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Departure of New York's MTA chief leaves void at agency

Mr Prendergast, who is retiring from the MTA on Jan 31, has received broad praise from elected officials and transit advocates.

New York

HE IS one of the most powerful people in New York City, overseeing the region's sprawling network of subways, buses and railroads. But many riders might not recognise the man largely responsible for whether they get to work on time.

For nearly four years, through storms,...

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