Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 16:32
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today launched a new MetroCard Calculator, a handy tool that will assist customers with planning a new card purchase or refilling a full fare Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. The MetroCard Calculator is available at www.mta.info or by going directly to www.mta.info/nyct/MetroCardCalculator.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:39
An app that notifies riders about train arrival times with voice alerts as they approach the stations they most frequent and an app that allows riders to simply point their smartphone towards a bus stop to see departure times are the Grand Prize winners in this year’s App Quest 3.0. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AT&T, Transit Wireless, and New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), App Quest 3.0 is a global competition to solicit development of new mobile solutions designed to help improve commutes for millions of subway, bus and rail riders across the five boroughs.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:01
MTA New York City Transit has reorganized its senior leadership to meet the challenges posed by steadily increasing ridership on the 110-year-old subway system, for the first time putting a single Vice President in charge of integrating new technology, operating more efficiently and improving the customer experience.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 16:14
With the 254th St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, Metro-North will ban alcohol to maintain orderly train service and is planning to run up to six extra inbound trains to help accommodate revelers heading to the parade. Going home, one extra train will run on the Hudson Line.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 16:12
MTA Long Island Rail Road has scheduled 16 extra trains – six westbound morning trains and 10 eastbound afternoon trains to accommodate thousands of LIRR customers who will be traveling to and from the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan on Monday, March 17.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 16:07
The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will operate extra trains to help those traveling to New York City for the 254th St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 11:23
Any city gets what it admires, will pay for, and, ultimately, deserves. Even when we had Penn Station, we couldn’t afford to keep it clean. We want and deserve tin-can architecture in a tinhorn culture. And we will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed." - "Farewell to Penn Station," New York Times editorial, October 30, 1963
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 10:07
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 13 - March 16
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:14
MTA Capital Construction has a new exhibit at the Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center (CIC). Entitled “Above and Below: Designing the Second Avenue Subway,” the exhibit gives visitors a look at what they will experience when the Second Avenue Subway opens to the public in December, 2016.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:28
For the first time, MTA New York City Transit brings FASTRACK to the  lines in Harlem and the Bronx for two consecutive weeks. Beginning Monday, March 16, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for four consecutive weeknights, and from Monday, March 23, to early morning Friday, March 27,  trains are suspended between 3 Av-149 St and 96 St.  service is entirely suspended.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 14:40
It’s been a long winter and MTA’s Metro-North Railroad is here to help welcome the warmer weather by offering special ticket packages to New York City’s biggest new show, New York Spring Spectacular, premiering March 12 at Radio City Music Hall. For a limited time, customers can save $10 on tickets to select performances to this brand-new, live theatrical production starring Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti, Emmy Award winning choreographer Derek Hough and the legendary Rockettes.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 14:30
It’s been a long winter and MTA’s Long Island Rail Road is here to help welcome the warmer weather by offering special ticket packages to New York City’s biggest new show, New York Spring Spectacular, premiering March 12 at Radio City Music Hall. For a limited time, customers can save $10 on tickets to select performances to this brand-new, live theatrical production starring Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti, Emmy Award winning choreographer Derek Hough and the legendary Rockettes.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 12:19
On Monday, March 9, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to Manhattan stations along the  lines. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, March 9, to early Friday morning, March 13,  trains will run express in both directions between 125 St and Grand Central-42 St.  service ends early in Manhattan each night.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 09:47
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 6 - March 9
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:19
The Museum Store site has a new user-friendly interface with larger graphics, brighter visuals and a navigable menu that makes shopping for the Store’s hundreds of items easier and faster.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 16:10
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Nightly Tube Closures For Sandy Repair Work Through 2018
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 15:23
“Courtesy Counts” Campaign Comes to Buses
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 15:20
MTA Bridges and Tunnels said Friday the next phase of construction work in the $235.7 million Verrazano-Narrows Bridge upper level deck replacement project is set to begin with the demolition of the original 1960s-era roadway and installation of a lighter-weight, longer-lasting steel orthotropic deck. A new seventh roadway lane, which will be used as a Bus/HOV lane, will also be constructed.
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:40
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 27 - March 2
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:55
William Ronan, the first chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was memorialized on Wednesday by a plaque at the MTA’s new board room and in remarks by Chairman Tom Prendergast and Ronan’s daughter, Diana Ronan Quasha.