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Even the most powerful vacuum cleaner in New York City has to go in for a tune-up once in a while.
MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program is returning in January 2014. During the month of January 2014, FASTRACK projects are scheduled for:
The struggle to overcome the severe damage inflicted by the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy is evident throughout the affected portions of the subway system and work is progressing steadily at the Greenpoint Tubes, where the 12 weekends of work scheduled for 2013 have been completed.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined MTA officials and other local leaders and took the first ride on the extension of the [7] Subway line, terminating at the new subway station located at 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Manhattan. The [7] Subway Extension will provide New Yorkers and visitors with a link to Manhattan’s Far West Side, building on the area’s enormous progress in recent years. The $2.4 billion project is scheduled to be completed in the summer 2014.
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” which takes over the front page of MTA website each weekend. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.
Metro-North customers can now turn to an official app for real-time train information and more. The app, known as Metro-North Train Time, is available for Android and iPhone. It is free to download and free of ads.
LIRR customers can now turn to an official app for real-time train information and more. The app, known as LIRR Train Time, is available for Android and iPhone. It is free to download and free of ads.
Metro-North and LIRR customers can now turn to official apps for real-time train information and more. The apps, known as Metro-North Train Time and LIRR Train Time, are available for Android and iPhone. They are free to download and free of ads.
With the Christmas and New Year’s holidays approaching next week, the MTA has optimized service to help with holiday travel plans. Trains and buses will operate on special schedules to fit the special holiday travel patterns. Details follow for each MTA service, organized by day.
During the holidays, MTA Metro-North Railroad will keep you moving, shopping, sightseeing, show-going and celebrating with trains and schedules to suit everyone. Pick up a special holiday timetable now.
MTA Long Island Rail Road is helping riders get away early for the holiday. LIRR is adding 13 trains to its eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, to accommodate the large number of customers leaving work early to begin their Christmas holiday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that it intends to designate the mall developer/operator Westfield as the master lessee for substantial portions of the Fulton Center, the new transit hub and retail destination nearing completion in Lower Manhattan.
MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are preparing for the arrival of another winter storm that has the potential to blanket the metropolitan area with more snow. Customers are urged to use caution while walking on outdoor platforms and stairs.
New timetables that reflect the completion of major track work on Metro-North Railroad will go in effect on Saturday, January 18, 2014. With all four tracks in a six-mile stretch from Woodlawn to Melrose in service for the first time since the intensive upgrade began July 1, running times will be reduced. As future infrastructure work is completed, additional improvements will be made.
MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are preparing for the arrival of a winter storm this weekend.
The 149 St – Grand Concourse Station in the Bronx has gone through an aesthetic transformation.
Customers at the Bowling Green subway station can enjoy some thrilling and unique views from atop some familiar intersections. Seven large-scale photographs are now on display at the downtown area station. The exhibit is the latest installation of MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design’s large-scale photography exhibitions, which are posted four times a year within New York’s public transportation system.
New York City subways and buses, the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway are operating on or close to schedule and plan to offer normal service throughout the duration of the storm. Bus commuters may experience minor delays due to wet or icy roadway conditions throughout the five boroughs and should allow extra travel time if possible.
It’s being called the first “Mass Transit Super Bowl,” and this week, the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee revealed extensive public transportation plans for Super Bowl XLVIII, detailing how the region’s mass transit systems, including the MTA, will serve as a critical resource to support the movement of the hundreds of thousands of expected visitors to the area.
Pop-up stores have become quite popular with New York City commuters. And now, the ​Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has six locations within the New York City Subway system that are available immediately to host retailers.

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