A day before MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast leaves office, Governor Andrew Cuomo makes two interim appointments to replace him.
Ronnie Hakim will be the MTA's Interim Executive Director.
In 2015, she became the first female president of New York City Transit.
Before, she was the Executive Director of New Jersey Transit.
Prendergast said in a statement that she has a deep understanding of the region's transportation network.
Meanwhile, former Bronx Borough President and candidate for mayor, Fernando Ferrer, will serve as the agency's Interim Chairman.
He briefly held the same position before Prendergast took over in 2013.
The Governor says a search committee will recommend permanent candidates in the coming weeks.