MTA, or Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York, ran...
Exclusive Look Inside The MTA-MasterCard PayPass Pilot: 17,000 NYC Customers In Six Months

New York MTA announces smartphone-based ticketing trials aboard Metro-North Railroad

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Like big sodas, paper ticket stubs may soon become a thing of the past in New York. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that, come next month, its employees will begin trials of a smartphone-based ticketing system aboard the Metro-North Railroad. While the grand experiment is currently closed to...
New York MTA announces smartphone-based ticketing trials aboard Metro-North Railroad

With new Subway Time app, New Yorkers can track trains in real-time

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Imagine that you’re sitting at home or at work, and you receive an alert on your smartphone that a train is five minutes from your local subway station. MTA Subway Time, a new app, can tell subway riders in New York when their train is arriving in real-time. A...
With new Subway Time app, New Yorkers can track trains in real-time
New York's MTA gave Apple unfair preference for Grand Central store

Apple’s new Grand Central neighbour is already seeing a 7% increase in sales

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Apple’s new Grand Central retail store seems to be benefitting neighbouring businesses in the terminal, helping one restaurant boost sales by 7% in just seven weeks, Crains reports. The Steakhouse, which is owned by basketball legend Michael Jordan, directly attributes its increased footfall to the nearby Apple Store, not the...
Apple’s new Grand Central neighbour is already seeing a 7% increase in sales

Not So Fast With That Brooklyn Tech Campus! Transit Workers Protest Selling MTA’s Former HQ to NYU

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NYU's proposal for 370 Jay St. During the press conference naming NYU the second place winner in the city's tech campus competition, Mayor Bloomberg began his speech by snarking about the number of people who stood behind him. "You can always tell whether something is important by whether people want to participate...
Not So Fast With That Brooklyn Tech Campus! Transit Workers Protest Selling MTA’s Former HQ to NYU
New York's Metro-North Railroad to test smartphone-based ticketing system next month
MTA tests inflatable 'plug' it hopes can shield NYC subway from weather disasters
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