Between September 1977 and June 1981 I attended Yeshiva University High School, commonly known as MTA. During that time Rabbi George Finkelstein was the principal, and Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm - a once and forever hero of American Orthodoxy - was the President of the University.. I...
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July 24, 2008 | 12:00 amTake Back L.A.
I'm pleased Rob Eshman plans to get involved in making local transportation better ("Take Back L.A.," July 11).
This is prime time for action, with the push for a new half-cent sales tax that would fund a subway extension and many other transit and highway projects...
October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Israel Travel Penalty Ends
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that seeks to bar life insurance companies from penalizing travelers who visit Israel and other countries commonly perceived as dangerous.
The states of Washington, New York and Illinois have similar legislation...
April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
The fictional Carrie Bradshaw saw her image on a bus placard because she wrote a popular sex column.
But Carol Taubman sees her image go by each day on the side of MTA buses for a very different reason.
Three years ago, Taubman, an industrial real estate broker, participated in her...
April 11, 2002 | 7:59 pm
The busway is back.
Opponents of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) East-West Transit Corridor, which was approved by the MTA in February, filed a lawsuit April 2 challenging the MTA's Environmental Impact Report (EIR), alleging that the report "understated the serious...
June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Imagine a sunny Saturday afternoon. Families walking home from shul along quiet streets cross a well-worn thoroughfare, once the site of a rail system running through the neighborhood like a gentle stream, now transformed into a freeway for high-speed buses. The light changes and the...
October 5, 2000 | 8:00 pm
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