Dana Rubinstein

M.T.A. chair explains tough storm-day decisions:

'We got to a point where the risks just weren’t worth it in terms of the exposures we could present not only customers to but our employees.'

Bio: Dana Rubinstein is a reporter for Capital. She has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Observer, and the Brooklyn Paper.

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M.T.A. chair explains tough storm-day decisions

'We got to a point where the risks just weren’t worth it in terms of the exposures we could present not only customers to but our employees.'

7:27 p.m.

 
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Advocate demands M.T.A. review subway-closure decision

"Closing the entire city transit system is a very strong step," wrote Gene Russianoff, of NYPIRG's Straphangers Campaign

1:33 p.m.

 
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Governor: Subways to resume service, no regrets

“Service will begin coming online at 9 o’clock," said Governor Andrew Cuomo. "By noon the system should be back to Sunday service, which is roughly 60 percent of the weekday service.”

9:50 a.m.

 
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Cuomo delivers a ‘serious blizzard’ update

Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for downstate New York and told New Yorkers to expect a “serious blizzard"

Jan. 26, 2015

 
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Schneiderman to monitor Uber pricing during blizzard

Uber agreed six months earlier to conform with the state's price gouging laws

Jan. 26, 2015

 
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Judge allows borough taxi suit to move forward

A Brooklyn Supreme Court judge rejected the de Blasio administration's efforts to quash a lawsuit challenging the program

Jan. 26, 2015

 
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Uber muscles up

It has hired at least three new lobbyists in its effort to convince New York lawmakers taxi apps are undeniable

Jan. 23, 2015

 
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Brooklyn businesses make push for Democratic convention

'We're a perfect match!' states a letter to Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz signed by more than 60 Brooklyn businesspeople

Jan. 23, 2015

 
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Report: City M.T.A. contribution lags inflation

In the mid-1980s, the city's contribution to M.T.A.'s capital plan averaged $136 million a year. Today, it averages $100 million a year.

Jan. 22, 2015

 
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7-to-LaGuardia plan prompts transit-advocate uproar

'If you’re gonna build transit, you have to have more criteria than just avoiding public opposition and I think that’s why this route was chosen'

Jan. 22, 2015