Bill's first deputy mayor has transit chops

anthony shorris

(Credit: Anthony Shorris, foreground, will be Bill de Blasio's first deputy mayor. (Charles Eckert) )

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Wednesday announced that he picked a veteran in city government with transportation experience to be his first deputy mayor and oversee day-to-day operations.

Anthony Shorris' long resume includes stints as director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under Gov. Eliot Spitzer, director of NYU's Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management and...

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