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Those looking to get a glimpse of the Pope when he's in town will have extra ways to get there. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced there will be an increased number of trains and buses to support the expected amount of travelers during Pope Francis' visit. The MTA will also have additional crew on hand to coincide with the papal events.
Those looking to get a glimpse of the Pope when he's in town will have extra ways to get there. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced there will be an increased number of trains and buses to support the expected amount of travelers during Pope Francis' visit. The MTA will also have additional crew on hand to coincide with the papal events.
Those looking to get a glimpse of the Pope when he's in town will have extra ways to get there. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced there will be an increased number of trains and buses to support the expected amount of travelers during Pope Francis' visit. The MTA will also have additional crew on hand to coincide with the papal events.
With American Pharoah’s historic Triple Crown victory a recent memory, this is a great time to catch the train to Belmont Park for this fall’s horse racing season. The Long Island Rail Road is adding two round trips to Belmont Park on all racing days.
With American Pharoah’s historic Triple Crown victory a recent memory, this is a great time to catch the train or the bus to Belmont Park for this fall’s horse racing season. The Long Island Rail Road is adding two round trips to Belmont Park on all racing days, and the MTA is extending two Queens bus routes to Belmont Park. Both bus routes connect to the New York City Subway at stations in Jamaica.
Work to install new tracks and infrastructure have been completed on the express tracks of the Queens Boulevard Line and the local tracks of the Lexington Avenue Line in lower Manhattan, ending weeks of reduced rush hour service and slower train speeds in work zones that have affected the commutes of thousands of customers.
tes are seeing something new when they get on the bus: a bicycle rack attached to the front. For the first time, MTA New York City Transit has introduced dedicated equipment for bicycles on buses, which means Brooklyn customers who want to take advantage of Staten Island’s bike lanes and greenways can hop on a bus with their bicycles.
Amtrak power problems cause LIRR service suspensions between Jamaica and Penn Station
Monday is Sunday for MTA New York City Transit and the holiday weekend. Subways and buses and MTA Bus Company buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.
To help you get a jump start on the long Labor Day weekend, MTA railroads will provide extra service on Friday, September 4. All MTA services will operate on reduced schedules on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Details are below.
MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 4, for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day weekend. There will be four extra Babylon trains, three extra Port Jefferson Branch trains, and one extra train on the Ronkonkoma, Port Washington and Far Rockaway branches.
MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 4, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 7.
RIDE FREE When You See Alabama Shakes at Forest Hills Stadium on September 19th
Long Island Rail Road timetables will change on Tuesday, September 8, bringing better service and some temporary schedule adjustments related to track work. The timetables also allow for the railroad to run special trains to or from Atlantic Terminal in downtown Brooklyn for any event across the street at Barclays Center, including all home games of the New York Islanders.
Starting on Sunday, September 6, MTA New York City Transit will add bicycle racks on two Staten Island bus routes, the first time that such equipment has been made available for public use on NYC Transit. The yearlong Bike & Ride pilot will roll out on the S53 and S93 routes, which run between Staten Island and the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The two lines were chosen for their safe access to current and planned bicycle paths, ridership and routes, which serve a major college campus where bicycling is a popular commuting option.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 28 - August 31
New York City Transit’s memorial to its Second World War heroes has been moved to a new location at 130 Livingston Street.
RIDE FREE When You See Les Misérables on Broadway!
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the New York Power Authority has finished $2.1 million in energy efficiency upgrades at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Metro-North Railroad North White Plains Train Yard. This energy saving project, completed under the Governor's BuildSmart NY program, will save New York State more than $328,000 in energy costs and remove approximately 1,280 tons of greenhouse gases annually.
Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament beginning with the first pre-tournament event on Tuesday, August 25 right through the championship showdowns that wrap up on Sunday, September 13.

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