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Cuomo Taps Joe Lhota to Head MTA, Again, Amid Subway Meltdown

(DNAINFO)  Gwynn Hogan | June 22, 2017 — Governor Andrew Cuomo tapped former MTA head Joseph Lhota to lead the agency once again, amid mounting concerns from straphangers about deteriorating service and pressure from MTA board members for leaving the office open for five months, Cuomo’s announced Wednesday night.

“Joe Lhota is a tested and experienced leader with the proven track record needed to address the enormous challenges facing the nation’s largest mass transportation system,” Cuomo said of his pick to shore up the MTA, highlighting how Lhota, deputy mayor to former Mayor Rudy Giuliani had helped the authority recover after Hurricane Sandy.

Source: Cuomo Taps Joe Lhota to Head MTA, Again, Amid Subway Meltdown – Financial District – DNAinfo New York