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Press Release
January 10, 2018
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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 15. Details are below.

New York City Subway, Buses and Staten Island Railway

On Monday, January 15, the New York City Subway will operate on a weekday schedule with minor timing changes. Customers are advised to allow additional travel time, and use Subway Time for live wait times, or TripPlanner+ to plan their trips accordingly.

Press Release
December 27, 2017
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MTA Details Special Holiday Service for New Year’s Weekend

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

Press Release
December 21, 2017
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MTA Announces Service Details for Long Holiday Weekend

Q70 LaGuardia Link Bus to Be Fare-Free on Dec. 22-23;

Lots of Extra LIRR & Metro-North Service;

MTA Is the Best Way to Get Around

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the long Christmas weekend. 

Press Release
December 19, 2017
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Governor Cuomo Directs MTA & Port Authority to Heighten Security Throughout the Holiday Season

Coordinated Law Enforcement Effort Increases New York State Police Presence and New York National Guard Personnel at All MTA & Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels, Airports and Mass Transit Systems

Press Release
December 6, 2017
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LIRR and Metro-North to Impose Alcohol Ban for 2017 SantaCon Event

To maintain orderly travel and safe station and terminal operations during this weekend’s SantaCon event, alcohol will not be permitted on MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad trains and in stations from noon on Saturday, December 9, through noon on Sunday, December 10. The timeframe overlaps with the Long Island Rail Road’s usual ban on alcohol between midnight and 5 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.

Press Release
November 17, 2017
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MTA Announces Service Plans for Four-Day Thanksgiving Weekend

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) wants to make it as easy as possible for New Yorkers to travel throughout the region during the long holiday weekend from Wednesday, November 22, through Sunday, November 26. The MTA is offering free Select Bus Service to LaGuardia Airport, rides on vintage subway trains and buses, and lots of special service on the commuter railroads. Details are below.

Free Q70 Select Bus Service LaGuardia Link

Press Release
November 2, 2017
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MTA Announces Service Details for TSC NYC Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5

                                                                                                  Marathon Subway Map Available

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the following service changes and updates for the TSC NYC Marathon taking place on Sunday, Nov. 5.

MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Press Release
October 25, 2017
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MTA to Introduce New Fare Payment System to Replace MetroCard

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board voted today to approve a contract to phase in a new fare payment system that will incorporate the latest digital technologies and ease travel across all MTA transit and commuter rail systems.

Press Release
October 23, 2017
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MTA Announces Start of Seasonal Fight Against Slippery Leaf Slime

Autumn may be a time of natural beauty for our region, as green foliage gives way to hues of yellow, orange and red. But for the region’s railroads, colorful leaves signal a return to heightened concern over the impact that fallen leaves have on railroad safety and operations.

Press Release
September 27, 2017
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MTA Awards Advertising Contract to OUTFRONT Media for Installation of Digital Screens

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