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In an unprecedented and monumental effort, hundreds of track workers and maintenance personnel fanned out through the entire subway system searching for the autistic teen, who walked away from his Long Island City school more than a week ago and has not beenseen since.
MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design has unveiled an exhibition featuring the work of four noted contemporary artists working with the technique of paper-cutting to render their intricate and detailed subject matter.
M60 Select Bus Service (SBS) will launch in April 2014, speeding the commutes of more than 30,000 bus passengers who travel on 125th Street routes daily.
Metro-North offers a discount rail and admission Getaway package to the New York State Sheep and Wool Family Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 19th & 20th.
FASTRACK has allowed crews to work more productively, achieving efficiencies valued at $16.7 million in 2012.
MTA New York City Transit’s Select Bus Service (SBS) is the 21st century response to the city’s growing need for speedy and efficient surface transportation. When SBS comes to Brooklyn on November 17, the new B44 SBS service will operate the length of the borough between the Williamsburg Bridge Transit Center and Sheepshead Bay.
Metro-North is offering credits to any New Haven Line monthly or weekly ticket holder to compensate for the significant disruption caused by a Con Edison power outage. Procedures outlined.
For the second year, MTA New York City Transit is teaming up with the New York Daily News to honor New York’s Hometown Heroes in Transit. Everyone is invited to nominate a bus or subway employee who has performed an extraordinary deed that benefitted riders, co-workers or New York City.
During the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the early 1960s, a petite woman could be found weaving her way among the burly bridge builders with her drawing board and art supplies in hand. Artist and illustrator Lili Rethi became so familiar to workers building the bridge that they built her a little shed on site to shelter her from the wind and cold.
Metro-North customers can look forward to less instances of flooding on the tracks in Ossining thanks to completion of a drainage project in the area.
Greenpoint Tube repair work continued to advance through the first weekend in October as dozens of workers performed varied tasks throughout the length of the underwater subway tubes connecting Greenpoint, Brooklyn with Long Island City, Queens.
NYC Transit veteran Joseph Leader has been named Senior Vice President, Department of Subways.
MTA Bus Time™, has expanded to cover all Manhattan bus routes. Customers can get the locations of Manhattan buses in real time via smart phone, web and text message.
Beginning last Monday, for the fourth time this year, an army of workers were deployed along the more than seven-mile long line as train service was suspended on four consecutive nights at N line Q line R line icon stations in Manhattan. Repair crews took full advantage of the seven-hour work window between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Metro-North will resume full train service on the New Haven Line Monday morning, October 7, following successful tests of a major new electrical substation at Mount Vernon. A Con Edison feeder cable failure on September 25 knocked out train service in an eight-mile section of the New Haven Line, the busiest passenger rail line in the country. The outage occurred during the construction and commissioning of the new, long-planned, $50 million substation installation that will enable the railroad to increase service on the line.
The MTA’s ever-changing collection of graphic art that brightens the inside of subway cars and stations and a new MTA arts-focused app have received national recognition.
Procedures have been laid out for weekly and monthly ticket holders on the New Haven Line who were inconvenienced by the September 25 power failure to obtain credits for their future ticket purchases.
If smiles are the measurement, one thing is very clear: kids of all ages LOVE trucks. People lined up and took turns taking pictures and climbing into the cabs of Bridges and Tunnels ‘specialty trucks, which were part of the Transit Museum’s display at the Sept. 29 Atlantic Antic street festival.
The FASTRACK maintenance program completely suspends train service over a segment of a subway line, to give our workers uninterrupted access to tracks, signals, cables, lighting, third rail components, and platform edges.
A new, modified traffic pattern goes into effect on the Queens side of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge as work continues on the $109 million Queens approach reconstruction and rehabilitation project. The area will be restriped and drivers will see the new pattern in place beginning Saturday, Oct. 5. The change will move the work zone over one lane to allow contractors to begin working on another section of the Queens approach roadway

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