Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:28
On Monday, October 28 at 5 a.m., MTA New York City Transit will re-open the newly refurbished northbound platforms of the [B] [Q] Line stations at Cortelyou Road, Beverley Road and Parkside Avenue in Brooklyn – a full two weeks earlier than scheduled.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:19
FASTRACK has had an impact on the reliability of service; delays have been reduced by 4.4% in areas where FASTRACK work has been performed.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 14:10
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo visited NYC Transit headquarters for a press event launching “Come See the Comeback,” a freshly-developed tourism campaign. It urges New Yorkers to visit destinations within the MTA service region, ravaged last year by Superstorm Sandy but now well on their way back and ready for visitors. The Governor then led the press into the Whitehall Street station where they inspected a Grand Central/Times Square Shuttle train wrapped with the colorful “I Love NY” tourism ad campaign.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 14:30
Long Island Rail Road and Jamaica station are celebrating a milestone. The major transportation hub, used by 150,000 commuters every day, marked its 100th anniverary on Wednesday, October 24, 2013.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:56
A video of the ongoing work to rebuild the Montague Tubes is now available on the MTA’s YouTube page.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 14:21
The Grand Central-Times Square 42nd Street Shuttle’s newest “wrap” is the “I Love NY” logo and images of tourism destinations in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:12
The LIRR is pleased to announce it has extended Greenport Saturday/Sunday service through Thanksgiving weekend. The additional train runs will help serve the growing needs of customers who plan to visit the beautiful North Fork during the fall months.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 12:50
The Bronx approach reconstruction project at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge won “Best Project of the Year” by a panel of industry experts from Engineering News Record. The $212 million Capital project to reconstruct 2,091-feet of roadway at the Bronx approach to the bridge was completed two months ahead of schedule in September 2012. As a result, drivers now have wider 12-foot lanes and new safety shoulders for the first time in the bridge’s 74-year history. The new approach viaduct includes 15 new double-arch piers, new steel girders and six lanes of new, reinforced roadway decking. The project also included adding a new fire standpipe system and new roadway lighting.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 11:18
MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco, along with other MTA and elected officials participated today in the groundbreaking for the first new MTA Staten Island Railway station to be built since the MTA took over the private rail line in 1971.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 16:27
The MTA welcomed it's first subway 'pop-up store at the Unon Square Station as part of its new initiative to get hip, small stores to lease space in the short-term. The shops will receive month-to-month leases from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for small retail spaces that are temporarily vacant while the agency is arranging long-term leases.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 09:53
MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering a specially-priced travel package for seafood lovers heading to the annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, L.I. this weekend as well as extra train service and special bus service to get you to and from Long Island’s largest waterfront fair.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:56
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.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:38
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.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 09:50
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.
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 16:48
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.
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 16:22
FASTRACK has allowed crews to work more productively, achieving efficiencies valued at $16.7 million in 2012.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 13:39
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.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:44
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.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 15:34
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.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:39
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.