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Press Release
November 6, 2001
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces New Name for Website

MTA Chairman Peter S. Kalikow today announced a new address for the MTA's website: www.mta.info.

Chairman Kalikow proposed renaming the site earlier this fall in order to simplify the current www.mta.nyc.ny.us, address which was long and difficult to remember. The domain name ".info" has recently been created to supplement the more familiar domains of .com, .org, and .net.

Press Release
September 14, 2001
IMMEDIATE
Advisory regarding cancellation of MTA police physical fitness screening test scheduled for Saturday, September 15, at 8:00 a.m. at York College

The MTA Police Department Physical Fitness Screening Test scheduled for Saturday, September 15, at 8:00 a.m. at York College has been canceled. All those invited to attend will be notified when a new date has been scheduled.

Press Release
June 4, 2001
IMMEDIATE
Advisory regarding federal funding proposals for capital projects for the remainder of 2001 and 2002.

[[Wednesday, June 6, 4:30 PM]]

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold a public hearing regarding federal funding proposals for capital projects for the remainder of 2001 and 2002 at MTA Headquarters Board Room, 5th floor, 347 Madison Avenue, between 44th and 45th Streets. Registration to speak closes at 6 p.m.

Press Release
May 14, 2001
IMMEDIATE
Advisory on change in schedule of NYCT comittee in May

The MTA New York City Transit Committee meeting scheduled for May 17 is postponed to May 24 to allow an opportunity to hear from groups that have asked to present final comments on the proposed service plan for the G line.

The Audit Committee meeting, originally scheduled for May 24 at 10:30, will follow.

At MTA Headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue, 5th floor Board Room.

Press Release
April 16, 2001
IMMEDIATE
MTA Arts for Transit Receives Award from National Conference of Artists

MTA Arts for Transit received an award from the National Conference of Artists at its 42nd annual meeting on April 13.

MTA Chairman Peter S. Kalikow said, "The MTA has brought a wide variety of art work to the public though its Arts for Transit program, and the diversity of the artists in the program is as broad as the population in the region. I am proud that the MTA is being recognized for this by the National Conference of Artists."

Press Release
March 14, 2001
IMMEDIATE
MTA Arts for Transit and Creative Time Present "Wink" in Vanderbilt Hall

MTA Arts for Transit and Creative Time will present Wink, a show of new work by Takashi Murakami in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. Murakami's installation was designed specifically for this landmark space and will open to the public on March 14 and close April 13, 2001. Wink is major exhibition of Murakami's work, placing his subtle balances of sub-culture, mass-culture, tradition and hyper-activity amidst the classical beaux-arts architecture of Vanderbilt Hall.

Press Release
November 15, 2000
IMMEDIATE
Subway and bus ridership highest in 30 years

MTA Chairman E. Virgil Conway announced today that average daily ridership on MTA New York City Transit subways and buses rose above the seven million rider mark -- the highest ridership in nearly three decades -- during September, attributing it to a strong economy and the continued success of the unlimited ride MetroCard.

Press Release
October 19, 2000
IMMEDIATE
MTA announces extra service for World Series

MTA New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North
Railroad will be adding extra service for the World Series games
between the Mets and the Yankees.

Press Release
May 24, 2000
IMMEDIATE
Arts for Transit's Music Under New York 13th annual audition.

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.—MTA Arts
for Transit's Music Under New York program will hold its 13th
Annual Audition. More than 60 musicians and other types of performing
artists will vie to join the roster of entertainers who regularly
appear in subway and rail stations throughout the city.

Press Release
May 23, 2000
IMMEDIATE
The MTA's Interagency Coordination Committee meeting.

The MTA's Interagency Coordination Committee will
hold a meeting May 23, 9 AM, to gain Board approval for the MTA
and its affiliates/subsidiaries to add to the panel of outside
counsel and investigators.

At MTA Headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue, 5th floor
Boardroom.

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