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MTA Chairman Asks City to Pay $3.2 Billion For Capital Plan

(DNAINFO)  Jeff Mays — MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to “stand up for our customers and your constituents” by agreeing to provide $3.2 billion to fund the agency’s $26.8 billion five-year capital plan.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who controls the MTA, has agreed to chip in $8.3 billion in state money to fund the program and has pressured the city to up its contribution to close the remaining $11.5 billion capital funding gap.

Source: MTA Chairman Asks City to Pay $3.2 Billion For Capital Plan – Midtown – DNAinfo.com New York