Source: Joseph Lhota to step down as MTA chair to run for NYC mayor
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman and chief executive Joseph Lhota plans to announce Friday he is stepping down to run for New York City mayor as a Republican, a state government source said Tuesday.
Lhota, who was deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani, has been lauded for leading the restoration of the region's transit system after superstorm Sandy.
He was appointed to the MTA...