Tag: Byford, Andrew

Remembering Kobe Bryant: ‘Today, We All Cry’

More from our inbox: Image Credit…Jae C. Hong/Associated Press To the Editor: Re “Helicopter Crash Kills N.B.A. Star Known to All as Kobe” (front page, Jan. 27): For two years in the ’90s, I chronicled Kobe Bryant’s feats on the basketball court as a young journalist with the local paper, The Main Line Times. He wasn’t […]

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New York’s Subway Boss Quit: Will Your Commute Get Worse?

When Andy Byford was recruited to run the New York City subway, the system was in crisis. Trains broke down routinely. A series of accidents raised safety concerns. Constant delays made riders late for work, meetings and medical appointments. Mr. Byford has been praised for helping reverse the steep decline, driving down major delays and […]

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Why Andy Byford Left the M.T.A.

Weather: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Rain and some sleet are possible this weekend. Alternate-side parking: Suspended today and tomorrow for Lunar New Year. ImageCredit…Chang W. Lee/The New York Times When Andy Byford was brought in to overhaul the city’s subway system, many New Yorkers saw his ambitious plans and can-do attitude as […]

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Andy Byford’s Work Is Not Done

After just two years on the job, New York’s subway chief, Andy Byford, has resigned, ready to move on from an impatient governor whose opinions on how to repair the ailing system often clashed with his own. He is too polite to say as much, stressing in an interview with The Times that the start […]

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