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The MTA is moving forward with the installation of video cameras on trains. Following up a recommendation by the National Transportation Safety Board, Metro-North Railroad, on behalf of itself and Long Island Rail Road, intends to move forward on a plan to install outward- and inward-facing video and audio recorders.
It's been three months since the release of the MTA’s official apps for railroad customers and since that time about four out of ten riders have downloaded the apps, based on ridership statistics. In fact, 120,000 people now have LIRR Train Time™ and Metro-North Train Time™ apps for iPhone and Android.
LIRR has your discount ride and admission to see the auto industry's hottest new cars at the 2014 New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center from April 18-27. The discount package includes savings of up to 30% on the regular price of round trip train travel and admission to the show.
Two narrow toll lanes are being merged into one wider lane at the Manhattan-bound Henry Hudson Bridge toll plaza to improve traffic flow for motorists both before and after the toll plaza. The reconfiguration of the toll lanes is being done in-house by Bridges and Tunnels maintenance personnel and is expected to take three weeks to complete once it begins on Monday, March 24.
FASTRACK — MTA New York City Transit's (NYCT) aggressive maintenance program —returned to the B line icon D line icon F line icon M line icon 6 Av line in Manhattan this week, closing a 2.5-mile segment between 14 St and 57 St to train traffic nightly from 10 PM to 5 AM the following morning, prior to the morning rush.
On Friday, March 14, 2014, MTA Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti held a press conference to respond to findings of a report put forward by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) looking into Metro-North's safety record. President Giulietti comment as follows:
There are 80 restaurants participating in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week that are steps away or a short cab ride from Metro-North Railroad stations on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines.
Ten digital advertising screens placed at stations in Manhattan.
MTA Metro-North Railroad has restored all service to and from Grand Central Terminal after an explosion and building collapse next to Metro-North’s tracks running above Park Avenue. New Haven and Harlem line service was restored earlier in the afternoon, and Hudson Line service was restored as additional tracks reopened.
Got plans for the weekend of the 22nd? Metro-North has your discount ride and admission ticket to the upcoming GLBT Expo at Jacob Javits Convention Center.
It's a two-day extravaganza The Long Island Rail Road is offering discount rail and admission packages to the upcoming GLBT Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with a savings of up to 39% for customers.
MTA New York City Transit's (NYCT) aggressive maintenance program — returned to the N, Q and R Broadway line in Manhattan from March 3 to 7.
Why not welcome spring by taking in a new Radio City Music Hall Spectacular? Better yet, let Metro-North Railroad take you to the show and receive a $10 discount on tickets.
The world famous Radio City Music Hall Rockettes are putting the finishing touches on a new spring spectacular “Heart and Lights,” and the Long Island Rail Road is ready with a terrific travel package that includes free round-trip rail passage and $10 off the price of a show ticket.
Late night/early morning customers transferring from subway to bus at Brooklyn’s Coney Island-Stillwell Terminal will benefit from a newly installed set of “holding lights” that will alert bus operators on the B36 and B82 routes when trains are arriving and to wait for transferring customers. The holding lights will be turned on Monday, March 10th
On Monday, March 10, MTA New York City Transit brings FASTRACK to B D F M stations in Manhattan. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, March 10, to early Friday morning, March 14, B D F M trains will not stop at the following 6 Av stations: 14 St, 23 St, 34 St-Herald Sq, 42 St-Bryant Pk, 47-50 Sts, and 57 St. D and F trains are rerouted on the 8 Av ACE line. B and M service ends early in Manhattan each night.
Deep through the heart of winter and unmindful of the repeat visits of the polar vortexes, work on the Montague Tube continues. At this point, the workers are focusing largely on the demolition of concrete walls and the removal of the debris. To date, however, an impressive amount of work has been accomplished in what is nearly a complete rebuild of the tube after the ravages of Super Storm Sandy.
The MTA is making changes to upper management reporting responsibilities to emphasize oversight of safety across its agencies.
New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables going into effect on Monday, February 24 include the restoration of two PM Peak eastbound Babylon Branch trains eliminated in 2010 due to budget cuts.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that its live bus tracking service, MTA Bus Time™, has expanded to cover all Brooklyn and Queens’ bus routes. Customers can get the locations of Brooklyn and Queens’ buses in real time via smart phone, web and text message. The MTA has fulfilled its promise of offering MTA Bus Time™ on every bus route in New York City during the 1st Quarter of 2014.