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Press Release
February 7, 2020
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Five Canine Officers Complete MTA PD Anti-Terrorism Training Course

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Five canine and police officer teams graduated from MTA Police Department explosives detection and anti-terrorism training this morning at a touching ceremony at Grand Central Terminal. The canines are now official officers of the MTA PD and have small police shields affixed to their collars.

Press Release
February 4, 2020
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MTA Transformation Management Office Staffing Up

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chief Transformation Officer Anthony McCord today announced the appointment of top leadership members of the MTA Transformation Management Office, newly created this year as part of the Authority’s historic reorganization into a more efficient, better performing, customer-focused entity.

Press Release
February 4, 2020
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MTA Advances ‘Late-Shift’ Pilot Program to Connect New Yorkers In Outer Boroughs to Public Transit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced it has issued a request for proposals from transportation companies to advance the “Late-Shift” pilot program to improve mobility for New Yorkers working the late shift by connecting them with the subway system outside of Manhattan during overnight hours.

Press Release
January 31, 2020
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MTA Adds More Public Feedback Opportunities to Unprecedented Level of Outreach to Support First Queens Bus Network Redesign in 100 Years

Outreach Dates Confirmed So Far Touch Nearly Every Community in Queens; Amount of Submitted Public Feedback on Queens Network Redesign Exceeds Feedback Provided to Date for Other Boroughs’ Network Redesigns

Draft Plan to Reimagine Queens Bus Service Aims to Shorten Commute Times, Speed up Rides, Increase Intermodal Connections and Add Frequency on Major Corridors to Benefit Majority of Queens Customers

Press Release
January 29, 2020
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MTA Releases Schedule of $8.8 Billion in Committed Work to Begin Construction in 2020 From Prior Capital Plans

Subway Station Accessibility Projects and Metro-North to Penn Station Access Lead Dramatic Increase in Pace of MTA Construction Activity Coinciding with Start of Record 2020-2024 Capital Program

MTA Construction & Development Leveraging Construction Bundling to Deliver Major Projects Faster, Better and More Cost Effectively

Press Release
January 28, 2020
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MTA Issues Update on Precautions Against Coronavirus

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it is taking all appropriate precautions in response to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China. While there is no confirmed case in New York, the MTA stands ready to act in the best interest of our employees and our eight million daily customers across NYC Transit, Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road.

Press Release
January 27, 2020
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MTA Unveils ‘Hate Has No Place in Our Transportation System’ Campaign to Combat Hate Crimes

New Campaign Promoting Kindness, Respect and Solidarity to Appear on More Than 4,000 Digital Screens Across the NYC Subway, 2,600 Screens on Buses, and 550 Screens on Commuter Railroads

Campaign Follows 42% Increase in Hate Crimes on NYC Transit System in 2019;

View the New Campaign Here

Press Release
January 22, 2020
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MTA Begins Study of Bay Ridge Branch Passenger Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has awarded a contract to an engineering firm to begin studying the feasibility of initiating passenger service to a freight-only rail line running from Bay Ridge / Sunset Park, Brooklyn, through to Astoria, Queens. The southern part of the line is owned by MTA Long Island Rail Road and used exclusively for freight trains operated by the New York & Atlantic Railway. The northern part is owned by CSX Transportation, a freight railroad.

Press Release
January 17, 2020
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MTA Unveils Integrated 42 St Connection Project Along 42 St Corridor

Eight Separate Rehabilitation Projects Merged into One Comprehensive Plan Under New MTA Construction & Development, Cutting Costs and Expediting Timelines In The Process   

Holistic Approach Includes Accessibility Improvements and Wide-Ranging Capacity and Reliability Initiatives, Including Overhaul of the 42 St. Shuttle  

Press Release
January 7, 2020
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OMNY Surpasses 5 Million Taps Ahead of Expansion to 60 More Stations by End of January

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced today that its new OMNY contactless fare payment system will be installed at 60 more subway stations during the month of January, including major station complexes such as Herald Square and 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Center in Manhattan and Jay St-MetroTech in Brooklyn. The MTA also celebrated the OMNY system's system’s 5 millionth tap, which took place last Friday, mere months after OMNY launched at a handful of stations.

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