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Press Release
January 10, 2014
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MTA Adds Real-Time Train Arrivals to Weekender App

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that its official Weekender™ app for iOS 7.0 and Android has received a major upgrade.

Press Release
January 3, 2014
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Governor Cuomo Announces MTA Service Update

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday evening updated New Yorkers on the latest status of the MTA’s regional transportation network in the wake of the winter storm that brought heavy snow and bitter cold to the region.

“The storm may be over, but temperatures will be dropping overnight, and icy conditions can form quickly and can be difficult to see,” Governor Cuomo said. “I urge all New Yorkers to use extra caution when entering and exiting trains and buses, and when walking on station platforms, walkways and staircases.”

Press Release
January 2, 2014
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Governor Cuomo Announces LIRR to Operate On a Weekend Schedule and Metro-North to Operate on a Saturday Schedule
Press Release
December 23, 2013
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Raymond Diaz Named MTA Director of Security

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast announced today that Raymond Diaz, former chief of the New York City Police Department Transit Bureau, is joining the MTA as Director of Security, effective January 6, 2014.

Press Release
December 19, 2013
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MTA Releases Free Apps for LIRR and Metro-North Customers and Expands LIRR Train Time™ to All Branches and Stations
MTA Releases Free Apps for LIRR and Metro-North Customers and Expands LIRR Train Time™ to All Branches and Stations
Customers Can Get Quick, Easy Access to Real-Time Train Arrival Information, Maps, Fare Information, Station Details, Service Alerts and More
 
Press Release
December 13, 2013
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MTA Prepares for Weekend Storm

MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are preparing for the arrival of a winter storm this weekend that has the potential to blanket the metropolitan area with anywhere from two to ten inches of snow.  Customers are urged to use caution while walking on outdoor platforms and stairs.

Press Release
December 13, 2013
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LIRR & Metro-North Impose 24-Hour Ban on Alcohol from Noon Saturday Until Noon Sunday to Ensure Safe Travel during SantaCon Celebration

To maintain orderly travel during this weekend’s SantaCon event, alcohol will not be permitted on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains and stations from 12 noon on Saturday, December 14 through 12 noon on Sunday, December 15.

MTA Police Officers will be on duty at Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station and at train stations and on trains to enforce this restriction. The police will confiscate illegal liquor and issue summonses carrying fines up to $50 or 30 days imprisonment or both. Violators may also be subject to ejection from the train or station by police.

Press Release
December 11, 2013
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MTA Announces New Photography Exhibition: ‘Intersection’

Seven large-scale photographs showing thrilling and unique views looking down at brightly colored Manhattan intersections are now on display in the Bowling Green subway station. The exhibit is the latest installation of MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design’s large-scale photography exhibitions, which are posted four times a year within New York’s public transportation system. 

Press Release
December 9, 2013
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MTA Announces Availability of Six Sites for ‘Pop-Up Stores’

Seeking to build on the enthusiastic response of retailers and subway customers alike, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released a list of six locations within the New York City Subway system that are available immediately to host “pop-up stores.”

Press Release
November 22, 2013
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MTA Announces Service Plans for Four-Day Thanksgiving Weekend

Trains and buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will operate on special schedules on Wednesday, November 27, through Sunday, December 1, to accommodate the unique travel demands of Thanksgiving weekend. During the same time period, MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend maintenance at its nine crossings to facilitate increased travel.

Details for each of the MTA’s services follow.

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