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Press Release
January 23, 2015
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MTA Prepares for Weekend Winter Storm

With a wintry blast that may dump as much as 7 inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hard at work to ensure safe, reliable service this weekend. MTA New York City Transit, Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are once again preparing. Personnel will be ready to drop salt and clear platforms and stairs of snow but customers are urged to use extreme caution while navigating the system.

Press Release
January 22, 2015
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MTA Board Approves Limited Fare and Toll Increases

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved increasing fares and tolls by 4% over the next two years, fulfilling a promise to keep fare and toll increases as low as possible. The new fares and tolls will take effect March 22, and will ensure the MTA can continue providing quality service even as ridership continues to climb.

Press Release
January 20, 2015
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Statement from Port Authority Executive Director Patrick J. Foye And MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast

“Governor Cuomo has offered a clear vision and strong call for the transportation infrastructure that is absolutely essential for the New York region to compete successfully in the global economy. The Port Authority and the MTA are working closely to establish the scope, schedule and management of the LaGuardia AirTrain, just as they worked closely to create the successful JFK AirTrain.

Press Release
January 13, 2015
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MTA Service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) services will operate on special schedules in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19. Details are below.

New York City Subway, Buses and Staten Island Railway

On Monday, January 19, 2015, the New York City Subway will operate on a weekday schedule with minor timing changes. Customers are advised to allow additional travel time. The Staten Island Railway will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

Press Release
December 22, 2014
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MTA Is the Best Way to Travel During Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

With the Christmas and New Year’s holidays coming upon us, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s trains and buses will operate on special schedules to optimize service to fit the special holiday travel patterns. Details follow for each MTA service, organized by day. For additional details on LIRR and Metro-North service changes, to see the attached press release for LIRR's Christmas schedule, click here.

Press Release
December 22, 2014
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Governor Cuomo Announces Prevost Begins Production of MTA Buses in Newly Expanded Facility in Plattsburgh

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Prevost, a division of the Volvo group specializing in touring coach and bus assembly, has opened a new production line in sister company Nova Bus’ expanded Plattsburgh facility. This production line is Prevost's first in the United States.

Press Release
December 16, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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