Monday, May 13, 2013 - 11:14
Some 70 soloists and groups performed in Grand Central Terminal on May 13 as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 26th annual auditions for its Music Under New York (MUNY) program. The auditions are held each year to add new talent to the program, which is administered by MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design and presents 7,500 performances annually in the MTA’s subways and railroads.
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 14:53
2013 Construction Project of the Year
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 10:17
It’s one of Broadway’s biggest hits starring one of New York s favorite musical comedy stars and now MTA Long Island Rail Road and the producers of “Nice Work If You Can Get It” want to get you in to see Matthew Broderick and a talented supporting cast at a big savings. Through June 15, you can ride free on the Long Island Rail Road to and from Manhattan and save as much as 35% on select performances when you take advantage of this offer.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 14:01
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday the public can view some of the world’s most famous Trains, Metro-North’s newest rail cars and other special railroad equipment during the “Grand Centennial Parade of Trains.”
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 09:56
Joseph Leader to Head Dept. of Subways
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 10:25
Nearly a hundred app developers gathered during the weekend of May 4-5 for an intensive weekend-long collaboration/competition that resulted in the creation of 17 concepts for apps to help MTA riders. It was the first “hackathon,” a group setting where interplay of ideas spurs creativity and innovation, to be officially sanctioned by the MTA.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 17:37
This weekend, we replaced sections of track at Gun Hill Rd on the 2 (and 5) Line in the Bronx, and 231 St on the 1 Line in the Bronx. We also continued rehabilitation of the Dyckman St station on the 1 Line in Manhattan.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 12:41
Replacement of the Bridge Street Bridge in the hamlet of New Hamburg will begin on Monday, May 13.
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 16:48
For the first time since Superstorm Sandy devastated the A train’s steel and ballast path through the Rockaways, ruining miles of signal and communications cables, and damaging much of the wayside signal equipment, the indicator board in the signal tower at the Rockaway Park – Beach 116 St station was working again.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 16:50
Massive Bronx Fire Ties 2/5 Line in Knots
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 17:46
The New York City Parkway Authority built the Cross Bay Bridge between Big Egg Marsh in Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway Peninsula in 1939.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 17:11
This Sunday, May 5, New York City will host the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, attracting 32,000 cyclists from around the region and beyond. Its sister event, Bike Expo New York, is held on Saturday, May 4, in Lower Manhattan. You can avoid street closures, traffic tie-ups and parking fees by riding mass transit.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 16:42
Large numbers of cyclists will converge on New York City and Cold Spring this weekend. If you’re one of them, you can avoid traffic, parking and street closures by taking the train to the big events. To make it easier to ride the rails with your bike in hand, Metro-North Railroad is waiving the usual requirement to carry a bicycle permit to board one of our trains. We’re also suspending restrictions on the number of bicycles permitted on board trains. Here are details on all three events.
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 09:43
FASTRACK Coming to 4th Ave N/R Line in Brooklyn
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 11:26
Customers can celebrate now that MTA Metro-North Railroad has completed major station renovations at Peekskill and Croton-Harmon that include the installation of new, site-specific art work at each location.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 11:21
Metro-North is engagin in an $8.6 million effort is underway to stabilize the Hudson Line's river embankment for decades to come.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 10:56
Brooklyn’s Smith-9th Streets F/G Station Returns to Service
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 10:25
The LIRR’s “Belmont Special” runs twice each morning from Penn Station and twice at the end of the racing day from Belmont Park featuring a ticket package that entitles customers to a $1 discount off the regular $3 grandstand admission.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 13:24
WIRELESS SERVICE HAS ARRIVED AT 30 ADDITIONAL UNDERGROUND SUBWAY STATIONS
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 13:29
This weekend, we replaced panels of track near Knickerbocker Av on the M Line and repaired track at Euclid Av on the A/C Line and at Cypress Hills on the J Line.