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Final Phase of M Line Overpass Reconstruction Begins September 2
As part of his ongoing efforts to stabilize and modernize the nation’s largest public transit authority, Chairman Joseph Lhota has announced the appointment of Patrick Foye as the MTA’s next President. Lhota also announced that Veronique Hakim will serve as the organization’s Managing Director.
MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota has unveiled the NYC Subway Action Plan, the MTA’s new plan to stabilize and improve the system and lay the foundation for modernizing the New York City Subway.
Progress of Cashless Tolling in June 2017
Beginning 5 a.m. on Monday, July 31, the Coney Island-bound platforms at seven Nstations in Brooklyn will close to service until late 2018 for the final phase of a major $395.7 million renovation project to modernize these century-old stations and upgrade track infrastructure along the corridor.
In a new MTA Arts & Design Lightbox exhibit titled "Grand Central Revealed: Photographs of the west facade," fine-art photographer Lynn Saville captures a unique moment at 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue in New York’s ever-changing architectural landscape.
Cashless Tolling and toll booth demolition at the Verrazano Bridge.
Starting on July 9th, 2017, MTA Bridges and Tunnels will be implementing a 50% reduction in tolls for trucks at all of its crossings.
Plan to Overhaul the Subway System
Due to a train derailment on Tuesday, the following service changes are in effect: [A] trains are running local in Brooklyn and in Manhattan between Euclid Av and 168 St in both directions. Some northbound [A] trains are running express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle. [D] trains are running local between 59 St-Columbus Circle and Bedford Park Blvd in both directions. Crews continue to work overnight with the goal of providing normal service during the am peak period on Wednesday, June 28
LIRR Penn Station Mitigation Plan-2
MTA Arts & Design have invited 28 groups and soloists to join MTA Arts & Design’s Music Under New York following the program’s 30th annual auditions.
Metro-North is working with the Philipstown Depot Theatre, housed in the former Garrison Station building, to improve and upgrade a 4,500-square-foot piece of property that lies between the theater and the railroad’s tracks at Garrison Station.
The MTA Board has approved a lease to the Town of Fishkill to build and maintain a three-quarter-mile hiking trail connecting Metro-North Railroad’s rustic Breakneck Ridge Station to the trailhead of the Breakneck Ridge Trail in Hudson Highlands State Park, straddling Dutchess and Putnam counties.
The MTA today is announcing a comprehensive plan to address the top causes of subway delays in order to reduce the disruptions that impact service reliability for customers. The agency will also work to advance legislation this session to separate the Chairman and CEO positions into two, to further strengthen the MTA’s leadership team and leadership structure.
The Sutter Av-Rutland Rd and Junius St stations on the [3] line in Brooklyn have reopened for service in both directions after major renovations that included newly rehabilitated platforms, light poles, mezzanine walls and doors, new windows, and tactile warning strips at the platform edge.
LIRR Penn Station Mitigation Plan
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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for June 3-4

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