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MTA New York City Transit will be performing signal and power upgrades, and maintenance and repairs on signals, tracks and electrical infrastructure in and around the 53rd Street E M Tunnel during a period of lower ridership at the end of December as part of long-term capital improvements that include the resignaling project of the Queens Boulevard Line to a Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) system. The work will ultimately benefit riders of the E F M R lines as they all share track on one segment or another on either side of the tunnel.
Severe winter weather can create hazardous travel conditions throughout our region. It can also hamper MTA Metro-North Railroad's ability to provide you with regular service. We present the following information because we want you to understand and be prepared for any service changes we make based on winter weather conditions.
MTA New York City Transit announced today that as part of the agency’s “Save Safe Seconds” campaign to safely improve subway performance, a multidisciplinary team of engineers and other safety-focused officials working closely with union partners have begun correcting antiquated speed limits and fixing faulty speed-regulating signals called "grade time signals" throughout the subway system.
MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford today announced the appointment of an internationally renowned signaling expert to lead the comprehensive modernization of New York City’s subway signal system. Pete Tomlin will join NYC Transit as the head of the agency’s systemwide resignaling efforts in January.
MTA New York City Transit reopened the 23 St subway station on the F, M lines on Thursday, November 29, 2018, after four months of repairs to the station's structural steel and concrete.
MTA New York City Transit announced today that the next phase of a project to bring full accessibility to the Greenpoint Av G Subway station will require ‘round-the-clock’ track and platform access to construction crews who will be installing three new elevators and other accessibility features this winter.
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.

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