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Press Release
February 14, 2019
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MTA Announces Service Plans for Presidents’ Day

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today offered details about service for Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 18.

New York City Subways and Buses

Press Release
January 22, 2019
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MTA Police Department Announces Lowest Crime Rate in Agency’s History

The MTA Police Department today announced that crime statistics for 2018 were the lowest in the 20-year history of the MTA Police, besting the all-time low figures reported in 2017. The MTA Police Department patrols the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and the Staten Island Railway.

Press Release
January 22, 2019
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Governor Cuomo Announces Construction of Four Metro-North Railroad Stations in the Bronx

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that an agreement has been reached among the MTA, Empire State Development and Amtrak that will lead to four new Metro-North Railroad stations being built along an underutilized rail line in the east Bronx with access to Penn Station. The parties signed a memorandum of understanding allowing the transformative project to move forward, providing a much needed transit option and dramatically reducing commute times for many Bronx residents.

Press Release
January 16, 2019
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MTA Announces Service Details for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) services will operate on special schedules in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21. Details are below.

New York City Subway, Buses and Staten Island Railway

On Monday, January 21, 2019, the New York City Subways and MTA Staten Island Railway will operate on a regular weekday schedules. Customers are advised to use the MYmta app or resources on MTA.info to plan their trips.

Press Release
January 15, 2019
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MTA Holds Emergency Board Meeting to Brief on L Train

At Emergency Meeting, WSP Called to Present Plan and New Recommendations;
WSP Says New Recommendations Enhance Program and Will Avoid Shutdown;

Press Release
January 13, 2019
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MTA to Hold Emergency Board Meeting Tuesday, January 15

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced it will hold an emergency MTA Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 12:00 p.m. to be briefed on matters related to the L Subway Train reconstruction project. At the meeting, which will be open to the public, the Board will be briefed by WSP on the alternative L Subway Train design modifications to the original tunnel restoration plan, also designed by WSP.

Press Release
December 27, 2018
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MTA Details Special Holiday Service for New Year’s Holiday

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with extra service to help customers enjoy the weekend and celebrate the New Year.

Press Release
December 20, 2018
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MTA Announces Service Details for Christmas Holiday Period

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that trains and buses will operate on special schedules between Dec. 21 and Dec. 25 in association with the Christmas holiday period.

Press Release
December 3, 2018
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LIRR & Metro-North to Impose 24-Hour Ban on Alcohol from Noon Saturday, December 8, Until Noon Sunday, December 9, to Ensure Safe Travel During SantaCon

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) advises customers that to maintain safe and orderly travel during this weekend’s SantaCon event, alcohol will not be permitted on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains and stations from noon on Saturday, December 8, through noon on Sunday, December 9.  This ban on alcohol during SantaCon has been in effect for the past five years.

Press Release
November 19, 2018
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Major Milestone Reached in Phase II of Second Avenue Subway Project

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced today that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, issued a “Finding of No Significant Impact” (FONSI) for Phase II of the Second Avenue Subway project, based on review of the Supplemental Environmental Assessment prepared for the project.

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