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MTA operations reduce the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions of the region by 17.1 million metric tons in 2011. With 8.5 million riders per average weekday, that means each trip on a train or bus prevents the emission of 10 pounds of greenhouse gases, on average, compared with making that trip by car.
New rail cars now make up half the New Haven Line fleet.
The MTA has launched its newest round of television, print and poster advertisements intended to remind customers to remain alert while using MTA services.
New Leadership in Place at MTA New York City Transit
Look Out for New Transit Watch Decals on Buses
New Yorkers looking for the fastest and most direct way to the Hamptons on summer Friday afternoons will find their dream ride leaving Penn Station aboard the Long Island Rail Road’s re-launched ‘Cannonball’ train, which will depart from Manhattan for the first time in LIRR history.
Motorists should avoid the RFK Bridge suspension span in Queens. There is a three-vehicle accident involving tractor trailer and two other vehicles.
<p>Motorists should avoid the RFK Bridge suspension span in Queens. There is a three-vehicle accident involving tractor trailer and two other vehicles. Three lanes near the bridge&rsquo;s Queens tower are closed. FDNY is on the scene to contain a diesel spill.&nbsp;</p>
Spring means Metro-North’s Station Enhancement Program is once again underway. “Stations gangs” are at select Harlem Line locations, giving them a coat of paint and numerous amenities to make them look fresh and new.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today nominated Thomas F. Prendergast to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
With speedy, reliable service that lets you avoid game day traffic and parking fees, the Long Island Rail Road is the best way to get to Mets home games!
Passenger Recounts Day His Life Was Saved.
The MTA has closed on the first of two 99-year ground leases with the Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group.
City Food Tours is one of New York City's most popular attractions for gourmets and gourmands who want to experience the city's unique neighborhoods by sampling the cuisines that make them special.
Sandhogs working on the East Side Access megaproject have concluded major blasting under Grand Central Terminal, where they are building two enormous caverns 160 feet below street level that will house eight tracks for Long Island Rail Road trains.
The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, a vital link in the city’s transportation network and a key element in the development of suburban Long Island, opened 74 years ago on April 29, 1939.
Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall will be the site of a huge community blood drive as MTA Metro-North Railroad partners with New York Blood Center on Thursday April 18 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.