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MTA Warns Customers Not to Provide Credit Card Information to Third-Party Websites That Solicit Unofficial Lost Property Reports
MTA Metro-North Railroad today issued its 100-Day Report on the Action Plan established by President Joseph J. Giulietti, which focused the railroad’s efforts on improving safety, restoring reliability and improving communications.
A group of MTA Bridges and Tunnels Officers based at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge are being lauded as heroes for saving the life of a man suffering a heart attack on Randall’s Island. Officer Trent Allston, on duty near the bridge’s Ward’s Island anchorage, got a call around 8:30 p.m. Monday, June 9 that a man at one of the ball fields on the Ward’s end of Randall’s Island was having a heart attack and not breathing.
Metro-North and Connecticut officials agree that an effective plan needs to be put in place regarding issues with the 'Walk' Bridge.
FASTRACK returns to F line between BUMBO and Lower Manhattan June 9 - 13
Weekend M service extended to Delancy/Essex St in Manhattan, providing additional service at Flushing Av, Lorimer St, Hewes St, and Marcy Av with a new weekend transfer between the F and M available at Delancey St/Essex St.
Use mass transit to head to the Puerto Rican Day Parade
Penn Station has been evacuated as police investigate a report of a suspicious package. LIRR service is temporarily suspended between Penn Station and Jamaica in both directions. New York City Transit is honoring LIRR fares on the [E] subway at this time.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for June 6 - June 9
You've probably noticed ads on your MetroCard before, but for the first time you'll notice it in Spanish. That's because a print run of 250,000 MetroCards in Spanish was purchased by the immigration law firm Youman, Madeo & Fasano LLP. The print campaign uses two versions with a run of 125,000 cards for each. One version advertises the law firm and its locations, and the other promotes a television show on immigration issues that the law firm produces.
In 1934, then-New York City Parks Department Commissioner Robert Moses announced plans to upgrade Riis Park, spending $1.7 million to add a new bathing pavilion, parking lot, pitch-'n-put golf course, and a 40–foot wide, mile–long boardwalk. As part of the plan to get more residents to visit and eventually settle in the Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway Peninsula areas, Moses also went ahead with plans to build the Marine Parkway Bridge.
More than 300 local schoolchildren let their creative talent flow in an art contest honoring the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge’s 75th anniversary. The contest was sponsored by the Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association. Director of Bridges East Raymond Webb, who oversees the Bronx-Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges, helped picked the winners along with Whitestone Civic Association President Devon O’Connor and City Councilman Paul Vallone.
With a fleet-footed fury named California Chrome the odds-on favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, the MTA and New York City Transit buses are ready to go with the fastest and most convenient service to the big event this Saturday, June 7.
With a fleet-footed fury named California Chrome the odds-on favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, the MTA is ready to go with the fastest and most convenient service to the big event this Saturday, June 7.
With a fleet-footed fury named California Chrome the odds-on favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready to go with the fastest and most convenient service to the big event this Saturday, June 7.
You can use your MetroCard to enjoy all that New York has to offer including our City’s beaches.……and you have plenty of options:
FASTRACK returns to N Q R Broadway Line in Manhattan June 2-6. During work N operates in Queens only, Q via 6th Ave D line to a from 57th St/7th Ave and R ends early in Queens and Manhattan
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 30 - June 2
Some baby falcons are getting some great views of the city atop three MTA bridges and some special care, too. Eleven pelegrine falcon chicks were recently banded as part of the state nesting program that MTA Bridges and Tunnels has been part of since 1983.
Mechanics are unable to close WALK Bridge near South Norwalk due to mechanical problems. We are currently unable to provide service between East Norwalk and South Norwalk and we are attempting to establish alternate means of transportation

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