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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 22 - August 25
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge's almost 50-year history is a visually stunning one. And, what better way to kick off the span's silver anniversary than with an exhibit of historic photographs and artifacts? That's just what MTA Bridge and Tunnel officials did on Tuesday at the Staten Island Historical Society in Historic Richmond Town.
FASTRACK Success on the A C E
As tennis fever grips the New York area, the MTA wants to help get you to all the action without worrying about the hassles of parking and traffic. US Open fans have a few mass transit options to get within walking distance of USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station in Queens to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament beginning with the first pre-tournament event on Tuesday, August 19 through the championship showdowns that wrap up on Monday, September 8.
ADVISORY: MetroCard Vending Machines Undergo Scheduled Software Upgrade Only Cash Transactions Accepted During Systemwide Update Early Saturday
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 15 - August 18
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced an update to the MTA Subway Time™ iPhone and web app that makes real-time arrival information available for MTA Staten Island Railway. MTA Subway Time™ app was launched in December 2012 and shows the real-time train arrival data for the [1][2][3][4][5][6][L] lines and the 42 St [S] shuttle.
LIRR customers are advised to expect some cancellations and minor delays during this evening's rush hour due to lingering weather-related issues.
The historic 1890 train station in Port Chester has been renovated and has reopened to the public as the Port Chester Hall & Beer Garden in the heart of downtown. The new eatery also provides weekday coffee service in the morning for locals and Metro-North commuters alike.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) have teamed to install new way-finding maps throughout the city, making it easier for subway customers to orient themselves and learn what a neighborhood has to offer as they step out of a subway station. This next generation of the subway system’s helpful neighborhood map is being installed in all 468 subway stations.
FASTRACK Comes to the A C E 8 Avenue Line
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 8 - August 12
MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco has announced the appointment of NYC Transit veteran Frank Jezycki to the position of Vice President and Chief Officer for Staten Island Railway. Mr. Jezycki will assume these duties immediately.
Photos: East Side Access Update: August 7, 2014
FASTRACK a Success on the A B C D Lines
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 1 - August 4
Summer is in full swing and Metro-North Railroad is your way to the fun and cultural offerings throughout the region. The Railroad is offering savings on three daily getaways and hassle-free ways to get you to all of them. With packages available for Rye Playland, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and The Wassaic Project there are entertainment options that are sure to please everyone.
Some quick-thinking Bridge and Tunnel Officers saved more than a dozen people from a raging fire in a four-story apartment building near the Queens Midtown Tunnel Wednesday morning.
The MTA's new budget plan includes a number of service enhancements for New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad customers.