Larry Reuter, the current New York City Transit Authority President has announced that he plans to leave NYC in February.
Ok, so maybe the headline is a little harsh. He sort of a good run.
-Introduced MetroCards with discounts and unlimited rides
-Eliminated “two-fare zones”
-Oversaw 31% increase in subway ridership
-2,502 new subway cars and 3,239 buses purchases
-116 subway station rehabbed
-NYC Transit received international recognition for sound environmental practices
But he did totally botch the A, C line clean up prediction. Back when there was a fire in one of the control rooms, he said it would put the A and C lines out for years. Aaaaaaaaand by years he meant a couple weeks.
Have fun in Florida!