BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Bringing administrative experience gained with the 9th Air Force while
rehabilitating the devastated German rail system during the Occupation of
Germany (1945-1946), John F. McAlevey served on the Board of Directors of
the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York from 1979-1988

Amtrak Commuter Services Corporation, Phil. Pa. 1982-83

In chronological order:

M.T.A. BOARD REJECTS BAN ON SMOKING ON RAIL LINES
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M.T.A. BOARD REJECTS BAN ON SMOKING ON RAIL LINES

By RICHARD LEVINE
Published: September 24, 1987

LEAD: Despite the plea of its chairman, the board of the Metropolitan
Transportation Authority refused yesterday to ban smoking on the Long
Island Rail Road and Metro-North.
Lawrence R. Bailey, a vice chairman of the board, said smoking was ''a
civil rights issue.'' John F. McAlevey referred to smoking cars as
''amenities'' and asked, ''Where does this messianic nonsense stop?''

M.T.A. WON'T CHARGE 10 IN MICHAEL STEWART CASE
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March 28, 1987

M.T.A. WON'T CHARGE 10 IN MICHAEL STEWART CASE
By RICHARD LEVINE

LEAD: Ten transit police officers will not face departmental charges in
connection with the 1983 arrest and death of Michael Stewart, the
Metropolitan Transportation Authority board decided yesterday.

Ten transit police officers will not face departmental charges in connection
with the 1983 arrest and death of Michael Stewart, the Metropolitan
Transportation Authority board decided yesterday.

But the board unanimously approved changes in the department's
procedures for investigating charges of police misconduct and the way it
handles emotionally disturbed persons.

''Enough is enough,'' John F. McAlevey, an M.T.A. board member, said
during about three hours of debate on the Stewart case. ''It is time to close
the book.''

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THE REGION; 2 Commuter Lines Forgo Fare Rise

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: October 5, 1983

The Metro-North Railroad operations committee of the Metropolitan
Transportation Authority decided yesterday to forgo a fare increase on its
two lines west of the Hudson River until an expected systemwide increase
takes effect early next year.

In September, New Jersey Transit raised its fares on its portions of the
Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines and Metro-North did not match the
increase.

Since then, some New Jersey commuters have saved a few dollars on
monthly tickets by buying tickets in New York.

The committee's chairman, John F. McAlevey, said that New Jersey
would be reimbursed for any ticket sales it loses in the interim as a result
of New Jerseyans buying tickets for less in New York.

Mr. McAlevey estimated that the loss to New Jersey would amount to
about $10,000 monthly until the general fare increase takes place.