Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:46
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is upon us and Metro-North has your ride to get to some great culinary spots. From now through November 16, nearly 70 restaurants participating in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week are just steps away or a short cab ride from railroad stations on the Harlem, Hudson, New Haven and Port Jervis Lines.
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:33
Weekend at Work: November 1 - November 3, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:06
The Brooklyn Nets are getting a jump start to the 2014-2015 NBA basketball season with a new branded MetroCard.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 19:12
The MTA Police have arrested a Hicksville, L.I., man who is suspected of stealing copper cable along the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way on eight occasions this month, including an incident on Thursday that caused widespread delays on the Huntington/Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma Branches. In Thursday's incident, approximately 1171 feet of copper cable was removed or damaged.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 14:02
63 St Subway Extension Opened 25 Years Ago
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 17:17
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 31 - November 3
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 15:31
The 2014 TCS NYC Marathon will kick off on Sunday, November 2 and MTA New York City Transit’s subway and buses will get you to the event from all parts of the city.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 14:50
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has named David L. Mayer as the agency’s new Chief Safety Officer. The new position was created to reinforce safety as the top priority for all MTA agencies as they continue to improve work practices and invest in new technology and equipment.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 13:55
Most drivers pass by them every day but don’t give much thought to two buildings that are essential to the everyday operations at the Queens Midtown Tunnel but trust us they are helping you breath easier. The Queens Ventilation Building, located on Borden Avenue, and the Manhattan Ventilation Building, off the FDR Drive between 41st and 42nd streets, together contain 46 hugh exhaust and supply fans that provide a complete air change in both tubes of the tunnel every 90 seconds.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 13:13
When Metro-North schedules change on Sunday, November 9, for the first time, there will be new half-hourly service between New Haven and New York in the off-peaks and on weekends. There also will be minor adjustments on all three lines to improve reliability.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:48
October 27th, 2014 marks the 110th anniversary of the subway system. The first train ran north from City Hall to 145th Street and Broadway. The system that now benefits 5.8 million daily customers sprang from a single line that didn’t leave the confines of Manhattan.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:47
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 24 - October 27
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:06
FASTRACK Comes to the 4 5 6 Lexington Av Line
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:21
Ridership is breaking records on our subways. The system reached unprecedented milestones in September, breaking the previous single-day ridership record five times in a single month.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:01
At the Port Washington Station, work on an extension of the Eastern pedestrian bridge was completed during the weekend, allowing customers to reach all platforms by using the overpass. And, at the Great Neck Station, workers completed the rehabilitation of the west end of the westbound platform (also known as Platform A).
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:33
Weekend at Work: October 18 -20, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 16:07
William J. Ronan, the first chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and a chief proponent of the Second Avenue Subway project, has died in Florida. He was 101.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31
Ever wonder where all of those printed subway station signs come from? There’s actually a little shop in Brooklyn manned by a small group of dedicated MTA New York City Transit workers who fabricate informational signs for the largest mass transit system in North America.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:10
Shop workers are masters of fabrication down at MTA New York City Transit’s Coney Island Shop. When they need a component or a part that is no longer manufactured, they – well - they make it themselves. The talent and dedication of this team combined to revitalize and vastly improve the performance of a motorized track-cleaning train that made its first pass of the system nearly 20 years ago.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:36
One of the major challenges of operating a subway system that runs around the clock and carries 5.8 million customers a day is finding a window of opportunity to perform maintenance chores and make major improvements. Sometimes this involves curtailing service for a weekend, a period that gives workers the opportunity to perform complicated tasks that cannot be undertaken when train traffic is present.