Cuomo to launch search to replace MTA chair Joseph Lhota
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will launch a national search for a new MTA chief after Joseph Lhota's resignation Wednesday to consider what he called "the life-defining decision" of running for New York City mayor.
Lhota's announcement clouded the future of the nation's largest public transportation agency as it battles mounting financial challenges, and just Wednesday approved its fourth fare and...