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Andrew Fontanetta, a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, recently was honored on Nov. 23 for having driven more than 1 million miles in his 30-year career without a traffic accident.

Fontanetta was recognized by USPS leadership and received a plaque from the National Safety Council in a ceremony hosted at the Forest Hills Post Office on Queens Boulevard — ZIP code 11375.

Police discovered a dead man on the Long Island Expressway Nov. 27.

The unidentified man was found at 3:30 p.m. on the eastbound roadway at Exit 23. The exit lies beneath a pedestrian walkway over the highway, which connects 136th Street in Queensboro Hill on either side.

A 72-year-old Long Island man could face up to 15 years in prison for bilking the MTA’s Access-A-Ride’s app of nearly $70,000 by hacking a Queens woman’s account and claiming she took nearly 700 rides over a few months.

James Laverty of Freeport was charged with grand larceny in the second degree, identity theft in the first degree and falsifying business records in the first degree, District Attorney Melinda Katz’s office announced Nov. 19. The unidentified Queens woman used the app, which is offered via a partnership with Curb Mobility to provide paratransit users the ability to request the MTA service through their mobile phones, some time after Sept. 1, 2020, when she requested two rides from Laverty, who picked her up.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority considers 21st Street in Astoria to be a bus priority corridor between Hoyt Avenue North and Queens Plaza North.

Toward that end, the city’s Department of Transportation on Nov. 18 hosted its fourth community advisory meeting on an ongoing study to modernize and speed up bus traffic on the street, detailing three different proposals.

True to its word, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will conduct a thorough review of mass transit options to LaGuardia Airport in the wake of a proposed AirTrain route being shelved at least temporarily by Gov. Hochul.

In a statement issued last week, the PA announced that three recognized transportation experts will lead the review. The group includes Janette Sadik-Khan, who served as New York City’s transportation commissioner from 2007 to 2013 under former Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

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A 72-year-old Long Island man could face up to 15 years in prison for bilking the MTA’s Access-A-Ride’s app of nearly $70,000 by hacking a Queens woman’s account and claiming she took nearly 700 rides over a few months.

James Laverty of Freeport was charged with grand larceny in the second degree, identity theft in the first degree and falsifying business records in the first degree, District Attorney Melinda Katz’s office announced Nov. 19. The unidentified Queens woman used the app, which is offered via a partnership with Curb Mobility to provide paratransit users the ability to request the MTA service through their mobile phones, some time after Sept. 1, 2020, when she requested two rides from Laverty, who picked her up.