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To encourage the use of mass transit and to ease congestion on New York City streets during the Thanksgiving holiday, the MTA and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are offering free rides on the Q70 Select Bus Service (SBS) LaGuardia Link from Friday, November 17, to Sunday, November 26.
Hundreds of adults and children are set to come aboard one of the two Holiday Express Trains running Dec. 16 and 17 for a ride they’ll never forget with reserved seating, decorations, on-board entertainment and giveaways.
On Sunday, Nov. 12, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA Bus and the NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) launched the 16th and 17th Select Bus Service (SBS) routes on the Q52/Q53.
Starting Monday, November 13, residents of Long Island’s North Fork are about to get a boost in train service when new timetables go into effect!
Local leaders, trail groups, interested organizations, and members of the public are invited to attend one of two important public information meetings on November 13 and 14 to seek input on the creation of the Beacon Line Rail Trail, a vital segment of the new Empire State Trail, Trail, a 750-mile bike and walking pathway from New York City to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo that is being built under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and will be completed in 2020.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Work
MTA New York City Transit has opened the enhanced Prospect Av r station in Brooklyn, the third station to re-open after extensive, accelerated renovations as part of the Enhanced Station Initiative. The new Prospect Av r station features countdown clocks at each of its three entrances, modern LED lighting, Wi-Fi connectivity, new digital displays, USB ports, and an upgraded security system. In the fare control area, glass barriers have replaced metal bars, enhancing sightlines and allowing more natural light to enter the station.New canopies have been deployed at two of the station’s three entrances. Other upgrades include wayfinding floor tiles for the visually-impaired, new handrails, stair treads, wall tiles, and granite flooring.
Permanent or temporary storm surge protections are ready at locations identified as vulnerable to storm surges after Superstorm Sandy, leading to an unprecedented level of protection against the next major storm, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced on the fifth anniversary of the storm.
MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 28-29
Hop on Metro-North to experience Hudson River Valley Restaurant Week, presented by The Valley Table, from Monday, October 30, through Sunday, November 12.
Take it easy with a ride on the Long Island Rail Road on your way to taste a part of the Island’s bourgeoning food scene with Long Island Restaurant Week starting this Sunday, Oct. 29, running to Nov. 5. No need to worry about traffic on the Long Island Expressway. Forget about circling busy downtown districts for parking – and constantly asking yourself, “Did I feed the meter?” Enjoy the wine and allow the LIRR to get you there and home safely.
MTA Staten Island Railway deploys special equipment to clean leaf residue off tracks.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board voted Wednesday to purchase 180 state-of-the-art articulated buses equipped with pedestrian safety technology and modern customer amenities to increase the capacity of New York City Transit’s bus fleet.
The Long Island Rail Road has successfully replaced the Post Avenue Bridge in Westbury – a span struck by dozens of overheight trucks in recent years resulting in train delays.
High-Tech Trains Spray Water Jets to Clean Tracks; Windy Wet Weather Forecast for Tonight May Nevertheless Bring Leaves to Rails
E-Zpass usage at all time high and outreach campaign to alert customers for imporant account information.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 21-22
Following a very successful pilot program, and after a public hearing on schedule changes, the Metro-North Railroad will permanently increase service at Melrose and Tremont Stations on the Harlem Line. This change is part of the new October 8 schedule.
Cashless tolling questions and answers.
Weekend at Work: October 13-16, 2017.

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