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Press Release
March 23, 2016
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MTA Provides Service Update for Good Friday and Easter

On Good Friday, March 25, the New York City Subway and Staten Island Railway will operate on regular weekday schedules, and the Long Island Rail Road will offer 10 extra trains departing Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. A normal Sunday schedule will be in effect on Easter Sunday, March 27. However, there will be some adjustments to MTA services as noted below.

New York City Buses

On Good Friday, March 25, Staten Island buses will operate on a reduced weekday schedule.

Long Island Rail Road

Press Release
March 21, 2016
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New Yorkers Re-Launch a Familiar MTA Public Safety Campaign And Add a New Slogan: ‘New Yorkers Keep New York Safe’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today re-launched its long-running “If you see something, say something” public safety campaign by incorporating real stories from real New Yorkers who have reported suspicious packages or activities. An advertising campaign that launches today adds a new slogan for the first time, “New Yorkers Keep New York Safe,” and features MTA customers who describe the scenarios they experienced that prompted them to report suspicious packages or activities.

Press Release
March 14, 2016
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MTA Railroads to Provide Special Service on St. Patrick’s Day

The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will operate extra trains to help those traveling to New York City for the 255th St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Thursday, March 17.

Customers are advised not to bring alcoholic beverages, open or closed, on trains, platforms and stations through 5 a.m. on Friday, March 18. Alcoholic beverages will be confiscated by the MTA Police. Bar carts at Grand Central and Penn Station will not operate this day.

Press Release
March 7, 2016
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Ride the Rails to NY International Auto Show with Discount Packages

From futuristic concept cars to never-before-seen production models -- New York International Auto Show has it all, and MTA’s railroads are offering discount rides and show packages to this must-see, annual event. Long Island Rail Road customers can take advantage of up to 30% savings for the package which includes LIRR off-peak round-trip rail fare and admission to the Auto Show. Metro-North customers receive discount show admission and reduced rail fare.

Long Island Rail Deal

Press Release
March 4, 2016
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MTA Begins Procurements to Extend Second Avenue Subway to East Harlem

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has begun procuring key services necessary for Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, which will extend the subway project to East Harlem in Manhattan. MTA Capital Construction is placing advertisements for Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the first three contracts, which include design, environmental and community outreach services. Phase 2 will stretch north and west from Second Avenue and E. 96th Street to Lexington Avenue and E. 125th St., and includes three new stations at 106th Street, 116th Street and 125th and Lexington Avenue.

Press Release
March 3, 2016
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MTA Announces Preliminary Preparations for Potential NJ TRANSIT Work Stoppage

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that a potential NJ TRANSIT work stoppage starting on or after Sunday, March 13, could mean some transportation changes for New Yorkers. Customers should stay informed throughout the duration of any event by signing up for service alerts at MyMTAAlerts.com, monitoring Service Status on MTA.info, or following the MTA’s social media feeds listed at web.mta.info/social.

Press Release
February 12, 2016
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Revised: MTA Announces Service Plans for Presidents’ Day

Note: This is a revised version of previous press release incorporating changes to subway service. Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday.

New York City Subways and Buses

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 15, New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule with some planned subway service changes:

Press Release
February 10, 2016
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MTA to New Yorkers: Invest in the Planet, Invest in the MTA

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it will offer its first-ever “Green Bonds” to the public in a two-day order period starting next Wednesday, February 17. The bonds are certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international not-for-profit organization that supports financing for projects around the world that help reduce the impacts of climate change.

Press Release
February 10, 2016
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Let LIRR and Metro-North Help with Presidents’ Week Plans

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad want to help you with plans and savings during Presidents’ Week with discount rail packages to popular New York City attractions. Plus, you won’t want to miss a discount admission offer to a new, family-friendly expo at the Jacob Javits Center.

Play Fair Presented by LEGO and Nickelodeon

Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 Jacob Javits Center

Press Release
February 9, 2016
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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 15, and for the long holiday weekend that begins on Friday, February 12.

New York City Subways and Buses

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 15, New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule with some planned subway service changes:

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