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MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
MTA New York City Transit unveiled its inaugural Customer Commitment today, a new quarterly document that will deliver time-bound, customer-focused improvements throughout the system. The Customer Commitment will be released four times a year, with each issue setting forth clear goals for which customers can hold NYCT accountable. This report builds upon the work set forth in the Subway Action Plan in addition to introducing entirely new improvements based upon areas that customers want to see improved. NYCT President Andy Byford spearheaded a similar endeavor during his time leading the Toronto Transit Commission.
The LIRR has launched a new service -- LIRR Care -- that will serve as a customer assistance program for people with mobility issues who need assistance accessing or navigating the railroad system.
The LIRR plans to lengthen the platforms at Forest Hills and Kew Gardens by 50 percent, to accommodate six cars of a train, from the current four.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
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Metro-North has easy picturesque day trip cruises along the Hudson River or from Norwalk Seaport. Cruise adventures are within reach from Metro-North stations, and rail and sail packages can be purchased right before you hop on the train.
MTA New York City Transit and the New York Transit Museum are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Select Bus Service with a special discount at the Museum for SBS customers across the city.
The LIRR offers getaway packages tailored to each of the four seasons, filled with popular mainstays and exciting new additions. This summer, the LIRR is offering dozens of discounted rail and admission packages for summer staycations across Long Island and New York City.
Metro-North Railroad and Penguin Random House are celebrating New York authors, New York City, and Grand Central Terminal itself with commuters and visitors with “Grand Central Reads.”
New Staten Island Express Bus Network Approved
Critical Superstorm Sandy repair and resiliency work has been completed, and with it, 23 service between Brooklyn and Manhattan resumed on Sunday, June 24, 2018.
After significant structural repairs and safety and functional improvements, the 30 Av and 36 Av stations on the Astoria Line reopened for service at noon on Friday, June 22, 2018, following successful on-time repairs and improvements that restored and modernized the stations – originally opened in 1917 – for thousands of nw customers.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
Elegudin, a longtime accessibility advocate, will serve as MTA NYC Transit’s innaugural Senior Advisor for Systemwide Accessibility, an executive-level position reporting directly to President Byford.
MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng joined Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and members of the New York Senate, New York Assembly and New York City Council to celebrate the LIRR’s newly introduced “Atlantic Ticket,” which offers discounted fares for customers traveling between Brooklyn and seven stations in Queens on a temporary basis.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work

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