Metropolitan Transportation Authority logo

MTA Headquarters

Subscribe to RSS - MTA Headquarters
Press Release
December 16, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Launches TripPlanner+ App for iOS Mobile Devices

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched its web-based itinerary planner, TripPlanner+, as a downloadable app for mobile iOS devices. The app is now available for free in the App Store.

Press Release
December 8, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon

MTA Arts & Design has installed a new photography exhibit that features exclusive images by Danny Lyon, who photographed subway riders in 1966.

Press Release
November 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Transportation Reinvention Commission Calls For MTA Improvements

The MTA Transportation Reinvention Commission, a group of 24 experts convened by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to address challenges facing the regional transportation network, today released a report that recommends the MTA take significant steps to re-engineer its way of doing business and make its system more resilient, while all those who benefit from the MTA’s services must contribute to reliable long-term funding to continue to drive the region’s prosperity.

Press Release
November 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Announces MTA Preparations for Possible Winter Storms

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that with four to eight inches of snow predicted to coat the New York region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is closely monitoring weather forecasts and readying its forces to keep the region’s network of subways, buses, railroads, bridges, tunnels and paratransit operating in the event of significant snowfall.

New York City Transit

Press Release
November 24, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Three Promising Teams Win App Quest 3.0 Developer Day

Ideas for Apps That Would Help the Disabled Navigate the Subway, Alert Customers About Nearby Elevator/Escalator Outages, and Rank Subway Lines

Nearly 40 app developers worked this past Saturday to generate concepts for the next generation of apps for MTA customers. The developers were participating in App Quest 3.0 Developer Day, a day-long workshop hosted by NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress in Downtown Brooklyn that marks the first leg in the three-month, $50,000 app challenge.

Press Release
November 20, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Service Plans for Four-Day Thanksgiving Weekend

Trains and buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will operate on special schedules on Wednesday, November 26, through Sunday, November 30, to accommodate the unique travel demands of Thanksgiving weekend. During the same time period, MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend maintenance at its nine crossings to facilitate increased travel. Details for each of the MTA’s services follow.

New York City Subways and Buses

Press Release
November 17, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Limited Fare and Toll Proposals
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today unveiled proposals to increase fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years. Despite rising operational costs, the MTA’s continued budget discipline and increased ridership allow the MTA to limit fare and toll increases to the equivalent of 2% a year.
Press Release
November 14, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Reports Results of 2014 Customer Satisfaction Surveys

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results of its annual customer satisfaction surveys showing a continuation of a gradual increase in satisfaction with the New York City Subway that has been underway since 2010, when the MTA began tracking satisfaction for all MTA services using the same rating scale for the first time.  Overall satisfaction with New York City Buses, the Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels remains essentially unchanged in comparison with recent years.

Press Release
November 12, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA and AT&T Launch Challenge to App Developers: App Quest 3.0
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), AT&T, Transit Wireless, the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and ChallengePost today announced the opening of App Quest 3.0, the third annual challenge seeking to generate the best transportation-related apps for New Yorkers using MTA data. App developers will be able to compete for a total of $50,000 in prize money being contributed by AT&T.  
Press Release
November 10, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA Arts & Designs Inaugurates Digital Arts Program with a Large-Scale Video Installation at Newly Opened Fulton Center

MTA Arts & Design today announced the premiere of New York Minute by new media artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo at the newly opened Fulton Center, marking the inauguration of Arts & Design’s new digital arts program.

Pages