William Wheeler passes away

  • Date: October 27, 2018
  • Involved in A LOT
    • Oversaw MetroCard adoption
    • Recommended countdown clocks
    • Helped secure federal financing for Fulton Center
    • Assisted with air rights over Hudson and Atlantic yards
    • Tried to link planning to retail development and require property owners near subways to pay for improvements
  • Source: Sam Roberts, "William Wheeler, New York Mass Transit Visionary, Dies at 69," The New York Times, October 31, 2018. link
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Ross Sandler

  • Koch administration's "in-house expert on public transportation"
  • Source: Ed Koch, "Mayor", 1984, pp334.
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Joseph Giulietti

  • Announced President of Metro North on January 9, 2014
  • Credited with rebuilding positive narrative surrounding MNR after Spuyten-Duyvil derailment which killed 4 in December 2013
    • Source: (missing, heard during July 26, 2017 MTA board meeting)
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Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Mitchell Moss

Edward Kresky

  • Early MAC appointee
  • Served as deputy under William Ronan both for Govenor Rockefeller and MTA
  • Source: "Edward Kresky, 88, calmed fiscal panic," The New York Times, January 31, 2013. link
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