Posted on 18 May 2010.
Tempers flared during the weekend over Homeland Security funding cuts to the MTA. WABC reports that the MTA is facing $42 million reduction in federal security grants.
In its latest money saving move, the MTA is revamping schedules for bridge and tunnel maintenance. The changes will cut back on workers’ overtime, the New York Times reports.
Greenwich Village residents go after the MTA for a planned emergency ventilation facility, DNAinfo reports. Despite the agency’s creative design efforts, neighborhood leaders say the building would be an eyesore in the historic district.
New York Daily News updates the security camera story, reporting that more than 900 cameras in subway stations still aren’t fully functional. A reader poll gives another surprising stat. At the time of this posting, more than half of respondents said the cameras don’t make them feel safer.