Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 14:55
Westbound LIRR service is suspended from Jamaica to Penn Station and on the Port Washington Branch from Woodside to Penn Station, because of a smoke condition in one of the East River tunnels.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 14:36
A quick-thinking NYC Transit cleaner assigned to Brooklyn’s Forest Avenue Station responded to a customer’s call for help and caught one half of a cell-phone theft team, holding him for NYPD Officers, who placed him under arrest. The theft was in stark contrast to crime figures, which are dropping even as subway ridership reaches levels not recorded in 40 years.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 16:14
Pilot will be expanded to 29 additional stations.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:02
Metro-North’s annual east of Hudson ridership last year was the highest in the railroad’s history, at 81.8 million, surpassing the previous east of Hudson record of 81.5 million rides that was set in 2008. A surge in train travel over the last three months of 2013 helped boost MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ridership for the second year in a row with the LIRR recording a 2% jump in passenger rides over 2012 totals. The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad each carried 83.4 million passengers in 2013.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:31
Metro-North’s annual east of Hudson ridership last year was the highest in the railroad’s history, at 81.8 million, surpassing the previous east of Hudson record of 81.5 million rides that was set in 2008.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:29
A surge in train travel over the last three months of 2013 helped boost MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ridership for the second year in a row with the LIRR recording a 2% jump in passenger rides over 2012 totals.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 14:37
Although it’s not spring yet, MTA Bridges and Tunnels is already hard at work waging war against potholes, and the main weapons in the agency’s arsenal are a couple of odd-looking pieces of equipment called RoadPatchers. The beauty of the RoadPatcher is the ease and speed that it can conquer smaller, pesky potholes. Bridges and Tunnels has two of the unusual-looking trucks that have an articulated arm that looks a bit like a mechanical elephant’s trunk.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 13:02
The cause of Metro-North's service disruption Thursday night has been traced to human error, according to MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast. Prendergast stated on Friday that the problem occurred during an electrical repair project.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:27
MTA Buses Battle the Elements
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 21:48
Metro-North train service has been restored on all three lines, Hudson, Harlem and New Haven. Customers should expect significant residual delays.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 21:10
Metro-North service remains suspended on all lines due to system-wide signal problems. All trains are at a standstill until the railroad can troubleshoot the computers in its Operations Control Center to identify the problem. Please continue to check this website for updates.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 14:06
Extremely cold, snowy or icy weather requires that trains be parked underground along the express tracks of lines around the system. Deep snow, frigid temperatures and icy buildup on the third rails are liable to trap trains inside the yards, rendering them useless when needed and also making it far more difficult to clear the yards of snow.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 13:56
The Long Island Rail Road will continue to operate on a weekend schedule for the rest of the day today (with the addition of bus service on the West Hempstead Branch and between Ronkonkoma and Greenport). The railroad will shift to a regular weekday schedule at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 23. To supplement train service on Wednesday’s rush hour, the LIRR will add eight eastbound trains departing Penn Station between 3:32 p.m. and 6:09 p.m. today.
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 13:44
MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are preparing for winter weather conditions expected to affect our region beginning Tuesday. The National Weather Service is calling for a flash freeze tonight, extreme cold for the next several days and snow predicted to follow Thursday into Friday.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 18:16
In the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII, football fans can experience Super Bowl Boulevard Engineered by GMC, which will feature many interactive experiences that will excite any football fan, including a 60-foot high toboggan run that will be fun for the whole family. Super Bowl Boulevard runs for 13 blocks along Broadway in Midtown Manhattan. It’s just a short walk, subway or bus ride from Grand Central Terminal.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 18:02
When Super Bowl XLVIII comes to the New York region on Sunday, February 2 – and during the week of events leading up to the big game – the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s network of subways, railroads and buses is the best way to get to and from all game-related events. To make it easier to get around, the MTA will add service at selected times, will suspend most track and road work, and is providing visitors with special maps, station wayfinding and extra personnel who will make it easier to navigate connections between transit services in New York and New Jersey.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 17:18
On Monday, January 20, 2014, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with 32 additional trains. It is a federal holiday and New York City’s financial markets are closed. But for those people who are working, Metro-North will operate more trains than a normal holiday schedule. Extra New York City-bound trains during the morning and northbound in the late afternoon will be provided.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 17:04
The MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a Holiday Schedule with extra trains on five branches on Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 09:56
The Weekender is your guide to understanding planned service changes in effect for system maintenance and construction. Check by line or by station. Zoom in on the diagram. If a station is blinking, click to get details and travel alternatives.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 09:37
MTA New York City Transit has announced the latest round of ongoing work to modernize, improve and fortify MTA New York City Transit’s Flushing 7 Subway Line Icon Line. The extensive work will require additional periodic weekend service disruptions. When completed, this work will result in a more reliable subway line with the ability to run more trains and improve performance for growing neighborhoods in Queens.