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Compounding the already impressive convenience of MetroCard, customers can now refill their 7-day and 30-day unlimited-ride cards.
The LIRR is working to improve communications with customers during service disruptions caused by severe storms. An important part of that effort is the posting of special Storm Recovery Timetables on our website.
The next phase of work on the Verrazano-Narrows toll plaza improvement project, which includes removing the last three unused Brooklyn-bound toll booths, is set to begin.
This weekend, workers rehabilitated the Court Square and Vernon-Jackson stations on the 7 Line, fighting snow on the elevated portion of the line as they worked.
The LIRR's train performance improved in 2011, with 93.71 percent of our trains operating on time. This represents nearly a full percentage point increase over 2010, when on-time performance (OTP) was 92.76 percent.
The 1,025 buses serving the Bronx will be the next to offer MTA Bus Time<sup>&#174;</sup>, a popular digital system that allows Staten Island customers to track the real-time location of buses via the Internet, smart phone or text message.
MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad have each unveiled a formal "Pledge to Customers" promising to provide safe and reliable service and putting it in writing for the first time.
MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad have each unveiled a formal "Pledge to Customers" promising to provide safe and reliable service and putting it in writing for the first time.
The MTA has purchased 30 new MV-1 vans for use by the Paratransit Division in order to determine their suitability as replacement vehicles for older Access-A-Ride vans.
MTA Metro-North Railroad provided 82 million rides last year, up 1.4% over 2010, with ridership gains on all lines and in all markets from traditional AM inbound commutation to discretionary trips such as nights, weekends, middays and holidays.
The MTA has posted an informative public service announcement produced by the NYPD, warning customers to "Stay Alert" and safeguard their personal electronic devices when riding the subway.
Despite significant snowfall throughtout the metropolitan region, the MTA was able to provide service without any major weather-related delays.
The MTA continues to monitor operations following Saturday's storm. At this time there are no significant weather-related delays. Personnel have been deployed, snow-fighting equipment has been put into service to keep rails free of ice and snow, and bus tires have been chained for additional traction.
There will be multiple daily lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge beginning Thursday, Jan. 26th through the month of February.
This weekend, workers rehabilitated the trackbed at Atlantic Av on the B/Q Line.
Habla Espanol? If you do, signing up for an E-ZPass, checking your account or making changes is easier than ever.
It's the MTA's new, innovative way to keep the subway system in a state of good repair.
Can't quite make it to Killington, Vail, or Gstaad to ski? Try Patterson, New York - less than two hours from Grand Central Terminal. Metro-North makes it easy to get away for a day of winter fun and savings, too!
The hip-hooray and ballyhoo ...ahh, the lullaby of Broadway. This winter is a great time to ride the LIRR for special discounts to a collection of great Broadway hits.
For bus riders who have ever wondered: "Where is my bus and when will it get here?" The answer has arrived: <strong>MTA Bus Time</strong><sup>&#174;</sup>!

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