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The New York Mets will be taking on the Kansas City Royals in the 2015 World Series and MTA trains and buses will be ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field starting Friday, October 30 for Games 3, 4, and 5 (if necessary). If you’re not into the Fall Classic, there’s plenty more going on this weekend with Saturday’s annual Village Halloween Parade and Sunday’s TSC New York City Marathon. Wherever you are going, the MTA will get you there!
MTA Board Approves 2015 - 2019 Capital Program
There’s no better way to get around New York City than the subway system and that has been the case for more than a century. In observing the 111th anniversary of North America’s largest subway, customers should note that the system has recently been expanded by one station – the newly opened 34th Street – Hudson Yards terminal. While making it far more convenient to reach Manhattan’s far West Side, the Flushing Line’s latest addition will spur tremendous growth in the surrounding area just as the subway did for the City.
A 1,920-square-foot seating area in Grand Central Terminal’s Lower Level Dining Concourse is closed as of Monday, October 26, in order to open a structural framework that will allow for the future construction of stairways and escalators that will connect Grand Central’s Lower Level to the 10-block long, 350,000-square-foot Long Island Rail Road concourse and eight-track train terminal being built underneath Grand Central Terminal.
E. Virgil Conway, who served as both Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) chairman and as a member of the MTA Board, died Wednesday in Southampton, New York. He was 85.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 23 - October 26
MTA New York City Transit plans to increase scheduled service on 12 subway lines with the most significant changes coming to the 42 St [S] shuttle’s weeknight service. The addition of 31 round trips planned for the [1][2][4][5][6][A][E][J][M][N][S] lines on weekdays, as well as the addition of 3 round trips planned for the [C] line on Sundays, reflect the subway system’s surging ridership and anticipated increased demand as residential and commercial development continues to change New York City’s landscape. NYC Subways moved an average of nearly 5.6 million daily customers in 2014, and 2015 subway ridership is on track to exceed that record. Crew and schedule changes will be finalized in the coming months and the service changes will go into effect in June 2016.
Nineteen canine police officers graduated from MTA Police explosives detection and anti-terrorism training this morning in a ceremony at Grand Central Terminal.
With the New York Mets getting ready to take on the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 National League Championship Series, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field for Games 1 and 2, which are scheduled to start at 8:07 p.m. tomorrow, October 17, and Sunday, October 18. The MTA will also provide service to Games 6 and 7, if they are necessary, on Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25.
With the New York Mets getting ready to take on the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 National League Championship Series, MTA New York City Transit subways and buses are ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field for Games 1 and 2, which are scheduled to start at 8:07 p.m. tomorrow, October 17, and Sunday, October 18. The MTA will also provide service to Games 6 and 7, if they are necessary, on Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25.
With the New York Mets getting ready to take on the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 National League Championship Series, MTA trains and buses are ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field for Games 1 and 2, which are scheduled to start at 8:07 p.m. tomorrow, October 17, and Sunday, October 18. The MTA will also provide service to Games 6 and 7, if they are necessary, on Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25.
MTA New York City Transit’s “Train of Many Colors” will be rolling out to Mets-Willets Point this weekend (October17 and 18) carrying hundreds of fans on their way to root the Mets to victory over the Chicago Cubs.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 16 - October 19
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced on October 10 that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program. New York State has committed to provide $8.3 billion, and New York City has committed to provide $2.5 billion. The program, which totals $26.1 billion, outlines the next five years’ worth of vital investments to renew, enhance and expand the MTA network. This marks the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in history.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced on October 10 that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program. New York State has committed to provide $8.3 billion, and New York City has committed to provide $2.5 billion. The program, which totals $26.1 billion, outlines the next five years’ worth of vital investments to renew, enhance and expand the MTA network. This marks the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in history.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced on October 10 that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program. New York State has committed to provide $8.3 billion, and New York City has committed to provide $2.5 billion. The program, which totals $26.1 billion, outlines the next five years’ worth of vital investments to renew, enhance and expand the MTA network. This marks the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in history.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced on October 10 that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program. New York State has committed to provide $8.3 billion, and New York City has committed to provide $2.5 billion. The program, which totals $26.1 billion, outlines the next five years’ worth of vital investments to renew, enhance and expand the MTA network. This marks the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in history.
MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
GP-35 Locomotives Going Five Decades Strong
Custom Restoration of Historic Oyster Bar Staircases

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