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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 29 - September 1

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 29 - September 1

21 Extra Departures on Friday, August 29 Among Service Changes for Holiday Weekend

Metro-North doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, August 29, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 1.

Long Island Rail Road Labor Day Weekend Service Includes 8 Early Afternoon Eastbound Trains on Friday, August 29 to Speed Your Getaway for the Labor Day Weekend

Long Island Rail Road customers have more reasons to make an early getaway and hang onto the last days of summer. The LIRR will provide eight additional early-afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, August 29, for customers planning to get an early start to he Labor Day Weekend. There will be three extra Babylon trains, three extra Port Jefferson Branch trains, one extra train on the Port Washington Branch and one extra train to Far Rockaway.

Extra Getaway Services on Friday, August 29, Start the Weekend

The LIRR and Metro-North will provide 27 additional early-afternoon trains from Manhattan on Friday, August 30, for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day Weekend. For more information, please see the attached press releases from the LIRR and Metro-North. On Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, Metro-North will operate on a Sunday schedule, and the LIRR will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule.

$4.9 Million in Enhancements Planned for Routes in All Five New York City Boroughs

New routes, extensions and stops are among the bus enhancements customers will get to use on Sunday, August 31. One example will be the M12 route on the Far West Side of Manhattan to meet a demand for public transportation in an area of Manhattan that has experienced significant residential and commercial growth.

Special Service Advisory for “We Will Not Go Back” March in Staten Island on Saturday, August 23

The MTA has a service plan to help Staten Island customers who may be impacted by potential street closures in and around the vicinity of the St. George Ferry Terminal due to tomorrow’s planned march,

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 22 - August 25

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for August 22 - August 25

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off With Staten Island Historical Society Exhibit

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge's almost 50-year history is a visually stunning one. And, what better way to kick off the span's silver anniversary than with an exhibit of historic photographs and artifacts? That's just what MTA Bridge and Tunnel officials did on Tuesday at the Staten Island Historical Society in Historic Richmond Town.

FASTRACK Success on the A C E 8th Avenue Lines

FASTRACK Success on the A C E

New York City Transit and Long Island Rail Road Can Get You to Mets-Willets Point, Just Steps from US Open

As tennis fever grips the New York area, the MTA wants to help get you to all the action without worrying about the hassles of parking and traffic. US Open fans have a few mass transit options to get within walking distance of USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.