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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), AT&T, Transit Wireless, the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and ChallengePost today announced the opening of App Quest 3.0, the third annual challenge seeking to generate the best transportation-related apps for New Yorkers using MTA data. App developers will be able to compete for a total of $50,000 in prize money being contributed by AT&T.
MTA Arts & Design today announced the premiere of New York Minute by new media artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo at the newly opened Fulton Center, marking the inauguration of Arts & Design’s new digital arts program. New York Minute is a large-scale 52-channel video installation on display through spring 2015 at the Fulton Center
Fulton Center is now open!
Due to New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) painting and maintenance work, the passageway linking Broadway/190 St with the 191st St station on the [1] Line will be closed between 11:30 p.m. Friday, November 7 and 5 a.m. Monday, November 10.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for November 7 - November 10
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

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