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The Long Island Rail Road will provide extra train service direct to Citi Field during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and related festivities on Sunday, July 14, Monday, July 15, and Tuesday, July 16, and New York City Transit will run a special nostalgia train with many types of vintage subway cars on Sunday, July 14.
Don’t be surprised if you receive a red MetroCard instead of a yellow one this month. It means you’ve received one of a million MetroCards that are being distributed in July featuring an advertisement promoting Resorts World Casino in Queens.
NYPD and Brookhaven Lab Conduct Airflow Study in Subway
Paramedic students from CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College trained side-by-side with emergency service professionals from MTA Long Island Rail Road at a mock mass casualty drill staged recently at the LIRR’s Long Island City Yard.
Bleecker Street Artwork Honored
Greenpoint G Tube Closure This Weekend
You now have the world’s largest train terminal at your fingertips, with the most up-to-date commuter rail schedule available on mobile devices, as MTA and Metro-North Railroad have launched the official app for Grand Central Terminal. Originally opened in 1913, the iconic train terminal is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.
The MTA will offer extra railroad service on Wednesday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start on the Fourth of July holiday. On Thursday, July 4, subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule, and the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway will operate on a Sunday schedule.
The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Wednesday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday.
Declare your independence from traffic this July 4th Holiday by taking Metro-North Railroad to celebrate our nation’s 237th birthday this year.
The LIRR has a number of special packages to get you and your family and friends to the beach this summer and save money!
Building on its successful effort to improve bus service efficiency and reduce travel times along some of the city’s more heavily-traveled thoroughfares, MTA New York City Transit will launch a new Select Bus Service (SBS) route along Webster Avenue, one of the Bronx’s main north-south corridors on Sunday, June 30th.
In a move that is expected to generate significant revenue for its capital program, the MTA will vacate its headquarters buildings in Midtown Manhattan by the end of next year and award a long-term lease to a developer expected to demolish the buildings and redevelop the premier location with modern Class A offices, a hotel, residential tower, or a mixture of uses.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is saddened to announce the death of Susan Kupferman, Senior Advisor to the Chairman, who passed away on June 26, 2013, following a long illness.
MTA Long Island Rail Road is providing rail service to Southampton as the best women golfers in the world will battle for the USGA U.S. Women’s Open title at the beautiful Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton.
The 3-year, $32 million project to replace the Henry Hudson Bridge’s original 1930’s-era steel curb stringers on the Bronx-bound upper level is moving to the next phase of work in the center lane where contractors will be rehabilitating bridge joints. The good news for drivers is that once this work is finished, the permanent lane closures that have been in place for several years will be lifted during morning and afternoon peak drive times. Off-peak lane closures will continue through the end of the project, which is on time and expected to be finished this fall.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a new leader at the helm, following the confirmation Thursday by the New York State Senate of Thomas F. Prendergast to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
When the Triborough Bridge opened on July 11, 1936, it was among the most significant public works projects built during the Great Depression, providing jobs for 2,800 workers daily as the project neared completion. Groundbreaking for the bridge took place on October 25, 1929, just four days before the stock market crash that ushered in the Depression. Originally designed to resemble the Manhattan Bridge, work on the municipal project came to an abrupt halt in 1932 with only some piers and parts of the anchorages in place.
Bear, a member of the NYPD Transit Bureau’s K-9 Unit, sustained four broken teeth and lacerations to his tongue when he and his handler, Police Officer Vincent Tieniber, 36, came to the aid of a fellow officer late Tuesday morning as he attempted to break up a violent dispute in a midtown Manhattan subway station. Though injured, Bear displayed the poise, courage and training associated with the K-9 Unit.
Long Island Rail Road customers should anticipate some train cancelations, diversions and delays during today's AM Peak due to Monday evening's derailment inside one of Amtrak's East River tunnels.

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