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Press Release
September 21, 2020
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MTA Launches New ‘Countdown’ Campaign to Fill Out 2020 Census

 New Public Service Announcements Playing on Subways, Buses and Commuter Rails Encouraging Riders to Help Public Transportation by Filling Out Census Before Sept. 30 Deadline 

MTA Urges New Yorkers To Get Counted with Billions in Federal Funding at Stake During Unprecedented Fiscal Crisis

View New Campaign Here

Press Release
September 18, 2020
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MTA Announces Virtual Board Meeting to Be Held on Sept. 23

One-Day Meeting to Be Conducted Via Video Conference with Livestream Available to the Public

Will Combine Regular Monthly Board Meeting with Committee Meetings

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold a one-day, joint monthly meeting of the MTA Board and the Board’s committees on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m.

Press Release
September 18, 2020
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MTA Railroads Launch New Safety Campaigns During Rail Safety Week
Press Release
September 17, 2020
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MTA To Major National Suppliers: All Contracts Are in Jeopardy Without $12 Billion in Federal Funding

With Federal Aid Nowhere in Sight, MTA Warns 11 Largest Vendors of Devastating Financial Impact Across 25 States, Including Florida, Kentucky, Texas, and Pennsylvania

Since 2011, MTA Has Created 100,000 Out-of-State Jobs and Generated Nearly $50 Billion in Infrastructure Investment Nationwide 

MTA Calls on US Senate and White House to Act & Deliver $12 Billion In Desperately Needed Funding to Get Through 2021

Press Release
September 16, 2020
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MTA Seeking Proposals for Transit-Oriented Development at LIRR Westbury Station

 MTA Seeking Developers with Transit-Oriented Vision to Build off of Third Track Project Improvements Coming to Westbury and Other Main Line Communities

Development Site Located on LIRR-Owned Commuter Parking Lot on South Side of Westbury Station

View Westbury Station Enhancements

View Request For Proposal
 

Press Release
September 14, 2020
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MTA Announces $50 Fine for Refusal to Wear a Mask on Public Transit Takes Effect Today

Pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order Directing MTA to Bolster Mask Compliance, Customers Refusing to Wear Masks While on Subways, Buses, & Commuter Railroads Are Subject to $50 Fine

Hundreds More Join MTA Mask Force to Provide Free Masks to Customers Across the System; Mask Usage Remains High at Above 90% Across Subways, Buses, LIRR and Metro-North

Press Release
September 14, 2020
IMMEDIATE
TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appeared Live on Bloomberg TV

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared live on Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene, Lisa Abramowicz and Jonathan Ferro to discuss the agency’s dire financial situation and the implementation of $50 fines for riders who refuse to wear face coverings on public transit.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
September 10, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on WBAI Driving Forces

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on WBAI’s Driving Forces with Jeff Simmons to discuss the plan to fine riders who refuse to wear masks on public transit, as well as the agency’s dire financial situation and potential paths forward.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
September 10, 2020
IMMEDIATE
Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge Advances Upper Level Roadway Reconstruction
Press Release
September 10, 2020
IMMEDIATE
ICYMI: Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Directing MTA to Develop Plan to Bolster Mask Compliance on Public Transit System

MTA Will Issue $50 Fine for Riders Who Refuse to Wear a Mask on Public Transit


Emergency rule to take effect across New York City subways and buses, Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road Monday, September 14


Follows Gov. Cuomo's Executive Order Mandating All People Wear Masks on Public Transit

 

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