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Conway Dies; Former New York MTA Chairman

E. Virgil Conway, 85, chairman of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) from 1995-2001, died Oct. 21 in ­Southampton, NY.

After successful careers in law and banking, Conway joined the MTA board as its representative from Westchester County. Then-Gov. George E. Pataki named him chairman in 1995,

Conway led the preparation and funding for the 2000-2004 MTA Capital Program, which launched such projects as the Second Avenue Subway, East Side Access for MTA Long Island Rail Road to serve Grand Central Terminal and the recently completed extension of the 7 subway line to Manhattan’s far west side.
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