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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials today recognized and commended employees of Metro-North Railroad and the MTA Police Department who on Tuesday, Jan. 14, found a 10-year-old girl in the Bronx who had been reported missing a day earlier, and reunited her with her family.
MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the winners of their Second Annual Rail Safety Poster Contest that asked students, from grades pre-K to 12, to create posters illustrating what they believe is most important about rail safety.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) started construction of a direct route from the RFK Bridge to the northbound Harlem River Drive, allowing motorists to bypass city streets for the first time in 83 years. By eliminating this longstanding detour, this new route will reduce particulate matter and greenhouse gas emissions in East Harlem, eliminating more than 2,500 tons of CO2 equivalent emissions per year.
Crews from MTA Bridges and Tunnels replaced the first of 19 signs on agency property to feature the revised spelling of the bridge’s name, incorporating an additional ‘z’ in the name Verrazzano.
On-time performance and other measures of service on the New York City Subway, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad continued to improve markedly in the month of January, reaching historically high levels. In tandem with improving performance, subway and railroad ridership increased in 2019, reaching 1.7 billion trips on the subway, or 1.1% above last year, 91.1 million trips for 2019 on the LIRR, the highest since 1949, and 86.6 million on Metro-North, an all-time record.
MTA Metro-North Railroad has answered the question “what should we do tonight?” with exclusive offers for getting out with that special someone. Metro-North's 2020 Rail Rewards program features limited time, seasonal offers for getting out or getting away.
Five Canine Officers Complete MTA PD Anti-Terrorism Training Course
Five Canine Officers Complete MTA PD Anti-Terrorism Training Course
MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng today joined Brooklyn elected officials, advocates and community members to open the newly rebuilt Nostrand Avenue station. The two-track elevated station features two new ADA-accessible elevators, platform canopies, new tactile warning strips on both platforms, and a new art glass installation created by a local artist. Construction on the project began in 2017 and cost $28.1 million.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched a new “Hate Has No Place in Our Transportation System” public awareness campaign aimed at combating hate crimes. The new campaign will appear on digital screens across subways, buses, and commuter railroads promoting kindness, respect and solidarity.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched a new “Hate Has No Place in Our Transportation System” public awareness campaign aimed at combating hate crimes. The new campaign will appear on digital screens across subways, buses, and commuter railroads promoting kindness, respect and solidarity.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched a new “Hate Has No Place in Our Transportation System” public awareness campaign aimed at combating hate crimes. The new campaign will appear on digital screens across subways, buses, and commuter railroads promoting kindness, respect and solidarity.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released the first look at its newest state-of-the-art subway cars in production, the R211 class, which is planned for service on the subway system’s lettered routes and the Staten Island Railway. The MTA Board approved the $1.4 billion contract award of 535 R211 cars to Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. in 2018 and the delivery of the first test cars is scheduled for later this year.

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