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Monday, September 1, 2014

MTA Chairman & CEO Thomas Prendergast Addresses LI Business Community

MTA Chairman & CEO Thomas Prendergast addressed the Long Island business community at an LIA Executive Breakfast earlier today.  LIA Members heard from Prendergast on East Side Access, the double track project, and the MTA's various plans and projects for driving economic growth as well as improving service on Long Island.

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Thomas Prendergast served for more than three years aspresident of MTA New York City Transit and for six years as the President of the Long Island Rail Road.  In 2011, Governor Cuomo's MTA Search Advisory Committee conducted a national search to find and recommend the most talented candidates to lead the MTA as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Prendergast was highly recommended by the Committee, selected by the Governor and then confirmed by the New York State Senate in June, 2013.

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 MTA Chairman & CEO Thomas Prendergast addressing the crowd
during his first official visit to Long Island.  

View more photos today from this event on the LIA's facebook page