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The MTA has announced that it will hold public hearings on proposed changes in fares and crossing charges. Those changes presented here are the MTA proposed options. The public hearings are an opportunity for the public to discuss and consider this range of options. Following the public hearings, after considering public comment, the Boards of the MTA and its affiliated agencies will decide which fare and crossing charges to adopt. The changes to fares or crossing charges that the Boards adopt may be less than the maximum amounts proposed or may be a combination of the proposals.
The Long Island Rail Road has three newly renovated railroad station buildings – at Brentwood, Deer Park, and Northport -- bringing modernized touches to improve the customer experience for more than 11,000 daily weekday riders.
The L tunnel will close for its 15-month reconstruction on Saturday, April 27, 2019. This means that the last day for l service between 8th Av and Bedford Av in Brooklyn will be Friday, April 26, 2019.
The L tunnel will close for its 15-month reconstruction on Saturday, April 27, 2019. This means that the last day for l service between 8th Av and Bedford Av in Brooklyn will be Friday, April 26, 2019.
The Long Island Rail Road has opened two newly renovated railroad stations – at Farmingdale and Wantagh – bringing customer-focused improvements to thousands of riders.
Let Metro-North help you satisfy your craving and indulge in some of the best cuisine that the Hudson Valley has to offer. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week – the belt-busting celebration of some of the region’s best cuisine – runs from October 29 – November 11, and more than half of over 200 participating restaurants are within walking distance or a quick cab ride from Metro-North stations. Go from train to table, and experience a top-notch dining experience at just a fraction of the normal price.
MTA New York City Transit unveils new details about the additional subway service that will run during the 15-month-long l tunnel reconstruction project
MTA Metro-North Railroad announces its Way Ahead system modernization plan.
MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng joined Queens elected officials advocates and community members on Thursday, October 19, 2018, to open the newly rebuilt and reconfigured Flushing-Main Street station. The new station features two new elevators, one each to the eastbound and westbound platforms, a new street-level ticket office, and a prominent new set of entranceways connecting the platforms directly to the community hub of Flushing at Main Street. Construction on the project began in 2016 and cost $24.6 million.
Metro-North has set a new track record. A Metro-North Railroad crew working on the Waterbury Branch on October 9, 2018, safely installed a record-breaking 1,161 railroad ties in a single day, surpassing by two ties the previous record set in 1984 between Brewster and Dover Plains on the Harlem Line.
The Staten Island Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's executive leadership team and the city’s business community, represented by the Partnership for New York City, have launched the nation’s first Transit Tech Lab.
MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reopened the 72 St station on the B, C lines following extensive work to repair deteriorating infrastructure and modernize the station environment with improvements such as digital signage for real-time service information, enhanced wayfinding and station entrances, energy-efficient lighting and updated security equipment.
MTA New York City Transit will host two public “Community Conversation” events this October in Queens and in Upper Manhattan on the recently announced Fast Forward Plan to modernize the subway system and reimagine bus and paratransit service. These town hall-style events provide opportunities for the public to learn about and comment on the Fast Forward Plan from Transit President Andy Byford.
Metro-North Railroad is asking kids to get creative about safety. Metro-North is holding a Rail Safety Poster Contest for students who attend schools within Metro-North’s territory throughout New York and Connecticut.
LIRR President Updates MTA Board on LIRR Forward & Railroad Modernization
MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford introduced a group of about two dozen “Group Station Managers,” a new position that he created at the agency to bring more accountability and better customer service at subway stations across New York City.
MTA New York City Transit and the New York City Department of Transportation will implement Select Bus Service on the B82 route in Brooklyn starting Monday, Oct. 1, as part of an ongoing collaboration to improve bus speeds, attract customers and improve bus service reliability on popular bus routes across New York. Transit also will increase service on two local Brooklyn bus routes during off-peak travel times beginning September 30.

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