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William Ronan, the first chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, was memorialized on Wednesday by a plaque at the MTA’s new board room and in remarks by Chairman Tom Prendergast and Ronan’s daughter, Diana Ronan Quasha.
Whether you enjoy the penny slots or are looking to hit it big -- Resorts World Casino New York City has your game, and the Long Island Rail Road has a deal to get you to the fun. With 3,000 slot games to choose from, such as Wheel of Fortune® and Sex and the City, Resorts World Casino NYC is the only place in town for big jackpots. The casino also features 5,000 electronic table games, including Baccarat and Roulette.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 20 - February 23
A quick-thinking train conductor helped New York police apprehend an armed man threatening customers on a 6 train on Tuesday afternoon, thanks to riders who saw something and said something.
MTA Trains and Buses Will Operate on Special Schedules in Observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday
The public can now vote on the app they think is best to improve the commute. AT&T and the MTA opened public voting in the App Quest 3.0 virtual challenge for New Yorkers to select their new favorite transit tool to win the $5,000 Popular Choice prize. The 43 new apps were designed to help improve commutes for millions of subway, bus and rail riders using real time MTA data.
The Long Island Rail Road wants to help you with plans and savings during Presidents Week by offering affordable packages to NYC attractions that are just a train ride away. Enjoy quality time with the whole family with discounts to fun and educational attractions such as:
MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Long Island Rail Road are offering discount rail and admission packages to the upcoming Original LGBT Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1, from noon to 6 p.m.
Long Island Rail Road is offering discount packages to the upcoming Original LGBT Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale beginning February 15, 2015.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 6 - February 9
East Side Access for Long Island commuters is moving another step ahead. The MTA has awarded a contract to GCT Constructors, JV, a joint venture consisting of Schiavone Construction Co. and John P. Picone Inc., to build the future Long Island Rail Road concourse at Grand Central Terminal. The $404.8 million dollar contract, which with options could increase to a total of $428.9 million, was awarded after a competitive request for proposal process that drew nine other firms.
On Thursday, February 5, regular train service resumed starting with the morning rush hour. Customers should expect delays up to 15 minutes as trains will have to slow down when passing through the work zone at the site of the accident.
Queens-bound Rockaway Blvd A Line Station To Close for 4 Months for Renewal
Metro-North train service on Wednesday, February 4, will remain suspended between Pleasantville and North White Plains until further notice due to the train/car collision near Hawthorne. There will be limited bus/train service for Upper Harlem Line customers beginning with morning rush hour service on Wednesday and until further notice.
Harlem Line service is temporarily suspended between North White Plains and Pleasantville due to a train striking a motor vehicle in the vicinity of Valhalla.
We're helping the National Basketball Association celebrate the All-Star Game’s return to New York with a new branded MetroCard touting the city’s two home basketball teams, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. The city last hosted the NBA All-Star Game in 1998.
When a visitor from Kentucky suffered from cardiac arrest in Grand Central and lost his pulse on Friday, January 23, 2015, some quick-thinking members of the MTA Police Department, the Metro-North Fire Brigade and a commuter trained in CPR rushed into action and saved his life.
The MTA network will operate a regular weekday schedule for Monday, February 2nd, 2015. MTA Long Island Railroad, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA NYC Transit Bus, MTA NYC Subway -- including Staten Island Railway (SIR) -- MTA Bus and Access-a-Ride will provide the normal complement of rush hour service. All nine MTA Bridge & Tunnel facilities will be open to traffic. Due to the forecast for inclement weather, there may be delays in service.
Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, February 2, A Line customers will once again have access to the Manhattan-bound sides of the 104 St and 88 St stations along the Liberty Avenue Line in Queens. The five-month station renewal project is part of a major $39 million capital project that will see the complete renewal of five stations along the Liberty Avenue A Line.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for January 30 - February 2