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FASTRACK Returns to the F in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn
The colorful screens of MTA New York City Transit’s network of On the Go Travel Station kiosks are becoming more and more evident in subway stations. The growing customer information system is one of the largest transit based digital signage networks in the United States, and currently provides transit information to more than 1.2 million subway customers daily.
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is upon us and Metro-North has your ride to get to some great culinary spots. From now through November 16, nearly 70 restaurants participating in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week are just steps away or a short cab ride from railroad stations on the Harlem, Hudson, New Haven and Port Jervis Lines.
Weekend at Work: November 1 - November 3, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets are getting a jump start to the 2014-2015 NBA basketball season with a new branded MetroCard.
The MTA Police have arrested a Hicksville, L.I., man who is suspected of stealing copper cable along the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way on eight occasions this month, including an incident on Thursday that caused widespread delays on the Huntington/Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma Branches. In Thursday's incident, approximately 1171 feet of copper cable was removed or damaged.
63 St Subway Extension Opened 25 Years Ago
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 31 - November 3
The 2014 TCS NYC Marathon will kick off on Sunday, November 2 and MTA New York City Transit’s subway and buses will get you to the event from all parts of the city.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has named David L. Mayer as the agency’s new Chief Safety Officer. The new position was created to reinforce safety as the top priority for all MTA agencies as they continue to improve work practices and invest in new technology and equipment.
Most drivers pass by them every day but don’t give much thought to two buildings that are essential to the everyday operations at the Queens Midtown Tunnel but trust us they are helping you breath easier. The Queens Ventilation Building, located on Borden Avenue, and the Manhattan Ventilation Building, off the FDR Drive between 41st and 42nd streets, together contain 46 hugh exhaust and supply fans that provide a complete air change in both tubes of the tunnel every 90 seconds.
When Metro-North schedules change on Sunday, November 9, for the first time, there will be new half-hourly service between New Haven and New York in the off-peaks and on weekends. There also will be minor adjustments on all three lines to improve reliability.
October 27th, 2014 marks the 110th anniversary of the subway system. The first train ran north from City Hall to 145th Street and Broadway. The system that now benefits 5.8 million daily customers sprang from a single line that didn’t leave the confines of Manhattan.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 24 - October 27
FASTRACK Comes to the 4 5 6 Lexington Av Line
Ridership is breaking records on our subways. The system reached unprecedented milestones in September, breaking the previous single-day ridership record five times in a single month.
At the Port Washington Station, work on an extension of the Eastern pedestrian bridge was completed during the weekend, allowing customers to reach all platforms by using the overpass. And, at the Great Neck Station, workers completed the rehabilitation of the west end of the westbound platform (also known as Platform A).
Weekend at Work: October 18 -20, 2014
William J. Ronan, the first chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and a chief proponent of the Second Avenue Subway project, has died in Florida. He was 101.
Ever wonder where all of those printed subway station signs come from? There’s actually a little shop in Brooklyn manned by a small group of dedicated MTA New York City Transit workers who fabricate informational signs for the largest mass transit system in North America.

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