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Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, September 29, [A] Line customers will once again have access to the Queens-bound sides of the 88 St and 104 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 renewals of five stations along the Liberty Avenue [A] Line.
MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast recognized nine Bridge and Tunnel officers during MTA’s monthly board meeting on Wednesday for their brave actions that saved more than a dozen people from an apartment building fire near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in July. Prendergast presented eight of the officers at the board’s September meeting with the heroism awards for their actions on July 30, 2014.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched a web page aimed squarely at alerting customers about their options when it comes to reporting inappropriate and unwanted sexual contact on MTA property or aboard an MTA train or bus. The page contains helpful information focusing on what to do if you are a victim, while also sharing tips that could prevent customers from becoming victims.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 26 - September 29
Celebrate the bounty of the fall season with outdoor, food-filled excursion packages from Metro-North Railroad. The Railroad is proud to be partnering with Dutchess County Tourism to provide discount rail and farm daytrip packages. Whether you’re looking to take part in a wine tasting, enjoy the richness of pure maple syrup or try some good ole moonshine – there’s something for everyone.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today published its proposed 2015-2019 Capital Program, which details its plan to ensure safe and reliable service for a growing region by investing in the subway, bus, commuter railroad, bridge and tunnel network.
Weekend at Work: September 20 - September 22
Bus Delays Expected During UN Sessions
Advisory: Reminder of Weekend Service Changes Due To 7 Flushing Line Work
As part of the ongoing effort to modernize the nation’s largest municipal bus fleet, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking Board approval next week to award federally funded contracts to bus manufacturer New Flyerof America (New Flyer) for the delivery of 120 new low-floor transit buses
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 19 - 22
Newest version of subway map highlights weekend, overnight service
Metro-North Railroad is being recognized for its energy-saving efforts. The Railroad received an award on September 16 during a ceremony for the first annual "BuildSmart NY Innovators Summit:" in Albany. The MTA agency was awarded for its comprehensive upgrade and replacement of utility systems with energy-saving components throughout Grand Central Terminal, a century-old national landmark building. Among the replacements or upgrades were chillers, cooling towers, fans, compressors, air handlers, and an extensive steam distribution system.
Elected officials and community leaders from Midtown Manhattan today joined officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to formally open a new public space constructed as part of the East Side Access project. East Side Access will bring Long Island Rail Road trains into a new eight-track station beneath Grand Central Terminal, saving Long Island and Queens commuters to Manhattan’s East Side up to 40 minutes off their daily commutes.
Spend Saturday, September 20 enjoying Long Island’s picturesque North Fork – this time partaking in the harvest rituals. At Wickham’s Fruit Farm in Cutchogue, visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the orchard on a tractor ride. You’ll also be able to pick your own apples (including varietals such as Gingergold and Gala), fill your own bag and take them home (included in the price). Homemade items such as donuts and pies are available for purchase in the farm store.
Interested in accessing Captain America’s highly coveted Birth Pod, witnessing the neurological effects of Bruce Banner’s transformation into the Hulk, or attending a Stark Industries press conference? Then, the Long Island Rail Road has two MARVEL-ous packages for the entire family.
Longer merge points and access to both levels of the bridge are bonuses for motorists using the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Brooklyn as the $50 million toll plaza improvement project moves into the next stage of construction. The Staten Island Expressway HOV lane will also temporarily end just before Fingerboard Bridge Road during this stage of construction while contractors reconstruct the area where the old eastbound toll plaza once stood.
[N][R] Service Resumes Through Montague Tubes
FASTRACK work on the G Line along the corridor between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts was very successful from Sept 8 - 12. Joseph Leader, Senior Vice President for the Department of Subways, said, "Our FASTRACK efforts have been highly successful in repairing and maintaining a subway system that operates around the clock, providing a better work environment for employees and improving train service reliability for our customers."
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 12 - September 15

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