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The MTA Board has approved a lease to the Town of Fishkill to build and maintain a three-quarter-mile hiking trail connecting Metro-North Railroad’s rustic Breakneck Ridge Station to the trailhead of the Breakneck Ridge Trail in Hudson Highlands State Park, straddling Dutchess and Putnam counties.
The MTA today is announcing a comprehensive plan to address the top causes of subway delays in order to reduce the disruptions that impact service reliability for customers. The agency will also work to advance legislation this session to separate the Chairman and CEO positions into two, to further strengthen the MTA’s leadership team and leadership structure.
The Sutter Av-Rutland Rd and Junius St stations on the [3] line in Brooklyn have reopened for service in both directions after major renovations that included newly rehabilitated platforms, light poles, mezzanine walls and doors, new windows, and tactile warning strips at the platform edge.
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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for June 3-4
New Vision for Staten Island Express Bus Service
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that Sally Librera, a longtime leader in MTA New York City Transit’s Department of Subways operations, has been appointed as Vice President and Chief Officer for Staten Island Railway. She is the first woman to lead Staten Island Railway.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 27-29
Four MTA employees were recognized for reuniting a missing, non-verbal, autistic teen with his family on Sunday, April 16. Acting MTA Board Chairman Fernando Ferrer and MTA Interim Executive Director Veronique Hakim thanked MTAPD Officers Desire Bokor and Armando Hernandez, and Metro-North Conductor Sean Tedesco and Assistant Conductor Charles Dolan for their efforts at Wednesday's MTA Board meeting.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 20-21
The MTA has announced a comprehensive plan to address the top causes of subway delays in order to reduce the disruptions that impact service reliability for customers. The agency will also work to advance legislation this session to separate the Chairman and CEO positions into two, to further strengthen the MTA’s leadership team and leadership structure.
MTA Arts & Design will celebrate the 30th annual auditions for Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC) with a special lunchtime concert by inaugural program members during this year’s auditions on Thursday, May 18, when approximately 70 finalists will compete for a spot on the program’s roster in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall.
Whether you’re planning a spring escape or looking ahead to a summer excursion, come explore places to go and things to do that are just an easy train ride away at MTA Metro-North Railroad’s annual Staycation Showcase. It’s happening on Wednesday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. This free event will highlight a wide range of special discount rail packages to more than 30 attractions, destinations and cultural venues around New York City, the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 13-14
Due to signal problems at Penn Station, LIRR is providing limited eastbound service out of Penn Station to Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma Branches ONLY. Customers traveling to Hempstead, Long Beach, Far Rockaway and West Hempstead are advised to take subway to Atlantic Terminal for LIRR service. Westbound service to Penn Station is suspended. NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets for the [E] at Jamaica (Sutphin/Archer), Kew Gardens (Union Turnpike) and Forest Hills (71st Avenue), at Atlantic Terminal and 34th Street and the [7] at Woodside (61st). Westbound customers can transfer at Jamaica for service to Atlantic Terminal and [2][3] service into Penn.
Astoria’s N Line to Undergo Major Track Upgrades this Summer
LIRR customers can anticipate delays and cancellations during this evening's rush hour due to a signal problem in one of the East River tunnels. Amtrak inspectors are on scene. Westbound service between Jamaica and Penn and Woodside and Penn (on the Port Washington Branch) is suspended due to a signal problem in one of the East River tunnels. NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets for the [E] train at Sutphin/Archer, Union Turnpike and 71st Avenue, at the [2][3] trains at Atlantic Avenue and 34th Street and the [7] train at 61st Street Woodside. Westbound customers can transfer at Jamaica for service to Atlantic Terminal and [2][3] service into Manhattan from there.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 6-7
MTA Metro-North Railroad is rebuilding the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast through a $9.5 million investment made possible by the MTA’s 2015-2019 Capital Program. The 270-foot-long bridge, which was built in 1910, is located just south of the Southeast station; it carries Prospect Hill Road over the Harlem Line tracks and parts of Metro-North’s Brewster Yard.

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