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MTA Prepares for Winter Storm
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 11-12
Make it your goal to ride Metro-North Railroad to catch New York City Football Club games at Yankee Stadium! This Sunday, March 12, the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) kicks off its third season at Yankee Stadium, taking on a roster of soccer professionals from some of the world's toughest leagues. Metro-North’s frequent, convenient and reliable "Train to the Game" service via our Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines makes it easy for soccer fans to catch the excitement at Yankee Stadium.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 4-5
Slow Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef. Linguini Scampi. Chocolate Mousse. Feeling tempted? Let Metro-North help you satisfy your craving. Hop on Metro-North to experience Hudson River Valley Restaurant Week, presented by The Valley Table, from Monday, March 6, through Thursday, March 19. More than half of the over 200 participating restaurants are either within walking distance or a quick cab ride from Metro-North stations along the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines. Indulge in some of the best dining the region has to offer at just a fraction of the normal price point.
Pennsylvania Av 3 Line Station Re-opens
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new partnership between MTA Metro-North Railroad and Zipcar, a leading provider of vehicle sharing services, to launch a Hudson Valley Car Share initiative. Zipcars are available at nine Metro-North stations in the Hudson Valley so passengers can conveniently take a Zipcar from the station and easily travel to tourist destinations and other locations throughout the region.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 18-19
Your car and E-ZPass are a perfect match! Join the 96% of MTA customers who love E-ZPass because of its convenience and savings.
Don't miss the 10th anniversary of the BNP Paribas Showdown on Monday, March 6th at Madison Square Garden!
MTA Long Island Rail Road will continue to operate reduced service for the AM peak rush-hour on Friday, running 135 morning rush hour trains during - nine less than normal - as it continues to recover from the storm and so inspections, delayed by snowfall, can continue following Wednesday's non-passenger train derailment of one train car.
Because of the ongoing winter storm, the LIRR is adding four additional trains departing Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and 3:40 p.m., and will run 111 trains out of New York City between 3:27 p.m. and 6:33 p.m.
LIRR will cancel nine of its 144 regularly scheduled AM rush hour trains on Thursday, February 9, as crews continue to work around the clock at Jamaica Station following the derailment of one train car at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8.
LIRR service is temporarily suspended in both directions through Jamaica due to a stalled equipment train. Port Washington Branch service is not affected. NYC Transit is cross-honoring LIRR tickets at Penn Station, Jamaica and Atlantic Terminal.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 4-5
MTA Metro-North Railroad has announced that it will hold an Open House in Goshen, N.Y., on February 15 to share details on a proposal for capital improvements that will enable enhanced train service on the Port Jervis Line.
Darryl C. Irick Acting MTA NYCT President
SAS Ridership
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced has that Veronique Hakim will serve as the interim Executive Director of the MTA while a seven-person committee conducts a nationwide search for a permanent Chair and Chief Executive Officer. Hakim is a lifelong transportation professional who has spent more than 24 years at the MTA, including serving as President of New York City Transit since December 2015. MTA Vice Chairman Fernando Ferrer will serve as Acting Chairman during the search for a permanent replacement.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has voted to approve the lowest fare increase since 2009, when the MTA committed to a biennial schedule for regular increases. The plan increased fares over the next two years by 4 percent – or less than 2 percent annually and less than the rate of inflation. The MTA was able to hold the necessary increases below inflation as a result of the agency’s continued discipline in keeping costs down. The new fares, which take effect March 19, will allow the MTA to continue to provide safe and reliable service.