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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.
FASTRACK work on the #F line between Lower Manhattan and DUMBO
Drivers entering the Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from Father Capodanno Boulevard will be using a temporary ramp for the next several months while the original ramp is reconstructed under the $50 million project to improve traffic flow on the bridge’s ramps and approach roadways. The temporary ramp opened on Thursday evening, Feb. 20. The only real change drivers will notice is a slight shift to the right to enter the temporary ramp, which will have the same two-lane configuration as the original ramp.
After a winter hiatus for holiday traffic and multiple winter snow storms, work has resumed on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach $109 million reconstruction and rehabilitation project. A new traffic pattern went into effect on Thurs., Feb. 20 as rehabilitation work continues on the far left lane on the southbound side of the approach roadway. Motorists will be shifted around the work zone and a movable barrier will once again be in place to maximize lane capacity during peak drive times.
MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that effective immediately, customers who ride the Danbury Branch will be able to present their tickets for travel on Harlem Line trains while the railroad works to correct problems with the Danbury Branch’s newly installed computerized train detection system that controls the grade crossings.
New York City Transit's aggressive maintenance program— returned to the [A] [C] lines in Brooklyn between East New York and Downtown Brooklyn for two nights this week. Hundreds of New York City Transit (NYCT) employees performed a range of cleaning and maintenance tasks of station and tunnel infrastructure, signal equipment, and track and third rail components.
Since the beginning of the year, a series of punishing winter storms have slammed into New York City with conveyor-like regularity. Dumping new snow on top of old, the weather has forced MTA New York City Transit employees to work through the prolonged “polar vortex” that left the metropolitan area in a bone-chilling deep freeze and posed challenges for them and equipment alike.
It's a grand online archive for Grand Central Terminal's one hundred years of existence. On Monday, The New York Transit Museum announced the launch of Grand by Design: A Centennial Celebration of Grand Central Terminal. The exhibition made its debut in Vanderbilt Hall in conjunction with the Centennial’s opening ceremonies on February 1, 2013. Now this in-depth look at one of the world’s great landmarks moves to a permanent online base at www.gcthistory.com.
The elegant octagonal building off the tip of Governor’s Island was designed by some of the most famous architects of the 20th century. The Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel Governor’s Island ventilation building was designed by famed architects McKim Meade and White.
It’s President’s Week, the kids are home from school and you’re looking for something to do. Look no further than your own “backyard”. Try a NYC Getaway and enjoy quality time with the whole family – at a discount! The Long Island Rail Road wants to help you with plans and savings during Winter Recess by offering affordable packages that are just a train ride away. Try a NYC Getaway and enjoy quality time with the whole family – at a discount!

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