Metropolitan Transportation Authority logo

MTA Headquarters

Subscribe to RSS - MTA Headquarters
Press Release
August 3, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Chairman Announces Appointment to Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota today announced that Fernando Ferrer is his appointment to the Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup. The workgroup was created by the New York State Legislature in April to make recommendations on transportation within the MTA’s service region.

Fernando Ferrer
Mr. Ferrer has served as Vice Chairman of the MTA Board since 2011, and has also served as Acting Chairman of the Board twice – the first time from January to June 2013 and most recently from February to June 2017.

Press Release
July 2, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Launches Test Version of System-Wide ‘MYmta’ App and New Responsive Website Designed by Customers

MYmta Delivers Real-Time Arrival Information, Trip Planning and More for Subways, Buses, Metro-North and the LIRR 

MTA Asks Customers for Their Input to Make the App and Website Even Better

Photos of the MYmta App Can Be Found Here

Press Release
June 27, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Extra Service for Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer extra rail service on Tuesday, July 3, to help customers to travel to Fourth of July holiday activities. On Wednesday, July 4, the MTA’s railroads, subways and buses will operate on weekend schedules.

More details are below.

Tuesday, July 3: Get Away With the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway

The LIRR and Metro-North will provide additional early-afternoon service from Manhattan on Tuesday, July 3, for customers planning an early getaway.

Press Release
May 23, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Holiday Service Plans for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is coming on Monday, May 28, which means the the LIRR, Metro-North and Staten Island Railway will add extra getaway trains on Friday, May 25, to help New Yorkers get an early start on the long three-day weekend. For details on getaway service for the long weekend, and for service on Memorial Day, please see below.

Long Island Rail Road

Press Release
May 23, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Brooklyn-Queens LIRR Fare and Ticketing Field Study

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that starting on June 6 it will introduce “Atlantic Ticket” field study, which will offer discounted Long Island Rail Road fares for customers traveling between Brooklyn and seven stations in Queens on a temporary basis. The study will be designed to measure what impact the lower fare will have on ridership on the LIRR and New York City subways and buses.

Press Release
May 10, 2018
IMMEDIATE
82 Finalists Invited to Audition for MTA Music Under New York

MTA Arts & Design announced today that 82 musicians and groups have been invited to audition this year for the Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC) program on Tuesday, May 15, at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall.

Press Release
April 25, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Board Approves Additional Funding For Subway Station ADA-Accessibility

The MTA Board approved a capital plan amendment today that significantly increases the agency’s investment in ADA accessibility projects as part of the 2015-2019 MTA capital plan. The amendment also includes $300 million to undertake critical station improvements – in close partnership with the City of New York – at key locations, including $200 million for accessibility enhancements such as elevators, and $100 million for station circulation enhancements such as redesigned stairs, mezzanines and platforms.

Press Release
March 15, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces St. Patrick’s Day Service Changes

Alcohol to Be Banned From Metro-North and LIRR Trains;

Railroads to Operate Many Extra Trains

With New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, March 17, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) reminds customers that alcohol will be banned from the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad. The LIRR and Metro-North will offer extra trains to help customers get to the parade and subway and bus service changes will be in place for the day. Details follow.

Press Release
March 9, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces 8 Winners of MTA Genius Transit Challenge

Winning Ideas to be Immediately Researched and Tested by New York City Transit Staff

Winning Ideas Seek to Improve Subways Signals, Capacity and Communications

Video and Website with Information on Winning Proposals are Online; Photos from Ceremony Available Here

Press Release
February 14, 2018
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Service Plans for Presidents’ Day

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today offered details about service for Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 19, and for the long holiday weekend that begins on Friday, February 16.

New York City Subways and Buses

Pages