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Press Release
March 13, 2013
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MTA to Add More On the Go! Touch-Screen Travel Stations

MTA New York City Transit announced today that it will move ahead with the second phase of a pilot project for On the Go! Travel Stations, adding at least 77 of the interactive touch-screen kiosks throughout the system that offer MTA travel information and a whole lot more.

Press Release
March 13, 2013
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MTA Announces Bus Time Roll-Out Sequence

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the timetable and sequence in which it will expand MTA Bus Time™, the agency’s online real-time bus tracking service. All bus routes in Manhattan will receive Bus Time this year, followed by Brooklyn, and then Queens, which will be completed by April 2014.

Press Release
March 11, 2013
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MTA Ridership Rises Again in 2012 Despite Historic Disruptions of Hurricane Sandy

Despite the historic disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy, annual ridership on the subways, buses and railroads operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) rose in 2012 by more than half a percent. The agency provided more than 2.6 billion trips to customers throughout the downstate region.

Press Release
March 11, 2013
IMMEDIATE
MTA Ridership Rises Again in 2012 Despite Historic Disruptions of Hurricane Sandy

Despite the historic disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy, annual ridership on the subways, buses and railroads operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) rose in 2012 by more than half a percent. The agency provided more than 2.6 billion trips to customers throughout the downstate region.

Press Release
March 8, 2013
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Governor Cuomo Announces Restoration Of South Ferry Subway Service

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 1 train service will return to one loop platform of the storm-ravaged South Ferry subway station in the first week of April, making commutes easier for more than 10,000 daily riders at the southern tip of Manhattan while a full rebuilding continues.

Press Release
March 8, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Announces Restoration Of South Ferry Subway Service

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 1 train service will return to one loop platform of the storm-ravaged South Ferry subway station in the first week of April, making commutes easier for more than 10,000 daily riders at the southern tip of Manhattan while a full rebuilding continues.

Press Release
March 6, 2013
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Governor Cuomo Welcomes Nearly $200 Million In Federal Funding For Metropolitan Transportation Authority For Sandy Recovery

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today welcomed the announcement of nearly $200 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) with Superstorm Sandy recovery. The $193.1 million in total funding includes initial reimbursement from the FTA for costs incurred by New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North Railroad during preparation for the storm through January 29.

Press Release
March 6, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Welcomes Nearly $200 Million In Federal Funding For Metropolitan Transportation Authority For Sandy Recovery

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today welcomed the announcement of nearly $200 million in federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) with Superstorm Sandy recovery. The $193.1 million in total funding includes initial reimbursement from the FTA for costs incurred by New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North Railroad during preparation for the storm through January 29.

Press Release
March 6, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Welcomes Nearly $200 Million In Federal Funding For Metropolitan Transportation Authority For Sandy Recovery
Press Release
March 4, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Blasting for Second Avenue Subway 72nd Street Station Completed

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that all blasting for the 72nd Street Station Structures contract for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway has been completed.

The final blast, which completed excavation for a future elevator entrance located at the southeast corner of 72nd Street and 2nd Avenue took place at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 28.

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